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Celebrating the importance of culture and place

Building Culture… in George Town

Sarah Pannell takes us to the UNESCO World Heritage Zone of Penang’s second largest city, where old-world Asian charm meets a British colonial influence in rows of eclectic urban architecture.

Caught on Film: Jill Schweber Documents a Modern Tel Aviv

In this new series, we ask some of our favourite photographers about the cities they've so intimately photographed. For our first, Jill Schweber takes us to Tel Aviv, where the old and new contrast at every corner.

Call Me By Your Name: a Tale of Inimitable Love Leaves its Mark

The latest film by Italian director Luca Guadagnino transports us to a romantic northern Italy, drenched in summer light and a tender love. Olivia Dennis reviews one of the most intimate love stories in recent cinematic history.

Review / Spain

“I gazed at the deep blue Mediterranean below the mountain and felt at peace.”

Sofia Papastergiadis, Hot Milk

Screaming Through the Silence

Greg Holland discovers Yangon’s punk scene—a movement that arose in rebellion to the political and cultural landscape of Burma’s past.

Joan Didion: Living and Writing Between LA and New York City

As a documentary on one of America’s most prolific writers makes its way to the big screen, Heidi Harrington-Johnson reflects on the life of Joan Didion—a woman who lived in, understood, and eloquently wrote about two of America’s most revered cities.

Six Signature Dishes from the World of Cinema

Max Hayward recalls films where the food plays a leading role. From Tampopo’s artful ramen noodles to Amélie’s freshly torched crème brûlée, these dishes are iconic due to both their cultural significance and their film cameos.

Events

Talking Words: A Conversation Between Erik Jensen and Anna Snoekstra

To celebrate the value of words in a time when content is increasingly less considered, we’re excited to present a morning conversation between The Saturday Paper’s editor Erik Jensen and Melbourne novelist Anna Snoekstra on the art and purpose of writing and editing.

8.30—10am, Saturday 21 April, 2018
Allpress Cafe in Collingwood
Melbourne, Australia

Essay / USA

Georgia O’Keeffe’s New Mexico

With exhibitions currently touring worldwide, Imogen Eveson revisits “the tail of the end of the earth,” the landscape that became the muse of one of America’s greatest artists of the 20th century.

The Way to a Country’s Heart

Mastering Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki with Fumio Tanga

London-based okonomiyaki master Fumio Tanga speaks with Lindsay editor Beth Wilkinson about the history, significance and different regional styles of the Japanese pancake.

A Culinary Intersection Between Aboriginal and Asian Cultures

Eugenia Flynn explains how her culture played out in the kitchen, pantry and on the plate when she was growing up. From Bluchung (a potent condiment consisting of chilli, shrimp paste and aromatics) to Numus (white fish pickled in lemon juice), her stories speak of how food so intimately connects us to our culture, past and home.

Sticky Rice with Mango

Nartchanok Jansri McHaffie shares her recipe for Thailand’s famed summer sweet.

Troy Ngo’s Grilled Pineapple Salad

Troy Ngo, owner and chef at Nữ Eatery, shares a fresh and colourful recipe built on the seasonal ingredients found at Hội An’s local market.

How Jews Resisted a Baking Ban; the History of the Bagel

Marta Skrabacz looks back over the story of the bagel: from its 500 years of Polish-Jewish history to its journey from Krakow to Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

The Lost Generation; Cafés in Paris

While Paris continues to be a city where writing and drinking are often deemed inseparable, Lucianne Tonti shares the city’s cafés bestowing literary fame.