ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

MARIACHI EL BRONX – MARIACHI EL BRONX

Imagine this, one minute you are hearing the trash of Black Flag et al throbbing and screeching from your offspring’s bedroom, the next the gracefully … Read more

DODOS – TIME TO DIE

In a bout of rapid-fire creativity, Dodos have released their second album in the space of a year with this short, snappy record – a … Read more

COLIN HAY – AMERICAN SUNSHINE

So a pasty ex-pat Scotsman penned the great Aussie anthem (Vegemite included – do you think he might have a go at branding the “new … Read more

HOPE SANDOVAL – THROUGH THE DEVIL SOFTLY

Mysterious and beguiling as ever at 42, Hope Sandoval has long been a dark star for a generation; a pin-up girl for the Lynchian sub-genre … Read more

MOUNTAINEERING & I HAVE FORGOTTEN MORE THAN YOU KNOW

Dealing with here and yonder, silence and shared utopias, the two exhibitions currently showing at Gaffa Gallery are like the sides of a canyon, the … Read more

MOVIE: THE SOLOIST

Director Joe Wright (Atonement) really knows how to make his audience work for their pleasures. If your attention wavers … actually, that can’t … Read more

EXHIBITION: EGYPTIANS, GODS & MUMMIES – TRAVELS WITH HERODOTUS

Strolling through the grounds of Sydney University has a certain transportive element in itself, all that old sandstone and well-tended lawn. Stepping into the Nicholson … Read more

GIG: LIOR – SHADOWS & LIGHT

After sold out performances earlier this year, Australian singer-songwriter, Lior is bringing back his Shadows and Light Tour for one more season. Lior described Shadows … Read more

MOVIE: THE TAKING OF PELHAM 123

This novel-turned-Tony-Scott-blockbuster is so stuffed with cheese, it’s like watching an expensive fondue party – albeit with Hollywood’s finest on the skewers. When armed men, … Read more

THEATRE: DON JUAN IN SOHO

Are you, “unhaveable and fuckable” or, “haveable and unfuckable”? The aging Don Juan (DJ) in Soho is a self-proclaimed creature of the former label. His … Read more