Australian arts online guide: the best livestreams and on-demand comedy, music, theatre, exhibitions and more – ABC News

We miss the arts as much as you do, and while galleries are set to reopen soon there’s still plenty of theatre, comedy, dance, writer’s talks and all that jazz to be found online.

This guide, which will be updated a few times per week, is for the week ahead with recommendations that focus on Australian content, with occasional international gems thrown in too.

There will be a genuine world premiere, live-streaming arts (gold!), streams …

Coronavirus-related racism against Chinese Australians is abhorrent – The Canberra Times

“Shame on China, go home yellow Dogs.” These are words spray painted on the hoarding of a construction site in Melbourne. This grotesque racism is, sadly, far from an isolated incident. Chinese Australians and Asian Australians more generally, are being subjected to unacceptable vilification. Last week a South Australian councillor was spat at during a racist attack as she went to pick up groceries. The same week an international student in Melbourne was called “coronavirus”…