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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 […]

Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show

April 2, 2015 by Stuart Allan in

Soot photographer Stuart Allan found himself amongst the flowers and trees once more, at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.  He spotted some pink flamingos and wild bees on his adventures. Here are his top moments:

A Golden Age of China Qianlong Emperor, 1736-1795

by Stuart Allan in

Hidden treasures from Beijing’s Palace Museum in the Forbidden City have come to Melbourne for the first time, in an Australian exclusive exhibition, A Golden Age of China: Qianlong Emperor, 1736–1795. The exhibition runs until June 21 at the National Gallery of Victoria. Soot shutterbug Stuart Allan when to take some amazing photos on a […]

Walking With Dinosaurs photo gallery

March 27, 2015 by Stuart Allan in

Walking With Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular is currently touring around Australia until the end of April. Soot photographer Stuart Allan when all Jurassic for a day at the Melbourne show.

The glory of JJ Grey and Mofro

March 22, 2015 by Patrick Muller in

  JJ Grey talks to Patrick Muller about his new album Ol’ Glory, the “Southern mafia” and performing at Bluesfest. It’s been six years since JJ Grey and his band Mofro have been to Australia, and Grey couldn’t be keener to return. An avid surfer, he’s looking forward to dropping in some waves between sets […]

Quick & Dirty: Robbie Daymond

March 15, 2015 by Angela Allan in

Robbie Daymond, voice actor best known as for his role in Breadwinners’ SwaySway and Sailor Moon’s Tuxedo Mask, takes some time out to talk to Angela Allan about all things voice acting and Supanova.   We have to start off with Breadwinners. Tell me about that. I like to call it the sugar cereal of […]

Switchfoot dare to move

March 9, 2015 by Angela Allan in

  Jon Foreman – lead singer and guitarist of the Grammy Award winning San Diego-based rock band Switchfoot – talks to Angela Allan about moving forward from Dare You To Move to a new project called The Wonderlands.   Let’s start with  Dare You To Move because everyone I know remembers and loves this song. […]

Quick & Dirty: Jason David Frank

by Angela Allan in

  Jason David Frank is best known as Tommy, the original Green Ranger, in the epic TV show Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers. Frank hits Melbourne and the Gold Coast for Supanova in April, and as Angela Allan finds out, he loves reminiscing about his days as Tommy with his loyal fans.   What’s your favourite […]