ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

EVENT: SPAA FRINGE

BY NATALIE SALVO Filmmakers and aficionados are positively reeling as they commence the countdown to the SPAA Fringe. The forum is presented by the Screen … Read more

THEATRE: THE CONVICT’S OPERA

BY MICHELLE PORTER  A convict ship sails for Australia. Its listless prisoners are relegated to the bottom decks. Their boredom is soon broken by the … Read more

PERFORMANCE: DAVE GRANEY’S POINT BLANK

BY ANDREW SMALL Singer-songwriter Dave Graney has been many things throughout his career: sartorial trailblazer, ARIA Award-winner, onetime ‘King of Pop’. And in Point Blank… Read more

BRIDESHEAD REVISITED

Brideshead Revisited is a quintessentially English film adapted from the novel written by Evelyn Waugh during WWII. A middle-class artist, Charles Ryder (Matthew Goode) meets … Read more

MUSICAL: LITTLE WOMEN

BY STEPHANIE-KATE BRATTON The Australian premiere of Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel Little Women is coming to the Seymour Centre this November. The musical adaption … Read more

CELEBRITY: DOMINICK DUNNE

In the wake of his daughter’s traumatic murder trial, gossip columnist come court reporter, Dominick Dunne began his writing career chronicling celebrity court battles for … Read more

Dodos – Visiter

Visiter – Dodos by Aidan Roberts There’s always something interesting about a small ensemble. Whether by necessity at not having more comrades to fill the … Read more

Sekret Sekret – Happy Town Sounds

Happy Town Sounds – Sekret Sekret by Aidan Roberts It’s always exciting to hear archival re-releases of an Australian band, as 70’s and 80’s underground … Read more

OPERA: BILLY BUDD

BY TRISCHELLE ROBERTS Neil Armfield’s highly acclaimed production sheds new light on the story of Billy Budd, based on Herman Melville’s novella. Foretopman Billy is … Read more

Augie March – Watch Me Disappear

Watch Me Disappear – Augie March By Chris Peken It will come as no surprise to anyone who has heard Augie March’s latest single Pennywhistle, … Read more