Entertainment

Old sailors, new tricks at National Radio Controlled Laser sailing championship

WHAT do old sailors do when they no longer want the physical exertion of taking to the seas?

Julie Andrews to direct My Fair Lady in Sydney next year

Dame Julie Andrews, star of The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins has announced she will direct a 60th anniversary production of My Fair Lady in Sydney next year.

Art of 19th century photographer at NSW gallery

An exhibition of works by one of the most influential and innovative photographers of the 19th century – Julia Margaret Cameron (1815–79) will open this month at the Art Gallery of NSW.

Single-screen beauty continues to shine

UNTIL earlier this year, Melbourne’s historic art deco Astor Cinema faced an uncertain future.

Relive musical magic of The Seekers

Darebin Arts Morning Music presents The Seekers Story on September 11.

Just love those Broadway tunes

Back to Broadway recalls the great era of romantic music, colourful costumes, and a chorus of dancers and singers.

The Tempest at the Opera House

John Bell, who has performed in The Tempest three times but never directed it, celebrates Bell Shakespeare’s 25th anniversary by undertaking this enchanting tale at the Sydney Opera House from August 19-September 18.

Mexican tenor to make Canberra debut at Voices in the Forest 2015

THIS year's Voices in the Forest will be the fifth. To mark the occasion, and because opera is a romantic idiom. artistic director Christopher Latham said he would be making a concerted effort to make it as romantic as possible. To that end, a highlight would be an abridged performance of one of the most popular of all romantic operas, Puccini's La Boheme.

The Camellia Tree - Granddaughter’s song for Malcolm Fraser to benefit asylum seekers

The Camellia Tree, the song written by the granddaughter of the late Right Honourable Malcolm Fraser, upon his death earlier this year, will now be released to the public on Saturday, August 1 with all proceeds going to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. 

Tattoo pomp and ceremony at its very best

To an outsider, military and music may seem an odd combination. But to Brigadier David Allfrey it’s a natural.