As it Happened: The Last Bolshevik SBS Thursday, April 13, 8.30pm (8 Adelaide) Reviewed by Neville Spencer This documentary traces the life and work of Russian film director Alexander Medvedkin (1900-1989), whose experience as a film maker
News From Nowhere and Other Writings By William Morris Edited by Clive Williams Penguin. 430 pp., $12.95 (pb) Reviewed by Dave Riley William Morris was an extraordinary man. Today, a year short of the centenary of his death, perhaps a
By Deepa Fernandes While much is said, written and debated about the current situation of Aboriginal affairs, nothing makes as much of a statement as the opening of the Mangkaja print exhibition at the Australian Print Workshop in Melbourne on
Come Together: John Lennon in his Time By Jon Weiner Faber and Faber, 1995. 379 pp., $18.95 (pb) Reviewed by Phil Shannon John Lennon angered all the right people. During the Beatles' first tour of the States in 1966, fundamentalist
By Bronwen Beechey MELBOURNE — November 11 is the 20th anniversary of the dismissal of the Whitlam government, so we can expect to see considerable amounts of print space and airwaves devoted to analysing perhaps the most important event of
Harold Written and directed by Steve Thomas A Flying Carpet Films production ABC TV, Sunday, April 9, 8.30pm Reviewed by Norm Dixon This intriguing documentary reveals the story of Harold Blair, one of Australia's greatest opera singers
Picasso at the Lapin Agile By Steve Martin Directed by Neil Armfield Return Season Director Andrew Tighe Belvoir Street Theatre, Sydney Reviewed by Allen Myers Picasso at the Lapin Agile is set in a Paris cafe in 1904 — or possibly
A poem em = By Sophie Villig The sky used to be the limit Now we've limited the sky I don't know why I don't know why Reaching but I can't find the sky Heat is rising and the sky is falling I reach losing
Childe and Australia: Archeology, Politics and Ideas Edited by Peter Gathercole, T.H. Irving and Gregory Melleuish University of Queensland Press, 1995. 245 pp., $16.95 (pb) Reviewed by Phil Shannon Vere Gordon Childe is renowned as the
By Rebecca Meckelburg HOBART — The state attorney general, Ron Cornish, has banned 12 films that were due to be screened as part of Tasmania's inaugural Queer Film and Video Festival. The films have the go-ahead of the federal attorney general
The Fifth Celebration of Irish Music Sydney State Theatre, March 17 Reviewed by Gail Lord Unable to buy a ticket for this years's Celebration of Irish Music concert, I was lucky enough to be given a ticket while selling Green Left Weekly at
Hazed By Phil Monsour and Sue Ferres Reviewed by Lynda Hansen This tape is a refreshing collection of songs penned by Monsour, well known for his passionate political lyrics, accompanied by Sue Ferres on harmonies and violin. The tape
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