ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

THEATRE: WAITING FOR GOTTERSON + NOTHING LIKE OLD TIMES

PREVIEW BY EVIN DONOHOE From September 16 the Newtown Theatre shoots you in the face with a double-barrelled shotgun blast of delicious delicious comedy, putting … Read more

COMEDY: DES BISHOP

BY AMELIA GROOM Fresh from Edinburgh Fringe and following a successful debut at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival this year, Des Bishop is bringing his … Read more

GIG: ROBERT FISHER OF WILLARD GRANT CONSPIRACY

BY LACHLAN JOBBINS Willard Grant Conspiracy is the musical collective that surrounds American singer / songwriter Robert Fisher. Since 1995, the ever-changing group has released … Read more

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

FESTIVAL: UNDER THE BLUE MOON

BY MICHELLE KEENAN The Under the Blue Moon Festival is a dark alternative festival that is in its fifth year. Held in Sydney’s inner-west, it … 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