IT’S On for Young and Old will be the theme when Council on the Ageing Tasmania hosts an appetite-whetting Seniors Week pre-launch with a free, fun-filled intergenerational festival on October 1, the International Day of Older Persons.
WHEN rock ’n’ roll burst on to the Australian music scene back in the 1950s and ’60s, one man at the centre of it all played a vital role in moulding the music of a generation. Johnny Devlin, aka the Kiwi King (after Elvis Presley), was the first New Zealand rock ’n’ roll invader to Australia – coming over for a week’s musical engagement and staying a li...
AS far as Reg Livermore was concerned, he was involuntarily retired and “feeling a touch redundant” when a phone call came out of the blue offering him the role of the Wizard in the 10th anniversary tour of the stage play Wicked.
The 2014 Melbourne International Jazz Festival is set to bring some of the world’s masters of jazz to this country, with a thrilling program of big-name artists, straight-ahead jazz, genre-blending crossovers, blistering instrumentalists and soulful singers alongside the best of local talent.