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The King is back in Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis

There are few people in history with a name more recognisable than Elvis Presley. Known as the king of rock & roll Elvis' revolutionised both music & the idea of modern celebrity during his lifetime. While his story is well known Baz Luhrmann's new film, simply titled Elvis, looks to give Elvis' story a new, […]

REVIEW: Party Snake

Party Snake is one of those small gems that you're lucky to come upon at a Fringe season. It's the theatrical equivalent of post-dawn kick-ons with an intellectual drag queen as she bares her soul and breaks off into tangents about life, love, gender, and identity all while de-dragging and preparing for her day as […]


It could well be a hot contender for the Macquarie Dictionary’s word of the year for 2019, keeping in a recent tradition with recent winners which were actually two words – last year’s omnipresent ‘Me Too’ and before that the very hard to come at ‘Milkshake Duck’, preceded by the globally popular ‘Fake News’. So […]

THE NAKED CITY – Day Of The Dead!

We’ve just got over Halloween and this week Mexico celebrates ‘The Day Of The Dead’ – an annual festival of reverence to the dearly departed. Perhaps it’s an appropriate time to look at the current music industry, in particular those performers who continue to strut the world stage despite both their diminishing health and talent. […]

Damien Leith

When you think of legendary voices or names in music there are none more prominent than Elvis Presley. Given Elvis’ prominence you would think modern musicians would shy away from performing a tribute show filled with his music, Damien Leith though bucks that thinking with his upcoming Elvis The Gospel Collection show. Originally the Gospel […]

Lola Montez

It’s an Australian musical that was hugely popular during the late 50s and 60s, with shows and soundtrack albums selling out, and songs that bumped Elvis off the charts - yet very few people have heard of it. That may not be the case for much longer because a collection of high profile actors and […]

The Cruisin’ Deuces

Listening to the music of The Cruisin' Deuces you would be hard pressed to guess that the members of the band were born and raised in the heartland of Sydney’s inner west. In just over two years the band have built a solid reputation for themselves within the emerging hipster subculture of this particular genre. […]