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Review: The Composer Is Dead!

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.

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Could books become extinct?

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 […]

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Yoko: Revolution never rests

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 […]

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Here come the Sons

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 […]