ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

GIG: THE ANDI AND GEORGE BAND

BY JASMINE MCLENNAN The more the merrier is the motto of (the best thing to come out of) Canberra band The Andi and George Band… Read more

THEATRE: THE PILLOWMAN

PREVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM Arrogant but largely unpublished fiction writer Katurian finds himself in an interrogation cell. He thinks it might have something to do … Read more

EXHIBITION: KOJI RYUI – SO LONG

BY AMELIA GROOM Ingeniously transforming humble everyday materials like paper, polystyrene, plastic drinking straws, metal bins, a mop stick, a duster and even MSG, Koji … Read more

SOUNDS ON SCREEN AT THE 55TH SYDNEY FILM FESTIVAL

BY AMELIA GROOM ‘The notion of locking in for a film festival for days on end may be really compelling for film nerds like me,’ … Read more

CIRCUS: DRALION BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL

PREVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM Cirque du Soleil’s trademark blue and yellow Grand Chapiteau will be returning to Sydney’s Moore Park in July, hosting the Canadian … Read more

FLIGHT OF THE RED BALLOON

Flight of the Red Balloon is an interesting blend of Chinese and French cultural influences ‘ puppet theatre, fine art and film ‘ and was … Read more

21

21 is based on the book that was based on the true story of a group of MIT students who developed an elaborate system of … Read more

MISS PETTIGREW LIVES FOR A DAY

Adapted from Winifred Watson’s 1938 novel, the film depicts 24 hours in the life of gorgeous starlet Delysia Lafosse. She impulsively hires a down-and-out, dowdy … Read more

UNFINISHED SKY

Australian films touted as ‘unique’ are usually just variations on very familiar themes. Although adapted from a Dutch film, Unfinished Sky is really one of … Read more

INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL

Fans have been waiting for this movie for almost 20 years, and they won’t be disappointed. Harrison Ford’s swashbuckling archaeologist is still the same everyman … Read more