Arts & Entertainment Articles

Reflections on...Lunch with Tom Mosby

Tom Mosby, CEO of the Koorie Heritage Trust (KHT), asked a fundamental question at the recent Melbourne Forum lunch: why are we asking indigenous Australians about their attitudes to reconciliation? “It’s not for us to reconcile,” he said, “rather it is for white Australians.” Tom’s discussion prompted non-indigenous Australians to think about what reconciliation means in terms of justice, especially against the backdrop of a renewed rise of racism thr...

Reflections on...Lady Liberty!

I had no expectations about the show as I had not seen her previous hit ‘A Storm in a D-Cup’. I know the Butterfly Club and love the venue. I was slightly nervous about the promotional photo of a woman in a red bra and blue sheet holding a bottle of champagne, but I went because I was asked and besides, as a Melbourne Forum event, how risqué could it be? Turns out – quite risqué – but in a really really good way. Lady Liberty is a musical romp t...