Sep
7
2018

The Uyghurs lucky enough to celebrate their own culture

shoh res

They’re the lucky ones. Australia’s Uyghurs are still able to celebrate their ancient culture in music and dance. Their compatriots in China’s north-west Xinjiang province, meanwhile, are ever more widely reported as being arrested without charge, sent to political “re-education” camps, or simply disappearing altogether. Such allegations are denied by Chinese authorities, and yet the […]

Sep
6
2018

THE HARP IN THE SOUTH PART ONE AND PART TWO

The Harp in the South

Roslyn Packer Theatre, August 25 8/10 At its best it’s like wading against the great wash of humanity in peak hour at Central: an endless press of faces registering worry, sorrow, panic, anger and, yes, even joy. Many of the 90 roles leave you bruised as they stream from the pages of Ruth Park’s trilogy […]

Sep
2
2018

ROBYN ARCHER

Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2016

City Recital Hall, August 22 6/10 It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The euphoria of the end of the war to end all wars – with its consequent artistic, social and sexual bravado – collided with the crunch of the Great Depression and then impaled itself on the rise […]

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