Review

Theatre – Made to Measure

 

· Sunday, May 19, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Alana Valentine worked with designers, brides and health-based scientists to write Made to Measure, a play based on a large-bodied woman’s search for her dream wedding-dress.

No direction home

 

· Friday, May 17, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

While there was a positive reaction to the City of Sydney’s alternative take on the government’s “preferred option” for the redevelopment of the Waterloo Estate, the plight of vulnerable residents remains unchanged.

Music – 2003, Blood Blossoms

 

· Tuesday, May 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

This is the third album from the Sydney outfit led by Travis Masters.

Book – No Friend but the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison

 

· Tuesday, May 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Read this book and weep!

Book – So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

 

· Tuesday, May 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Jon Ronson’s So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed establishes as its thesis that shaming is more prevalent than ever in the modern world through the advent of social media.

Paradise of portraits

 

· Tuesday, May 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

An exhibition at 107 Projects in Redfern in May features photographic portraits taken in the Redfern-Alexandria-Waterloo area.

‘We want our rivers back’

 

· Tuesday, May 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

“The river is the blood of the Earth,” said Muruwari and Budjiti artist Bruce Shillingsworth at the Yaama Ngunna Baaka – Welcome to Our River exhibition.

Theatre – Winyanboga Yurringa

 

· Tuesday, May 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Winyanboga Yurringa, which translates from Yorta Yorta as “Women of the Sun”, is a moving, funny and beautiful play about Indigenous culture, community and women.

Theatre – Curry Kings of Parramatta

 

· Friday, May 10, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Set in the very realistic kitchen of a Harris Park restaurant, Curry Kings of Parramatta gives its audiences a comical and often heart-wrenching insight into the lives of migrants from South East Asia.

Goodbye, but not the final curtain for the Genesian

 

· Thursday, May 9, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Genesian Theatre, a very well-loved, small, central-Sydney theatre, is to be ingested by a new 187-bedroom, 18-storey hotel and ground level retail and restaurant development that will be built beside it and cantilevered over it.