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Saturday, January 23, 2021

Call to artists: Albert Park College 2016 Art Show

call to artists: albert park college 2016 art show
Entries for all art show submissions close Monday 5 September 2016 at 5pm Albert Park College will be launching its sixth annual Art Show on Friday 14 October 2016 with a gala event at the college’s new Bay Street Campus in Port Melbourne. Artists are invited to submit 2-3 dimensional works selected by a panel for this annual exhibition taking place...

Cream of The Crate: Album # 191 – Carol K and The Hitmen: California Creaming

cream of the crate: album # 191 – carol k and the hitmen: california creaming
"One of the most prolific and widely heard bass guitarists, playing on an estimated 10,000 recordings in a career spanning over 50 years" (Wikipedia) "The thing that really made me sit up and take notice was the bass lines." (Paul McCartney talking of Carol K's bass playing on Pet Sounds) "In the world of bass guitar, Carol Kaye is a legend."...

40th Hong Kong International Film Festival- 2 stand out entries

40th hong kong international film festival- 2 stand out entries
40th HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL A RESOUNDING SUCCESS The only thing missing was an Australian presence Crowds flocked to the concluding ceremony held in the open air behind the Hong Kong Cultural Centre overlooking a resplendent Victoria Harbour last Sunday. They were there to see the actors and directors who won awards, parade before the public. Thrilled with the vast...

Anya Anastasia and Melbourne Cabaret Festival premiere

anya anastasia and melbourne cabaret festival premiere
Adelaide born, Melbourne obsessed, cabaret songstress Anya Anastasia is set to premiere a new hour of devilishly unique Cabaret as part of the Melbourne Cabaret Festival. Rogue Romantic, is punchy and hilarious follow up from Anya's latest award winning show Torte e Mort: Songs of Cake and Death that won awards, hearts and stars all over Australia. The limited season...


bluesfest playing schedule times and stages revealed!!
 CLICK ON THE BUTTON BELOW TO SEE THE UPDATED PLAYING SCHEDULE!!!  View Playing Schedule including TIMES and STAGES! Time is truly flying and Bluesfest is now only a little over six weeks away. Today marks a special day and the one you have all been waiting for: The announcement of the long-awaited daily artist playing schedule with times and stages! Now you can prepare your festival itinerary down to the minute. There...

Cream Of The Crate CD Review #3: Bob Dylan – Biograph

cream of the crate cd review #3: bob dylan – biograph
    This review was originally posted on the first Toorak Times web site where publications ceased on that site in March 2017. The old site will be permanently closed in 2020 and these reviews are being re-published in order to preserve them on the current Toorak Times/Tagg site. Cream Of The Crate Reviews 1 to 50 were vinyl album reviews.  The...

Artist, Rock Star & Gentleman

artist, rock star & gentleman
UNPLUGGED & UP CLOSE MICHELANGELO RUSSO – Artist, Rock Star and gentleman. Imagine being able to channel creative inspirations into captivating works of art and to transform your internal rhythmic emotive pulses into melody, thus creating liquid landscapes in the form of distinctive songs. Visual artist and multi instrumentalist, Michelangelo Russo can and does so brilliantly. I first met Russo last year...

Dirty Pictures

dirty pictures
What: Dirty Pictures Where: La Mama Courthouse When: 14th April to 24th April Written and Directed by Tony Reck Performed by Ange Arabatzis, Lucia Brancatisano, Willow Conway, Nick Stribakos Sound Design by Hugo Race Lighting Design by Matt Barber Dirty Pictures is a bold depiction of a mix of the seedy, sleazy and penurious existence of individuals in our society - maybe it’s their chosen reality...

Parkinson tribute to Cocker

parkinson tribute to cocker
  They lived on opposite sides of the world, but gravel-voiced Englishman Joe Cocker and equally gritty Australian vocalist Doug Parkinson had many things in common. Both were born in steel towns – Cocker in Sheffield and Parkinson in Newcastle; both had hits with The Beatles songs – Cocker’s With A Little Help From My Friends and Parkinson’s Dear Prudence. Both were...

CHAIN “… and the night man walked on the moon*” Part 2 of 3

Chain “… And The Night Man Walked On The Moon*” Part 2 Of 3
    CHAIN LIVE (c. 1969 from Chain Live back cover left to right:  Glyn Mason (guitar/vocals), Warren "Pig" Morgan (electric piano), Phil Manning (guitar/vocals), Barry Sullivan (Big Goose - bass), Barry Harvey (Little Goose - drums) A big ice-cream cone appears in the middle of the road.  The driver swerves to avoid it.  The van careers off the road into a ditch. ...