Aladdin‘s Genie out of the bottle; Michael James Scott fills us in on the Australian production

The incredible new Broadway musical Aladdin had its Australian premiere earlier this month at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre – and we absolutely loved it. We wanted to learn a bit more about the show, so we caught up with our Genie – Michael James Scott – who comes out of the original Broadway production, to learn more about his take on the iconic character, the show-stopping performance in “Friend Like Me”, any differences we can expect from the Broadway original, whether or not he likes Tim Tams and much more…... Read More | Share it now!

Choreographer Matthew Bourne stops in Melbourne to announce his latest venture. We got the inside scoop.

This man needs no introduction, but alas, we’ll give him one anyway! Matthew Bourne is a pioneer in the arts industry, taking dance to wider audiences. Next year, his latest venture Lord of the Flies will find a home exclusively in Melbourne. Based on the novel by William Golding comes an inventive show unlike any other. We were lucky enough to  sit down with the man himself and have a chat about its origins and what it means for young aspiring male dancers.... Read More | Share it now!

Haneen Martin on remaining true to her own vision & creating within Adelaide’s arts community

What does it mean to be an ‘artist’? What is classified as ‘art’? Living in a creative society where artistic merit is constantly scrutinised and picked apart by observers both within and outside the artistic community, it can be sometimes overwhelming to comprehend that your work, piece/s you’ve become so attached and close to, can be interpreted in so many ways by so many different people.... Read More | Share it now!

Self-taught pianist Samer Fanek on his debut album “Wishful Thinking” and the power of YouTube for musicians

Having already amassed a large following for his piano covers on Youtube, all of which are arranged by ear alone, Samer Fanek has now released his debut album “Wishful Thinking”. The album features 13 original instrumental tracks- all of which Samer composed, performed and produced in his bedroom studio. It debuted at #12 on the US New Age Billboard charts, #6 on the iTunes New Age Music Charts and reached #1 on the Best Sellers in New Age, Hot New Releases in New Age and Movers and Shakers charts.... Read More | Share it now!