Swan Lake at the Lighthouse

When the Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet came to town, the magic of Russian ballet came with it. As the oboe soars through the first few bars of the main theme, Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake never fails to stir the emotions. Marina Medvetskaya’s rendition achieves just that, and the fairy tale is as magical as ever. Possibly…

Take a trip to La La Land

At first glance, La La Land seems like it fits into the mould of the classic movie musical; it’s full of catchy tunes, boy meets girl, and the lovers even have their own musical motif. Then things get a little bumpy, and we take one long ride on the emotional rollercoaster of love. It’s not…

Blood and horror hits the Lighthouse on Friday 13th

Zombies, clowns and grimacing frowns, hit the Lighthouse on Friday 13th in the form of The Circus of Horrors. The scene was set as Dok Haze told the dark and eerie tale of a nightmare worthy show. Smoke and darkness covered the stage, and it was like stepping straight out of a Stephen King novel.…

Bowie Experience review – Lighthouse Poole

There’s a vital difference between cover bands and tribute artists. To be a good cover band you need to make the songs your own, adding or arranging each track so that it’s reinvigorated. Tributes are a whole other beast entirely. Yes, they play someone else’s songs but the plan is to get them as close…