ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

THEATRE: SPRING AWAKENING

PREVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM In a small, provincial town at the turn of the 19th Century, a group of school children struggle with their unpredicted … Read more

SPEED RACER

This is a family-friendly remake of the 1960s anime favourite, the story of a young man’s quest to become the greatest racing car driver in … Read more

THE BAND’S VISIT

Arab-Israeli relations is not the first place you’d look for comedy, but this is one of the loveliest and funniest films I’ve seen in ages. … Read more

DJ Regal – DJ Regal Presents!

DJ Regal Presents! – DJ Regal By Aidan Roberts Everyone loves their dose of rhymin’ and stealin’ every now and then; though it is a … Read more

My Morning Jacket – Evil Urges

Evil Urges – My Morning Jacket By Chris Peken Time to reconsider your view of the former hairy Southern rockers, as My Morning Jacket put … Read more

China Forbes – 78

78 – China Forbes By Aiden Roberts With an enticingly hazy title, 78, this solo album from Pink Martini’s leading lady appropriately launches itself … Read more

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