Post Tagged with: "Theatre"

Beauty spots: from facial flaws to fashion statements

Beauty spots: from facial flaws to fashion statements

September 6, 2018

Social life & customs, Such was life, Theatre:

Under the eye or the corner of the mouth? Does the position of your beauty spot mean you are a flirt, engaged or just cheeky? Stars, pigs and horses; from the eighteenth century onward, the beauty spot has an alluring past.

The breaking of the drought: silent movies and photography

The breaking of the drought: silent movies and photography

July 30, 2018

Arts & literature, Such was life:

The Library has digitised some wonderful photographs taken during the filming of the 1920 Australian silent movie, ‘The breaking of the drought.’ Melodrama, song, dance, water ballet, seduction, ruin and redemption; this movie has it all. And a happy ending too.

A bohemian football match

A bohemian football match

March 31, 2015

Sport, Such was life:

The costume football match in 1881 featured players dressed as characters from opera, tragedy, comedy, farce and pantomime.

Arts on Film: The Winter’s Tale.

Arts on Film: The Winter’s Tale.

August 20, 2013

Arts:

The Winter’s Tale : a play in five acts by William Shakespeare, is the next program in the Arts on Film series to be screened this Wednesday August 21. This… Read More ›

Arts on Film : Shakespeare screening.

Arts on Film : Shakespeare screening.

April 30, 2013

Arts, Performing Arts, Theatre:

As you like it : a comedy in five acts by William Shakespeare, is the next program in the Arts on Film series, to be screened this Wednesday May 1 in… Read More ›

Australian Performing Group

Australian Performing Group

April 6, 2013

Arts & literature, Such was life:

The 1960s, a time of social and political change, saw the birth of the Australian Performing Group (APG).

Augusta L Dargon and the Melbourne Irish

Augusta L Dargon and the Melbourne Irish

March 14, 2013

People & professions, Such was life:

In honour of St Patrick’s Day, Manuscripts Librarian Kevin Molloy examines a little known Irish-Australian treasure:

New DVDs: Haydn, the New York Times, the Don & more.

New DVDs: Haydn, the New York Times, the Don & more.

November 12, 2012

Arts, Film, Music:

New DVDs arriving into the collection include the following: In Search of Haydn: a film by Phil Grabsky   Michel Legrand and the cinema A classical and film composer are… Read More ›

New Music:  Bubblegum hits, Celtic Divas & a smokingun

New Music: Bubblegum hits, Celtic Divas & a smokingun

August 17, 2012

Arts, Music, Musicals:

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 ›

Arts on Film:  Cats, Phantom, Les Miserables & more.

Arts on Film: Cats, Phantom, Les Miserables & more.

August 14, 2012

Arts, Musicals, Theatre:

Hey Mr Producer : the musical world of Cameron MacKintosh! is the next program in the Arts on Film series, to be screened this Wednesday August 14 in Arts. This… Read More ›