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Doctor who publicly defied Texas law by performing abortion has been sued

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A San Antonio doctor who said he had performed an abortion in defiance of Texas’s new law has been sued, setting up a potential test of the legality of the extreme, near-total ban on the procedure. Former attorneys in...

‘I felt, not a bass drum, but the neck of an Icelandic audience member’: performing Haas’s Solstices

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“Fade to black.” It’s one of the most ubiquitous lighting directions in existence. If you want to punctuate your final moments and wring every last bit of emotional heft from your material, fade to black. But when the...

‘Who are we performing for?’: Will McPhail on the strange art of small talk

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One morning this week, Will McPhail went out to buy a coffee. While fishing for his keys, he rested the takeaway cup on the roof of his car. A passerby spotted him. “Oof,” the man said, with a convivial, wotcha-cobber...

Māori party co-leader ejected from parliament after performing haka in racism row

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Māori party co-leader Rawiri Waititi has been thrown out of New Zealand’s parliament after denouncing rhetoric from the opposition as racist and performing a haka. Waititi said the opposition was inciting racism acros...

ACT police received report of ‘revenge porn’ after photos of staffers performing sex acts leaked

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Canberra police have received a complaint of potential revenge porn related to the sharing of intimate images taken at Parliament House. The report was received on 30 March, one week after a Liberal staffer was sacked...