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CULTURE CLUB 2- STEPHEN PAGE AND WESLEY ENOCH IN CONVERSATION WITH CAROLINE BAUM

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Caroline Baum, Wesley Enoch and Stephen Page. Photography by Prudence Upton

This second passionate and inspiring discussion, part of the current Culture Club forum series, saw Bangarra Dance Theatre’s Artistic Director Stephen Page and Sydney Festival’s next Artistic Director Wesley Enoch in conversation with Caroline Baum about contemporary cultural moments relying on traditional myth and storytelling.

Caroline Baum, elegantly dressed in black, is  a former producer of the ABC Radio National Arts Today program, the founding editor of Good Reading magazine, features editor of Vogue Australia and is currently editorial director of Booktopia.

Wesley Enoch, wearing a snazzy casual grey charcoal suit, harks from from Stradbroke Island in Queensland, and is a proud Noonuccal Nuugi man. Enoch will take over as Sydney Festival Artistic Dirtector from current director Lieven Bertels who completes his term in January next year, marking the Festival’s 40th anniversary. Continue reading CULTURE CLUB 2- STEPHEN PAGE AND WESLEY ENOCH IN CONVERSATION WITH CAROLINE BAUM

SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE PRESENTS CULTURE CLUB: UNDERSTANDING ORLANDO AND VIRGINIA WOOLF

The first Culture Club discussion  at the Utzon Room. Photography by Prudence Upton.
Inset pic- The first Culture Club discussion at the Utzon Room. Featured pic- left to right Professor Annamarie Jagose and Sarah Goodes. Production photography by Prudence Upton.

“As long as she thinks of a man, nobody objects to a woman thinking.”

― Virginia Woolf, Orlando

Understanding Orlando andVirginia Woolf, the first in a a new series of inspirational and informative talks presented by the Sydney Opera House, under the umbrella title CULTURE CLUB, took place in the wonderful setting of the Utzon Room and featured the glorious backdrop of Sydney Harbour with sea-craft sailing by and a jeweled, gently billowing and pulsating sea.

With a packed audience listening intently this talk, co-presented by Professor Annamarie Jagose and Sarah Goodes was all about Virginia Woolf and Orlando, the current magnificent Sydney Theatre Company production on at the moment in the Drama Theatre starring the brilliant Jacqueline McKenzie. Continue reading SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE PRESENTS CULTURE CLUB: UNDERSTANDING ORLANDO AND VIRGINIA WOOLF