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Continental Cafe, Greville St, Prahran

Continental Cafe, Greville St, Prahran

January 8, 2014

Buildings & streets, Such was life:

The area on the eastern side of Prahran Station has a long history as a performance venue. In 1920 the famous Leggett’s Ballroom was built and became a dancing institution for decades to come. On the same site, The Continental Cafe at 134 Greville Street became a lynch pin in the Melbourne live music scene from 1993-2001.

Claude-Michel Schönberg visits the Library

Claude-Michel Schönberg visits the Library

October 8, 2013

Musicals, Rare Books & Arts, Theatre:

On Tuesday 15 October, 2013,  the State Library held an exclusive event featuring multi-award winning composer, Claude-Michel Schönberg, speaking to Julia Zemiro. As a Golden Globe winner, Oscar nominee and… Read More ›

Arts on Film: Beethoven’s Eroica

Arts on Film: Beethoven’s Eroica

September 3, 2013

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

Beethoven’s Eroica Double Bill is the next program in the Arts on Film series to be screened this Wednesday September 4. At 12.00 noon, Beethoven’s Eroica is a documentary exploring… Read More ›

Arts on Film: Kamahl & Louis Armstrong double

Arts on Film: Kamahl & Louis Armstrong double

August 6, 2013

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

A double bill featuring Kamahl and Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong is the next program in the Arts on Film series to be screened this Wednesday August 7. Louis Armstrong : live in Australia,… Read More ›

Arts on Film:  Opera Screening – Armida.

Arts on Film: Opera Screening – Armida.

July 22, 2013

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

Armida : an opera in three acts, is the next program in the Arts on Film series to be screened this Wednesday July 24. Please note that from today Arts on… Read More ›

Arts on Film: Triple Bill.

Arts on Film: Triple Bill.

June 12, 2013

Rare Books & Arts:

A triple bill featuring Australian explorer, natural scientist and artist William Blandowski, Australian artist Julie Gough and Belgian musician Rene Jacobs, is the next program in the Arts on Film series to be… Read More ›

Arts on Film: Aaron Copland Double Bill.

Arts on Film: Aaron Copland Double Bill.

September 26, 2012

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

A double bill featuring the renowned American composer, Aaron Copland, is the next program in the Arts on Film series, to be screen this coming Wednesday September 26 in Arts.… Read More ›

New Music:  Bubblegum hits, Celtic Divas & a smokingun

New Music: Bubblegum hits, Celtic Divas & a smokingun

August 17, 2012

Music, Musicals, Rare Books & Arts:

New CD arrivals include the following:  Graeme Lyall meets the Joe Chindamo Trio : smokingun. For jazz fans there is “Smokingun” featuring two Australian jazz greats together.  Saxophonist, Graeme Lyall,… Read More ›

Opera Screening: Madama Butterfly

Opera Screening: Madama Butterfly

July 31, 2012

Rare Books & Arts:

Madama Butterfly : an opera in two acts is the next program in the Arts on Film series, to be screened this Wednesday August 1 in Arts. With music by… Read More ›

More music-videos from the Naxos stream

More music-videos from the Naxos stream

July 24, 2012

Music, Rare Books & Arts:

There’s really nothing quite as exciting as watching a great orchestra under a great conductor performing a great work, which is precisely what you get on the Naxos Video Library… Read More ›