BY AARON STREATFEILD @slazanom Avid gig goer, musician, podcaster and one of a select few journalists in Australia that write about music for a living – David James Young discusses the journey that led to his career in music journalism.
BY REBECCA BATES Growing up in a large Australian Chinese family in the suburbs of Northern Sydney, Kylie Kwong was never shy or embarrassed about the Cantonese food she grew up with, and loved.
By Segolene Misselyn Louis Masai Michel is a street artist with a penchant for animal rights. In his case, he’s raising awareness of the plight of probably the most important animal on earth: the bee.
By Sereima Tarogi “Tradition and culture create an integral part of who we become and how we pass this narrative to our children. It links us to our past and transports us to now, today. Bringing the old ways to a contemporary forum that speaks to our link to our Ancestors, bringing it to an […]
By Alexandra Talifero ‘The Composer is Dead’ is a fabulous murder-mystery story, written and composed as an orchestral presentation by Lemony Snicket and Nathaniel Stookey in 2006. It was principally designed as an entertaining, educational piece for children to learn about the world of traditional concert orchestras.
By Santana Haluska Bookstores are in trouble. The publishing industry is in the throes of some pretty major changes, with the full effects to take years to play out. Publishers are downsizing, booksellers aren’t thriving like once before, even distributors are feeling the pressure. The Internet has revolutionised every industry it has come into contact […]
By Jasmine Vasarhelyi Wes Anderson. Simply the name should be enough to for people to know who the man is. For those who don’t, Wes Anderson is an American director and one of the most prominent filmmakers of our time, an individual with raw imagination and the genius to generate rare tapestries of film. In […]
STORY AND PHOTO BY JASMINE VASARHELYI Her vision inspired generations, her voice speaks when the fearful were silent, and it is her originality that has established Yoko Ono – Japanese-American artist and wife of the late John Lennon – as a legend in her own right. This summer at Sydney’s Modern Contemporary Art Yoko’s exhibition […]
By Kimberley Siauw If you had an idea, any idea, a funny idea, an artistic idea, a story idea, how do you think you could portray that idea in six seconds? Like advertisements on TV, on radio or even in newspapers and magazines, we’re limited to a certain time limit or word count. People actually […]
BY WES TAYLOR American president John F. Kennedy had a drastic situation over his stand-off with the Soviet Union in the ’60s with the Cuban Missile Crisis, but his namesake, Australian musician John Francis Kennedy, has no crisis over his new musical concept, Sons of Sun. Well-known Australian musician John Francis Kennedy has developed an […]