When did you realise you wanted to be a novelist? Thirty-nine years ago, as an eight-year-old. I was in primary school in Clare, South Australia and for a weekend project I wrote a story about a family called the Smiths who go on a train trip from Adelaide to Perth. After great deliberation, I [...]
Sarah Blasko has the voice of an angel, her captivating melodies stay in your mind long after you’ve had the pleasure of listening. Her latest album I Awake is set to be her most enchanting yet. Kirra Smith talks with Sarah about the creation of the album and beauty of being alone. Can you tell [...]
John Morrison (”The Cat in the Hat”) has delighted audiences for more than 30 years with his humor and dedication to sounds that swing! Voted Australia’s best Big Band drummer, his big band “Swing City” was selected to open the Sydney 2000 Olympics. Throughout his career John Morrison and his many groups have headlined many [...]
Prinnie Stevens and Mahalia Barnes put on the most talked-about, nail-biting, emotional battles in the first season of Australia’s hit music show The Voice. Fresh from recording their brand new duet album COME TOGETHER, released October 5, the divas have announced that they will once again be taking the stage together – this time for [...]
Alzheimer’s Australia hosted their annual fundraising dinner in the Princeton Room at Bond University. The theme was ‘old Hollywood’ and guests dressed accordingly to enjoy a night of music and dancing in aid of a worthy cause. Special guest speaker, Ida Buttrose was a delight, along with David De Vito who sang beautifully.
Women in Tourism celebrated their 25 year anniversary with a bang at Hilton Surfers Paradise. Fine food, wine, live entertainment and raffle prizes were the order of the night to commemorate the achievements of the organisation and toast to its future success. For more information visit the Women in Tourism website.
If death-by-liposuction isn’t a sufficient deterrent for the costly and highly-invasive procedure, a recent study by Columbia University has shown those who have undergone the knife often put the weight back on within a year. Even worse, the trauma to the treated areas means the fat deposits return in awkward lumps and bumps in unnatural [...]
Indie rockers The Rubens came into our lives after winning triple j Unearthed with their home-recorded track, Lay It Down. Then their debut track found itself at number 57 on triple j’s hottest 100 and The Rubens never looked back. Since then, the boys from the bush stole fans hearts with My Gun, a tune [...]