Review

Theatre – Exit the King

 

· Saturday, March 9, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Exit the King, written in 1962, is often described as the most accessible of Ionesco’s plays, and is generally read as a lament for human mortality.

Book – Our Birds (Ŋilimurruŋgu Wäyin Malanynha)

 

· Tuesday, March 5, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Siena Stubbs was just 12 years old when she captured the bird photos that feature in this delightful book – birds she’d seen in and around Yirrkala in North East Arnhem Land all her life.

Film – Stan & Ollie

 

· Tuesday, March 5, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy are regarded as the greatest comedy partnership in movie history, yet Stan & Ollie isn’t particularly funny.

‘Buzzing Minds’ brims with boarding house residents’ creativity

 

· Tuesday, March 5, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Buzzing Minds: A Sydney Noise Compilation is the brain child of Jason Simonit (Jay), a case worker at Newtown Neighbourhood Centre (NNC).

Orchard Gallery marks first ten years

 

· Tuesday, March 5, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

In early February I met with the Rev. Andrew Collis and Catherine Skipper in the manse studio to reflect on 10 years of the Orchard Gallery (South Sydney Uniting Church).

Theatre – Murder in the Garden

 

· Wednesday, February 27, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Murder in the Garden, presented by Sydney’s Royal Botanic Garden in association with Théâtre Excentrique and Alliance Francaise, offers the mystery-loving public the opportunity to become detectives.

Music – Julia Holter, ‘Aviary’

 

· Monday, February 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Julia Holter, ‘Aviary’ Domino, 2018

Film – The Favourite and Vice

 

· Monday, February 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Apart from the fact both films are nominated for the Oscars there’s little they have in common, apart from the hours spent in their make-up departments.

Summer reading: Aussies shine

 

· Monday, February 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

Aussie women’s words shone brightly in my summer reading.

Live Music – Gang of Youths

 

· Monday, February 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 

 

It’s not often an album resonates with you and makes you actually feel everty gorgeous lyric sung.