Restaurant and music venue Max's Kansas City in New York City was legendary in the 1960s and 1970s.
This cinema ad for the 1946 federal election encourages Australians to stay with the Labor Party, which has successfully led the country through the end of the Second World War.
In his New York high-rise, Max (voiced by Philip Seymour Hoffman) is cutting and saving his toenails, aiming for order and stability.
At her father’s grave, Mary (voiced by Toni Collette) looks at the little heart Max sent her, where it is written, ‘Love Yourself First’.
In the US, Li (Chi Cao) spots a student ballerina (Amanda Schull) practising and goes to help her. They talk and laugh as he holds her in the air. Summary by Lynden Barber.
In China’s Shandong province in 1972 three Beijing Communist Party officials (Zhi Xue Chai, Chang Suo Zhang and Jie Cheng) visit a rural school where the young pupils sing a song of praise to natio
Li’s (Chi Cao) first public appearance in a leading role with the Houston Ballet is a triumph – one watched with pride by his US mentor Ben (Bruce Greenwood) from the audience, and his girlfriend L
This special edition of Open Air focused on the success of Australian soap operas in the United Kingdom.
Australian journalist Lillian Roxon was a pioneer when it came to giving rock music the serious attention it deserved. Listen to episodes of her rock music newscast, Discotique.