Review

Local artists and their treasures unearthed

 

· Wednesday, December 5, 2018 · 1 Comment 

 

Posters in the local area invited creative people to bring their works to the gallery and we were overwhelmed by the response.

‘The simple pleasures …’ Artist Profile: Marcello Araldi

 

· Wednesday, December 5, 2018 · 1 Comment 

 

Marcello Araldi is working in his studio called Peace of Redfern. “I love it here,” he says.

Theatre – The Dance of Death

 

· Wednesday, December 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

While the play is darkly pessimistic, under Judy Davis’s direction Strindberg’s dismemberment of a marriage relationship is ferociously entertaining.

Music – Perry Keyes: Jim Salmon’s Lament

 

· Wednesday, December 5, 2018 · 3 Comments 

 

Perry Keyes’ latest album tells the story of a family typical of those he grew up with in the James Cook public housing flats in Waterloo.

Introducing something unique

 

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New gleaming white signage announces Chalmers Corner Licenced Café and Restaurant, and new owner-manager Pav (a passionate Rabbitohs supporter) is excited.

Book – We’re All Wonders

 

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There is pressure (often unspoken) to be normal. Our current bullying epidemic is evidence of this.

Film – The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

 

· Wednesday, December 5, 2018 · 1 Comment 

 

The attraction of the Coen brothers has always been their embracing of the surreal and their depiction of extreme characters on the edge of society.

Film – Venom

 

· Monday, November 26, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Venom, a movie so bad that two weeks later I’m struggling to remember almost anything about it.

Book – A Walk in the Bush

 

· Monday, November 26, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

A Walk in the Bush (by Gwyn Perkins) tells us the story of Little Iggy, who is taken on a journey of discovery in the great outdoors by Grandad.

Artists’ salient responses to the Western Front battlefields

 

· Monday, November 26, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

SYDNEY CITY: An exhibition of contemporary artwork capturing the battlefields of the Western Front from a century ago and reinterpreting the significance these places have in our nation’s culture and history is now on display at Sydney’s Anzac Memorial.