A Night of Vocal Excellence: Kate Miller-Heidke and the National Pops Orchestra

Touring with the release of her recent EP The Best of Kate Miller-Heidke: Act One Kate Miller-Heidke and her husband, Keir Nuttall, performed in Canberra alongside The National Pops Orchestra. Read the rest

Review: Lego Film

Fans of The Lego Movie and the Batman franchise can all breathe easy: Animal Logic’s cash-in spin-off The Lego Batman Movie does your favourite films justice, and then some. Read the rest

Review: A Date for Mad Mary at the Mardi Gras Film Festival

A Date for Mad Mary (2016), shown at the Mardi Gras Film Festival this year, is a beautiful, dark, coming-of-age comedy about a young Irish girl just out of prison and determined to restore a lost friendship. Read the rest

Our Finest Diplomats: Client Liaison at Academy

It’s hard to know where to start when describing Melbourne-borne Client Liaison. Would you begin with their aesthetic, pulled straight from a bad fashion magazine in the 1980s? Read the rest

Review: Hidden Figures (2016)

Image: 20th Century Fox ‘Why have I not heard of these women before?’ has become the question from critics and audiences alike since the release of Hidden Figures. Read the rest

Review: Age of Bones (Jaman Belulang) at Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centre

One day, the 15-year-old Ikan, who is living in Indonesia with his family, is sent fishing by his mother. Read the rest

‘Our art centre is our last line of defence’: Resisting the Australian War Memorial’s Decade-old Interpretative Remit from the Inside

Gallery Entrance to For Country, for Nation at the AWM The recent exhibition For Country, for Nation in the Special Exhibitions Gallery of the Australian War Memorial (AWM) has survived its first five months almost entirely without academic critique. Read the rest

Review: Songs for the Band Unformed by John Passant

I would not describe myself as a poetry person. I imagine I’m joined by many people in my trepidation towards a form that can appear to waver between highly technical and utterly inscrutable. Read the rest