Saturday November 29, 2008MARCUS Gale is tournament director for the Australian Masters at Huntingdale Golf Club on November 27-30, but don't trust him with your trophy ...
Saturday November 29, 2008HARARE'S Anglican Bishop Sebastian Bakare was in Stockholm on November 10 to receive the Per Anger Prize, Sweden's prestigious human rights award.
Saturday November 29, 2008For Peter Garling to state that "a new culture needs to take root which sees the patient's needs as the paramount central concern of the system and not the convenience of the clinicians and administrators" is an insult to all health-care professionals in the public health system ("Public hospitals on 'brink of collapse' ", November 28).
Saturday November 29, 2008The Chief Justice of the Family Court, Diana Bryant (Letters, November 27) says "there is no imperative in the legislation to hand over children to violent fathers". While this may not technically be the case, it is certainly the outcome for many women and children.
Saturday November 29, 2008ANATOMY TITUS FALL OF ROME: A SHAKESPEARE COMMENTARY By Heiner Mueller, Bell Shakespeare, CUB Malthouse, November 27. Until December 6. Running time: 120 minutes. www.bellshakespeare.com.au
Saturday November 29, 2008COMING OUT! PROGRAM A LINK Dance Company, Dancehouse, November 27. Until today. Running time: 120 minutes. www.dancehouse.com.au
Friday November 28, 2008* The Governor-General, Sir John Kerr, revealed in his memoirs of the dismissal that he feared that had he indicated to the then prime minister, Gough Whitlam, three years earlier that he intended to dismiss him, he himself would have been dismissed. "I conceived it to be my proper behaviour in the circumstances to stay in my post and not invite dismissal," he said. He also said that on November 6, 1975, the then Opposition Leader, Malcolm Fraser, had told him that if he did not act then to ...
Friday November 28, 2008HERE Women's Circus, Arts House, North Melbourne Town Hall. November 24. Until Sunday. Running time: 80minutes www.womenscircus.org.au
Thursday November 27, 2008DEATH IN WHITE LINEN By Michael Dalley, Fairfax Studio, Full Tilt at the Arts Centre, November 21. Until Saturday. Running time: 60 minutes. www.theartscentre.au
Thursday November 27, 2008THEATRE THE GOD BOTHERERS Darlinghurst Theatre, November 20 Until December 6
Thursday November 27, 2008JORDI SAVALL: HESPERION XXI Hamer Hall, November 25 www.musicaviva.com.au
Tuesday November 25, 2008I LIKE THIS Antony Hamilton and Byron Perry, Chunky Move Studios, November 20 until November 29. Running time: 50 minutes
Saturday November 22, 2008AUSTRALIAN STRING QUARTET Cantilena, Collins Street Baptist Church, November 20 www.asq.com.au
Saturday November 22, 2008Beware of spikers In regard to the Weekend Illawarra Mercury (November 15) article on drink spiking, how dare Norm Rees state that the incidence of drink spiking is "few and far between".
Saturday November 22, 2008While it's easy to dismiss Gerry Harvey's comments ("Charity a waste, Harvey says", November 21) in the context of a caring society, the operation of many charities runs contrary to the axiom "give a man a fish and you feed him for a day, teach him to fish and you feed him for life".
Saturday November 22, 2008This arts and crafts house has charm, writes Lou Sweeney. KEW 12 St JohnsParade $900,000-plus Auction 2.30pm, November 29 Agent Marshall White, 9822 9999 Melway 45 D6
Saturday November 22, 2008ONCE again I read a false comparison of LPG and petrol usage (Drive, November 5).
Friday November 21, 2008Jennifer Buckingham argues that New York's system of school performance reporting is a success because "schools given F and D grades improved performance substantially the next year" ("Every good parent deserves truth", November 20).
Friday November 21, 2008STORIES OF LOVE AND HATE Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Gymea November 19 Until tomorrow
Thursday November 20, 2008STORIES OF LOVE & HATE Until Saturday: Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre, Gymea November 25-29: Olympic Parade Theatre, Bankstown, Tickets: $18-$25. Bookings: 9707 2111 or www.urbantheatre.com.au
Thursday November 20, 2008ONE CLOUD By Shannon Murdoch, Theatreworks, St Kilda, November 15. Until November29. Running time: 90 minutes www.theatreworks.org.au
Thursday November 20, 2008OZMADE MUSICALS Compered by Tony Sheldon, directed by Aaron Joyner. Athenaeum Theatre, November 17. Running time: 160minutes
Wednesday November 19, 2008Gerard Henderson laments that "the Liberals make it possible for their political opponents to frame their history" ("The left writes Liberals' history", November 18).
Wednesday November 19, 2008Bodyheat Australia will hold fundraising events across the region this November.
Wednesday November 19, 2008EMILIANA TORRINI Metro Theatre, November 17
Tuesday November 18, 2008AVAST The Black Lung Malthouse Theatre November 15, until December 6 www.malthousetheatre.com.au Running Time: 60 minutes.
Tuesday November 18, 2008CAETANI CONDUCTS Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne, November 15 www.anam.com.au
Tuesday November 18, 2008The German-Australian Opera Grant Finale BMW Edge, November 15, www.mto-gaog.com
Tuesday November 18, 2008THE two university events written about above are part of the busiest November-December theatrical calendar on record in the Lower Hunter.
Monday November 17, 2008THEATRE REVIEW: AVAST II - THE WELSHMAN COMETH By Black Lung Theatre, Malthouse's Tower Theatre, November 15. Until December 6. Running time: 80 minutes. www.malthousetheatre.com.au
Monday November 17, 2008THE WILD BOYS Parade Playhouse, Kensington November 15 Until November 29
Monday November 17, 2008SOMERSBY-trained Special Albert will contest the $400,000 Miracle Mile at Harold Park on November 28 after winning the $60,000 Newcastle Mile on Saturday night.
Monday November 17, 2008I am puzzled by the circumstances of the inquiry by Chris Ronalds, SC, into the behaviour of Tony Stewart, which led to what the Herald describes as her "independent report" ("Rees faces revolt as MPs grow nervous over sacking and cuts", November 14).
Monday November 17, 2008AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA City Recital Hall November 15 Until November 29
Sunday November 16, 2008The Wild Boys Parade Playhouse, NIDA Until November 29 Tickets $15-$30 Bookings 1300 795 012 Critic's rating 6/10
Saturday November 15, 2008Marc Hendrickx's letter (November 14) is an excellent example of the sort of unsubstantiated writing that would not be published in a peer-reviewed journal. Where is the evidence that "low quality papers" are slipping through the system or that reviewers' opinions "are often disregarded by editors"?
Friday November 14, 2008? MUSICAL LITTLE WOMEN York Theatre, Seymour Centre, November 12 Until December 7 Reviewed by John Shand
Friday November 14, 2008THE HYPOCRITE By Moliere, translated by Justin Fleming, Melbourne Theatre Company, Playhouse, Arts Centre, November 12. Until December 13. Running time: 150 minutes. www.mtc.com.au
Friday November 14, 2008? POP MARTHA WAINWRIGHT Enmore Theatre, November 12 Reviewed by Bernard Zuel
Thursday November 13, 2008THE Music Managers Forum (MMF) is hosting a forum called How To Get A Gig And Promote It on November 26.
Wednesday November 12, 2008DANNY AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA By John Patrick Shanley, Human Sacrifice Theatre, Chapel Off Chapel, 12 Little Chapel Street, Prahran. Until November 23. Running time: 60 minutes. www.chapeloffchapel.com.au
Wednesday November 12, 2008It was not very uplifting to read the Mercury report (November 7) regarding the NSW Premier Nathan Rees' visit to the region.
Tuesday November 11, 2008The opinion piece by Michael Duffy contains multiple errors of fact and plenty of errors of interpretation ("Truly inconvenient truths about climate change being ignored", November 8-9).
Tuesday November 11, 2008TURNING points of World War I, which ended just 90 years ago on November 11, 1918:
Tuesday November 11, 2008WARATAH trio Jan Baldwin, Robyn Suprano and Mollie Bell will represent the region when they play in the state finals of the Peugeot Women's Classic on November 27.
Monday November 10, 2008THEATRE REVIEW: SPINNING STRAW By Kate Herbert, La Mama, November 7, until November 15. Running time: 70 minutes. www.lamama.com.au
Monday November 10, 2008MUSIC REVIEW: AUSTRALIAN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Hamer Hall November 9 (and today at 8pm). www.aco.com.au
Monday November 10, 2008ELGAR FESTIVAL: CONCERT TWO Sydney Symphony, conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy Opera House, November 7
Monday November 10, 2008As Miranda Devine suggests ("On the nose - how decent drivers pay", November 8-9) there is now a subculture of unlicensed and uninsured drivers on our roads. The community must decide if it wishes to tolerate this or reform the points system.
Monday November 10, 2008MOON OVER BUFFALO Presented by: Newcastle Theatre Company Venue: NTC Theatre, Lambton (phone 4952 4958) Season: Ends November 22
Monday November 10, 2008STROUD, Gloucester and Barrington residents will hold a roadside rally at 10 sites on Saturday, November 29, to oppose the expansion of mining in their area.
Sunday November 9, 2008GOOD news! Historically, November is a good month for the Australian market. The All Ords has closed up for the month on 11 occasions over the past 13 years - or 85 per cent of the time and for an average gain of 2.8 per cent. Unfortunately, that's the kind of hopeless head-screwed-on-backwards type of thinking that gives our financial planners nightmares.
Sunday November 9, 2008The Importance Of Being Earnest Belvoir St Theatre Until November 30 Tickets $33-$54 Bookings (02) 9699 3444 Critic's rating 7/10
Saturday November 8, 2008The face of ABC Learning was child care, its real business was quite different ("Nanny state will babysit ABC kids", November 8).
Saturday November 8, 2008Light and water set a relaxed tone, writes Lou Sweeney. GLEN IRIS 93 Glen Iris Road $1.5million-plus Auction 2pm, November 22 Agent Woodards, 98051111 Melway 60 A6
Thursday November 6, 2008BAND COMP FINAL November 14: Regent Theatre, Wollongong The last heat of the Mercury BlueScope Youth Band Competition was held last night at the City Diggers Club.
Wednesday November 5, 2008CLAIRE WATSON Ephemeral works, Counihan Gallery, 233 Sydney Road, Brunswick, until November 16 BRITT SALT Monoform, manifold, Helen Gory Galerie, St Edmonds Road, Prahran, until November 15, helengory.com SAM JINKS Karen Woodbury Gallery, 4 Albert Street, Richmond, until November 8, kwgallery.com
Wednesday November 5, 2008JAZZ WANGARATTA FESTIVAL OF JAZZ Until November 23
Wednesday November 5, 2008THEATRE THE THANK YOU DINNER Ensemble Theatre, November 3
Tuesday November 4, 2008THE LOWER DEPTHS By Maxim Gorky, Ariette Taylor Productions, fortyfivedownstairs, 45 Flinders Lane, City. Until November 29. Running time: 160 minutes.
Tuesday November 4, 2008SNOOP DOGG and ICE CUBE Sunday, November 2, Rod Laver Arena
Monday November 3, 2008THEATRE REVIEW: YIBIYUNG By Dallas Winmar, Company B and Malthouse Theatre, October 31. Until November 16. Running time: 150 minutes www.malthousetheatre.com.au
Sunday November 2, 2008East Seymour Centre Until November 22 Tickets $25-$34 Bookings (02) 9351 7940 Critic's rating 6/10
Sunday November 2, 2008Kiss Me Like You Mean It Old Fitzroy Until November 22 Tickets $20-$28 Bookings 1300 438 849 Critic's rating 5/10
Sunday November 2, 20084/5 FOCUS ON JOHNNIE TO At ACMI from Thursday to November 16
Saturday November 1, 2008FORMER Guantanamo Bay detainee Mamdouh Habib will launch his book, My Story, at 2pm on Sunday, November 9, at Hamilton's Wesley Hall, in Beaumont Street.
Saturday November 1, 2008It is November 1. An historic date.