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Slowly Slowly have built a dedicated following in their home town of Melbourne, but last Friday night it was their Brisbane show that went off with a bang. “This is like a home show” declared frontman Ben Stewart. “Thank you so much everyone for coming out, this is crazy”.
What do handfuls of turd, corn on the cob, the pouch of Douglas and Taylor Swift have in common? Find out in Hannah Gadsbyâ€™s latest show ‘Dogmatic’!
Introducing Nadine Karaan, a young makeup enthusiast. Karaan says, â€œMakeup is my life. Itâ€™s not about looking fake or like a Barbie doll, itâ€™s about having control over myself. Being able to give myself a look, but still know it’s …
6am at the Garage is bringing cinematic grandeur to alternative dance music with their Projections of Dance film series at the iconic Astor Theatre. The media collective has developed an eclectic but cohesive program of electronic music cinema that mixes together fiction, documentary and concert films.
On his sophomore solo album, Craig Finn has stripped away the noise and grandiosity thatâ€™s defined most of his career, revealing the core components of his distinctive lyrical style while telling tender, grounded stories.
“They donâ€™t engage in the empty nostalgia of simply referencing classic films, hoping to somehow co-opt the aura of cool. What they share, along with awesome synth soundtracks, is an aesthetic philosophy”
In Umrika, America is the promised land, a place where Indian villagers believe they can can be delivered from the prisons of poverty and tradition. Itâ€™s a bold choice for the opening of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, a melancholic glimpse into a country simultaneously buoyed and burdened with the weight of familial love.
The Indian Film Festival of Melbourne is back, boasting what they are calling their â€œstrongest lineup yetâ€. With a selection that includes a mix of lavish Bollywood productions, critically lauded dramas and intriguing oddities, itâ€™s a hard claim to argue.