June 16, 2017
It's winter in Tasmania and the harvest is performance art garnished with Goth.
October 18, 2016 4
The Nobel Prize Committee is out of its depth.
April 22, 2016
(Never) growing up with Prince.
August 28, 2015
And the winning contestant is . . . plus, how to show respect to INXS' sublime "Never Tear Us Apart".
July 28, 2015
Poe Ballantine is a great blues writer: he can make you laugh while his heart is breaking.
July 10, 2015
"Catfight", tragedy, youthful beauty, scat power. As they say with a wink, Who would you turn for?
June 30, 2015 1
The excellent 'Love and Mercy', not only offers the story of Beach Boy Brian Wilson, it wonders about the mystery of art, and why we need, and do, it.
January 23, 2015
Sick of sticky carpet? Experience the joy of a house concert. The wonderful instrumentalists, The String Contingent, will be playing houses here and there over the next few weeks. Or find a house concert near you.
December 9, 2013
Our music man Josh Durham picks the best songs of the year and tells us why.
November 28, 2013
Now that Melbourne's Ring has been levelled after the climactic immolation, Ian Britain inspects the ashes and entrails. State Theatre until 6 December.