Archive for August, 2012

Stolen butter, a neglectful father and a shoe thief

Stolen butter, a neglectful father and a shoe thief

August 31, 2012

Collections, Family matters, Research tips & tricks:

One of my favourite resources in the Genealogy Centre is the historical set of Victoria Police gazettes.  The police gazettes began in December 1853 and were originally for police eyes… Read More ›

New books: art in the gallery and on the body

New books: art in the gallery and on the body

August 30, 2012

Arts, New books, Painting, Visual arts:

Great French paintings from the Clark : Barbizon through Impressionism: essays by James A. Ganz and Richard R. Brettell The names of Sterling and Francine Clark are perhaps not as… Read More ›

Redefining childishness at Outside-in cinema

Redefining childishness at Outside-in cinema

August 29, 2012

Arts, Film:

A few years back, I was sitting in the crowd at a Kristina Olsen concert, when she slipped into one of many between-song anecdotes. She recalled a question that a… Read More ›

Arts on Film: Triple Bill

Arts on Film: Triple Bill

August 29, 2012

Arts, Music, Painting:

A triple bill featuring Australian artist Robert Jacks, Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballe and French pianist Yvonne Loriod, is the next program in the Arts on Film series to be screened… Read More ›

Inky Awards youth literature shortlist announced

August 27, 2012

Announcements, News:

The State Library of Victoria has announced the shortlist for the 2012 Inky Awards for young adult literature and now invites Australian teen readers to vote for a winner.

New Music Boxes: Schubert, Powderfinger, Morricone & more.

New Music Boxes: Schubert, Powderfinger, Morricone & more.

August 26, 2012

Arts:

New CD Music Box arrivals include the following. These and other CDs & audiovisual material can be requested through the Library’s online catalogue, for playing on audiovisual equipment in Arts… Read More ›

What’s Brewing?

What’s Brewing?

August 22, 2012

Collections, Family matters, Uncategorized:

If you had an ancestor who worked at the Carlton and United Breweries or if you are simply interested in the history of the Australian brewing industry,  the CUB staff… Read More ›

Something to sing about in the Arts Library

Something to sing about in the Arts Library

August 20, 2012

Arts, Music, Musicals:

A selection of some of the newer piano-vocal scores available for browsing in the Agnes Robertson Music Scores Room in the Arts Library: Shrek, the musical: lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire… Read More ›

New Music:  Bubblegum hits, Celtic Divas & a smokingun

New Music: Bubblegum hits, Celtic Divas & a smokingun

August 17, 2012

Arts, Music, Musicals:

New CD arrivals include the following:  Graeme Lyall meets the Joe Chindamo Trio : smokingun. For jazz fans there is “Smokingun” featuring two Australian jazz greats together.  Saxophonist, Graeme Lyall,… Read More ›

Family History Feast 2012 – Monday 30 July

Family History Feast 2012 – Monday 30 July

August 16, 2012

Family history events, Family matters:

A look at some highlights of Family History Feast 2012!