Cultural Outings

Good evening,

Late June / early July was a very 'cultural' period for us. Stop laughing please...

First up was the Melbourne Theatre Company production of 'The Joy of Text', very interesting, well acted but perhaps a bit cerebral for moi. Try this review if you want to really know what went on...

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'The Joy of Text' - Images courtesy MTC 2011

Later in the week it was off to the Classic Albums Live production of Fleetwood Mac 'Rumours' album. Now this performance I clearly understood. It was just a superb rendition of a classic album from the vocals to the guitars to the percussion. Great to hear 'Albatross' and 'Oh Well' included in the second half 'Greatest Hits' set too. Here is a nice promo video from YouTube.

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Finally, there was a musical narrative on the life of original AC/DC frontman, Bon Scott, 'Hell Ain't A Bad Place To Be' at the Atheneum Theatre. Very well played, and (predictably) played extremely l-o-u-d. Nick Barker was most impressive giving a personable and engaging performance in the lead role. A good description and back story here.

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Doug Parkinson & Nick Barker - Image courtesy Herald Sun 2011

Bye for now, BomberBoy