Australia

Woollahra Style Suburb of Sydney – Shabby to Chic Conversion

Woollahra Style Suburb of Sydney – Shabby to Chic Conversion

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Woollahra is the style suburb of Sydney full of mature trees, houses and shops, which are historically important and have been transformed from shabby to chic

Archibald Prize Winner 2012 Tim Storrier – Humour and Pathos

Archibald Prize Winner 2012 Tim Storrier – Humour and Pathos

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How great is artist, raconteur, amateur poet and passionate Australian Tim Storrier’s portrait of himself, which has won the Archibald Prize for 2012. Humble, full of humour and pathos, that interior universe to which man is drawn, attracted by its complexities and contradictions. It certainly implies that something more than…

Quiver – Artist Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox’s April Exhibition

Quiver – Artist Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox’s April Exhibition

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An exploration of nature, especially the transcultural symbol ‘the tree of life’ motif, is an objective of the latest exhibition to go on show of the much acclaimed artist Kathryn Brimblecombe-Fox. It will be held in the Graydon Gallery at New Farm in Brisbane commencing on April 17th 2012. The…

Queensland – A State of Great Optimism & Crucible for Change

Queensland – A State of Great Optimism & Crucible for Change

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The first Mayor at Brisbane guided a community of free men in a city yet to be made. In just 150 short years their vision has been exceeded many times. The change they encouraged others to embrace has been constant as well as socially progressive and today Brisbane is the capital of Queensland, which is a state of great optimism and a dynamic crucible for change.

Castor et Pollux, Tragédie en Musique – Pinchgut Opera 2012

Castor et Pollux, Tragédie en Musique – Pinchgut Opera 2012

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Castor and Pollux by French composer Jean Philippe Rameau is all about eloquence and musical intelligence. The Pinchgut Opera at Sydney, whose reputation for excellence is renowned, will be sure to achieve another triumph and lead a revival and interest in French music of the Baroque era when they present this musical masterpiece in December 2012.

Mao’s Last Dancer Li Cunxin – Artistic Vision @ Qld Ballet

Mao’s Last Dancer Li Cunxin – Artistic Vision @ Qld Ballet

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Li Cunxin, the ballet dancer, who literally leaped into the limelight when he published his best selling autobiography Mao’s Last Dancer in 2003, will take centre stage at the helm of the Queensland Ballet at the end of 2012, the final year for present artistic director Francois Klaus.

Art of Living Well – Antiquity to a Villa in Australia Today

Art of Living Well – Antiquity to a Villa in Australia Today

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Our art of living well has evolved since antiquity in Europe to a residence in Australia today through a diverse and special mix of peoples and their cultures