ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Firekites – The Bowery

The Bowery – Firekites By Chris Peken It takes either huge amounts of confidence or a brilliant stroke of marketing genius to release your debut … Read more

My Brightest Diamond – A Thousand Shark’s Teeth

A Thousand Shark’s Teeth – My Brightest Diamond By Chris Peken Shara Worden has a beautiful voice. Classically trained, precise and pristine – she is … 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

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

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

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

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

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