Dark Mofo: Allison Bell

Allison Bell. Photo by Felipe Pagani

Dark Mofo 2015 is under way, complete with a fire-breathing organ at Macquarie Point, numerous exhibitions and installations celebrating the unusual and macabre, and the trademark beam of white light piercing the icy Hobart night sky. The performing arts program is just as interesting. Anthony and the Johnsons are are…

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Triassic Parq: Fun is not extinct

Rob Johnson, Velociraptor of Innocence in Squabbalogic's Triassic Parq. Photograph by Michael Francis.

Jay James-Moody really loves dinosaurs. He loves them so much that he and new spouse Jessica’s honeymoon included Hawaiian locations where Jurassic Park was shot. “My wife Jessica even imitated a raptor during the ceremony,” says the director of Squabbalogic’s new production Triassic Parq. “So I married the right woman.”…

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Adelaide Cabaret Festival – Hot Picks

Photo: Mark Wojt

With the gala opening fast approaching and such a huge program on offer at this year’s Adelaide Cabaret Festival it’s almost impossible to choose.  Here’s our hot picks for the season – the shows to most look forward to! Back for More We’ve seen them before, and we’ve had a…

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11 movies that are now, surprisingly, musicals

Andy Karl as Rocky

The inspiration for a musical may come from variety of sources. Many musicals are original pieces with the music and story crafted carefully together. Some are musical adaptations of plays and books, where a classic tale is retold. However, more recently the genesis of a musical may come from a much more modern medium; that…

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