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The Not So Pointless Review of Prince’s 4Ever

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Music, Recorded |

You seldom see reviews of greatest hits packages as it’s almost an entirely pointless exercise describing the sequencing and collation of a well-known artists best known songs. And when it comes to Prince, let’s be honest – many of us are quite familiar with his formidable collection of hits. I own all of Prince’s official

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Dusting off the hits: Dusty The Musical Review (Arts Centre, Melbourne)

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Musicals, Reviews, Stage |
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It’s been over a decade since the homegrown hit jukebox musical Dusty first graced our stages with a successful national tour starring Tamsin Carroll and Deni Hines. This new version, directed by Jason Langley, is an entertaining and kinetic return to the hit songs of Dusty Springfield. The musical charts only major points and themes in

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MSO celebrates Star Trek under the stars

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Live, Music, Reviews |

Star Trek celebrated its 50th anniversary with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in a sound and vision spectacular under the stars at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Saturday night. The MSO was, as expected, as perfect as you could hope in their rendering of the soundtrack. Conducted by Sarah Hicks, the enormous orchestra (with many more than

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