Economist David Throsby in a new Platform Paper calls for strong cultural policies from the Australian government.
Arts on prescription are changing the way we treat health problems.
Opera goers are high multiplier voters. Win them over and you might get a few more supporters along the way.
The science is clear but to improve plastic literacy, we need the arts. Here’s why.
Universities must train scientists to engage with the ethics of emerging technologies, rather than functioning as cogs in the engine of economic development. Integrating the arts into STEM can help.
Keorapetse Kgositsile was made South Africa’s national poet laureate in 2006, the only person to have been given the honour.
The new creative framework policy put forth by the Canadian government has been criticized for its capitalist and Silicon Valley leanings. But it's actually Canada's best creative policy to date.
The reviews are coming in pretty harsh for Justice League. If Superman is awesome and Batman is awesome and Wonder Woman is awesome, shouldn’t the three of them together be thrice as awesome?
This year's Toronto International Film Festival is a further example of how science, technology, engineering and math illuminate movies – and, in the process, our minds.
Sports and the arts are now separated, but it wasn't always like this.
Art helps the youth of Timor Leste express their resistance to legal and political authority in the country.
Look back into prehistory and it's all about trusting strangers.
Through subtle parallels to our own lives and choices, literature can help us make sense of political upheavals.
In Germany – a country where going to the theater is a deeply ingrained cultural tradition – the stage is a place to confront pressing political issues.
It's the 100th anniversary of the birth of graphic novel pioneer Will Eisner.
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The National Endowment for the Arts is on the chopping block...again. But this time, the ideological justifications don't pass muster.
No longer a smoke-and-mirrors spectacle enjoyed on a grand scale, entertainment is now indivisible from our daily life. From cricket matches to blockbuster shows, amusement is the name of the game.
Images of Castro as either a monster or saviour miss the mark, but his commitment to literacy and culture is undeniable.
There was once a sense of excitement about creating a genuinely Australian culture and making our own way in the world. What's happened to that optimism?