Faster (Australian Ballet, Melbourne)

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The Australian Ballet’s new triple bill, Faster, exemplifies the pace and complexity of 2017 life. It also offers audiences a chance to pause and appreciate a display of incredible physicality, deep intelligence and pure emotion – elements that can get lost in our hyper-connected, 24-7, technology driven world. Opening act Faster celebrates the immense capabilities

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Coppelia (Palais Theatre, Melbourne)

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On a regular Friday evening, the number 16 tram to the buzzing waterfront area of St. Kilda is normally jammed with office workers chasing a drink or three, or young types ready to dance till dawn. The crowd, and dance style were a little different on Friday (September 23) as St. Kilda’s famous old theatre,

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Jess Ribeiro review (NGV, Melbourne)

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The National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne is a place for experimenting with all styles of art – and the mix of musicians it presents at its Friday Nights line up is no exception. The latest to hit the spotlight in the Great Hall under its high roof and dramatic stained glass by the artist Leonard French last Friday

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Swan Lake (Arts Centre, Melbourne)

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The familiar Tchaikovsky notes exude from the orchestra pit as the stage lights rise on the opening set of Swan Lake. After seeing countless productions of the romantic ballet could Stephen Baynes’ 2012 version for the Australian Ballet inject new thrill into the experience?

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