Been so busy…

March 4, 2011

…that I have not blogged about the #perthfest for a while and now it is nearly over. Plus all my other regular blogging has fallen behind. In fact, so busy have I been, that having bought up big over the weekend at both the Belmont swap meet and the Melville markets, I have not listened yet to the Nena album that I bought. So, until I finally get the time to do so, today’s song for a Friday will have to do.


#PerthFest Out Of Context: For Pina

February 21, 2011

Straight up, this was the simply the best piece of dance theatre that I have ever seen. Read the rest of this entry »


#PerthFest reflections: #RoyAyers

February 14, 2011

Roy Ayers and Ubiquty at the Music Box 12 Feb was fantastic. He did Searching, he did Evolution, he did Running Away, he even had the audience help him sing Everybody Loves The Sunshine!! (nothing from the Coffy soundtrack though, but hey!) Read the rest of this entry »


#PIAF reflections; part 1

February 14, 2011

The Opening event Transition by Pan.Optikum was full of old European pretensions about war and grand visions, all intoned by an old man with a broken voice while acrobats did acrobatic things that you couldn’t understand how they related to Europa being kidnapped and people being decapitated on the beach as the old man had solemnly related, and then, lots of fireworks at the end.  It was so great to see bodies moving amongst so many sparks and how they were moving, as if tied to the hands of gigantic metronomes. I really enjoyed it. Read the rest of this entry »