Tag: Alasdair Duncan
Last year, Berlin’s Alex Niggemann released his debut album, Paranoid Funk, which met with wide acclaim for its combination of intricate beats and catchy melodies. Niggemann says he was determined to make the kind of record that you could throw on at home or in the club and have a similar effect.
Sometimes, it’s tricky being a creative person. You may have a brilliant idea – for a movie, a magazine, a business or any of a million other things – but no idea how to turn that idea into a reality. The Vivid Ideas festival, running in tandem with Vivid Live, is all about helping creative people achieve their goals. It’s about the work that goes into creativity, and about building a sustainable career.
The Bull, The Moon And The Coronet Of Stars Shooting The Moon By Alasdair Duncan The Bull, The Moon And The Coronet Of Stars is a bold and brilliant new theatrical work – a story of love, lust and good red wine, it’s a comedic two-hander and one of the freshest plays to hit Sydney [...]
At first glance, the worlds of stand-up comedy and academia don’t appear to have a lot in common, but as Dr Justine Rogers discovered, they’re more alike than you think. The UNSW Law graduate was in the UK working on her thesis when she became hooked on comedy. “I was doing a bit of it around the colleges, just informally – my friends kept telling me I should do more, and finally, it got to the point where the shame of not doing it outweighed the fear of getting on stage!”
Adam Olenius is feeling philosophical. The Shout Out Louds singer has just returned to Stockholm after a three-week tour of Europe and Scandinavia; generally busy with recording and touring, on his rare breaks he struggles with the concept of doing nothing.