ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

El Perro Del Mar – From the Valley to the Stars

From the Valley to the Stars – El Perro Del Mar By Chris Peken No amount of angelic harmonies, innocent flutes and tinkling piano lines … Read more

THEATRE: HAMLET

REVIEW BY PAM WALKER Every actor asked to play Hamlet must be both thrilled and terrified ‘ it is the most challenging role in the … Read more

ARTS LAB + FESTIVAL: UNDERBELLY

PREVIEW BY LINDA DANIELE Over 200 of Sydney’s cutting-edge, experimental and emerging artists are taking up residency at CarriageWorks to develop, rehearse and create new … Read more

THEATRE: MISS JULIE

REVIEW BY ANNA HARRISON   Given that Albert Strindberg’s Miss Julie was first performed in 1888, Latvian director Vladislavs Nastavshevs manages to present the century old … Read more

THEATRE: MANNA

PREVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM Writer Dan Spielman has collaborated with composer and sound designer Max Lyandvert, plus two visual artists and five performers, on Manna… Read more

CONCERT: SYDNEY OMEGA ENSEMBLE

PREVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM The Sydney Omega Ensemble is made up of 11 of the country’s finest young chamber musicians, most of who play regularly … Read more

Santogold – Santogold

Santogold ‘ Santogold By Aidan Roberts This is certainly an eye-catcher from the outset, before even one note has been heard; a very funky, neo-70’s … Read more

DANCE: TANGO FIRE

PREVIEW BY SUNDAY FRANCIS-REISS   The saying goes, ‘salsa is like having sex, the tango is like having a relationship.’ The problem with both, of course, … Read more

Viva Voce – Viva Voce Loves You

Viva Voce Loves You – Viva Voce By Chris Peken Married couples are taking over rock. Think Arcade Fire or our own Kasey Chambers & … Read more

Shearwater – Rook

Rook – Shearwater By Chris Peken If, as Oscar Wilde postulated, ‘ambition is the last refuge of failure,’ then Shearwater are in trouble. However when … Read more