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Journeys : Feb March 2010
Theatre Royal 2010 Season In 2010, the Theatre Royal presents a season with fabulous inter national, interstate and local productions. Highlights include Garry McDonald and Henri Szeps together again in Halpern and Johnson, a story about two very different men with one surprising thing in common; Bell Shakespeare's wonderful production of Twelfth Night; and the classic play A Day in the Death of Joe Egg. The renowned Choir of Trinity College Cambridge will perform a wide-ranging program including works from the 16th to the 21st centuries. And Verdi's L a Tra v i a t a , an Oz Opera production proudly brought to us by Opera Australia, will be a real treat for opera lovers. Subscriptions are on sale and offer benefits and savings. There are many more shows coming in 2010 and more information can be found at ww w.theatreroyal.com.au or contact the Box Office on 6233 2299 for a copy of the 2010 season brochure. The comical call of the Tasm anian native hen and the evocative cry of the black currawong are featured along with quality photographs and detailed information about 23 of Tasmania's common and endemic birds in a new Apple iPod/iPhone Application. Developed by the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Ser vice, A Bird in the Hand is a field guide with real-life bird calls. Birds cur rently featured in the app include endangered species such as the forty-spotted pardalote and the orange-bellied par rot, along with common birds such as the Tasmanian native hen, dusky robin, easter n rosella and flame robin. With colour photographs from some of Tasmania's best wildlife photographers, the app includes a detailed description of each species and information about its habitat and breeding. Since the guide was launched in September last year there have been several thousand dow nloads from all around the world. The app is available using Apple's free iTunes software via the iTunes App store. It is only compatible with Apple iPhones and iPod Touch devices at this stage. The app costs just $1.19. The Parks and Wildlife Ser vice has plans for similar projects about Tasmania's unique mammals, frogs and walking tracks. w w w.parks.tas.gov.au Apple puts Tasmanian birds in your hand Halpern and Johnson La Traviata Twelfth Night In Tasmania today February / March 10 48
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