Film

Century, 1995

The Final Frontier: putting the fiction into science

March 5, 2015

Arts, Film, Television:

The sad news this week of the death of American actor Leonard Nimoy (aka Star Trek’s Mr Spock) transported me back to my days of rubber Vulcan ears and plastic phaser guns…..

Kevin James Collection

If it’s not vinyl, it’s not a record…..

January 29, 2015

Arts, Film, Music:

A few years back we were extremely fortunate to be on the receiving end of a marvellous collection of vinyl record albums from the estate of Kevin James, a passionate collector.

Summer sound tracks & jukebox bop

Summer sound tracks & jukebox bop

January 23, 2015

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 ›

New things for the New Year

New things for the New Year

January 7, 2015

Arts, Film, Music, New books:

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

Livening the place up with a bit of bohemianism

Livening the place up with a bit of bohemianism

December 2, 2014

Arts, Film, Photography, Visual arts:

Bohemians come in all shapes and sizes

Fantastic Voyage with King Kong & Queen : new listening in Arts.

Fantastic Voyage with King Kong & Queen : new listening in Arts.

September 12, 2014

Arts, Film, Music, Musicals, Performing Arts, Popular music, Theatre:

Some new CD arrivals feature on the Listening Posts in Arts. They include recent releases in film soundtracks, pop, rock, classical guitar, and musical theatre. The online catalogue indicates which… Read More ›

75 years ago; art goes to war again

75 years ago; art goes to war again

September 5, 2014

Arts, Film, Popular music, Visual arts:

I was taken by surprise the other day when, listening to the radio in the morning, the announcer rather casually mentioned that on that particular day 75 years ago (… Read More ›

It’s a book Jim, but not as we know it; new ebooks in Arts

It’s a book Jim, but not as we know it; new ebooks in Arts

August 28, 2014

Arts, Film, Music, New books, Popular music, Television:

Our collection of ebooks continues to grow, and these are just a few of my current personal favourites; I can’t wait to get home to read them! You can too… Read More ›

Victor Hugo, Rigoletto and a charming battleship

Victor Hugo, Rigoletto and a charming battleship

August 15, 2014

Arts, Film, Music:

  With the State Library’s major exhibition, Victor Hugo: Les Misérables – From Page to Stage, currently showing, I thought it might be timely to delve into just a few… Read More ›

New soundtracks: Gravity, Cromwell, Superman, and more.

New soundtracks: Gravity, Cromwell, Superman, and more.

June 20, 2014

Arts, Film, Music:

New CD arrivals feature on the Listening Posts in Arts.  They include some great film soundtrack releases. The online catalogue indicates which Listening Post the CD is available on. There… Read More ›