Podcast

Symphony of Seduction with Christopher Lawrence

On Arts Wednesday the 21st of February 2018 legendary ABC Broadcaster Christopher Lawrence was Sylvia’s guest talking about his latest book Symphony of Seduction talking about the sex lives of Classical Composers. Guess which composer is obsessed with scatalogical jokes and could fart at will? Or who had two grand… Read More

Waste Not: a Beautiful and Emotional Film about Garbage

Arts Monday’s Jane Raffan interviews Ruth Hessey, Director of Communications for the Total Environment Centre and Writer/Director of the award winning short documentary film Waste Not. The film’s tag line is “A beautiful and emotional film about garbage”. It is a surprisingly optimistic and powerful message about how everyday people… Read More

How Much Do You Know? Episode 12

How Much Do You Know? is a podcast series that looks at HIV now. It’s brought to you by and produced in the studios of Eastside Radio located in Paddington Sydney in association with ViiV Healthcare. Dr Catriona Ooi is a sexual health specialist based in Sydney’s West having worked overseas in Africa, Europe… Read More

How Much Do You Know? Episode 11

How Much Do You Know? is a podcast series that looks at HIV now. It’s brought to you by and produced in the studios of Eastside Radio located in Paddington Sydney in association with ViiV Healthcare. Dr Phillip Read works at the Kirketon Road Centre, Kings Cross in Sydney for prevention, treatment and… Read More

Andrea Keller from saxophone to piano

Andrea Keller is a pianist, composer and educator who has won just about every jazz award available in Australia- three ARIA Awards, five Australian Jazz ‘Bell’ Awards, two Art Music Awards, an APRA Professional Development Award, and fellowships from the Freedman Foundation and the Australia Council. She has performs… Read More

The Lady and the Unicorn

On Arts Wednesday 14 February 2018, Sylvia's special guest was Jackie Dunn, curator of special exhibitions at AGNSW, talking about the Lady and the Unicorn. These six impossibly beautiful tapestries are on loan from the Musee de Cluny in Paris. During the conversation, thy spoke about the history of the piece, the symbolism behind many motifs and finished with some tips about what to look for. Read More

An Australian Republic?

Michael Cooney, Executive Director and CEO of the Australian Republic Movement, was Sylvia's guest on Arts Wednesday 7 February 2018 and the conversation canvassed relevant issues in the republican debate. Read More

Landing Points: Race, Place and Identity

Arts Monday’s Jane Raffan interviews Dr Hayley Megan French, co-curator of the exhibition ‘Landing Points: Race, Place and Identity’, which was devised to respond to Tracey Moffatt’s seminal 1997 photographic series ‘Up in the Sky’. ‘Up in the Sky‘ is usually read as black and white film stills,… Read More

Sydney Heritage Stories: Greens Bans

Fiona MacDonald, Victoria St: Mick Fowler’s Jazz Funeral, 1979; Eviction of 115 Victoria St, 1974, 2011. Big Fag Press, 76.5x94cm. Edition 1/25. Coutesy the artist and The Cross Art Projects. Arts Monday’s Jane Raffan chats with Jo Holder, Director of the Cross Art Projects in Llankelly Place,… Read More

Shakespeare’s Women Part 2

During the course of September/October 2017, Sylvia’s special guest was Dr Anna Kamaralli. Over 6 episodes they discussed the many ways in which Shakespeare presented women. Podcast 2 features the episodes “the lower classes”, “shrews” and “magical “daughters”. Read More