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Scene News: Chrissy Amphlett announced as The Age Music Victoria 2018 Hall Of Fame Inductee

Co-presented by vital community radio stations Triple R 102.7FM and PBS 106.7FM, The Age Music Victoria Awards 2018 will take over their new home at Melbourne Recital Centre on Wednesday 21 November as part of Melbourne Music Week. Hosted by beloved radio presenters Lyndelle Wilkinson and Chris Gill, this year’s event will feature live performances from Baker Boy, Mildlife, Evelyn Ida Morris, Sampa The Great and Angie McMahon, performing their own standout tracks from the past 12 months. […]

Food & Lifestyle Scene

Recipe Scene: Cherry Pineapple Upside Down Cake

I hadn’t made this for ages, then I was invited to a 70’s themed do and felt this would be the perfect thing to take along. Sweet fruit in a sticky caramel glaze atop a fluffy butter cake – yum. You can decorate this however you like and can also replace the pineapple with fresh or tinned pears, peaches or other stone fruit. If using fresh fruit, replace the 1/3 cup tinned syrup with any other fruit juice that would complement the type of fruit you have chosen. It’s best eaten on the day, served with cream, ice cream or custard. Or all three. […]

Music Scene

Snap Scene: Finucane & Smith Dance Hall – Spiegeltent, Luna Park, 10th October 2018

Arising from the fifteen year partnership of acclaimed volcanic performance artist and writer Moira Finucane and theatre creator and director Jackie Smith, Finucane & Smith engage extraordinary artists and hijack myriad artforms to create intriguing, welcoming, complex and highly politicised ‘worlds’ for their audiences to occupy. Crossing hard core industrial with early opera, the literary gothic with burlesque, circus with drama, feminist performance art with sideshow, fine art with fine food, they celebrate the complexity and redemptive potential of humanity.

Finucane’s diva driven, disco pumping, torch song singing, booty shaking, carousel riding, ghost train spooking Dance Hall took over The Famous Spiegeltent and Luna Park! Dress up! Get down!
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Music Scene

Snap Scene: Dimmu Borgir – 170 Russell, Melbourne 17th October 2018

Norway’s symphonic black metal lords Dimmu Borgir played Melbourne’s 170 Russell on Wednesday 17 October 2018, as part of their Unveiling Tour of Australia & New Zealand. It’s the band’s first-ever headlining tour downunder, since forming in Oslo back in 1993. The tour is in support of their tenth studio album Eonian, which was released in May and reached #1 in Switzerland, and #2 in their homeland. The band currently comprises Shagrath on lead vocals, Silenoz on rhythm guitar, Galder on lead guitar, Daray on drums, Gerlioz on keyboards, and Victor Brandt on bass.
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