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Listen To Older Voices : Chris Stockley – Part 2

Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the Toorak Times and Tagg. Listen To Older Voices presents the stories, views and opinions of our older citizens. It is predominantly in a life & times format, with interviewees reflecting upon their lives from earliest memories. An underlying principle...

Listen To Older Voices : Chris Stockley – Part 1

Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the Toorak Times and Tagg. Listen To Older Voices presents the stories, views and opinions of our older citizens. It is predominantly in a life & times format, with interviewees reflecting upon their lives from earliest memories. An underlying principle...

Listen To Older Voices – Rosalyn Thornton: Part 2

Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the Toorak Times and Tagg. Listen To Older Voices presents the stories, views and opinions of our older citizens. It is predominantly in a life & times format, with interviewees reflecting upon their lives from earliest memories. An underlying principle of the program...

Looking forward – to 2018

A very Merry Christmas, And a happy new year,  Let's hope it's a good one, Without any fear. 2017 is over and for many people, it may not have come too soon.   Rather than looking backward, we at the Toorak Times and our Arts magazine TAGG would like to look forward, to 2018 and what we would like to see and what concerns...

Explainer: the politics of heavy metal

A Black Sabbath fan on stage at a rock concert   in Finland. Anssi Koskinen/flickr The popular mythology of heavy metal begins with an amputation. In the mid-1960s, teenage guitarist Frank Anthony Iommi lost the tips of several fingers in an industrial accident. To compensate for this loss, he tuned his guitar lower, slackening the strings to make them easier...

Sunday essay: the art of the pinch – popular music and appropriation

The Rolling Stones performing in Hamburg during the ‘No Filter’ European tour: the band’s legacy is entwined with the pioneers of black American music. Morris Mac Matzen/Reuters Everything old is new again. Today the Rolling Stones release On Air, a collection of much-bootlegged BBC live studio broadcasts taped for a variety of programs between 1963 and 1965. The remastered set provides...

Announcing the Australian Premiere of HAND TO GOD

ALEKSANDAR VASS & VASS PRODUCTIONS PRESENT  The Smash Hit Broadway Comedy HAND TO GOD By Robert Askins February 22 – March 18, 2018 The Alex Theatre St Kilda  The critically acclaimed American play HAND TO GOD, about...

The Australian Road Crew Association (ARCA) releases incredibly rare recordings – New Desk Tape Series

Now rare and classic Aussie tracks will help the roadies who supported the bands who recorded them The ARCA Desk Tape Series is an initiative of the Australian Road Crew Association (ARCA). ARCA is an Australia-wide not-for-profit organisation dedicated to the welfare of live production crew in Australia, past and present. Without roadies to pack, unpack, carry, maintain and set...

Emotionworks Cut Opera – Tosca in Pt Lonsdale

EMOTIONWORKS CUT OPERA In Association With TRUFFLEDUCK Presents Tosca Bound in Soul, Blues and R&B On the Lawn in Point Lonsdale 22 Bowen Rd, Point Lonsdale Hall December 3rd at 4pm. Food and bar from 3:00pm Bookings (essential): https://www.trybooking.com/SOLW This fast moving 90 minute adaptation of Tosca is updated and...

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