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Pond deliver a psychedelic version of a Madonna classic

Pond deliver a psychedelic version of a Madonna classic

Local band Pond took on the challenge of covering a classic tune for Triple J’s Like a Version. Their choice was to create a rocking psychedelic version of Madonna’s Ray of Light. The song is the title track from Madonna’s seventh album, which celebrated its 20th anniversary last year.  The tune’s origins however are much older, […]

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Yirra Yaakin’s new Artistic Director is Eva Grace Mullaley

Yirra Yaakin’s new Artistic Director is Eva Grace Mullaley

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company have announced the appointment of Eva Grace Mullaley as the Company’s new Artistic Director. Mullaley, a Widi woman from the Yamatji Nation in the Midwest region of Western Australia, is taking over the reins from the long-standing and much loved, Kyle J Morrison. The experienced theatre practitioner said she was honoured […]

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Aja talks pop culture and making music ahead of BOX Office tour

Aja talks pop culture and making music ahead of BOX Office tour

RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 and All Stars 3 alum Aja has become an international sensation after their stand-out run on the reality series, and is proving that drag artistry is just one realm in which they excel. Setting their sights on the male/masc-dominated world of hip-hop Aja is shaking things up with their self-written debut […]

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The Bee Gees Story is coming to Australia

The Bee Gees Story is coming to Australia

Fresh from celebrating 8 years and over 2500 shows headlining on the Las Vegas strip, the Australian Bee Gees Show will be heading Down Under for the Australian leg of their 2019 The Bee Gees Story world tour. This new show will be presented in two parts and feature all of the hits in a […]

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Hugh Jackman to star in Broadway revival of ‘The Music Man’

Hugh Jackman to star in Broadway revival of ‘The Music Man’

Hugh Jackman will star in a Broadway revival of The Music Man with the show scheduled to open in 2020. The musical was a huge broadway hit in the late 1950’s and was made into a film in 1962. The show made a star of Robert Preston, who appeared in both the original Broadway production and […]

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Two children’s stories are flying in to the State Theatre Centre

Two children’s stories are flying in to the State Theatre Centre

Two beloved children’s stories will be brought to life on stage at the State Theatre Centre this April. Room on the Broom is based on Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s picture book and presented by CDP Theatre, the award-winning team behind The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child and The 13, 26, 52, 78 & 91-storey Treehouses. The Witch and her […]

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Sharon Burgess announced as new Fringe World CEO

Sharon Burgess announced as new Fringe World CEO

Artrage, the organisation behind Perth’s Fringe World Festival, have appointed their new CEO. Sharon Burgess is currently serving as a Board member of the Edinburgh Fringe World Society, and for the last decade she’s been known as a driving force behind Edinburgh Fringe as the Managing Director of Assembly for six years and Business Development […]

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Bibliophile | Painting in the Shadows presents an art history mystery

Painting in the Shadows by Katherine Kovacic Bonnier Echo Formerly a veterinarian, Katherine Kovacic is now an art historian who works in a wide range of galleries, museums and private houses. Living in Melbourne with a Scottish Deerhound, she has created art dealer Alex Clayton who finds herself at the centre of a murder mystery […]

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Jazz legend Herbie Hancock to tour Australia

Jazz legend Herbie Hancock to tour Australia

Jazz legend Herbie Hancock is going to be touring Australia and New Zealand through May and June. The tour will include headline performances in Brisbane, Canberra and Perth – starting at Perth’s Riverside Theatre on May 31 at QPAC Concert Hall on Sunday June 2, and Canberra Theatre on June 7. Hancock will also headline […]

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Queer musician Soak releases awesome new tune ‘Déjà Vu’

Déjà Vu is the first single from Irish artist Soak’s upcoming album Grim Town. Soak is the performance moniker for 22 year old Bridie Monds-Watson who creates very luscious dream pop. The video for Soak’s latest offering is directed by Brother Willis, whose credits include recent videos for Parquet Courts and Beirut. He describes the Déjà Vu video […]

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