Thurston Moore in Conversation
Thurston Moore may be one of the most innovative, influential electric guitarists living today. With Sonic Youth, Moore and his bandmates connected America’s thriving experimental underground with the realm of punk, grunge and alternative rock – forging an unmistakable sound with their detuned, often dissonant and always loud guitars.
Within the band, and outside of it, Moore has kept a…
2018 Favourites: Wheeler Centre Staff
We finish 2018 with the books, films, television, podcasts and, really, anything that nourished Wheeler Centre staff during the past 12 months.
The Show of the Year 2018: Candy Bowers
Each year – for our Show of the Year – we bring together a range of writers, performers, artists and comedians to help you reflect, review and revel in the year that was. And 2018 was no exception!
Kicking off January, Candy Bowers took the stage to celebrate Black Panther: 'Wakanda Forever!'
Invasion of the Pod People
June Thomas is the senior managing producer of Slate podcasts – and if you’ve ever listened to a Slate podcast, you’re probably already familiar with her affable Northern English accent.
Through her two decades on staff, Thomas has featured in the outlet’s popular ‘Gabfests’ (Culture, Political) The Waves (née Double X Gabfest), and helmed projects like The…
Eric Idle: Always Look on the Bright Side of Life
His friends include Mick Jagger and Steve Martin, and his fans include the late Elvis Presley. He’s a novelist, a songwriter, an actor, a surrealist and a comic luminary. And he’s the author of the most popular funeral song in the United Kingdom. Eric Idle, most famous as one sixth of the Monty Python comedy group, is coming to Melbourne.
Working with Words: Ted Wilson
Ted Wilson is a screenwriter and Hobart New Wave filmmaker. His debut independent feature film, Under the Cover of Cloud, premiered at Melbourne International Film Festival earlier this year. We spoke with Ted about lost diaries, big ideas and complexity in Australian cinema.
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