ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

MUSICAL: THE HAPPY PRINCE

REVIEW BY SUNDAY FRANCIS-REISS Quality entertainment ‘ an exceptionally classy production. The Happy Prince is a kind of moral fable-come-love-story, originally a short piece written … Read more

MUSICAL: MY FAIR LADY

REVIEW BY IRINA DUNN Well, La Grande Dame of musicals is playing to sell-out at audiences attending Opera Australia’s dazzling production of Lerner and Loewe’s … Read more

BIENNALE FOCUS: PIERRE HUYGHE, A FOREST OF LINES

BY AMELIA GROOM The inaugural venue for the first Biennale of Sydney in 1973, the Sydney Opera House has accommodated thousands of diverse performers since … Read more

FILM FESTVAL: REEL ANIME 2008

BY AMELIA GROOM Nerd alert: Reel Anime is currently on at Dendy Newtown, showcasing four of the freshest anime feature films out of Japan. The … Read more

CONCERTS: GEOFFREY YUNUPINGU AND NGARUKURUWALA

PREVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM As part of the annual Message Sticks Indigenous Film Festival, The Sydney Opera House presents Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu for two … Read more

GIG: ‘I WANT TO PLAY LIKE HIM’ – SIMON TEDESCHI AND KEVIN HUNT

Think jazz and classical don’t mix’ Think again. I Want to Play Like Him is a concert of classical, jazz and improvisation at The Basement … Read more

Ratatat – LP3

LP3 – Ratatat By Aidan Roberts Most musicians find a muse at various stages of their creative output, be it a single artist or a … Read more

theredsunband – The Shiralee

The Shiralee – theredsunband By Aidan Roberts The Shiralee comes from the Aboriginal word meaning ‘burden’. With this in mind, the tone of theredsunband’s sophomore … Read more

CHILDREN OF THE SILK ROAD

Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Radha Mitchell, Chow Yun Fat and Michelle Yeoh star in the true story of British journalist George Hogg. During the Japanese invasion … Read more

YOU DON’T MESS WITH THE ZOHAN

Call me immature, but I thought this was very amusing. Adam Sandler plays Zohan, an obscenely well-endowed Israeli commando who dreams of putting away his … Read more