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Jatayu Moksham

Designated by the Indian Parliament in 1994 as an ‘Institute of National Importance’, the Kalakshetra Foundation is dedicated to the preservation of Bharantanatyam dance and Gandharvaveda music. Rukmini Devi ...
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Seminar: a comedy

The exoteric and instructional title of Seminar: a comedy alone gives a hint that this play by Theresa Rebeck will involve a seminar that will treat its participants with a certain level of condescension. In this product...
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David Hockney: Current

In a world exclusive exhibition, the National Gallery of Victoria presents David Hockney: Current, a major solo exhibition on arguably Britain’s most influential and prolific artist, focusing on the last decade of Hockne...
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Blessed

When I was young and taken to the local Presbyterian Church, there would be a fair held every year, which included a colouring competition for the kids. The submissions would be pinned up to look at, and there were the m...
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Shining City

What a diverse range of experiences you can have over a week in the Melbourne Theatre scene. Last Friday Anti-Hamlet had too much happening. Shining City takes rather the opposite approach. Dublin-born playwright and scr...
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Anti-Hamlet

Writer and Director Mark Wilson uses William Shakespeare’s Hamlet as a departure point for his new work Anti-Hamlet. Those having certain tastes – say, some for contemporary Australian politics, and a lot for meta-...
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Ancient Rain

Listening to a collection of songs inspired by the last 100 years of Irish poetry may not sound like the most riveting way to spend an evening. But that is to underestimate the creativity and passion of three extraordina...