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Dickinson’s Room review (Buckingham Arms Hotel, Adelaide Fringe Festival)

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Reviews, Stage, Theatre |

Set away from main Fringe venues at the Fringe Lodge (aka The Buckingham Arms), Dickinson’s Room is a site-specific work adapted from the poems and prose of Emily Dickinson. Bad Neighbour Theatre co-founder Charlotte Day and actor Miranda McCauley (playing Emily) have brought Dickinson’s Room to Adelaide from New York, via Edinburgh Fringe. Three small,

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Could Apple be the lesser of all evils for Federation Square?

News & Commentary |

Despite widespread criticism of building an Apple Store in Melbourne’s Federation Square, it may be the best way to safeguard its civic character argues Michelle Tabet in this article first published on the UK-based design site, Dezeeen. It is hard to dispute that Federation Square is one of Melbourne’s most successful architectural projects ever. With its angular architecture, stepped public

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The Riot review: ABC TV’s Gay Mardi Gras drama

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Reviews, Screen, TV |

As we stumble through our daily lives forced to partake in that, at times, insufferable activity known as ‘conversation’, we are all doomed to experience what the French call l’esprit d’escalier. In English, this is known as ‘stairway wit’ or ‘the stairway syndrome,’ referring to how the perfect riposte arrives in one’s mind too late –

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The National music review (Sydney Opera House)

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Live, Music, Reviews |

American band, The National, returned to the Sydney Opera House Forecourt last night (February 21) after playing there on their last visit to Australia in 2014. They’re here supporting their 2017 album, Sleep Well Beast, which won them a Grammy for Best Alternative Album in January. Time will tell whether Sleep Well Beast resonates as well with

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