The WA Ballet … On Pointe with DRACULA

Dracula is potentially an artistic minefield, it can so easily tip into Hammer Horror farce, shattering audience illusion, however the WA Ballet company has taken Bram Stoker’s iconic horror story and produced a masterpiece of dance and theatre. Francis Ford … Continue reading

ON AIR – A Review of Mike Carlton’s New Memoir.

“Hey Dad, I think you might enjoy this, something to read on the flight to Germany,” my daughter Saraj handed me an Advance Proof of Mike Carlton’s new autobiography. Daughter knows dad. A long term fan of Mike Carlton’s work, … Continue reading

ROGER WATERS Sublime US + THEM Perth Arena Concert.

I’m in my mid to late 60s and like many Baby Boomers, I suspect I’ll still be in an armchair, zimmer frame beside me, malt whisky in hand, drifting away to the sounds  of Cream, Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd … Continue reading

Viagogo – Geneva Based Ticket Resellers – Bullshit to make a Politician Blush!

My wife and I went to Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza show last Saturday – it was so breathtakingly good, I decided to give a daughter to two tickets for her birthday. Knowing we had a very busy week coming up, … Continue reading

Neil Diamond in Concert, Sandalford Winery

I’ve long puzzled over where Neil Diamond fits in the musical scheme of things – he’s usually ignored regardless of his past superstar status, in much the same way as the Seekers often don’t rate a mention, yet Diamond’s been … Continue reading

Eine Kleine Renaissance Music at the Prince’s Castle

Although we have a wonderful, vibrant  music scene  across all genres in Australia and New Zealand, it’s impossible to stage a recital or concert in a 600 year old castle – the performance may be of equal quality, however the … Continue reading

Hydra pays tribute to Leonard Cohen

Hydra – Henry Miller wrote of this Greek island, “This rock is a living rock, a divine wave of energy suspended in time and space, creating a pause of long or short duration in the endless melody. Hydra was entered … Continue reading