ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

DANCE: THE EXQUISITE HOUR

PREVIEW BY SUNDAY FRANCIS-REISS   ‘Gielgud in Beckett by Bejart,’ is how The Equisite Hour is being billed, and even if you are only aware of … Read more

DANCE: 360°

REVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM Sydney Dance Company is presenting the very sleek and glamorous 360°, a new work by the Barcelona-born, London-based choreographer, Rafael … Read more

Schvendes – Sweet Talk Your Enemies

Sweet Talk Your Enemies – Schvendes By Chris Peken I’m pretty sure the approach taken by Schevendes and their feisty front-woman Rachael Dease is not … Read more

Dan Le Sac vs. Scroobius Pip – Angles

Angles – Dan Le Sac vs. Scroobius Pip by Aidan Roberts This release from the rambunctious Essex duo feels like a boxing match; enigmatic producer/mixer … Read more

Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes

Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes by Aidan Roberts “I was following the I – was following the I…” So goes the opening strains of the … Read more

Tina Harrod – Worksongs

Worksongs – Tina Harrod By Chris Peken On the casting couch for blues, jazz and soul diva’s Tina Harrod sits comfortably between Nina Simone and … Read more

MODERN TIMES

As part of the Sydney Design festival opening next month, the Powerhouse Museum is hosting Modern Times:The Untold Story of Modernism in Australia, an … Read more

UNCOVERING THE MU MESON ARCHIVES

BY AMELIA GROOM Up a steel staircase at the back of King Furniture on Parramatta road, Mu Meson Archives salvages obscure films that the culture … Read more

DARREN SYLVESTER: OUR FUTURE WAS OURS

BY AMELIA GROOM ‘The Carpenters are the main sort of parable that I aim towards,’ says Melbourne photographer Darren Sylvester. ‘Richard Carpenter liked very polished … Read more

THEATRE: WAITING FOR GARNAUT

BY AMELIA GROOM Drew Forsythe, Jonathan Biggins, Amanda Bishop and Phillip Scott are The Wharf Revue ‘ a quartet who’ve been delivering annual doses of … Read more