After a beautiful first day that was kicked off into fine form by The Wombats and closed out by Australia bound The Black Keys, clouds hung ominously as over 70,000 punters descended on Zilber Park in Austin, Texas for the second day of the 2012 Annual Austin City Limits.
It would go on to indeed be a day broken up by a couple of brief rainstorms, but this did little to hamper the spirits of punters as the day continued.
Welcome to another edition of the AU review’s ARTS review, where we present the latest news from the world of Art and Film.
In This Issue: The art of Ouch My Face by Celeste Potter and Regurgitator’s Ben Ely, the Sydney Film Festival’s new pop-up event space, rare insight into 60’s rock'n'roll at the Crosby, Stills & Nash photographic exhibition and light bulbs go on for the Vivid Sydney festival of ideas.
In 1986 The Bridge School was founded, in a bid to create a school and learning environment suitable for the teaching of children with complex communication needs. In 1986 the first Bridge School Benefit was organised; however unlike other school fundraising drives this benefit was a bit different. It was organised by music legend Neil Young and featured a few of his fellow colleagues.
Every once in a while, there comes along an album that has the ability to shape and influence the way you perceive the world and the people in it. However you look at it, the re-issue of an album simply means that its success had the ability to resonate with the targeted listeners, which is what most musicians dream of in terms of their desired creative outcome.
Having attended the Sydney Big Day Out for the past 5 years, it would
be fair to say that being sick of the crowd that attends this event is
an understatement. So, loving Melbourne, I decided to make the trip
down south for this year's epic BDO event - and boy, did it pay off. I
guess I better just say it now: Melbourne Big Day Out shits ALL over
the Sydney event.