Archive for September, 2011

Macbeth the ballet: screening in Arts

Macbeth the ballet: screening in Arts

September 13, 2011

Arts, Dance:

Macbeth : a ballet in two acts, is the next program in the Music and Dance on Film series to be screened this Wednesday September 14 in Arts. The ballet… Read More ›

Don Grant Lecture 2011 videocast available!

Don Grant Lecture 2011 videocast available!

September 12, 2011

Family matters, Uncategorized:

Want to relive or discover for the first time Dr Andrew Lemon’s outstanding Don Grant Lecture 2011 on the topic Storming the barricades – the family history revolution?  The Lecture organised by… Read More ›

Marching chorines, visions of the future, cinematic moments and Frida and Rita

Marching chorines, visions of the future, cinematic moments and Frida and Rita

September 7, 2011

Arts:

A pick n’ mix of new books: Buzz : the life and art of Busby Berkeley by Jeffrey Spivak University Press of Kentucky, 2011 It’s a wonder really that Busby Berkeley’s life… Read More ›

Not Ned’s head, maybe Deeming’s

Not Ned’s head, maybe Deeming’s

September 7, 2011

Collection, News:

Ned’s Head, a recent documentary following the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine investigation into what was believed to be Ned Kelly’s skull, has revealed it was not Ned’s but possibly that of notorious serial killer Frederick Deeming. But who was Deeming?

Geelong and genealogy

Geelong and genealogy

September 5, 2011

Family history events, Family matters:

About 700 people over the two days, more than 70 exhibitors and some 36 talks, such was the successful Unlock the Past Expo held at the Geelong Arena on Friday 2… Read More ›

New music listening in Arts.

New music listening in Arts.

September 4, 2011

Arts, Music:

New CDs arriving into the collection include classic movie soundtracks like 2001: a space odyssey and Doctor Zhivago,  pop favourite Rihanna, two Gershwin selections and another ABC compilation, High Tea: elegant… Read More ›

Geelong : the place to be 2 and 3 September 2011

Geelong : the place to be 2 and 3 September 2011

September 1, 2011

Family history events, Family matters:

No the mighty Cats (Geelong Football Club) are playing Collingwood in Melbourne at the MCG on Friday night 2 September!  Sketches at Geelong 14 January 1888 (wood engraving)  IAN14/01/88/5  mp 006963     State Library… Read More ›