Aviva Goes to Disneyland

November 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Following the phenomenal success of their last concert, Aviva String Quartet are back again with their final concert of the year “Aviva Goes to Disneyland” on November 29th. The highly talented foursome consists of Caroline Lloyd-Doolan and Susan Fraser on violins, Carol Radovanovic on Cello and Rebecca Brown on Viola.  Ashley Baxter will accompany them...

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Unique Film Screenings continue

November 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hi, Townsville  art and culture lovers, and film review readers elsewhere, ever wanted to know what it was like to make twenty five films before you were twenty-five? Or to direct cult icons from a genre television giant as you make your way in the world of cinema? Our Dec 4th screening includes a live Q&A...

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Mabuse: Double Feature

November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dec Fri 4th Doctor Mabuse: Double Feature Steam Punk  & Film Noir themed /red carpet Event for our final screening for the year. Includes  skype Q&A from Los Angeles with Director Ansel Faraj himself. Time:doors open 7pm – screenings start 8pm  – Experimental sounds &Vinyl Dark Shadows Cocktail – Cash bar only  screenings start 20 min interval in between...

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A Stylish Career.

November 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Book review – words by Alison Byrnes.   Impressive: How to have a stylish career by Kirstie Clements . “… Working at magazines as prestigious as Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar gave me an entrée I would not have otherwise had into a fashionable and dazzling landscape – members’ pass into a very private club. But the glitter and the...

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Luxe in the Perfumed Gardens

September 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Saturday 17th October  Film, art and fashion collide in a magical, garden setting. Special Event open to the Public. Art, Performance and Fashion –Time: 5pm – 10.30pm / Cash bar only. Entry $20.00 tickets available at http://townsville.localtickets.net.au/event?id=1728     limited tickets on the door.   Dress code: Red carpet Glam. The Perfumed Gardens cnr Sturt and Stokes...

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Ansel Faraj genius of Independent Film

August 12, 2015 | 1 Comments

Independent Film-Maker Ansel Faraj Interviewed by Todd Barty Ever wanted to know what it was like to make twenty five films before you were twenty-five? Or to direct cult icons from a genre television giant as you make your way in the world of cinema?To find out, Artgaze’s film reviewer and presenter Todd Barty caught...

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Don Juan at Full Throttle

May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Words Sophie Dillon – images Aaron Ashley , Jayde Baguley. Don Juan is a fictional character who has been the subject of operas, poetry, and plays since the 17th century, a great seducer in search of the ideal of a perfect woman who doesn’t exist. It is this futile search that drives his promiscuity and is ultimately what...

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Tropical Encounters at Ditchburn Art Gallery

December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sylvia Ditchburn Fine Art Gallery, Shop 7, Metro Quays, 86 Ogden St, Townsville ph 0747243953, Hrs Tue-Fri 10-4; Sun 10-1pm Tropical Encounters Themed group exhibition 28 Nov – 24 Dec 2014 Reviewed by Dr Sylvia Ditchburn Themes of agony and angst, war, destitution and harsh, dry landscapes were often considered the serious subjects of fine...

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‘Tree’ Exhibition Weaves Earthy Magic

November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tree Bernadette Boscacci, Kathy Cornwall, Marion Gaemers and Robyn Sweeney. Pinnacles Gallery, Riverway Arts Centre,  31 October – 7 December 2014 review by Dr Anneke Silver Arborophobia (fear of trees) is a term first coined by Robyn Boyd in his book the Australian Ugliness in the 1970s. Progress has been made since, with councils planting...

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The Colour of the Night

November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Colour of the Night by Robert Hollingworth Melbourne: Hybrid, 2014 Those of you arriving home after dark might raise your head a moment between the taxi and your front door and consider the colour of the night. How was it different that time you went camping, or when you saw it on the television?...

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