Archive for September, 2010

New Music on Listening Posts in Arts.

New Music on Listening Posts in Arts.

September 29, 2010

Arts, Dance, Film, Music, Musicals:

The Arts Reading Room has eight listening posts where you can listen to CDs from the audiovisual collection.   Playlists on some of the listening posts have recently been updated.  New… Read More ›

Mary Stuart: free opera screening.

Mary Stuart: free opera screening.

September 28, 2010

Arts, Music:

Mary Stuart : an opera in three acts, is the next program in the Music and Dance on Film series, to be screened in Arts this Wednesday September 19. Based on… Read More ›

Be ‘family history’ inspired at the 2010 Victorian Seniors Festival!

September 24, 2010

Family history events, Family matters:

Join Genealogy Team librarian Chris Wade along with staff from the Immigration Discovery Centre and Public Record Office Victoria at one of these workshops to be held at the Immigration… Read More ›

New books in Arts

New books in Arts

September 23, 2010

Arts, New books:

Wagner and cinema  edited by Jeongwon Joe and Sander L. Gilman John Dahl and neo-noir : examining auteurism and genre by Paul Monaco   Withnail and us : cult films and… Read More ›

Steampunk for the entire family

Steampunk for the entire family

September 22, 2010

Arts, Film:

As a part of the Outside-in Cinema screenings in Experimedia here at the Library, on Wednesday 22nd June at 6pm you can catch the classic animated film by Hayao Miyazaki,… Read More ›

The shelves are singing in Arts

The shelves are singing in Arts

September 17, 2010

Arts, Music, Musicals:

Browsing the music scores The Agnes Robertson Music Scores Room in the Arts Library is a treasure trove of printed music, from complete editions of major composers such as Bach, Mozart,… Read More ›

Find your ancestors who migrated to Victoria

September 17, 2010

Family matters, Research guides:

Our new online guide to Victorian migration records is now available. Many family historians ask the question “When did my ancestors arrive in Victoria?” This new guide is designed to… Read More ›

Speaking of the Baroque

Speaking of the Baroque

September 15, 2010

Arts:

If you’ve been watching  Waldemar Januszczak’s three-part series on the Baroque, on ABC1, you’ll no doubt be disappointed there are no more opulent episodes of OTT arty eye candy to… Read More ›

Peter Sculthorpe Double Bill: free screening.

Peter Sculthorpe Double Bill: free screening.

September 15, 2010

Arts, Music:

Two documentaries on the acclaimed Australian composer, Peter Sculthorpe, will feature in the next Music and Dance on Film series program to be held this Wednesday September 15 in Arts.   … Read More ›

New resources in Genealogy Centre

September 9, 2010

Collections, Family matters, New to the collection:

Guides to researching countries and occupations are among the new additions to our Genealogy collection in the last few months. Looking overseas, we have recently acquired guides to help you… Read More ›