ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

EXHIBITION: MAPPING SYDNEY

Cartography geeks and the directionally challenged alike are being treated to a new kind of map in Mapping Sydney: A Unique Guide. Curator Dr … Read more

AICE ISRAELI FILM FESTIVAL

Taking place in Melbourne and Sydney between August 25th and September 6th, the sixth season of AICE Israeli Film Festival is once again celebrating … Read more

JOE HENRY – BLOOD FROM THE STARS

Joe Henry is equally comfortable on either side of the microphone. Over the last decade he has spent more time producing other artists that penning … Read more

CLUTCH – STRANGE COUSINS FROM THE WEST

Opening this package was certainly a visual treat – the digi-pak artwork is a multiplicity of fold-out pop-up mythological maps and surrealist etchings. Sonically, it’s … Read more

ANDY BULL – WE’RE TOO YOUNG

Lauded by locals as a kind of renaissance kid, Sydney’s Andy Bull is riding a very fast train to pop stardom, not least because of … Read more

FRUIT BATS – THE RUMINANT BAND

It has been four years since we last heard from the Fruit Bats, and it should suprise no-one that Bat number one Eric Johnson has … Read more

THE IMPERIAL RUSSIAN BALLET COMPANY: SWAN LAKE

Pirouetting across Australia for its first time, the world-renowned Imperial Russian Ballet Company will jeté into Sydney for one weekend with Tchaikovsky’s much-cherished classic, Swan … Read more

MOVIE: THE YOUNG VICTORIA

Perhaps the reason no film has ever before tackled “young” Victoria is because the historical setting lacks the political intrigue of its Tudor counterparts, or … Read more

MOVIE: PONYO

The latest Hayao Miyazaki animation dives deep beneath the ocean’s surface for a tale based loosely on The Little Mermaid. Ponyo, with her flowing … Read more

MOVIE: TAKING WOODSTOCK

I should preface this by saying that I still hold residual anger that I was born 30 years too late to go to Woodstock. So … Read more