ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

CIRCA 1979: SIGNAL TO NOISE

‘Signal to noise’ is often used to describe how much static or unwanted information clouds the main flow. So, in a web forum, it’s a … Read more

THEATRE: SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR

What is reality? What is artifice? Which form holds the most truth? Six Characters in Search of an Author, a satirical and meta-fictional theatre … Read more

THEATRE: CRESTFALL

Crestfall takes place in a nameless Irish town that stinks of moral decay. It’s a society that lives in the shadow of its chilling Bonelands, … Read more

THEATRE: OEDIPUS LOVES YOU

It’s often quite nice to know that someone loves you. In Oedipus Loves You, it’s not. Director Gavin Quinn and Dublin’s Pan Pan Theatre … Read more

JAZZGROOVE FUTURES FESTIVAL

This summer sees the debut of the Jazzgroove Futures Festival. Showcasing 23 bands in Surry Hills over three days at three venues, it aims to … Read more

SHOOT THE PLAYER

The darlings of indie music performing acoustic songs using iconic Sydney as a backdrop – this is Shoot the Player. In the tradition of Vincent … Read more

GIG: JOANNA NEWSOM

With a face that could melt ice and a voice that might delicately crack it, Joanna Newsom is an artist both beautiful and brittle. It’s … Read more

MOVIE: BRAN NUE DAE

“I’m sorry, what?” was my first thought in one of the early musical sequences of Bran Nue Dae, Rachel Perkins’ new film adaptation of … Read more

FLICKERFEST 2010

A film about grief and growing up written and directed by Newtown-based film maker Craig Boreham is one of a raft of local productions to … Read more

MAGNETIC HEADS – YOU WILL TEAR DOWN EVERYTHING THAT STANDS IN YOUR WAY

Some of the best rock’n’roll is made by frail youths wrestling with 12-string guitars. While the 1980s underground of the popular imagination was about asymmetric … Read more