A rising singer-songwriter from Leichardt, Amanda Easton, is soon to launch her new album, Wallflower. The album was written in isolation during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic from Amanda’s home studio, as she used the time to cultivate her music and virtually work with both local and international producers. Amanda describes the album as […]
This January at Sydney’s Lyric Theatre a star-studded cast featuring Todd McKenney, Ben Mingay, Marcia Hines and Lucy Durack will take the stage for the huge Sydney season of Shrek - The Musical. Todd McKenney will step into the role of the hilarious Lord Farquaad, Ben Mingay will take the stage as loveable ogre Shrek, […]
In 1977, the movie version of Saturday Night Fever radiated disco culture around the globe like a beam of light hitting a mirror ball. When a stage musical version opened in the UK in 1998, it ignited the fever for new audiences as well as those who were already fans of the film. The show […]
Studio 54 nightclub, Boogie Wonderland and an eclectic cast of talented performers including the Marcia Hines herself… need I say more? The Aria nominated, award winning hit Velvet is glittering and shinning it’s way to Sydney to heat up the cold winter months. It is a classic coming of age story with all the right […]
Lit up cherry blossom trees and vibrant washes of colour turned the 100-year old Woolloomooloo Wharf into a magical fairyland for the launch party of Ovolo Woolloomooloo last week. Alongside celebrity guests like Marcia and Deni Hines, and Jessica Mauboy, I wove my way through the clever interiors that have transformed the cavernous warehouse style-space into something surprisingly intimate, all without losing sight of those soaring ceiling heights.
Scott Spark: It’s been four years since Scott Spark’s debut album, and he has spent the subsequent years living between Brisbane and New York, gathering inspiration for his next album Muscle Memory. It’s an emotional kicker, driven by piano and strings with climaxes intricate and subtle enough to reach right into the listener’s soul. […]
She’s been an Australian icon – a collective sweetheart, really – for several decades. So, it feels wrong to say anything negative about Marcia Hines. However, it’s hard to imagine anyone getting excited over this album. The musical equivalent of a digestive biscuit, it’s bland and predictable but perhaps somewhat comforting. Line in the Sand […]