ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

THEATRE: THE RETURN

Lights dim and we are all taken on a ride into the murky world of Steve (Alan Morris) and Trev (James Timony), two bored no-hopers from the wrong side of the tracks on a all-stations to Freo.

THEATRE: SAVAGE RIVER

Griffin Theatre Company plays a hugely important role in supporting and illuminating new Australian works – the most obvious example being Michael Gow’s Away, … Read more

THEATRE: DEALER’S CHOICE

Dealer’s Choice is a fast talking English tale of six men and their love of, or addiction to, the game of poker. Tied into this … Read more

MEGAN WASHINGTON

The Winter Wonderland series at the Sydney Opera House provides at least some respite from the freezing evenings as it showcases some fine local and … Read more

KING TIDE – ROOTS POP REGGAE

King Tide have crystallized their niche in the music world, starting out as a collective jam band and progressing to a fully-fledged, slickly-packaged reggae powerhouse … Read more

CABARET: DICK AND CHRISTA HUGHES

Legendary Sydney jazz pianist Dick Hughes and his daughter Christa (Machine Gun Fellatio, Six Quick Chicks, Circus Oz) will be performing one of their rare … Read more

FIRE ON FIRE – THE ORCHARD

It is an appropriate name for this band Fire on Fire – for their Appalachian tales of justice and family and lost love and life … Read more

COCO AVANT CHANEL

Coco Avant Chanel tells the extraordinary rags-to-riches tale about Gabrielle ‘Coco’ Chanel (Audrey Tautou), the impoverished woman who created a fashion empire in a man’s … Read more

Not All Food is for Eating

It hasn’t been a great month in the fight against racism in Australia with the appalling story of Mr Ward’s scorched death in custody playing on the minds of many. Miriam and the Monkfish, a satirical play on my own favourite topic (food) sounded like respite from the issues of the day, but ended up being a reminder.

GRIZZLY BEAR – VECKATIMEST

Grizzly Bear really are a melting pot  of talent, never once resting on their laurels since the release of their phenomenally well-received second album Yellow … Read more