Author Archives: reception

Book Review: RISING FROM THE SHADOWS

  Review by Alistair Tolmie Never does it appear to be as important as it is now for Australians to understand the perspective of foreign speaking … Read More

Benjamin Law chats with Claudia Chan Shaw on The Dialogue

Tune in to The Dialogue, 6pm Wednesday 24 June You may have had a chuckle reading his weekly column in the Good Weekend. Or got to know his family in his irreverent memoir “The Family Law”. Benjamin Law is a … Read More

Museum of Old and New Art

By Chris Borton My last visit to Tasmania was about 15 years ago when I would have to characterise it as slightly on the sleepy side! Since the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) opened, Hobart has been on … Read More

Community Billboard From 01st April to 07th April

This weekly community billboard is proudly sponsored by the City of Sydney’s Plan for the future – Sydney 2030 – making our city more green, global and connected … Read More

Roy Jackson Retrospective

ROY JACKSON ART RETROSPECTIVE By Chris Borton Distinguished Australian landscape artist, Roy Jackson, is the subject of three separate but overlapping exhibitions in Sydney during March and April. Roy Jackson at an exhibition of his work … Read More

Community Billboard from the 19th to 24th of February

  This weekly community billboard is proudly sponsored by the City of Sydney’s Plan for the future – Sydney 2030 – making our city more green, global and connected. Read More

Community Billboard 12th January – 19th January

This weekly community billboard is proudly sponsored by the City of Sydney’s Plan for the future – Sydney 2030 – making our city more green, global and connected. Read More

Dawn by Emma Donovan & The Putbacks

Acclaimed Indigenous vocalist Emma Donovan and Melbourne rhythm combo The PutBacks come together to bring you Dawn – an LP of hard hitting and heartfelt soul songs telling stories of grief, struggle and redemption. Dawn is a gritty, uniquely Australian record, simultaneously classic and … Read More

Community Billboard 15th November – 20th November

This weekly community billboard is proudly sponsored by the City of Sydney’s Plan for the future – Sydney 2030 – making our city more green, global and connected. Read More

Community Billboard 30th Oct – 6th November

This weekly community billboard is proudly sponsored by the City of Sydney’s Plan for the future – Sydney 2030 – making our city more green, global and connected. Read More

Russian film festival returns

In its eleventh year, the film festival, Russian Resurrection, will once again give the audience the best of Russian cinema from a wide variety of genres. “It is through the cinema we can reach a deeper understanding of Russia and enhance … Read More

Naomi Shelton & The Gospel Queens – Cold World

Naomi Shelton, a singer of both Saturday night and Sunday morning music, has released her second album Cold World. This record features a huge mix of sounds including gospel, soul, funk with even hints of rumba and country. Read More

COMMUNITY BILLBOARD 3RD OCTOBER – 10TH OCTOBER

This weekly community gig guide is proudly sponsored by the City of Sydney’s Plan for the future – Sydney 2030 – making our city more green, global and connected. Read More

Smiling for Smiddy Challenge 2014

Smiling for Smiddy is an organisation who each year raise money for cancer research and commemorate their fallen comrade Adam Smiddy, who died of aggressive melanoma at the young age of 26. Adam was a physiotherapist and talented triathlete who … Read More

Los Crema Paraiso @ The Basement for Sounds of Primavera

Sydney is getting a taste of contemporary Latin sounds when Sounds of Primavera come to town in October. To kick things off, The Basement is presenting Los Crema Paraiso featuring Sudamerican Rockers, DJ Bobby Brazuka and Tropicante Sound … Read More

COMMUNITY BILLBOARD 25TH SEPTEMBER – 2ND OCTOBER

This weekly community gig guide is proudly sponsored by the City of Sydney’s Plan for the future – Sydney 2030 – making our city more green, global and connected. Read More

Latinaotearoa @ Jam Gallery for Sounds of Primavera

Latin music will be the talk of October with Latinaotearoa set to play at the Jam Gallery as a part of the Sounds of Primavera Latin music festival. Joining Latinaotearoa will be Kriola Collective, DJ Afro and Pineapple Republic. Latinaotearoa … Read More

Travel Guide @ City Recital Hall

Coming this November at the City Recital Hall, Ralph Towner, Wolfgang Muthspiel and Slava Grigoryan are bringing their album Travel Guide to Sydney fans.Formed in 2005, American Towner, Austrian Muthspiel and Kazakhstan-born Australian Grigoryan have brought … Read More

Roxane’s first impressions about jazz

When I think of jazz music, I think about black musicians, playing in black and white a lively and furious music with their trumpet, clarinet, in a smoky bar, but maybe it’s because of a personal experience. Let me explain… … Read More

Baby et Lulu

It is impossible not to be charmed by Baby et Lulu, the charismatic musical partnership between Abby Dobson (Leonardo’s Bride) and Lara Goodridge (FourPlay). Sharing a passion for vocal harmony, as well as for romance and music, and accompanied by … Read More