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A program exploring alternative theatre, cabaret, comedy, fringe events and festivals hosted by Valerie Farfalla.

A program exploring alternative theatre, cabaret, comedy, fringe events and festivals hosted by Valerie Farfalla.
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Location:

Melbourne, VIC

Genres:

Drama

Description:

A program exploring alternative theatre, cabaret, comedy, fringe events and festivals hosted by Valerie Farfalla.

Language:

English


Episodes

Nadia's Virgin Mary and Great Bloody Extra's

4/4/2018
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Arts Express hosts Val and Trish are truly blessed with the company of Nadia Collins who chats about her own written and performed speechless MICF performance Virgin Bloody Mary at the Butterfly Club.Assuring comedy aficionados will have a hell of a time.Also enlightening the audience with some 'good news' about some extra's in the Arts expressing themselves in and outa town-all heavenly bliss!

Womens' union stories and spaghetti westerns

3/28/2018
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Comedian/storyteller Rama Nicholas talks about her spaghetti western musical 'Death Rides a Horse' for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and activist/organiser Cathy Brigden chats about saving the stories of female unionists overlooked in the recorded history of the Australian union movement.

Duration:00:23:57

Frankghanistan & Melbourne International Jazz Festival

3/21/2018
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Melbourne International Jazz Festival artistic director Michael Tortoni blows in with some hot jazz talk about the exciting upcoming festival and comedian/director Janelle De Silva chats about her hilarious multi-media show 'Frankghanistan' for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

Duration:00:25:40

International Day of Supanova Glitta Wild Fearless and Free Woman

3/7/2018
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Arts Express hosts- Val and Trish, are right on track for this year's IWD with Glitta Supernova, as she navigates us around her current Butterfly show 'Body Map' from the 4th-11th March at 8:30pm. Then there is more at the International station as musician Kathleen Hollaran intoxicates us with her guitar strings. Kathleen is part of a collaboration by Brunswick Music Festival music programmer Chelsea Wilson The group Wild Fearless and Free also includes Stella Angelico, Sophie Koh, The...

Duration:00:22:48

Small town transformations & the 'Wowzzeee" sweatshop

2/28/2018
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Graham Coffeey, manager, Small Town Transformations talks about what funding from Regional Arts Victoria has enabled small towns to achieve through creative projects that transform their communities. Fashion artist Adele Varcoe has created the 'Wowzzeee' - a glittering 'onesie' that participants can also create for themselves in a participatory sweatshop through a unique Arts House project.

Duration:00:22:41

Beaming Northern Festivals and Illuminating Saray Illuminado

2/21/2018
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Arts hosts Val and Trish will be speaking with Nela Trifkovic on her performance with Band SARAY Iluminado about new interpretations of Sevdah (traditional folk music) from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Jewish Sephardic music from the Balkans on 28th February at 45 Downstairs. Also chatting with both Samantha Byrne deputy Mayor of Moonee Valley City Council on the upcoming Festival at Queens Park on Sunday, 25 February along with Music Programmer Chelsea Wilson from the Brunswick Music...

Duration:00:27:29

Duldig Studio Museum & Arts House

1/31/2018
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Writer and arts patron Eva Dejong Duldig talks about her new book Driftwood which features her famous father sculptor Karl Duldig, her mother Slawa, an artist and inventor and herself as tennis champion and how she developed the Duldig Studio museum and sculpture garden. Acting Arts Director of Arts House, Josh Wright discusses the upcoming Festival of Live Art.

Duration:00:26:33

Tinkerbell & Music Victoria's Women's Advisory Panel

12/20/2017
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Australian Shakespeare Company theatre director Glenn Elston enchanted listeners with tales about his new children's production 'Tinkerbell & the Dream Fairies' at Geelong's Botanic Gardens (29 December) and Athenaeum Theatre 2 (2-28 January 2018). Valerie & Trish discussed exciting developments for Victorian women in music with the announcement of Music Victoria's new Women's Advisory Panel.

Duration:00:14:57

Serenading Adela

12/13/2017
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Jeannie Marsh, artistic director of the community street opera "Serenading Adela" featured on Arts Express to talk about the January 7, 2018 event to mark the 1917 'serenading' of antiwar activist Adela Pankhurst at Pentridge Gaol. She was interviewed by Valerie Farfalla and Trish Posterino

Duration:00:30:40

Melbourne Women's Jazz & Jewish Comedy Festivals

11/22/2017
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Melbourne Women's International Jazz Festival (Nov 24-Dec 10) convenor Sonja Horbelt discussed the brilliant festival talent and Melbourne Jewish Comedy Festival (Dec. 5,6,7) creative director Justine Sless told listeners about her exciting upcoming festival.

Duration:00:25:29

Coffee Kangas and Poppyseed

11/1/2017
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La Mama Production 'Serving Coffee@ Simms Supermarket' created by Writer/Performer Dr Scott Welsh; Actor/Writer/Director Tom Middleditch in a Poppyseed festival production 'Alexithymia' at the Meat Market, Stables and Fleur Elise Noble, Arts/Performer and creator of 'Rooman' at Arts House, North Melbourne.

Duration:00:27:52

Bipolar Karaoke & Creative Youth Backyard Performance

10/25/2017
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Writer Spescha Barakat presents Bipolar Karaoke at La Mama and Theatre maker Sara Kriegler talks about a collaborative youth production 'Chamber Made and The Venny' involving local youth from a communal backyard and drop-in centre at Kensington.

Duration:00:21:24

Killer Clarinet and Crime

10/18/2017
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"Sisters in Crime" author Emma Viskic chats about her new crime novel "And Fire Came Down" also treating Arts Express listeners to a beautiful Clarinet rendition of Summertime

Duration:00:21:17

Memphis and Balkan Expression

10/11/2017
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Actor and dancer/choreographer James Elmer leads Memphis the Musical at Chapel off Chapel, also Balkan sax player Dusan Mitrovic chats and performs ahead of his Balkan Jam and Opa Bato & Opa Seko for Darebin Music Feast

Duration:00:24:19

Funk & Gypsy Treats - live in 3CR studio

10/4/2017
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Accordionist Sofia Chapman and violinist Alana Hunt from gypsy trio Vardos perform live in 3CR studio from new 5th album 'Palazzo Party'. Offtopics frontman Polash Larsen says his band is releasing time travel song 'Sunrise in Richmond' in 7" vinyl as part of Back To The Zine series with comic strip.

Duration:00:26:17

Arts Express The BIG GAME

9/27/2017
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Fringe shows:Elly D'Arcy and Cody Baldwin from Death Match & Courtney Ammenhauser and Lakia Pattinson from Quarter Life Crisis

Duration:00:27:33

Fringe Powers

9/13/2017
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Had fun appropriately chatting with Louise Howlett Artistic Director of 'Appropriate Kissing For All Occasions' and Christina McLachlan Actor of the said Melbourne Fringe piece at Club Volatire that we discover will be far more than double 'lip service' performances!https://www.melbournefringe.com.au/event/appropriate-kissing-for-all-occasions/Also adding to ARTS is the delicious, delectable and daring 'Sophiedelightful' -Burlesque and Cabaret performer, flexing her entertaining muscle on...

Duration:00:24:05

Arts Express - Fringe Improvisers

8/30/2017
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Today Arts Express were on board with Helen Cassidy speaking about her upcoming fringe show Erotic Intelligence For Dummies and also Jasper Foley from Completely Improvised Potter

Duration:00:23:28

Melbourne Youth Orchestra and The Book of Revelations

6/21/2017
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This week we speak with Dorian Jones, CEO of the Melbourne Youth Orchestra and Nancy Black and Alison Richards about The Book of Revelations.

Duration:00:21:33

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