Tag: Dance

Movin’ Melvin Brown – The Ray Charles Experience

by Heather-Jean Moyes Movin’ Melvin Brown – The Ray Charles Experience truly rocks. If you like any of the following: Ray Charles, The Blues Brothers, Gospel, James Brown, Nat King Cole, The Beatles, Sam Cook, Percy Mayfield or soul, blues, or music performed well then you will love this gig. Brown sings like Ray Charles …

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Ballet Revolución – Her Majesty’s Theatre

From the first haunting moment on stage, the troupe of Ballet Revolución mesmerised a capacity crowd at Her Majesty’s Theatre for the Adelaide premiere of the 2013 season. Combining breathtaking feats of athleticism with sensual dance moves, Ballet Revolución’s incredibly talented Cuban dancers – supported by the Ballet Revolución Live-Band – entertained the crowd with …

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Adelaide Fringe 2013 – Symphony of Strange – Tuxedo Cat

Gareth Hart’s latest offering, Symphony of Strange, is just that – bizarre, eccentric, and plain weird. Set on the top floor of Tuxedo Cat, this show was alien and incredibly outlandish. Endearing themselves immediately to the audience members by providing chilli chocolate and damp washcloths to combat the 39degree night, the performers led us into …

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Adelaide Fringe – Macbeth’s Witches – The Garage International at NACC

Every now and again, the Adelaide Fringe provides something so unusual and so strange that it is almost impossible to review. Well, my new polarising bench-mark is Macbeth’s Witches, created and largely performed by the indomitable Shakti, who is joined by members of her VasantaMala Dance Company. The thing about this show, which purports to …

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FRINGE 2013 – Desde Cuba a Brazil – Ensalada the Union

Thwarted by Council regulations, Ensalada the Union – one of the Festival’s newest venues – had to relocate at the last minute from Union Street in the East End to a spot right near Gluttony, opposite the Garden of Unearthly Delights. Notwithstanding the eleventh hour shift, the current Ensalada the Union, complete with European tapas …

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FRINGE 2013 – Remnants found in you – Nexus – 3.5K

The dancers who collaborate with Remnant Dance are clearly highly skilled in their art, and present a riveting and beautifully conceived show. 3.5K