ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

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

THEATRE: POOL (NO WATER)

REVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM The artist’s ego is a fragile one and to ascend above one’s artistic peers can trigger vicious jealousy and contempt. That … Read more

Asa – Asa

Asa – Asa By Chris Peken Asa has a wonderful back story. Born in Paris, she returned to native Nigeria at the age of two, … Read more

Okkervil River – The Stand-Ins

The Stand-Ins – Okkervil River By Aidan Roberts Cheekily titled to carry on the theme of their 2007 indie chart-killer record The Stage Names, … Read more

Stereolab – Chemical Chords

Chemical Chords – Stereolab By Chris Peken It has been four long years since Stereolab’s last album, six years since the death of backing singer … Read more