It’s the new virtual screening room and exhibition space which delivers a new video from an emerging artist into your inbox every Tuesday. Its a clever innovation that turns the world of pop-ups and film events into an episodic format synonymous with the subscription and on-demand service
It opens the door for new artists to a mainstream audience and access to the sometimes voiceless corners of remote Australia unable to showcase their work in the conventional way.
A limited edition vinyl re-issue of Janet Jackson’s key entries in her A&M, Virgin Records, UMe and Universal Music catalogue has been timed with her current residency schedule at Park MGM which are slated to end in August.
Janet Jackson is one of the most influential entertainers of the modern era. Her music has won her six GRAMMY® Awards, two Emmy Nominations, a Golden Globe Award and a nomination for an Academy Award along with dozens of American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards. She has received accolades as an actress as well including the NAACP Best Supporting Actor award. Janet is a published author, dancer, businessperson, philanthropist and one of the biggest-selling artists in popular music history. With sales of over 180 million records worldwide, Janet Jackson stands as one of the best-selling artists of all time with a string of hits that have left an indelible impression on pop culture. Her music and artistry has opened doors through which other top artists have followed, many acknowledging her impact on their musical perceptions.
Continue reading Janet Jackson – Metamorphosis: Taking control of her vinyl legacy
Run Time: 72 minutes (Opening Night)
On assignment for Sydney Scoop / Editor: Rebecca Varidel
Production Images: Bob Seary
It’s the latest experimental live show in New Theatre Newtown’s 2019 program. The 17 day short run production shines a spotlight on an an area of relationships clouded by languid debates of equality and homophobia in recent decades.
“This Bitter Earth is my way of parsing this current cultural moment we’re living through.” says playwright, Chris Edwards, “We see a generation of people struggling to connect with each other as there’s this looming, ever-present sense of twenty-first century despair hovering over our heads at all times.”
Continue reading This Bitter Earth: Stripping down the hopes and dreams of every relationship we have ever had (Review)
The menu of this place almost mirrors a diverse history of the area with an assembly of Italian, Mediterranean, Malaysian and modern Australian dishes. It was interesting to tie all these dishes together in one meal taking the taste buds on a sensory rollercoaster.
Continue reading Urban Bites Newtown: A menu that’s Ecclectic or Schizophrenic?
The school holiday season event at Macarthur Square comes to an end this weekend as the herd of animatronic dinosaurs including Blue, the leading Raptor from the film, Jurassic World stomps its way out of the west. Continue reading Jurassic World Pop-Up: Final Weekend
Changwon K-pop world festival is an annual K-pop cover dance and vocal cover contest held across the world by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Republic of Korea. The network of international Korean Cultural Centres and offices of The Consulate general of republic of Korea coordinate the events globally with the winner from each country eligible to enter the preliminary round for Changwon K-pop world Festival Final stage which will be held in City of Changwon, South Korea on 11th October.
The Sydney round will see 16 teams compete in two cateogories vying for a place in the October finale. A total of 4 vocal team and 12 dance acts will be showcasing their skills at the International Convention Centre this Saturday night.
Continue reading FREE ADMISSION into K-Pop World Festival, ICCSYD this Saturday!
Disney continues to bring to life many animation classics and the most anticipated retelling of the year features an assembly of super stars. At the height of anticipation, Beyonce dropped a new single “Spirit” announcing she would be producing an album themed to the upcoming movie being released on Wednesday.
The cast of voices includes:
Donald Glover – Simba
Beyonce – Nala
Chiwetel Ejiofor – Scar
John Oliver – Zazu
James Earl Jones – Mufasa
John Kani – Rafiki
Alfre Woodard Alfre Woodard – Sarabi
JD McCrary – Young Simba
Shahadi Wright Joseph – Young Nala
Penny Johnson Jerald -Sarafina
Keegan-Michael Key – Kamari
Eric André – Azizi
Florence Kasumba – Shenzi
Seth Rogen – Pumbaa
Billy Eichner – Timon
Amy Sedaris – Guinea Fowl
Chance the Rapper – Bush Baby
Phil LaMarr – Impala
J.Lee – Hyena
Josh McCrary – Elephant Shrew
Continue reading “Spirit” by Beyonce – this week’s most anticipated movie release followed by her new album!