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No comfort in strange creatures

September 20th, 2023 - Rhonda Dredge

The gossip in the industry is that Patricia Piccinini wasn’t allowed to show her anthropomorphic drawings in Sydney because they don’t “suit dentists’ surgeries”.


Can we know everything? 

June 21st, 2023 - Rhonda Dredge

On the first Tuesday of each month a new literary salon has opened up in the rustic basement of Bard’s Hypothecary in Crossley St. 

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A pit stop at the Wheeler

February 22nd, 2023 - Rhonda Dredge

Two urbane narrators will be speaking on the one night at the Wheeler Centre next month after a drought in international face-to-faces.

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CBD bookseller on short list

February 21st, 2023 - Rhonda Dredge

Sally Olds’ debut book of essays, People Who Lunch was short-listed for the Premier’s Literary Awards last month.

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Tips for the lit awards

January 25th, 2023 - Rhonda Dredge

The short list for the Victorian Premier’s Literary Award has been released and the winners will be announced on February 2.

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Taking clubbing seriously

November 23rd, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

This 19th century CBD building is now a restaurant and karaoke bar painted in a rather striking apple green.

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Who is the general public?

November 23rd, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

The spirit of Marcel Duchamp is being honoured in a show at 99% gallery in the Nicholas Building called The General Public. 

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Poet gets perfect score

October 26th, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

Three of Victoria’s top poets have just left the state and are on their way to Sydney to compete in the Australian Poetry Slam.

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The stresses of menial work

September 21st, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

Should young workers put much effort into their jobs or even expect a reward other than pay?

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Ideas for the mantelpiece

August 24th, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

A memorial exhibition for Kate Daw who died during the lockdown is prompting art students and those who knew her to examine her style more closely.

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Comic book heroes

Comic book heroes

September 30th, 2014 - CBD News
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