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The Ultimate Vegas Show

May 25, 2015 by Stuart Allan in

When you think of Vegas, what do you think of? Showgirls. Legends. Feathers. Sequins. High-kicks. This show has it all.

Tour Life: The Howl

May 20, 2015 by Soot Admin in

We go on the road with Chicago punk-rock band The Howl for their first tour outside of the US. Here’s their first installment of tour life.

What makes Nickelback the most hated band?

May 16, 2015 by Angela Allan in

Angela Allan tries to unlock the secret to what makes Nickelback the most hated band in the world. And keep her pants on at the same time.

St Petersburg Ballet: Finding their feet

May 14, 2015 by Sherryn Groch in

St Petersburg Ballet Theatre’s prima ballerina Irina Kolesnikova on motherhood, Swan Lake and finding her feet in the world of ballet.

Beyond The Beatles

May 10, 2015 by Angela Allan in

Meet Steve White, who lives out Beatlemania almost every day of his life as Paul McCartney in the tribute band The Bootleg Beatles.

Photo gallery: Absinthe

May 8, 2015 by Stuart Allan in

Absinthe is an adult-themed cocktail of circus, burlesque and vaudeville with a side of sass and debauchery. Check out our photo gallery.

Quick & Dirty: Gang Of Youths

May 5, 2015 by Patrick Muller in

  Gang of Youths frontman David Le’aupepe talks love and loss on the band’s freshly minted album The Positions, which chronicles a tumultuous relationship Le’aupepe shared with a woman battling stage four cancer. In this interview, Patrick Muller catches up with the Sydney band’s frontman.   How did you all meet and start the band? We all met over the course […]

Uncovering Vique Deco

April 24, 2015 by Angela Allan in

  St. Louis artist Daniel Charles has coined his own art movement – Vique Deco. Inspired by the Midwest, his home of St. Louis, as well as vintage, antique and elements of American history, Charles creates time capsules with each artwork. We get to know this artist a little better and uncover what makes him […]

Surviving Oz Apocalypse

April 20, 2015 by Angela Allan in

Oz Apocalypse creates ‘live action’ zombie experience game Lazarus.  It’s the end of the world. Your mission? To survive a plague of zombies. Are you game? Well, we tested it out for you. By Angela Allan. I’m going to go out on a limb (ha!) and say The Walking Dead revived the zombie craze. Heck, […]

Supanova 2015

April 14, 2015 by Stuart Allan in

Supanova Pop Culture Expo was on again at the weekend. It was a Star Trek reunion with Nichelle Nicols and Walter Keonig’s panel, when George Takei unexpectedly turned up. Buffy fans were treated to Charisma Carpenter (Cordelia) and James Marsters (Spike) talking about the Whedonverse and dispelling any myths of a Buffy movie (sorry folks!). […]

Photo Gallery: Le Noir

April 9, 2015 by Stuart Allan in

Le Noir – the Dark Side of Cirque is at the State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne until Saturday, April 18. Soot photographer Stuart Allan went along to experience the darkness. Click on any photo below to open up the gallery. Book your tickets to Le Noir.    

Record Store Day: You spin me right round

April 5, 2015 by Sherryn Groch in

Sherryn Groch unpacks the best new releases for Record Store Day 2015. Time to press play.   What do David Grohl from the Foo Fighters, several hundred cases of Dogfish Head beer and vinyl have in common? Before you start re-enacting your favourite fan fantasy, let me introduce you to Record Store Day 2015. Since […]