Archive for October, 2012

Some particularly rapid unintelligible patter: celebrating Gilbert and Sullivan

Some particularly rapid unintelligible patter: celebrating Gilbert and Sullivan

October 11, 2012

Arts, Music:

Once guaranteed crowd-pleasers, it seems that the works of Gilbert and Sullivan have lost a bit of traction in recent years with our major opera companies. A shame really as… Read More ›

New books: Yoshitoshi, Venetian masters, rising stars and Canada, O Canada….

New books: Yoshitoshi, Venetian masters, rising stars and Canada, O Canada….

October 11, 2012

Arts:

Yoshitoshi: masterpieces from the Ed Freis collection by Chris Uhlenbeck and Amy Reigle Newland Hotei, 2011   Tsukioka Yoshitoshi was one of the greatest masters of the Japanese woodblock print… Read More ›

Musical Listening in Arts

Musical Listening in Arts

October 10, 2012

Arts, Musicals:

Musical theatre features on new Listening Post music in Arts highlighting some recent CD arrivals, plus a few popular titles making a return visit. There are eight jukebox listening posts… Read More ›

Opera Screening: The Merry Widow

Opera Screening: The Merry Widow

October 9, 2012

Arts:

The Merry Widow : an operetta in three acts is the next program in the Arts on Film series, to be screened this Wednesday October 10 in Arts. With music… Read More ›

Your State Library,Your Say October 2012

October 8, 2012

Family matters, Uncategorized:

Right now the State Library of Victoria is planning its future so a great opportunity for the  Family Matters blog community to contribute their ideas about what this Library could be.  You… Read More ›

Library asks Victorians to shape its future

Library asks Victorians to shape its future

October 3, 2012

About us, Announcements, Library services, News:

What do you want us to be?  This is the question the State Library of Victoria is asking all Victorians to answer to aid in its planning for the next… Read More ›