After a challenging year in the arts, we’re kicking off 2021 with a milestone as the 200th issue of Limelightgoes to the printers. While the publication dates back to 1976, as 24 Hours, this special summer holiday edition marks 200 issues under the Limelightmasthead. Our Editor Jo Litson takes a look back at the magazine’s history, which has seen the publication survive possible closure, twice.

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The January/February issue looks to the future, however, as four writers – Ian Whitney, Deborah Jones, Jansson J. Antmannand Steve Dow– analyse the new year’s offerings in theatres and concert halls in 2021: The Year of Australian Art.

In October Dan Golding’s Debussy-derived soundtrack for the viral hit Untitled Goose Gamebecame the first video game soundtrack nominated for an ARIA Award. It has now made history again with game music featured on the cover of Limelightfor the very first time, as I explore how video games...