Author: BMA Magazine

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Fahim, the Little Chess Prince [Fahim] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Fahim, the Little Chess Prince [Fahim] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Fahim is based on the the real-life story of Fahim Mohammad, a young Bangladeshi with chess talent who, in 2012, ...
Locality Apr/May - An old venue gets new life; Skywhales get musical; opportunities for artists galore, 'n' plenty-plenty more

Locality Apr/May – An old venue gets new life; Skywhales get musical; opportunities for artists galore, ‘n’ plenty-plenty more

With Ruth O'Brien Alright everyone, I’m excited! It might have something to do with having a new little kitten in ...
Canberra's SLOW DIAL turn it up to capture the energy of that chaotic part of a night with YOU DON'T TALK MUCH

Canberra’s SLOW DIAL turn it up to capture the energy of that chaotic part of a night with YOU DON’T TALK MUCH

Review by Vince Leigh The third single in for Canberra’s Slow Dial sees the band fulfilling the promise of its ...
Antoinette in the Cévennes [Antoinette dans les Cévennes] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Antoinette in the Cévennes [Antoinette dans les Cévennes] — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

The school holidays are imminent, and teacher Antoinette (Laure Calamy) is excited by the prospect of a clandestine week with ...
[Film] Zack Snyder’s Justice League - a long wait, and a loooong watch; is all the longing worth it?

[Film] Zack Snyder’s Justice League – a long wait, and a loooong watch; is all the longing worth it?

With Cameron Williams “Are you finished yet?” a CGI alien barks at another digital monstrosity. Zack Snyder’s Justice League clocks ...
PUNK AND DISORDERLY - Is the DIY Scene set for a resurgence? This gig makes a bloody good go at it...

PUNK AND DISORDERLY – Is the DIY Scene set for a resurgence? This gig makes a bloody good go at it…

With Alice Worley Hey y’all! I’m pretty much just going to talk about one event this month because it just ...
An outstanding cast and dynamic stagecraft lit up Jersey Boys @ Erindale Theatre (13 March)

An outstanding cast and dynamic stagecraft lit up Jersey Boys @ Erindale Theatre (13 March)

Review by Rory McCartney Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons had a string of huge pop hits from the '60s ...
[Arts Review] Music-Nature-Dance combine to deliver a beautifully staged yet strongly stated message in Symbiosis @ Australian National Botanic Gardens (7 March)

[Arts Review] Music-Nature-Dance combine to deliver a beautifully staged yet strongly stated message in Symbiosis @ Australian National Botanic Gardens (7 March)

Review by Rory McCartney Run as part of this year’s Enlighten Festival, Symbiosis is an environmentally themed performance run by ...
[Gig Review] E-Gads! They're back! With as many instruments as they've had years performing - The Gadflys @ Smith's Alternative, 6 March

[Gig Review] E-Gads! They’re back! With as many instruments as they’ve had years performing – The Gadflys @ Smith’s Alternative, 6 March

Review by Rory McCartney The Gadflys were channeling a bit of the Derelict look, taking the stage in a kaleidoscope ...
Eiffel — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Eiffel — Alliance Française French Film Festival 2021

Eiffel opens just before the acceptance of Gustave Eiffel’s entry into the competition to build France’s magnificent display piece for ...