ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The Bell Rays – Hard Sweet and Sticky

Hard Sweet and Sticky ‘ The Bell Rays BY CHRIS PEKEN The departure of guitarist and songwriter Tony Fate prior to the recording of Hard, … Read more

PLAYBACK THEATRE

PREVIEW BY LINDA DANIELE The actors of Playback Theatre take the real stories of audience members and turn them into live theatre. Playback’s Johanna de … Read more

EXHIBITION: SHIP OF FOOLS (BILL BROWN)

BY AMELIA GROOM Opening this week at Wilson Street Gallery is a new vibrant and whimsical series of paintings from local artist Bill Brown. Brown … Read more

Fuck Buttons – Street Horrrsing

Street Horrrsing ‘ Fuck Buttons BY CHRIS PEKEN Not for the faint hearted are this Bristol duo of Andrew Hung and Benjamin John Power, collectively … Read more

The Cassettes – Neath the Pale Moon

‘Neath the Pale Moon ‘ The Cassettes BY CHRIS PEKEN As their name might suggest, The Cassettes inhabit a world that is somewhat out of … Read more

Katheleen Edwards – Asking for Flowers

Asking for Flowers ‘ Katheleen Edwards BY CHRIS PEKEN Getting past the back cover picture that shows this Canadian singer-songwriter looking like an Amish Celine … Read more

THEATRE: MISTERO BUFFO

PREVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM ‘The most blasphemous show in the history of television’ was the Vatican’s outraged response to Dario Fo’s 1969 TV version of … Read more

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Dig Lazarus, Dig!!!

Dig Lazarus, Dig!!! ‘ Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds BY CHRIS PEKEN Can this man really be about to clock up the half century’ … Read more

Ruthie Foster – The Phenomenal

The Phenomenal ‘ Ruthie Foster BY CHRIS PEKEN Ruthie Foster hails from that hotbed of American music; Austin, Texas. She is old school, old school … Read more

EXIBITION: FIONA HALL – FORCE FIELD

BY AMELIA GROOM Spanning across art forms as diverse as photography, etching, installation, painting, video and sculpture – in media as varied as bronze, electric … Read more