Warner Music Australia, 2014

New Listening: Prince & Alice, Cleo & Callas, & much more

June 3, 2016

Arts, Film, Music:

Some great new music in Arts from pop to classical, and quite a few points in between.

New Sights & Sounds : Aida, Autumn, Peter, Puccini, & much more.

New Sights & Sounds : Aida, Autumn, Peter, Puccini, & much more.

April 1, 2016

Arts, Film, Music:

Some great new audio and video arrivals in Arts include latest releases in opera, pop, rock, classical music and film soundtracks.

William Morrow Publishers, 2014

Strutting and fretting their hour; new books in the performing arts

August 21, 2015

Arts, Film, Performing Arts:

Sometimes the goings on behind the scenes are a whole lot more fascinating than what goes on out the front……

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…..