Thriller Live Melbourne

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by Rita H. Azar on February 5, 2015

Bonjour!

When I received the email saying that I was invited to see Thriller Live, I jumped on the occasion.

I always been a huge fan of Michael Jackson and, like millions of other people, I was shocked and deeply sad by his sudden death.

The work of Michael Jackson will never be forgotten as songs such as Black or White and many others inspired a positive change of attitude amongst people.

Thriller Live is all about celebrating the amazing work of this accomplished artist and taking the audience into the rollercoaster of his life by showcasing his music through the different stages of his career (Jackson 5, disco years, etc.)

The show is not about imitating Jackson but honouring him.  In fact, many talented lead singers perform his songs; amongst them, Prinnie Stevens and her enchanting voice.

Sean Christopher’s rendition of Michael Jackson is so good, one would think it was Jackson himself that was on stage.

Thriller Live is a dynamic show with fantastic dancers.  I particularly enjoyed Dangerous and the impressive choreography.

I also loved Let’s Dance Let’s Shout as the performers engaged with the public and put fire into the crowd.  Everyone in the audience was up, dancing and participating in the performance.

When I heard the music of Beat it, I was dancing on my chair.  And, what about Smooth Criminal; the performance was glorious.

Thriller Live 3

The encore was astonishing and I’m deliberately leaving out the titles of the songs that were performed to keep the surprise.  All I’m going to say is by the end of the show, everyone was standing up and dancing.

Thriller Live is invigorating and high in energy; great costumes and lighting effects; a fantastic production.

If you are in Melbourne, this show is the perfect opportunity to spend an evening celebrating the life of the King of Pop.

Thriller Live is presented at the Arts Centre, State Theatre in Melbourne until the 8 of February 2015.

 

What is your favourite Michael Jackson song?

 

I wasn’t paid to write this post but I received two tickets from ACMN Marketing and Advertising for Thriller Live.  All opinions are my own as stated in my media kit

 

Au revoir! 

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Words for 2015

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by Rita H. Azar on January 29, 2015

Bonjour!

Hello, hello everyone!

I’m back in the blogging world today after a few very busy past months.

 

We’re still in January so it’s still time to wish you a very Happy New Year 2015 and may all your dreams come true!

 

Last November I dedicated myself to write the second novel of my series for NaNoWriMo.

After NaNo was done and dusted, it was time to get ready for Christmas: Christmas tree, Christmas shopping, Christmas cards, Christmas functions and Christmas visits.

Then, it was all about packing the house.  Is there something more tedious than packing?

Finally, we moved!  There were boxes all over the place but I’m glad to report, as I’m writing these lines, that the unpacking is all done and the house looks amazing!  It’s as if I lived here my whole life!  There’s still a lot of interior design to do but that will come slowly.

I finally feel I have gained back control of my thoughts that were sparsely locked in different boxes for a few weeks and I can think much clearer now.

View from my work desk

The view from my work desk.

In other news, baby is going very well!  Do you want to know if it’s a boy or a girl?  Take your guess and then check out this post on Facebook.

My baby
Isn’t the cutest baby. I’m a bit partial though!

The last thing for today that I wanted to share with you were my two words for 2015.

Perseverance and determination

 

I’m thinking here about writing, of course.  I have to always keep in mind that it’s a slow process and it takes time, that I have to keep writing every day in order to see my goals of publishing becoming a reality.

I already have come such a long way with the help of my writing group and with all the things I have learned in the past years.

Anyways that’s it for now.  I have been such a bad blogger, not reading any blogs lately.  But, I intend to make up for it in the coming days.

So, tell me, what have you been up to?  What are you words for 2015?

What have I missed?  Link up in the comment section one of your posts that you think I should read.

Au revoir! 

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