October 2017


Magazine

October 2017

On a mission

Bender’s choice

The ghost of creativity spurned

Break it down

Magnetic opus

Small moments

Usurped by chaos

Another summer’s night

This is not an opera house

Beautiful on the outside … the tragedy of Bennelong Point

The Nation Reviewed

What should we do with Captain Cook?

The pitfalls of memorialising historical figures

On a mission

Reviving a century of Indigenous music through the Mission Songs Project

The world sneaks in

Take a walk through the TarraWarra Museum of Art’s International exhibition

Painting the picture

Audio describers bring theatre to life for the vision impaired

Snapshots from the abyss

Meet Australia’s creatures of the deep


The Monthly Essays

This is not an opera house

Beautiful on the outside … the tragedy of Bennelong Point

C’mon, we’re being fun

‘Get Krack!n’s Kate McLennan and Kate McCartney are not pussyfooting around

Bender’s choice

Tasmanian salmon, from farm to court


VOX

Lucky Luke

The Darwin poet whose muse is a dialysis machine

Owl

Medicine

The eyes have it

How is it possible for an emotion to be expressed in an eyeball?

Medicine

Arts & Letters

The ghost of creativity spurned

Richard Flanagan explores a different kind of darkness in ‘First Person’

Break it down

Taylor Mac takes on ‘A 24-Decade History of Popular Music’

Magnetic opus

Stephin Merritt brings his ‘50 Song Memoir’ to the Melbourne Festival

Small moments

Jennifer Egan’s dynamic new novel, ‘Manhattan Beach’, will reward all readers

Usurped by chaos

A creative’s mea culpa? An allegory for environmental devastation? Either way, Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’ is an exhausting film.

Another summer’s night

The intangible beauty of The Clientele’s ‘Music for the Age of Miracles’



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