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Success for long-awaited premieres By Catherine Gough-Brady ADELAIDE — The first Australian Composing Women Festival, held here September 20-22, heard works by Dulcie Holland, Miriam Hyde, Anne Carr-Boyd, Sarah Hopkins and many others. It
Walking On Sticks Written by Sara Cathcart and Andrea Lemon Performed by Sara Cathcart Anthill Theatre, South Melbourne Reviewed by Bronwen Beechey An Australian tourist arrives in Nicaragua to visit an old friend. Shortly after her arrival,
By Susan Mackie SYDNEY — Carnivale kicks off with a free opening celebration, including an open air World Music Concert on October 6 at Campbell's Cove, which features international acts Lucky Dube — who some refer to as Africa's Peter Tosh
Great expectations, mixed results Great Expectations With Phillip Gould, Megan Williams, Vincent Ball, Zoe Bertram. Limited season at the Seymour Centre, Sydney Reviewed by Richard Ingram. I confess that musicals are a long way from my
When love doesn't conquer all Aya Written and directed by Solrun Hoaas Starring Eri Ishida, Nicholas Eadie, Chris Haywood, Christopher Parker and Jed Chedwiggen Kino Melbourne beginning October 18 Reviewed by Ulrike Erhardt This is a little
By Peter Boyle MELBOURNE — Making its debut at the Melbourne Fringe Arts Festival is the Ilbijerri Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Theatre Co-op, which is performing a new play, Up the Road, by Koori-Torres Strait Islander playwright John
The sharp pen of our poet lorikeet The Bastard Who Squashed the Grapes in Me Bag 313 poems, songs and stories By Denis Kevans Left Book Club 128 pp. $10.00 Reviewed by Bruce Copping Denis Kevans is neither an academic's poet nor the
A Bit of a Post Script Written and performed by Sue-Anne Post Directed by Sue Ingleton Universal Theatre, Fitzroy, till September 27 Reviewed by Bronwen Beechey The great US writer James Baldwin was fond of joking that, as a black homosexual,
Class Analysis and Contemporary Australia Janeen Baxter, Michael Emmison and John Western (eds) Macmillan Australia, 1991 Reviewed by Jeremy Smith Australian studies of class have often been overshadowed by international efforts, notably those
By Norm Dixon Audiences in three states will have the opportunity to see and hear South Africa's number one reggae and recording star, Lucky Dube, and his 13-piece band, when they tour in late September and early October. Lucky's performances

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