Bantu Continua Uhuru Conciousness Singer Jovi on Dial Afrika

With it’s hypnotic hip-hop vibe and punk-rock energy, BCUC taps in to the spirits of it’s ancestors and the creative rebellious energy of it’s hometown, Soweto. This outspoken and outstanding seven-member band uses ïncantations” in Zulu, Sotho and English, funky modulations and more to bring to the world the voice… Read More

‘Watermarks’ – Interview with Photographer Paul Harman

Guest Paul Harman started out as a film maker, but transitioned to photography  when he discovered it was another passion for him. His newest exhibition ‘Watermarks’ features drone  photographs of Barkandji, Ngemba, Euahlayi and Wayilwan land in NSW along the Murray-Darling Basin. In this week’s episode of Drive Monday he chats to Ruth Hessey… Read More

Interview With Film Producer Nicolas Wrathall

Nicolas Wrathal is a film producer and best known for his films the United States of Amnesia and Gore Vidal. He was interviewed by Ruth Hessey on her Monday Drive show recently where he talked amongst other about his new film Undermined – Tales from the Kimberley. Read More

Interview with Mexican-American Band ‘Las Cafeteras” Denise Carlos

Arts Friday’s Angela Stretch talked to Denise Carlos from ‘Las Cafeteras’ about their political perspectives, identity and the power of music. Las Cafeteras are a band of Mexican–Americans living in East LA and as the LA times described them, are “a uniquely Angeleno mishmash of punk, hip-hop, beat music, cumbia and… Read More

Interview with Nicholas Ng from Australian Music Centre

On Sunday 10th February, Riverside Theatres at Parramatta celebrated the Lunar New Year with an afternoon of traditional Chinese music.    Gong Xi! Songs for the Lunar New Year featured music and songs from China performed by a sextet of musicians, members of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music… Read More

Interview with Guitarist Wolfgang Muthspiel

Wolfgang Muthspiel is one of the most influential jazz guitarists of his generation. After graduating from the New England Conservatory and Berklee College of Music Wolfgang recorded multiple albums with his brother Christian and toured with musicians like Gary Burton and Mick Goodrick. Muthspiel and musicians Slava and Leonard Grigoryan  are currently touring Australia. He… Read More

Drive Monday: Riley Film Review of Private Life

Riley Lavelle Long is back with another interesting film review. He regularly presents his interesting takes on contemporary and classic films on Ruth’s Monday Drive Show, with this week’s episode focusing on the new Netflix comedy drama “Private Life”. Read More

Interview with Actor and Director David Field

In this week’s episode of Arts Monday Susie Lindemann talks to actor and director David Field. They discuss how arts art and politics interfere, the benefits of shooting low-budget films, his approach to directing and more. The guest also talks about his most recent project ‘The Combination: Redemption’, which is a follow-up to… Read More

‘Home’ in Koori Art – A Contested Place

Robert Campbell Jnr, Sunset over the Macleay overlooking Euroka, 1990. Courtesy AGNSW Arts Monday’s Jane Raffan and Amanda Peacock (Art Gallery of NSW Coordinator of Aboriginal and Photography Education Programs) discuss the exhibition ‘Home’. Sadly for most Koori artists, reflections on the idea of home are actually… Read More