From script writers to lyricists, journalists to novelists, the Emerging Writers’ Festival encompasses the written word in all its forms.

After a long and happy 18 years at the CUB Malthouse, The Age Melbourne Writers’ Festival will, in 2008, move to the heart of Melbourne, Federation Square.

Winners of the 2006 Green Room Awards, Melbourne's most prestigious performing arts awards, were announced yesterday in a ceremony at the Victorian Arts Centre, hosted by Julia Zemiro.

RocKwiz front-chick and Green Room Awards nominee for 2003, 2004 and 2006, Julia Zemiro, will host the 2006 Green Room Awards Association Ceremony.

A new award sponsored by the Victorian Arts Centre provides silversmiths with an opportunity to reflect the performing arts in a contemporary work.

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is deadly serious about developing the art of comedy all across the country and in 2007 is thrilled to announce a new initiative - the inaugural Deadly Funny ATSI Comedy Competition.

The 2007 Castlemaine State Festival, Victoria’s finest regional multi arts event, is presenting its most impressive program to date and in a first, announces it is going ‘carbon neutral’

On Tuesday March 20 at 7.00 pm the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) hosts the debut of Melbourne's newest  string quartet, the Hamer Quartet.