Day: 19 May 2021

Macbeth

Theatre Review: Melbourne Opera bring the furious passions of Verdi to life through Macbeth

May 19, 2021

Macbeth is undoubtedly one of the world’s best-known tales of manipulation and betrayal. Cursed with future knowledge due to a witches prophecy, Macbeth strikes a deal with fate at the cost of his sanity and life. Set in the eleventh century, an ambitious Macbeth (Simon Meadows) struggles against the passions of power and deception through […]

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Strangely Enough

Exclusive Single Premiere: Strangely Enough “Are You More?” (2021)

May 19, 2021

Multi-instrumentalist Strangely Enough, the moniker for Greg Olley is about to release his latest vividly sonic track, “Are You More?”, and we are delighted to have the premiere of it, ahead of its release on Friday. Strangely Enough is about to release his debut EP, Stories You Tell Yourself (out June 18). He has trickle-fed […]

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Furphy Anthology

Book Review: Enjoy some distinctly Australian yarns in the 2020 Furphy Anthology

May 19, 2021

Established back in 1992 to support Shepparton writers, The Furphy Literary Award decided to expand its reach in 2020, opening its doors to unpublished short stories from writers across Australia. Inspired by Joseph Furphy, author of Australian classic Such Is Life, and the yarns told around his brother’s foundry, writers are encouraged to offer up […]

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One Morning

Track of the Week: Happy Axe “One Morning” (Feat. Butternut Sweetheart) (2021)

May 19, 2021

“One Morning” is the new single from Melbourne-based violinist, vocalist and composer Emma Kelly aka Happy Axe. On this dreamy and beautiful single the Canberra native has enlisted the help of friend and new collaborator Butternut Sweetheart.  “One Morning”, is the second single to be released from Happy Axe’s second album Maybe It’ll Be Beautiful, […]

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Midnight Oil

Midnight Oil and Paul Kelly added as headliners to the rescheduled Bluesfest lineup

May 19, 2021

In what is great news for Bluesfest, Midnight Oil and Paul Kelly have been added to the lineup for the rescheduled event, in the October long weekend. The festival will take place over four days at Byron Bay, from 1st to 4th October. Midnight Oil will headline the opening night, Friday 1st October. Paul Kelly […]

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