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Q&A with Ryan Fennis, a local who made it onto the Groovin’ The Moo line-up

I sat at a table out the front of a bustling cafe in the city waiting for my latte and scrolling through the music page of 19-year-old Canberra producer, Ryan Fennis, to get an idea of who I was about to meet so that I could spot him in the crowd. I first heard about Ryan when the local portion […]

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Six YouTube Series to Procrastinate with

It’s getting near exam time here at UC, and that means it’s also procrastination time. When I procrastinate, I go straight to YouTube – so here’s a list of my favourite procrastination series to watch so you don’t have to waste time finding something to waste time on. Buzzfeed Unsolved Following Ryan Bergara and Shane […]

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This Is Us: A guaranteed binge watch

This Is Us: A guaranteed binge watch

A gripping and intensely emotional TV drama has hit Australian screens. The award-winning series  “This Is Us” bounces through different time periods following the story of three young individuals Kevin (Justin Hartley), Kate (Chrissy Metz)  and Randall (Sterling K Brown) in present time, whilst simultaneously following the lives of a young pregnant couple, Jack (Milo […]

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Colossal Film Review

Colossal, the latest work from Spanish director Nacho Vigalondo, hit the box office in early April 2017. The film centres around Gloria (Anne Hathaway), an unemployed journalist from New York who is re-evaluating her life and moves back to her hometown, where she is reunited with her childhood friend, Oscar (Jason Sudeikis). As a mysterious, Godzilla-like creature starts wreaking […]

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Q & A: Will Huang, Lead Actor in Canberra Philharmonic Society’s Production of Chicago

Jarrad West as Ned Weeks and Will Huang as Felix Turner in The Normal Heart. Photo by Dave McCarthy.

On March 26, the curtains closed on Canberra Philharmonic Society’s production of Chicago. I sat down with lead actor, Will Huang to discuss his role in the show and what life is like for an actor in Canberra. Q: Congratulations on your role in a very successful production of Chicago. You played lawyer, Billy Flynn. What […]

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Greek Cafés and Milk Bars of Australia – A Book Review.

Greek cafes and milk bars of Australia lecture at the Niagara cafe, Gundagai NSW, 10 March 2017.

It is 1942 and just after midnight in the sleepy NSW town of Gundagai and brothers Jack and Vic Castrission are locking up their café, the Niagara, when they hear a knock at the door. A group of smartly dressed men, who are traveling from Melbourne to Canberra, tell the brothers they are cold and […]

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Running away to the circus – Q&A with Amanda Lee

Kooza is damn good. What have I learnt this week? Elbow planches get the biggest applause… A post shared by Amanda Lee (@amanda.rose.lee) on Feb 18, 2017 at 8:50pm PST It’s a dream that many have had, running away from home to join the circus. But for Amanda Lee, this is her reality. She is […]

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The Lego Batman Movie Review

After hearing the mixed reviews on The Lego Batman Movie I was unsure as to whether I would like it, but I’m pleased to say I was blind-sided by how much I enjoyed watching it. While slow to start, the movie picks up to a fast paced, witty and celebrity packed romp. Will Arnett voices the titular […]

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Magic the Gathering: The Fun, The Competition, The Money

Since 1993, Magic the Gathering the card game has developed millions of players worldwide. Not only is it a fun fantasy card game, but it also has a competitive circuit where players can win thousands of dollars. The game itself sees each player as a wizard, summoning amazing creatures and destructive spells in order to […]

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Q&A with Giants Netball Player Leigh Kalsbeek

Leigh Kalsbeek (@leighkalsbeek_ ) looking to complete a cheeky bounce pass around her opponent in game 1 for the Canberra Giants against the Southern Force in the Australian Netball League competition. #ANL #WeAreCBRGiants – – @womencanplay @netballaust @giantsnetball @netballact @netballnsw – – #netball #netballaus #netballact #netballnsw #womeninsport #womenCANplay #canberra #cbr #sport #australia A post shared […]

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Getting Real About Illicit Drug Use at EDM Festivals

The electronic dance music (EDM) business, propelled by large scale music festivals, has grown to an estimated worth of $4.5 billion, […]

Q&A with Ryan Fennis, a local who made it onto the Groovin’ The Moo line-up

I sat at a table out the front of a bustling cafe in the city waiting for my latte and scrolling through […]

Six YouTube Series to Procrastinate with

It’s getting near exam time here at UC, and that means it’s also procrastination time. When I procrastinate, I go […]

This Is Us: A guaranteed binge watch

A gripping and intensely emotional TV drama has hit Australian screens. The award-winning series  “This Is Us” bounces through different […]

Colossal Film Review

Colossal, the latest work from Spanish director Nacho Vigalondo, hit the box office in early April 2017. The film centres around […]

Q & A: Will Huang, Lead Actor in Canberra Philharmonic Society’s Production of Chicago

On March 26, the curtains closed on Canberra Philharmonic Society’s production of Chicago. I sat down with lead actor, Will Huang […]

Greek Cafés and Milk Bars of Australia – A Book Review.

It is 1942 and just after midnight in the sleepy NSW town of Gundagai and brothers Jack and Vic Castrission […]