Battle: Los Angeles
Battle: Los Angeles Director: Jonathan Liebesman Starring: Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Bridget Moynahan IF you had to pin Hollywood down as to what genre of film it does best it would have to be special effect-jammed action flicks and musicals. Battle: Los Angeles is definitely no..
07-Apr-2011
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Oh Pacific set to storm GTM Bendigo
One regional band is all set for its date with musical destiny. Emerging pop rockers Oh Pacific got the call up this week to represent the area at this month’s Groovin The Moo Festival. They joined Redcoats, Gold Fields and The Bride Stripped Back, part of a local quartet ..
06-Apr-2011
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GTM: Final acts revealed
The final three regional bands have been added to the Groovin The Moo line up. Oh Pacific, Gold Fields and Redcoats have earned themselves the right to play at the gig on April 30 at the Bendigo Showgrounds. More info to come...
05-Apr-2011
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Castlemaine festival
A VERY exciting time is upon us. Tonight marks the opening of the 2011 Castlemaine State Festival, just down the road with plenty to do, see, hear, with many of our region’s artists involved. Martin Paten – in his second year as Festival Director – aims the program squarely at th..
01-Apr-2011
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Gig Guide
Friday, April 1 Long Gully Neighbourhood Centre’s National Youth Week Event. 4.30pm to 8pm at the multi purpose facilities, Long Gully Oval behind BP service station. Entertainment including The Palmer Bros, Bendigo hip hop Kollective, massive graffiti mural painting,..
31-Mar-2011
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Groovy news
ONE Bendigo band is feeling pretty groovy right now. The Bride Stripped Back got the best possible news on Wednesday arvo when they got the official call up for Groovin The Moo 2011. Leader singer Natalie Korinfsky (right) and the rest of the band have been on cloud nine ever since. “The..
31-Mar-2011
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The Aston Shuffle set for O Week
Ben Cameron
There are ballsy live debuts. Then there’s entertaining almost 20,000 Sydney dance fans on Bondi Beach for New Year’s Eve. No biggie. But as you’d expect, Canberra dance duo The Aston Shuffle aced the initiation. “Being in front of that many people was pretty crazy, ne..
31-Mar-2011
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AC Slater
Brooklyn based DJ AC Slater is not only multi-skilled with vinyl in hand, but benevolent. The man formally known as Aaron Clevenger with the Saved By The Bell inspired moniker, likes to travel light. So being a serial hoarder of music by nature, when moving out of his last apartment, he felt co..
31-Mar-2011
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Markets’ future on the agenda
Farmers’ markets across Victoria, which have benefitted from start-up funding, will continue to be boosted if recommendations to the State Government are accepted. Before the election at the end of last year, a government committee inquiry into farmers markets recommended the continuation of..
30-Mar-2011
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Malouf finalist for 2011 Man Booker International Prize
Australia’s most distinguished writer, David Malouf, is on the list of finalists for this year’s Man Booker International Prize. The list, announced by chair of judges Rick Gekoski Noterday, includes contoversial fantasy writer Philip Pullman, veteran American Philip Roth and Iindian s..
30-Mar-2011
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Shaun Tan wins international award
Australia’s most celebrated children’s book illustrator/writer Shaun Tan has added one of the world’s most lucrative prizes to his list of awards. Tan will receive the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, worth approximately $760,000, in Sweden at the end of May. The judges ca..
29-Mar-2011
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Gig guide
Friday, March 18 Basement Bar Rowan Blackmore and Band 9pm, FREE Newmarket Hotel Tony, Shaggs and Special Guest 9pm Bridge Hotel Soulchild 9pm, FREE Theatre Royal Rosie Flores and band featuring Ash Davies and Rick Plant 8pm, $33 Old Hepburn Hotel Untapped 8..
25-Mar-2011
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Epic territory
Her large-scale drawings hang floor-to-ceiling, often in multiple panels and two to three metres wide. They take her several weeks to create. Her small frame is dwarfed by lengths of paper which she crawls over, her images taking shape under her hand. Moreover, Noela’s images are of epic lan..
25-Mar-2011
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Arthur Guy Memorial Prize 2011
Rosemary Sorensen There is a fair amount of apocalyptic envisioning represented in the 36 works hung for this year's Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize. But not as much as you might expect, even if this work was painted in the year preceding major and unprecedented floods and earthquakes. There..
24-Mar-2011
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ART vs Science
Australian electronic pop trio Art vs. Science are ever-strengthening their hold on the Australian music scene, with successful single following successful single, and now finally, a debut album, The Experiment. Reviews have been a mixed bag and some of the songs on the album are very, very stra..
24-Mar-2011
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Hall Pass
Movie: Hall Pass (MA) Starring: Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis THE majority of the romantic comedy Hall Pass follows the Hollywood formula of its genre that has worked and not worked for countless of similar movies. However, the only factor that makes this predominantly unexciting project diff..
24-Mar-2011
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Alive and kicking
Bendigo, brace yourself. The Sydney pop-punk whirlwind known as Tonight Alive will be ripping through our fine city next Wednesday, Feb 16 Armed with youth, great musicianship and more energy than cyclone Yasi, Bendigo is in for a real treat. Attracting almost viral hype with only one EP..
15-Feb-2011
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