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THEATRE: VINCENT RIVER

BY KOMI SELLATHURAI From telling a 'deformed baby' joke to smoking her first joint to taking in the scent of her dead son's shirt, the last tangible memory of a "gay bashing" victim, AFI-nominated actress Elaine Hudson, playing Anita, steals the show. Anita's homosexual son Vincent River has been brutally murdered in a public toilet […]

GIG: SHAPESHIFTER

PREVIEW BY KOMI SELLATHURAI Shapeshifter's elusive brand of music has been described as soulful drum and bass with funk, reggae, hip hop and electronic influences, amongst others. It was time someone asked the band what the hell it is that they thought they were playing. Band member, Sam Trevethick (keyboards, guitar, percussion) - who isn't […]