Archive for September, 2011

Experience of War: WWI Seminar – 24 September 2011

Experience of War: WWI Seminar – 24 September 2011

September 30, 2011

Family history events, Family matters:

Last Saturday, I had the good fortune to attend the Genealogical Society of Victoria’s Experience of War: WWI Seminar. There were 4 speakers over the course of the day each… Read More ›

Melting clocks, prancing rockers, a bit of art and some pictorial physiques

Melting clocks, prancing rockers, a bit of art and some pictorial physiques

September 28, 2011

Arts:

I was going to do a post on another topic entirely, but the new-books shelf in Arts was bulging so I couldn’t resist! Dalí in the third dimension : the Stratton… Read More ›

Musicals double-bill screening.

Musicals double-bill screening.

September 27, 2011

Arts, Musicals:

A Musicals double-bill tribute to the American musical, is the next program in the Music and Dance on Film series to be screened this Wednesday September 28 in Arts. Guys and Dolls… Read More ›

Artists’ books – a Q and A with Sarah Bodman

Artists’ books – a Q and A with Sarah Bodman

September 26, 2011

Exhibitions, Family history events, News:

Sarah Bodman is Senior Research Fellow for Artists’ Books at the Centre for Fine Print Research at the University of the West of England, author of Creating artists’ books and editor of Artist’s book yearbook and the journal The blue notebook. Here she answers some questions about artists’ books ahead of her lecture at the Library tonight – Books of all stripes: artists’ publishing in the 21st century.

Finding Cadel or researching your Welsh ancestry

Finding Cadel or researching your Welsh ancestry

September 22, 2011

Family matters, Research tips & tricks, Websites:

Wales is a country which tends to be overshadowed by its larger neighbour England in many ways, and that includes genealogical research. Unlike those of Scotland and Ireland, Welsh records… Read More ›

Photography competition winners announced

Photography competition winners announced

September 19, 2011

Announcements, Exhibitions, News:

The As modern as tomorrow photography competition winners were announced last Thursday at an event hosted by Broadsheet in Fitzroy, Melbourne.

Family History Feast 2011 podcast available!

September 19, 2011

Family history events, Family matters, Uncategorized:

Did you know that a group of girls sent a petition to the Australian government to try to keep popstar Normie Rowe from being conscripted to serve in the Vietnam… Read More ›

That Sixties beat

That Sixties beat

September 18, 2011

Arts:

A recent biography of rock legend Syd Barrett had me wondering what else might be on the shelves. A very irregular head : the life of Syd Barrett by Rob Chapman… Read More ›

Those new books just keep coming!

Those new books just keep coming!

September 14, 2011

Arts, New books:

New York : a photographer’s city edited by Marla Hamburg Kennedy Nightmarish images of New York have been in the news a lot recently with the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks,… Read More ›

Such stuff as dreams are made on

Such stuff as dreams are made on

September 14, 2011

Arts:

  This week‘s Outside-in cinema looks at a recent re-working of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, as seen during the course of it’s making in a Kentucky Prison. Although Shakespeare behind… Read More ›