Tag: Arts

I like all kinds of art – music, theatre, film, sculpture etc – but in recent times, it’s visual art that interests me more, especially contemporary works. Here’s some of the stuff that I’ve found interesting lately.

  • Diana

    Diana

    Often when you go to the opening night of an exhibition, there’s a bunch of hangers-on who’ll stand around quaffing the wine and consuming the canapes, but who pay very little attention to the exhibition itself.… Read the rest

  • Holidays

    Holidays

    It’s funny being around Surry Hills in the daytime. As I work M-F 9-5 (or thereabouts), I don’t normally get to see what’s happening in my neighbourhood on a weekday.

    Looking out my window now, for example, there’s a couple of very flash looking women sitting in a very flash car.… Read the rest

  • Up Close and Musical

    I realised last night what an anti-social creature I’ve become. To avoid conversation and contact with other human beings while on the bus to Circular Quay, I actually put my headphones on without the sound playing.… Read the rest

  • Keating – The Musical

    Keating – The Musical

    A couple of friends and I went to see “Keating – The Musical” last night at Sydney’s Seymour Centre, and I can’t stop raving about it. Funny, thoughtful, and very entertaining.… Read the rest

  • Musical Friends

    Looking at my “Last FM” profile today, and in particular those I share musical tastes with, I notice the lack of any Australians and a preponderance of European men in their 30s and 40s (including those who have chosen Agnetha Faltskog and The Flying Nun as their avatars).… Read the rest

  • Priscilla – The Musical

    “Who is that woman?”, I asked my friend Paul at the After Show Party for the World Premiere of Priscilla – The Musical (based on the 1990s Australian film). She’d just sung a dance version of “California Dreaming” (by the Mammas & Pappas) which was pretty groovy, but leading to me assume she was one of those nameless, faceless backing singers who had released a disco tune or two.… Read the rest

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