Directed by Gus Van Sant
Written by Dustin Lance Black
With Sean Penn, Emile Hirsch and Josh Brolin
In cinemas
February 12, 2009 is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Robert Darwin. His masterwork, On the Origin of Species, was published 150 years ago, in November 1859, initiating a revolution in science that continues to this day.
River of No Return — Frances Daingangan is a 45-year old mother of three who comes from the remote community of Ramingining in North East Arnhem land, and her dream came true when Rolf de Heer cast her in the lead female role of Nowalingu in Ten
I Don’t Wanna Play House
Written and performed by Tammy Anderson
Original Production Direction John Bolton
Q Theatre, 597 High Street, Penrith
Feb 24-28
Tickets 42/$37 Conc
Bookings (02)4723 7600 PREVIEW BY YVONNE HELLMERS
Greens NSW MLC John Kaye has highlighted the massive inequity in school funding, citing the submission by Sydney Grammar School — one of Australia’s wealthiest schools — of plans to build a new $23.5 million assembly hall.
Even before its official launch at its founding congress on the outskirts of Paris on February 6–8, the new Anti-capitalist Party (NPA) has had discussions with the Left Party (PG) on the possibility of forming a united Left Front (FG).
“There is a systematic genocide going on in Sri Lanka at the moment and the world doesn’t know about it. That is why we are trying to create awareness about the issue and help put a stop to this genocide.”
Angry workers at the Waterford Wedgewood’s crystal factory in Kilbarry, Ireland have begun an occupation of the factory, following the announcement on January 30 that the factory would be closed.
Eighteen-year-old Cheyene Back was sentenced on February 2 to three months jail, despite having no prior convictions.
The international economic crisis has plunged a knife into the growth of wind-generated electricity in Europe.


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