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Storehouse St Kilda presents a joint exhibition of robust glass forms and spectacular pendant lights combined with bold energetic paintings of iconic local scenes. The cohesion on curved lines, clear colour and seemingly constant movement...
cream of the crate: album review # 155- billy thorpe: tangier

Cream of The Crate: Album Review # 155- Billy Thorpe: Tangier

      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...
a decidedly gin soaked cabaret…

A Decidedly Gin Soaked Cabaret…

When you think of Melbourne and Cabaret, there is one venue that springs to mind... now it's in 16th year, The Butterfly Club is a venue that holds a special place in the hearts...

Sunday essay: images of mourning and the power of acknowledging grief

These images of Cherine Fahd’s grandfather’s funeral were tucked away in a brown paper envelope for decades. As a society, we too often keep grief hidden from view. Author provided Before her death in 2010...
Stone tools date 2.4million years ago

Stone tools date early humans in North Africa to 2.4 million years ago

Archaeological excavation at Ain Boucherit, Algeria.  Mathieu Duval, Author provided When did early humans first arrive in the Mediterranean area? New archaeological evidence published yesterday online by the journal Science (as a First Release) indicates their presence in...
lilith: the jungle girl

Lilith: The Jungle Girl

Perhaps the oddest performance you may come across on the main stage this year, it is absolutely ridiculous in the best possible way, quick witted, dark and humorous; its black comedy suspended mid-air in...
Journey of the Kookaburra (Sam, Kurnai Wirangu Kokatha)

Torch exhibition shines a light on Indigenous incarceration

The Torch exhibition showcasing art by current or former Indigenous offenders is shining brighter than ever on its milestone 10th anniversary. More than 200 artworks will be showcased at the free Confined 10 exhibition at...

Lady of the Swamp – St Kilda Writers Week

This show is based on a celebrated Australian story documented in two novels; “The Lady of the Swamp” and “Swamp, Who Murdered Margaret Clement”. Four books on white collar fraud and unsolved Murders include...
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Sunday essay: back to Moore River and finding family

Children at Norseman Mission. The author’s mum, Violet Newman is in the middle row on the far left.  Image from the collection of Elsie Lambadgee (dec.) Untangling the web that is the history of...

Space Oddity at 50: the ‘novelty song’ that became a cultural touchstone

  David Bowie in the film clip for Space Oddity: the song would become an anthem for space exploration with an enduring appeal. YouTube When the 22-year-old David Bowie penned Space Oddity, a song that...
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