POSTED ON // Wednesday, 03 June 2015
Written by // Peter Burdon
A jazz singer with sixteen albums to his name, who’s worked with the best in the business, Ian Shaw is making his long-awaited Australian debut at the Cabaret Festival in 2015. He spoke with Peter Burdon.
One of the most defining indie outfits of the past decade, Florence + The Machine have just dropped their highly-anticipated third album, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful. What’s more, they’re set to return to our shores, writes Garrett Bithell.
Set between the wars in no specific country, Sport for Jove’s (SPJ) Merchant of Venice, manages to pull off the tricky balancing act that is making the play entertaining while not endorsing the hateful attitudes of the characters.