Cultural Development

Smorgasbord – ABBA to Australia, a Swedish Passion Project

Smorgasbord – ABBA to Australia, a Swedish Passion Project

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Jenny Eriksson on Viola da gamba and Tommie Andersson on Theorbo, have recorded tracks reflecting their Swedish heritage on The Marais Project’s CD Smorgasbord

New Talent – Recent Art Graduates at Robin Gibson Gallery

New Talent – Recent Art Graduates at Robin Gibson Gallery

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Robin Gibson Gallery in Sydney offers New Talent; works Raven Esque, Murat Urlali, Liya Mirzaeva, Samantha Stephenson and Sean Wadey now on show until 4th March

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Labassa – National Trust in Victoria, Discover Your Heritage

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Plan ahead for autumn and winter at the National Trust in Victoria’s house Labassa where a program of events aims to expand knowledge of our heritage in design

Advance Australia Fair – Australians All, Let Us Rejoice

Advance Australia Fair – Australians All, Let Us Rejoice

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Australians all let us rejoice for we are young and free… and, ‘with courage let us all combine to Advance Australia Fair and celebrate rewarding stories of great achievement. Australian singer Jessica Mauboy led the national anthem in Canberra last night, following the announcement for Australian of the Year 2015…

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Culture & Society: Trust, Love & Hope – Romance vs Reality

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A kind heart, a good soul, essential ingredients in a menu of goals we need to establish and reach for if we seek to find a balance between romance and reality

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Epiphany: Gold, Frankincense Myrrh – Three Wise Men or Kings

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January 6, climax of the Twelve Days of Christmas celebrating The Epiphany, as three wise men or kings came with gifts of Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh for Jesus

Richard Avedon People – Fashion Fades, Iconic Life Begins

Richard Avedon People – Fashion Fades, Iconic Life Begins

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American photographer Richard Avedon (1923 – 2004) had a genius for capturing a moment as art, beginning with fashion and, as that faded, his iconic life began

Progress – Building Social Capital and Mutual Goodwill

Progress – Building Social Capital and Mutual Goodwill

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Progress hinges not on eradicating mistakes, but on our success at perpetuating them – by making good mistakes we learn to forgive, progress and mature by fault

Villa Capra, 'La Rotunda' by Venetian Architect Andrea Palladio in the Veneto, Italy

Andrea Palladio Architect – In Pursuit of the Perfect House

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Despite evolving societies and technology a villa remains a place where one can dwell “under the tent of heaven”. Is Andrea Palladio’s villa the perfect house?