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Summer of the Seventeenth Doll – REVIEW

The gremlins had it in for the Genesian company on opening night of their latest production, Summer of the Seventeenth Doll. The lights wouldn’t cooperate, the pre-show music didn’t want to stop, and the whole thing threw the actors off kilter. However, the cast and the audience took it all in good humour and persevered.  […]

Review: Ablaze

The documentary “Ablaze” is a paean to Aboriginal rights activist William Onus, and a fascinating tour of suppressed Australian history. Filmmakers Tiriki Onus and Alec Morgan have created a gripping film exploring the life and times of William Onus, Tiriki’s grandfather. It’s something of a mysterious treasure trail. Tiriki discovers a suitcase in his mother’s […]

Energised Espresso Chorus brews new talent

A no-audition policy means anything but low standards for the Leichhardt Espresso Chorus, which says it is as robust and vigorous as its namesake beverage. Choir director Lliane Clarke is preparing the open-to-anyone group for a whimsical, comedic concert in Leichhardt this month. “While we are [community-based] and we are audition-free, we quest for absolute […]