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By Peter McGregor The Vietnam News Agency (VNA), based in Hanoi, has recently expanded its English-language publications. Previously it had been producing only the 16-page weekly bulletin, Vietnam Weekly. In mid-June, VNA began its
Taking the sting out of ageing A Woman's Tale Directed and co-produced by Paul Cox Screenplay by Paul Cox and Barry Dickens Starring Sheila Florance, Gosia Dobrowolska, Norman Kaye, Chris Haywood Reviewed by Ulrike Erhardt Sheila Florance,
Inside Out By Sowaddayawant Women's Theatre Company and Patricia Cornelius Directed by Lisa Dombroski At the Anthill Theatre, South Melbourne, until October 27. Reviewed by Bronwen Beechey Sowaddayawant Women's Theatre Company began drama
The Hired Man By Melvyn Bragg Music by Howard Goodall Directed by Marie Armstrong New Theatre, Sydney Reviewed by Deborah McCulloch Based on Melvyn Bragg's novel of the same name, The Hired Man is a tribute to his paternal grandfather, an
Scratch! A scrapbook of radical cartooning in Australia No. 2 Winter/Spring 1991 Subscriptions $10 for two issues Reviewed by Tracy Sorensen Green Left readers will immediately recognise the work of many of the contributors to this lively
Defending the National Tuckshop By Michael Cathcart McPhee Gribble/Penguin. $14.99 pb Reviewed by Bob Scates Appropriately I finished reading Defending the National Tuckshop at the Wedderburn swimming pool in north-west Victoria; Cathcart's
Dancing Demons Director: Kai Tai Chan Dancers: Julie-Anne Long, Ni Nyoman Ratnadi Piniasih, I Wayan Purwanto, Kim Walker, Graeme Watson, A.A. Alit Winaya Script development: Sinan Leong & Kai Tai Chan One Extra Company — Carnivale Hyde Park
Compassion em = By Pauline Quinn Hate filled eyes & gleeful smiles 8 pairs of hands pulling clothes Pulling hair and tearing flesh Pulling legs apart To search between Does my struggle add to your fun? My resistance give you pleasure? This
Out of Control: The Story of the Reagan Administration's Secret War in Nicaragua, the Illegal Arms Pipeline, and the Contra Drug Connection By Leslie Cockburn, Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd Reviewed by Mark Delmege Panamanian strong man Manuel
Uncle Moses Directed by Sydney M. Goldin and Aubrey Scotto, 1932 Avanti Populo Directed by Rafi Bukaee, 1986 Cup Final Directed by Eran Riklis, 1991 Showing at the Festival of Jewish Film Academy Twin and Walker Cinemas, October 5-19 Reviewed

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