Film

ABC, Universal Music, 2014

New Sights & Sounds including Stones, Sinbad and Satchmo.

August 14, 2015

Arts, Film, Music:

Some great new arrivals in popular music, film soundtracks, musical theatre, jazz, rock, classical, and even marching music for those so inclined.

Interior views of cinema: Harold Paynting

Melbourne International Film Festival; that’s entertainment!

July 31, 2015

Arts, Film:

It’s that time of year again when Melbourne’s cinephiles either come to work bleary-eyed and tetchy, or just take a couple of weeks off and disappear into darkened cinemas around town.

PS Classics, 2015

New Listening in Arts : Soundtracks and Shows

July 8, 2015

Arts, Film, Music, Musicals:

Classic film soundtracks and Broadway shows currently feature on the Listening Posts in Arts.

Paramount Records, 1970

The Battle of Waterloo and its 200 year old legacy

June 18, 2015

Arts, Film, Painting, Visual arts:

The Battle of Waterloo continues to fascinate, even 200 years after those ferocious days

Red Planet, 1995

Moments to treasure

May 29, 2015

Arts, Film, Music:

Between the Library and the internet you can find almost any treasure

Bela Lugosi

118 years young, but who’s counting…….

May 22, 2015

Arts, Film, Music:

“Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make.” Can you guess whose 118th birthday it is this month?

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………