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Belvoir St The­atre, 18 & 25 Belvoir Street, Surry Hills. Opens Jan­uary 2. Tick­ets: $33-$40. Book­ings: (02) 9699 3444 or on­line. Un­til Fe­bru­ary 7. The Sound of Mu­sic In The Sound of Mu­sic there are rain­drops on roses, whiskers on kit­tens, bright cop­per ket­tles and Nazis at the door. In other words, there is, in Rodgers and Ham­mer­stein’s last work — as in many of their col­lab­o­ra­tions — a dark coun­ter­point that gives weight, tex­ture and dra­matic con­se­quence to songs of un­matched sweet­ness. Not that you find this bal­ance in the version di­rected by Jeremy Sams, who of­fers a pro­duc­tion that could have been tele­ported from 1959, when The Sound of Mu­sic con­quered Be­ing Tiwi The iconog­ra­phy, sto­ries and cul­ture of the Tiwi Is­lands are cel­e­brated in this ex­hi­bi­tion of prints and paint­ings. Con­tem­po­rary ideas and prac­tices are mixed with tra­di­tional as­pects of Tiwi cul­ture, from the first prints pro­duced on the is­lands in 1969, to re­cently ac­quired and newly com­mis­sioned work. Mu­seum of Con­tem­po­rary Art, 140 Ge­orge Street, The Rocks. Daily, 10am-5pm, closed this Thurs­day. Ad­mis­sion free. In­quiries: (02) 9245 2400 or on­line. Un­til Fe­bru­ary 21. When Si­lence Falls A col­lec­tion of works by prom­i­nent artists such as

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