“I wish I was one of those sophisticated people who could understand the nuances of artistic expression,” a Topical correspondent says. “I have just read that a performance by the Australian Ballet of Stephanie Lake’s ‘Circle Electric’ at the Sydney Opera House is promoted as ‘a microscopic investigation of the intricate and the intimate, ultimately expanding to encompass a telescopic view of humanity.’ “All on stage in an hour or so, and without words, too.”

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