All posts tagged Danny Gocs

Yidcore makes a comeback

YIDCORE, the Australian Jewish punk rock band established in Melbourne in 1998 which disbanded in 2009, is reuniting for a concert at the inaugural Festival of Jewish Arts and Music (FOJAM) to be held at the Melbourne Recital Centre next month.

Dreaming of a better life through education

After writing two Holocaust-themed novels, author Suzy Zail turned her attention to the plight of African girls fighting for the right to an education in her latest novel.

Life lessons in Dahl’s chocolate coated musical

Despite the fun and fantasy in the musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which sees Jewish actor Jake Fehily make his professional stage debut, there’s also a serious message.

Short stories on the big screen

TWO experienced filmmakers have been awarded $5000 grants to make short films that will premiere at this year’s Jewish International Film Festival (JIFF), screening in Melbourne and other capital cities in October and November.

Piterman to embark on first solo concert tour

Singer Josh Piterman is embarking on his first solo concert tour of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane next month to perform his favourite songs.

Novel idea inspired by Nazi explorer

IT was while author Leah Kaminsky was researching her debut novel The Waiting Room, published in 2015, that she unearthed an amazing story that provided the inspiration for her latest novel, The Hollow Bones.

Comedian’s last laugh on cancer

SINCE Michael Shafar turned his back on a law career for the world of stand-up comedy a few years ago, he has been a regular performer at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

Summer showtime in Melbourne

The acclaimed Harry Potter stage show heralds in a feast of summer shows on the Melbourne stage, writes Danny Gocs.

Mirka Mora mourned

TRIBUTES have been paid to French-born Jewish artist Mirka Mora who died this week aged 90.

Prize-winning artist mourned

TRIBUTES are flowing for acclaimed artist Judy Cassab, who died this week in Sydney aged 95.