ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

CHILDREN’S THEATRE: THE CLOCKWORK FOREST

REVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM Morton is a surely teenage boy who lives at the edge of a forest with four tin wind-up toy animals as … Read more

OPERA: THE PEARLFISHERS

REVIEW BY IRINA DUNN Bizet was only 24 when his fanciful work premiered in Paris in 1863, riding on the fashionable tide of European fascination … Read more

The Drones – Havilah

Havilah – The Drones By Chris Peken The Drones are one of Australia’s truly important bands, strutting the world stage with confidence and a sense … Read more

Khancoban – Limbs May Fall

Limbs May Fall – Khancoban by Aidan Roberts This is the debut full-length record for Khancoban, another of Melbourne label Half A Cow’s friendly family … Read more

Monkey – Journey to the West

Journey to the West – Monkey by Aidan Roberts Well, Damon Albarn seems to have found his subject – monkeys. At first I registered confusion … Read more

The Moffs – The Collection

The Collection – The Moffs By Chris Peken “I don’t like nostalgia unless it’s mine” said Lou Reed. As pop music ages well into its … Read more

LAVAZZA ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL

BY AMELIA GROOM Mystery, political conspiracies, opera, mafia corruption, passionate romance and mouth-watering cuisine will all feature in the line-up for this year’s Lavazza Italian … Read more

GIG: SANDY EVANS AND THE CITIZENS OF EARTH

PREVIEW BY LACHLAN JOBBINS On October 1, Places+Spaces at the Factory Theatre presents saxophonist Sandy Evans with her new group Citizens of Earth. The group … Read more

EXHIBITION: KUMAMOTO ARTPOLIS – ARCHITECTURE THROUGH COMMUNICATION

BY AMELIA GROOM The urban landscape and the buildings around us affect us on individual and social levels in many more ways than we often … Read more

THEATRE: THE NARCISSIST

REVIEW BY MICHAEL FARRELL After two sellout seasons in Brisbane, The Narcissist comes to Sydney this month as part of the Sydney Theatre Company’s mainstage … Read more