Talking about the first time he heard I Wanna Be Your Lover, Timbaland said: “To this day, I don’t really know how he created this unique sound, and that’s why it’s so dope. He’s in his own world and nobody else can get there, although I’ve tried.” Another group to operate in this space were the otherworldly Atlanta residents Outkast, who played with sexuality, fashion and consistently pushed the boundaries of 00s hip-hop. … [Read more...] about Prince: a musical legacy like no other
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"Our people had a structure of performance; where do our guests sit, where do our traditional owners sit? How do they set out the fires? How do they set out the ceremony ground? And before they get to that, what do they have to do in finding out who's related to who, and how are the skins related when they're coming from other nations?" … [Read more...] about Perth Festival opening week showcases nationwide resurgence of Indigenous art, theatre and music
Couples will never forget taking a boat ride along the stunning Li River and cycling past the rice paddies of Yangshuo in the country's northeast, stopping into local villages along the way for a truly authentic immersion into Chinese culture. … [Read more...] about From yoga in central Sri Lanka to surfing on the shores of St Lucia: The ultimate wellness holidays for couples to enjoy this Valentine’s Day
Variations/Collaborations is the much-anticipated, annual evening of dynamic dance and music, featuring vibrant choreography and brilliant young artists. Metropolitan Ballet will present contemporary ballets by two Princess Grace Foundation Award-winning artists: Tommie-Waheed Evans and Jenelle Figgins. Their extraordinary dances will premiere alongside new work by Sarah Mettin, Metropolitan's Artistic Associate. Sharing the stage with Metropolitan are guest artists from Washington Ballet's Professional Training Division. The Washington Ballet is under the direction of Julie Kent, former Principal with American Ballet Theatre. Live music by talented musicians from ATLYS quartet, features twins Genevieve and Sabrina Tabby, Settlement Music School Alumnae. The Tabby twins first performed with Metropolitan as young musicians in 2005. Tommie-Waheed Evans, an in-demand choreographer, was a member of Philadanco, who shared the stage with Metropolitan in 2018. Variations/Collaborations is a … [Read more...] about It’s back! Brilliant Evening of Dance & Music.
In the course of its 18-month gestation, McGee had enjoyed critical acclaim with the House of Love and My Bloody Valentine, two bands who had both also embraced ecstasy: in Upside Down, McGee recalls Guy Chadwick trying to strip naked at a gay club after popping one pill too many, whereas the Valentines absorbed new textures suggested by the drug into their sound. But the Primal Scream record was also a commercial triumph. In that same film, McGee remembers that an initial pressing of 60,000 copies proved far too few. "We had no idea that the world was going to get it... we were clueless. What I was really proud of, obviously, is... my friend made this incredible record." … [Read more...] about Primal Scream: The band who made a rave new world