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A Whole New World: What it’s like to experience the new ‘Aladdin’ musical live

Disney’s beloved Aladdin comes to life in the new musical extravaganza to hit Melbourne’s Her Majesty’s Theatre. Stevi Lee gives you a taste of what you can expect from one of this long-awaited show.

Interview: Nathan Hartono talks Asia Pop Fest and his love of music

Before stunning the Asia Pop Fest crowd with his incredible musicianship, Natalie Ng caught up with the Singaporean singer to discuss music, working with Jay Chou, and previous experience as an international student in the United States.

Artiumnation 2017: The show must go on…

Despite some turbulence, the team behind the ‘flight plan’ for Artiumnation 2017 provided great live Indonesian entertainment for an evening. Grace Kang has the story.

Asian talent take centre stage at Melbourne’s first ever Asia Pop Fest

Headlined by a standout performance from K-Pop superstar Ailee, the best of Asian talent and entertainment came to Melbourne for an evening to remember. Natalie Ng has the story.

Artiumnation 2017: Providing your “in-flight entertainment” to Indonesia

Fly to Indonesia with Saman Melbourne as it presents you with some amazing “in-flight entertainment” at the twelfth Artiumnation at Melbourne Town Hall. Grace Kang has the details.

Asia Pop Fest x Lord Mayor’s Student Welcome 2017

K-Pop superstar Ailee, Singaporean heartthrob Nathan Hartono and more to headline the biggest international student welcome ever at Asia Pop Fest! Natalie Ng has the details.

Asia TOPA Review: Tao Ye’s ‘6’ and ‘8’

Tao Ye’s ‘6’ and ‘8’ are a feast for the senses and might even make you re-think what contemporary dance is capable of. Tam Tran reviews the show.

A guide to Korean stores and restaurants in Melbourne

WHERE can you go for the best in Korean shops and restaurants in Melbourne’s CBD? Trinity College Foundation Studies students Kash Ngan, Nathalia Sendjaja and Haojie Wang investigate.

First-ever festival Asia TOPA to celebrate creative arts in Asia like no other

THE National Ballet of China, Circa, AR Rahman… World class talent from Asia’s creative arts scene will launch the four-month long Asia Triennial of Performing Arts. Vondra Tay has your highlights from this can’t miss event early next year.

SEXtember: What K-pop can tell you about sex, feminism and relationships

DESPITE what you might think, you’ll be surprised by how much K-Pop can tackle the male gaze, abusive relationships and sex in general. Lunnie Gan has your K-Pop playlist for SEXtember!

SEXtember: What reading romance taught me about sex

THERE’S more to romance fiction than what those those book covers suggest. Natalie Ng chats to Smart Bitches Trashy Books’ Elyse Discher and Amanda Diehl and shares how reading romance can open up new perspectives on sex, preferences, health and relationships.

Soundsekerta 2016: Here’s to a decade more

THIS year’s Soundsekerta is all about connecting Australia with Indonesia through the power of music. Stevi Lee brings you all the details of the wonderful performances on the night.

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