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Poignant personal objects on display at National Museum of Australia

An historic pair of clapsticks, a deeply personal artwork, a celebratory coffee mug and a career motivating medal are among the objects chosen by...

Sunday essay: ‘I said no’ – Nie’s refusal and the troubling question of Pacific slavery in Australia

Image: A Pacific island woman with a child planting sugar cane in a field, Bingara, Queensland, c 1897. John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland. In...

Sunday essay: ‘but we already had a treaty’ – Tom Griffiths on a little known 1889 peace accord

Image: Josh Gorringe at the Debney Peace site in 2019. Photo: Tom Griffiths Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised this article contains names and/or...

Archbishop Desmond Tutu: father of South Africa’s ‘rainbow nation’

Image: Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Epa/Ian Langsdon Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Mpilo Tutu has died at the age of 90. Archbishop Tutu earned the respect and love of millions of South...

Sunday essay: Chanel’s complex legacy

Gabrielle Chanel, photograph by Henry Clarke, published in Vogue France, 1954. Paris Musées. © Henry Clarke, Paris Musées / Palais Galliera / ADAGP. Copyright...

RESEARCH NOTES 5 – A CONVERSATION ABOUT AUSTRALIAN BLUES MUSIC: LIFE BEYOND THE MAINSTREAM

    Building a “scene” involves lots of facets.  It involves recognising that a “scene” should exist when there is no real organisation.   Australian blues music...

Research Notes 4 – A Conversation About Australian Blues Music: Life Beyond The Mainstream

"Scars Of The Soul"  During the 1960s and 1970s, the protest song focused mostly on Vietnam.  At the time there were other little known protest...

Listen To Older Voices: Claire Humphrys – Part 1

  This is Part 1 of a 4-part program that features the Life and Times of Claire Humphrys.  Originally aired in early 2016, it is...

Santa was a lady once — is it time to bring her back?

Nancy Bird Walton preparing to fly a female Santa into north-west New South Wales in 1935. ©Royal Far West Can Christmas be about gender? Apparently...

John Lennon – 40 years murdered: Not forgotten!

Today is the fortieth anniversary of the murder of John Lennon. There are so many debates still continuing on today about John Lennon – was...
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MAY 4 “AMY WINEHOUSE RESURRECTED” A promo greatly appreciated

Presented by Ella's Music Club  Alexis Fishman 'Amy Winehouse Resurrected' -Royal Brighton Yacht Club Saturday 4 MAY  8:30pm 'AMY WINEHOUSE RESURRECTED' - https://youtu.be/dE9ThMvIyrM?si=qvZlIexSD8TEdXbK Expect the beehive, the foul-mouth and all of...

‘Resonate – Bowery Music Series’ returns to Melbourne’s west with Ziggy Ramo, Thndo, Cool Out Sun, Halo Vocal Ensemble and more this May!

The Bowery Theatre presents a jam-packed diverse music showcase over two Fridays in May. Resonate - Bowery Music Series is a curated program showcasing some of...

WE’VE TONGAN WORKSHOPS

  Join us for the first WE'VE project, a Pacific program exploring the artform of weaving as three artists from Tonga come together to host...

Mick Pacholli

Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.