Snap Scene: Evita Media Call, State Theatre, 6th December 2018

December 10, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s EVITA is Melbourne’s Summer Musical in 2018-9. One of the most celebrated musicals of all time, the original West End and Broadway production directed by Hal Prince, will play at the State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne from December 5.

Starring the remarkable Tina Arena, the production has just completed a spectacular sold out season at the Sydney Opera House where it was celebrated by audiences and critics alike. […]

Snap Scene: Kimbra, Margaret Court Arena. 24th November 2018

December 6, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Kimbra Lee Johnson (born 27 March 1990), known mononymously as Kimbra, is a New Zealand singer and actress who mixes pop with classic R&B, jazz and rock musical elements. Her musical influences range from Prince and Minnie Riperton, to Björk and Jeff Buckley. Her debut album, Vows, was released in Australia in 2011. Singles from the album include “Settle Down”, “Cameo Lover” (which won an Australian Recording Industry Association Award), “Good Intent” and “Two Way Street”.
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Snap Scene: David Byrne, Margaret Court Arena. 24th November 2018

November 27, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

The NYC-based artist performed songs from his acclaimed new album American Utopia as well as classics from his solo career and his days with Talking Heads. A 12-piece band joined Byrne on stage for an Annie-B Parson choreographed concert that he has called “the most ambitious show I’ve done since the shows that were filmed for Stop Making Sense.” Annie-B Parson also choreographed the St. Vincent and David Byrne collaboration tour around Love This Giant. […]

Snap Scene: Teachers walk off for #KidsOffAllOff – Teachers for Refugees and Kids Off Nauru – State Library of Victoria – Tuesday 20th November

November 23, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Scott Morrison’s suggestion that all children will come off Nauru by the end of December is a victory for the campaign. But he’s already back tracking on it. We need to ensure all refugees on Manus and Nauru are resettled in our communities, and not in onshore camps.

Contingents of teachers from schools across Melbourne took the afternoon off work on the 20th of November, Universal Children’s Day, and assembled at the State Library. […]

Snap Scene: Steven Wilson – The Palais – 10th November 2018

November 21, 2018 Mary Boukouvalas

Those whom have previously witnessed Steven Wilson live in concert will already be acquainted with the breathtaking wonderment and beauty of Steven’s lavish mindscape, which provides a perfect adjunct to his otherworldly music. Steven has outdone even the magnificence of previous tours to present an awe-inspiring kaleidoscope of evocative imagery and colour.  […]

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