A set of legs protrude from a twisted upturned trash can. All around it the stage is littered with rubbish and there is an eerie quiet. It’s a bizarre Caravaggio-meets-Midsommer-Murders image; at once decadent and distressing. And then the music starts and Betty Grumble springs to life.
Good poetry is beautiful; but great poetry strips the paint off walls. Candy Royalle is a great poet. Over a number of years she’s amassed a body of work that is powerful, lyrical, musical, dynamic and bold. Hailing from Sydney, she is a giant of the Australian literary scene, bringing a brand of performance that is unconstrained by genre and as gritty and uncompromising as it is gorgeous.
This exhibition at Artsite Gallery celebrates four decades of music by iconic musician Rod Morgan (aka Old Man Crow) and 25 years of collaboration with his partner, illustrator and bookbinder Mo Orkiszewski.
How much do children perceive of the world around them? And how much to adults perceive of the world of children? Montague Basement Presents: Tammy & Kite at Erskineville Town Hall from 13 to 17 September, tickets available here.
Alyssa Casey is the co-artistic director and choreographer of Primal Dance Company’s new work ‘Footmarks’. See these athletic, passionate and dynamic performers accompanied by an incredible score off original music on September 5th at the Eternity Playhouse, Darlinghurst. Tickets are available here.
Kirrilee Heartman shares the story behind her Sydney Fringe Festival workshop, Crafting a SacRed Yoni. The event is taking place at Marrickville Town Hall on Saturday 17 September at 11am and 2pm. Tickets can be found here.
We’re so excited to be part of the Sydney Fringe again this year presenting four different and fabulous shows each Monday night of September at the very groovy Knox Street Bar, Chippendale. What better way to spend a Monday night than in the company of friends, enjoying great pub grub with a cocktail, boutique beer or fine wine? To get a good seat or to grab a table for you and your friends, buy your tickets early.
A behind-the-scenes day in the life of New Zealand performer Jess Brien. Jess is bringing her solo show Coriander’s Yoga(ish) Show to The Old 505 Theatre for The Sydney Fringe Festival 20-24 September.