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sunday essay: 3 ways philosophy can help us understand love

Sunday essay: 3 ways philosophy can help us understand love

  Francois Gerard, Cupid and Psyche, 1798. Wikimedia Commons Love can seem a primal force, an intoxicating mix of desire, care, ecstasy and jealousy hard-wired into our hearts. The polar opposite of philosophy’s measured rationality...
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Join us for the virtual opening of Vipoo Srivilasa, Natasha Bieniek and Ruth Höflich

Jeremy Blackshaw, Chair & Melinda Martin, Director together with the Board and our team of Linden New Art invite you to a virtual opening to celebrate the new work of three leading mid-career Australian...
review: taman shud – eight years of moonlight

Review: Taman Shud – Eight Years Of Moonlight

Tamam Shud are an Australian psychedelic, progressive rock and surf rock band who have survived 5 decades. Eight Years of Moonlight is the fifth album from the iconic Australian group - Taman Shud.   Their history...
Au Revoir Mirka Mora, Your Joie De Vivre Will Live On

Au revoir Mirka Mora, your joie de vivre will live on

Mirka Mora sitting surrounded by her colourful doll and soft sculpture creations and tapestries in 1978.  Courtesy of the Rennie Ellis Photographic Archive,State Library of Victoria. Mirka Mora has left us, at the age of 90....
Chain “… And The Night Man Walked On The Moon*” Part 2 Of 3

CHAIN “… and the night man walked on the moon*” Part 2 of 3

    CHAIN LIVE (c. 1969 from Chain Live back cover left to right:  Glyn Mason (guitar/vocals), Warren "Pig" Morgan (electric piano), Phil Manning (guitar/vocals), Barry Sullivan (Big Goose - bass), Barry Harvey (Little Goose - drums) A...
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Listen To Older Voices : David Flint – Part 3

Welcome to the penultimate program in the Life and Times story of David Flint. David hides nothing as he shares stories freely about the Melbourne music scene in the mid to late 60’s through into...
cream of the crate #38 : dead kennedys – fresh fruit for rotting vegetables

Cream Of The Crate #38 : Dead Kennedys – Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables

     This review was originally posted on the first Toorak Times web site where publications ceased on that site in March 2017. The old site will be permanently closed in 2020 and these reviews are...
sunday essay: the naked truth on nudity

Sunday essay: the naked truth on nudity

Photographer Spencer Tunick celebrates the joyful, frivolous and liberating experience of public nudity. A major exhibition opens at the Art Gallery of New South Wales this weekend – a collection of nudes from the...
black sorrow’s claude carranza

Black Sorrow’s Claude Carranza

Since 1983, The Black Sorrows have continued to feature in the vast landscape that is the Australian music industry. With a legion of fans both here and across the globe, some of their many hits include Hold...
jon english: 26 march 1949 – 9 march 2016

Jon English: 26 March 1949 – 9 March 2016

Jon English is the second major musical star to have passed this week, and his loss will be deeply felt. It appears as though he passed away as a result of complications following an...