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By Rose McCann Diving for Pearls By Katherine Thomson Belvoir Street Theatre until August 18 With Robyn Nevin, Jeanette Cronin, Marshall Napier, John Jarrett and Pat Bishop Reviewed by Rose McCann Diving for Pearls is contemporary realist
Folk music, dance, drama, poetry and short-story telling will be some of the features of the first Newcastle and Hunter Folk Festival, to be held at Morpeth over the August 30-September 1 weekend. Included will be a strong Aboriginal content of dance
By Adrienne Barrett Violence is Ugly. That's the slogan of the Victorian government campaign against domestic violence. Its aims include greater police power in domestic violence situations, streamlining police procedures for initiating
The photographs from Belfast on this page are by Irish photographer Frankie Quinn. Quinn, who grew up in Belfast, began documenting his war-torn surroundings at the age of 14. The photos here are part of an exhibition which was recently on
By Alan Gemmil Green Political Thought By Andrew Dobson Allen and Unwin. 224 pp. $25.95 Reviewed by Alan Gemmill Is environmentalism Green? Are constructing better sewerage treatment plants and fitting catalytic converters to cars truly Green
Video on Gulf War By Stuart Wax SYDNEY — A new video, Consequences of the Gulf War, had its debut at the Trades Hall here on July 4. Film maker John Reynolds told the audience the media was biased and that he wanted to be "biased in the other
By David Robie Plunder! By Roger Moody Published by People Against RTZ and its Subsidiaries (PARTIZANS), London, and Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA), Christchurch, NZ. 1991. A$12.50 Reviewed by David Robie Bougainville's
By Christine Kearney (Continued from page 28.) This freedom means that 4ZZZ, like other public stations, is able to play "non-commercial, progressive music with a bit of intelligence". 4ZZZ's motto of "Agitate, Educate, Organise" is reflected
By Susan Mackie Queen of Hearts Screenplay by Tony Grisoni Directed by Jon Amiel Dendy Cinema, Sydney Reviewed by Susan Mackie Voted best film by audiences at the Sydney Film Festival, this story of a close-knit Italian family is told by
By Claire Wagner Brisbane's Fortitude Valley rocketed to national notoriety when the ABC screened scenes outside brothels and disclosed police corruption. CLAIRE WAGNER looks at the less "newsworthy" but more important issue of redevelopment.

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