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Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Dirty Dancing on Tour

Samuel Pergande and Jillian Mueller will star as Johnny Castle and Frances "Baby" Houseman in the North American tour of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Dirty Dancing, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Australia, World News,

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Being a 'dole bludger' is no laughing matter

WHILE Wil Anderson was busy becoming one of Australia's biggest stars, he also had to apply for jobs at Woolies.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

Photo Flash: First Look at Alex Ross, Sarah Elizabeth Smith and More ...

Uptown Players closes its 2014 season with the Regional Premiere of the 2003 Tony Award winning musical, The Boy From Oz.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Peter Allen, Pop/Rock, Judy Garland, Celebrities, Jazz, Liza Minnelli

CD review: Nicki Minaj

WITH Nicki Minaj recently releasing her much-anticipated single Anaconda, things are getting exciting in the rap game since Iggy Azalea entered it.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Inside Film

McAuliffe takes the indie route

Develop your own portfolio with the support of our award winning academics and the best media production and post-production facilities in Australia.


Related Topix: Flipped, Australia, Oceania, World News, Science / Technology, Apple, Robots

Oz consumer body criticises government piracy plans

According to Australian consumer advice and advocacy body CHOICE, the leaked Federal Government's Online Copyright Infringement discussion paper sidesteps the Australia tax issue and fails to deal with the real causes of piracy.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Daily Mail

Catherine McNeil strips down to a skimpy black bikini to hit the...

Three's not a crowd! Catherine McNeil strips down to a skimpy black bikini to hit the pool with her ex-fiance Ruby Rose and new girlfriend Emily Hope But Australian model Catherine McNeil, 25, proved there's room for more than one woman in her life as she invited her ex-fiance Ruby Rose along for some fun in the sun on Monday.


Another Harris plaque vanishes

A NONDESCRIPT school in Perth's east is at the centre of a strategy touted as a shining light for education in Australia.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Actor Profile: Mark Sipple

There are many performers in the entertainment industry who are extremely talented and humble and a great example to others.


Related Topix: Folk, The Seekers

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Chorus girls' cancan-do attitude

MORE than 60 professional dancers from across Victoria have auditioned for a coveted spot on the world famous Moulin Rouge chorus line in Melbourne.


Related Topix: Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Comedy Movies, Moulin Rouge, Musical Movies, Australia, Oceania, World News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Mail

Darren McMullen

'We just want the truth': Father of Abigail Hernandez's boyfriend demands answers over where teenager was for nine months and reveals the moment she could have been spared her ordeal Why soulmates are 'more likely to split up': Couples who think they're a perfect match find rows harder to get over Wrap up warm for the end of July! Arctic blast set ... (more)


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Teen Wolf, Entertainment, Television, Crystal Reed

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Diane Warren To Be Honored By Point Foundation

Point Foundation will present its Leadership Award to songwriter Diane Warren , whose work has been recognized with Grammy and Golden Globe awards and multiple Academy Award nominations.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Musical Theater, Theater, Arts

Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness Launch Official Website for Performing Arts Foundation

Broadway favorite Hugh Jackman and his wife, Deborra-lee Furness have just launched the official wesite for their Jackman Furness Foundation for the Performing Arts - a national foundation established by actors Hugh Jackman and Deborra-lee Furness to support the performing arts in Australia.


The News Journal

Keith Urban delivers hits at Delaware State Fair return

Keith Urban delivers hits at Delaware State Fair return On Tuesday night, the country star performed his first Delaware State Fair show since 2003.


Related Topix: Keith Urban, Country, 9, Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, Willie Nelson

International Business Times

Tasmania Gets Snubbed Again; Island Missing in Australia's Uniform at Glasgow 2014

The island of Tasmania got another brow-raising snub once again, 32 years after the infamous performance in the opening ceremony of the 1982 Alicia Steer and Gemma MacLean pose on "The Big G" 3-D structure at George Square in Glasgow, Scotland, July 22, 2014.


Northern Territory News

Outrage as Tasmania is snubbed... again

As you can see in the picture below, a map of Australia is repeatedly used on the Speedo design - but Tasmania is missing.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

BBC News

Indigenous actor joins Neighbours

Meyne Wyatt, 24, will make his debut as Nate Kinski on 13 August. The episode will be shown on 27 August in the UK on Channel 5. The show, based in a fictional suburb outside Melbourne, has been accused of not reflecting ethnic diversity during its 29-year history.


Related Topix: Soap Opera, Neighbours, Entertainment, Drama, Television

Daily Mail

Australian actress Sarah Snook 'extraordinary' alongside Ethan...

'Extraordinary': Critics say Australian actress Sarah Snook is set for Hollywood stardom after role alongside Ethan Hawke in time travel thriller Predestination has debut She has been tipped as the next Nicole Kidman, and it seems Australian actress Sarah Snook is set for stardom after the online debut of the trailer for time travel thriller ... (more)


Related Topix: Sarah Snook, Daybreakers, Celebrities, Ethan Hawke, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

ABC News

North Queensland connectivity wars

Townsville has won the battle of north Queensland connectivity, being described by NBN Co as "the most NBN ready place in Australia."


Related Topix: Australia, World News,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Mail

Will Hunter Page-Lochard be Australia's first Aboriginal A-Lister?...

EXCLUSIVE: Will Hunter Page-Lochard be Australia's first Aboriginal A-Lister? The actor is set to take Hollywood by storm after being signed by prestigious talent agency He has worked alongside the likes of Christina Ricci and Geoffrey Rush, and considers Jessica Mauboy a close friend and personal mentor.


Related Topix: The Sapphires, Rush, Comedy Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Chris Hemsworth, Arts, Ballet


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