ABC.net.au - Arts Architect's memoir imagines Syria after the war 2017-02-25T04:58:00.000000Z Syrian architect Marwa al-Sabouni has watched her hometown of Homs reduced to rubble, but says the future lies empowering local communities. Mem Fox, Australian author, gets apology after being wrongfully detained at LA airport 2017-02-25T00:11:00.000000Z Australian children's author Mem Fox has made more than 100 trips to the US over the years, but now says she is unlikely to ever go there again after her wrongful detainment by immigration officials at LA Airport earlier this month. Paperhood: Ancient Chinese art form meets Melbourne street scene 2017-02-24T08:16:00.000000Z In China, the ancient art of paper cutting is seen as high culture but a new project aims to bring it to the masses in Australia. Shannon Noll not in court for first hearing after alleged Adelaide assault 2017-02-24T04:25:00.000000Z Singer Shannon Noll is excused for not attending his first court hearing after being arrested for allegedly assaulting a bouncer outside an Adelaide strip club. Adelaide Fringe: World's second largest arts festival 'still a fringe', as attention turns to interstate 2017-02-23T19:57:00.000000Z When the Adelaide Fringe Festival became a legal organisation in 1975, founding chairman Frank Ford never expected it to grow to be the world's second-largest annual arts festival and all without tapping into the unrealised potential of interstate audiences. Florence's famed Duomo removes graffiti and encourages digital art instead 2017-02-23T19:52:00.000000Z Florence's famed Duomo is cleaning up its act, removing centuries of graffiti from the cathedral dome interior and letting new visitors leave their mark digitally instead. Silent cinema pianist Gerhard Gruber plays at Hobart's State Cinema festival 2017-02-23T19:36:00.000000Z If you happen to be in the audience of a silent movie this weekend, watch out; you are the inspiration for the piano player supplying the music. Betroffenheit plunges into unimaginable depths of father's grief in PIAF production 2017-02-23T08:44:00.000000Z It is almost impossible to fathom director and performer Jonathon Young's personal story of tragedy, which he has drawn on to create the powerful dance theatre show Betroffenheit. Rewriting Motherhood: The book that shows the realities of pregnancy and raising children 2017-02-22T22:57:00.000000Z The Babes Project is crowdfunding to launch a collection of empowering stories of women experiencing crisis pregnancies through to parenthood. Princess Diana's dresses go on display at Kensington Palace, 20 years after her death 2017-02-22T19:40:00.000000Z Gowns worn by Princess Diana for everything from meeting diplomats to dancing with movie stars feature in an exhibition celebrating the fashion of one of Britain's favourite royals.