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Creepy Crawlies with Sylvia Rosenblum

Entomologist Bryce Peters may well be the only person on earth who likes cockroaches. Find out why in this conversation. As summer is upon us, Sylvia took the opportunity to talk about those creepy crawlies we hate the most. Read More

Jay James-Moody From STC’s A Cheery Soul

Miss Docker is one of Nobel Laureate Patrick’s White’s most memorable creations. She and her neighbours are as hilarious and peculiar as they are uncannily familiar. Together, this pioneering text and marvellous characters take us on a dizzying ride through suburban Australia, exploring the meaning of morality, mortality and the… Read More

Russell Smith and Bell Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar

Julius Caesar is Shakespeare’s political thriller, a masterpiece of intrigue and treachery. Stand witness to the assassination that leads to a life and death struggle for power in the Republic. Citizens mutiny, Mark Antony schemes, and the fate of Rome hangs in the balance. Gaz Simpson and Diana Simmonds invited actor… Read More

Fran Dorey on Whales/Tohora with Sylvia Rosenblum

Exhibitions Co-ordinator at The Australian Musee, Fran Dorey, was Sylvia’s guest on Arts Wednesday 7 November 2018, talking about Whales/Tohora, a new exhibition at the museum. For centuries, whales have captured our imaginations. We have revered and mythologised them, hunted them to the brink of extinction and passionately protected them. Read More

Saul Smith on the djembe with Sylvia Rosenblum

The west-African drum, the djembe, was the subject of Sylvia’s conversation with djembe master, Saul Smith, on Arts Wednesday 31 October 2018. Saul teaches us about the history of the instrument, how it’s played, how it’s made and how it is used. Interspersed in the conversation are tracks from his… Read More

Arts Tuesday- Interview with Neil Hodda and Mary Rachel Brown

Valley Artists is proud to announce that its next major production will be the premiere of Australian playwright Noel Hodda’s latest work, The Sculpture Garden. The Sculpture Garden will be directed by Bob Philippe, who also directed – to popular acclaim – Valley Artists’… Read More

MODERN MASTERSPIECE

Arts Thursday 4th October 2018 The Horizon Apartments in Darlinghurst – designed by the late architect Harry Seidler on the site of the former ABC studios and offices has just celebrated its 20th anniversary. Two of the Horizon residents, Peter Morton (who once worked in the ABC studios) and architect… Read More

David Coles on Chromatopia with Sylvia Rosenblum

David Coles is a master paint maker, using traditional pigments to create gorgeous oil paints for artists. In his recently published book, Chromatopia, he explores the history of colour. In this conversation, Sylvia focuses on the toxicity of so many pigments and the variety of black pigments. Read More

UNDERMINED: TALES FROM THE KIMBERLEY + Q&A

Australia’s vast and unspoiled Kimberley region is under threat, as mining, pastoralism and irrigated agriculture drive an unprecedented land grab. Award-winning director Nicholas Wrathall investigates the politics of an area branded Australia’s “future economic powerhouse” with the highest percentage of Aboriginal people living on Country. Undermined: Tales from The Kimberley… Read More

Virginia Lowe talks to Tim Brown on Meditation

Tim Brown has been involved with Meditation and teaching meditation for over 20 years. Tim sat down with Virginia Lowe on Arts Thursday to chat about his journey so far, which involves a trip to Uzbekistan, Vedic Meditation, mantra’s and more. You can find out more about Tim Brown… Read More