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A Simple Life (2011) Mercury Cinema Monday, September 28 By Max Cooper   A Simple Life, from director Ann Hui, is beautifully understated. It follows Ah Tao, a woman who was orphaned during the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong and has spent the past 60 years working for a Chinese family, and Roger, the last member of this family living in Hong Kong. When Ah Tao has a stroke, Roger offers

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Risky Summerbee & the Honeythief Space Theatre Saturday, 26 September By Max Cooper   The Space Theatre was stripped back for Risky Summerbee & the Honeythief's set: the audience had seats, and there were stage lights, but there wasn't even an actual stage. And despite having a mouthful of a name, Risky Summerbee & the Honeythief reflected this substance over style ap

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Cry Jailolo Dunstan Playhouse Friday, September 25 By Max Cooper   Cry Jailolo is a contemporary take on traditional tribal dances, choreographed by Eko Supriyanto. The work comes out of Supriyanto's time spent in Jailolo Bay in North Maluku, and explores the beauty of the water (Jailolo is famous for beautiful diving waters) and the threat of environmental degradation. The perfor

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Sacred Sita Space Theatre Thursday, September 24 By Max Cooper   Sacred Sita uses a combination of gamelan (traditional Indonesian ensemble music), dance, and puppetry to tell the story of Sita, wife of Rama (an incarnation of Vishnu). In the Ramayana epic, she is kidnapped by Ravana, the ten-headed King of Lanka, and faces trials after Rama rescues her. The role of Sita was played by

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Format: Name (Party where applicable). AUU Board (5 positions): Jack Newton (For U). Renjie Du (Progress). Sarah Tynan (Activate). Jeffrey Yang (Progress). Iran Sanadzadeh (IndyGo).  On Dit Editor: Lur Alghurabi, Natalie Carfora, Celia Clennet.   Student Radio Director: Sopie Atkinson & Rob Lawry.   NUS (7 positions): Beau Brug (Independent).

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By Leighton McDonald-Stuart Updated 8/9/2015 9:55pm There’s a very good reason that Overheard has gone quiet. Student elections, along with the incessant nagging by campaigners, have finally finished. Walkways are now cleared of endless pitches designed to get you to vote, and banners no longer hang from Union House and Ingkarni Wardli. For the political junkie this is an exciting time,

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