Arts

Summer sound tracks & jukebox bop

Summer sound tracks & jukebox bop

January 23, 2015

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Arts, Film, Music, Popular music:

Summer holiday sounds with a 60s flavour currently feature on Listening Posts in Arts.  They include new releases and old favourites in film sound tracks and popular music. The online catalogue indicates which Listening Post the CD is available… Read More ›

The Naked Lunch (London, John Calder, 1964)

William Burroughs: Beat Icon

January 15, 2015

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Arts:

This year, Mirror of the World features a selection of works by William Burroughs (1914–1997), who, in the centenary year of his birth, still casts a long shadow on literary and cultural landscapes.

New things for the New Year

New things for the New Year

January 7, 2015

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Arts, Film, Music, New books:

A mixed bag of New Year goodies, a bit like those Xmas raffles which I never seem to win………

Bohemian Rhapsody for Bohemian Melbourne

Bohemian Rhapsody for Bohemian Melbourne

December 26, 2014

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Arts, Popular music:

In honour of our splendid exhibition, Bohemian Melbourne, currently on show in the Murdoch Gallery until 22 February (you’d be mad to miss it!), here’s Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen in… Read More ›