October 2014


Magazine

October 2014

Kelly country

She’ll be cactus

State of the arts

Mother courage

Island time

Majesty and burning

The artisan

Kelpie blues

Overthinking

State of the arts

How the Abbott government is funding a high-culture war


The Nation Reviewed

Kelly country

Contesting Paul Kelly’s ‘Triumph and Demise’

She’ll be cactus

In central Victoria, locals are taking up arms against the invading wheel cactus

A little foyer music

The chimes they are a-changing at the Sydney Opera House

Pierre Ryckmans

Remembering a man of letters, and a friend


The Monthly Essays

State of the arts

How the Abbott government is funding a high-culture war

Mother courage

At home with Rosie Batty

Island time

A trip through the Torres Strait to see the Coming of the Light festival

Dr Graham’s patented elixir

Gene silencing, miracle cures and Balmain’s biggest biotech company


VOX

The good story

Truth, fiction and psychotherapy

Owl

Medicine

Looking for trouble

Does medical screening do more harm than good?

Medicine

Arts & Letters

The best of Australian arts 2014

Critics give their picks for the year’s top ten

Shaped for good purpose

From stick insects to swagmen in Don Watson’s ‘The Bush’

Majesty and burning

A century of Dylan Thomas

The artisan

‘The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier’ at the National Gallery of Victoria

Kelpie blues

Laura Jean’s ‘Laura Jean’ finds the Melbourne singer-songwriter finally feeling at home

Overthinking

A journey through time and mind in Hugh Sullivan’s ‘The Infinite Man’



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