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Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds

Escher X nendo | Between Two Worlds is the first exhibition in the world to feature the extraordinary work of Dutch graphic artist M. C. Escher in dialogue with the work of acclaimed Japanese design studio nendo, led by designer Oki Sato. Seamlessly presenting the worlds of one of the 20th century’s most recognisable artists and one of...

Yvette Johanson Live at Cha-Chas CD | PRODUCT – CD

This album is dedicated to the memory of Peter Woolands and Yvonne Robins If you were a bell Loesser You'd be so nice to come home to Porter It's alright with me Porter Peel me a grape Frishberg Sunny Hebb I'm beginning to see the light Ellington, George, Hodges, James The nearness of you Washington, Carmichael On green dolphin street ...

The small patch of bush over your back fence might be key to a species’ survival

A kangaroo finds refuge in a small patch of vegetation surrounded by a new housing estate. Georgia Garrard, Author provided It may not look like a pristine expanse of Amazon rainforest or an African savannah, but the patch of bush at the end of the street could be one of the only places on the planet that harbour a particular species...

Your drinking water could be saltier than you think (even if you live in a capital)

Your salt intake from water can vary depending on where you live. Bryan Carlson/Unsplash As the drought drags on, small communities in eastern Australia are turning to emergency water supplies. Often, this means bore water, which has prompted health fears over its high salt content. As alarming as this is, drinking water right around Australia can have surprisingly high levels of salt....

Hair Treatment 101: Beginners Guide to Taking Care of New Dreads

When it comes to hair treatment, taking care of fresh dreadlocks is perhaps the most demanding task. It requires patience, a lot of time, and the right knowledge to maintain such hairstyle properly. And without proper care, the locks will eventually lose its shape and style. That said, not everyone knows how to do it, especially the first-timers. How to...

The Basics Of Event Planning

A lot of planning goes into a club night or an entertainment event.
Organising your first large-scale event will undoubtedly feel overwhelming. There’s so much to think about, and if it goes wrong you could let your guests, or worse your clients down. Professional event planners will know that there is a certain order of operations that, if followed, will bring about success. There’s no point trying to hire your DJ and...

Final week of LAMB (A New Play with Songs)

The year is winding down, everyone is readying for the holiday season…and here at our big, little theatre we are preparing to close our last play of our 2018 season,  Lamb (A New Play with Songs).  This affecting new Australian work has charmed its way into our audiences’ hearts and we have already extended the season until this Sunday the 16th. But we can’t...

RUSSELL MORRIS, THE SUBSTITUTES 60’s GIRLS POP ROCK SHOW + More!

RUSSELL MORRIS, THE SUBSTITUTES 60's GIRLS POP ROCK SHOW + More! View Online Vist Website Dear Space Riders,
 Summer certainly has kicked in over the last week and things are about to heat up even more so, as Australia's finest Creedence Clearwater Revival tribute...

Four journalists, one newspaper: Time Magazine’s Person of the Year recognises the global assault on journalism

The annual award was this year shared between four journalists and a newspaper. AAP/The Conversation Time Magazine announced yesterday its “Person of the Year” for 2018, and for once, it isn’t one person. This time it is four people and a newspaper. Collectively calling them “The Guardians”, Time has awarded the accolade to the murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Filipino journalist Maria Ressa who edits the...

Explainer: why is Australia adopting the global refugee compact but not the migration compact?

A young girl protesting at a rally to bring refugees on Nauru and Manus Island to Australia. AAP/Penny Stephens Australia was one of 176 countries to vote in favour of the Global Compact on Refugees(refugee compact) in mid-November this year. The United Nations General Assembly will adopt it by the end of 2018. However, Australia did not join the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly...