ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

FILM LAUNCH: THE BALLAD OF BETTY & JOE

The Ballad of Betty & Joe is a cautionary tale set within Sydney’s CDB ‘ as Betty, a girl from the bush, joins her … Read more

OPERA: DON GIOVANNI

REVIEW BY IRINA DUNN  ‘The ultimate love rat bites the dust’ Director Elke Neidhardt’s take on Mozart’s Don Giovanni may not please the traditionalists but … Read more

MUSIC: BEAU MONDE

BY LACHLAN JOBBINS “No way! It’s not a pornstar name!” snaps Nancy Vice, mock-horrified at the suggestion. “It’s just a silly stage name. Nancy’s my … Read more

GALLERY: RED

BY LACHLAN JOBBINS “Sydney isn’t short of artists. It’s short of spaces.” That’s the word from Allison O’Sullivan, curator of Gallery Red, which opens its … Read more

THEATRE: GALLIPOLI

PREVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM Director Nigel Jamieson brings a cast of almost 40 performers to the stage of Sydney Theatre for Gallipoli, one of … Read more

DANCE: BUBBLE

PREVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM A fusion of acrobatics, contemporary dance, contact improvisation and everyday movement, Bubble is a dark and comical exploration of the barriers … Read more

Holly Throsby – A Loud Call

 A Loud Call – Holly Throsby By Chris Peken “We’re only a sail in the end / And only a breath to begin with / … Read more

Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago

For Emma, Forever Ago – Bon Iver by Aidan Roberts Legend has it that Justin Vernon ate a lot of venison during the recording of … Read more

Roland K Smith – Roland K Smith

Roland K Smith – Roland K Smith “I may as well be buried if I’m just gonna waste away,” sings Roland K Smith. Strong words, … Read more

Micah P. Hinson – …and the Red Empire Orchestra

 …and the Red Empire Orchestra – Micah P. Hinson By Chris Peken Micah P Hinson is not much to look at, and a quick search … Read more