ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

DISGRACE

Dissolute literature prof David Lurie (John Malkovich) has a taste for young African women, which gets him sacked from his Cape Town uni. He visits … Read more

GIG: THE BASICS

The Basics are a trio from Melbourne with a penchant for polish- from cotton-wool blend suits to smooth retro sounds that rock; they are the … Read more

SPINAL TAP – BACK FROM THE DEAD

Spinal Tap – when too much heavy metal is never enough. Back From the Dead is not a new album, rather a revisiting of old … Read more

ESKIMO JOE – INSHALLA

A interestingly cinematic blast from a Hindi flute opens up this album, but when we hear the chorus of Foreign Land unfold we know it’s … Read more

FOURPLAY – FOURTHCOMING

Who would have thought that a primarily instrumental quartet could be such punsters? Yes Viginia, this is their fourth album, and a long time coming … Read more

THE MACCABEES – WALL OF ARMS

The Maccabees’s garnered not a small bit of praise from British press like NME with their debut Colour It In – all the standard indie … Read more

STILL … LIFE: AN ART AUCTION FUNDRAISER FOR FBI

With nary a bowl of fruit or wilty flower in sight, FBi’s Still … Life art auction fundraiser promises to pack some serious creative punches. … Read more

ENTRIES NOW OPEN FOR SOYA

Forget the stuff of tofu, miso, edamame and soy milk: the SOYA we’re talking about about is a chance at $10 000 in flights and … Read more

RAINOFF – A CURATED TEMPORARY BOOKSTORE

Hot off the press: the latest from local independent publisher and distributor Rainoff is PRETTY TELLING I SUPPOSE, a new book of photographs by local … Read more

THEATRE: UNIT 46

Unit 46 offers audiences the guilty pleasure of playing voyeur as two not-entirely-lovable feuding neighbours fight it out.