INTERVIEW: COMEDIAN STEPHEN K AMOS

  Stephen K Amos is no stranger to Australian audiences. The English comedian has been visiting our shores for ten years and has made us laugh with his funny anecdotes and observations. The author of the hilarious autobiography, I Used to Say My Mother Was Shirley Bassey, has just completed a run of shows for…

INTERVIEW: NZ PLAYWRIGHT & SCREENWRITER ROCHELLE BRIGHT ON DAFFODILS

  Punk band, The Scavengers once sang about true love being beautiful. You could also say that Daffodils is a gorgeous romance story set in New Zealand where the aforementioned are from. The play is actually a Kiwi cabaret based on a real life love story between two teenagers, a farm girl named Rose and…

INTERVIEW: DIRECTOR DENNY LAWRENCE TALKS ABOUT ALL MY LOVE

  Henry Lawson and Mary Gilmore are two famous, Australian writers. But what people may not realise is that the pair were also lovers and secretly betrothed. This information has only come to light in the couple’s surviving letters and in Gilmore’s memoirs and forms the basis of a new play titled, All My Love….

INTERVIEW: ANNA COSSU ABOUT GINGER MEGGS

                      Ginger Meggs is quintessentially Australian. A loveable, red-haired larrikin and young boy who has a gang, loves playing cricket and gets up to all sorts of mischief. The comic strip is Australia’s longest-running and most popular one and has had a total of five…

INTERVIEW: NOISEWORKS’ STEVE BALBI

  The Art of Music Live is an amazing initiative that sees some excellent local and international musicians and artists coming together and collaborating for a good cause. The series is to support the Nordoff-Robins Music Therapy charity, who have a purpose-built centre and outreach clinics where music acts as an agent for change and…

INTERVIEW: DIGIZYME COFOUNDER, DR GAEL MCGILL

Image courtesy of Destination NSW.   A picture tells a thousand words. And no one knows this better than Digizyme-cofounder, Gael McGill. Doctor McGill is an academic who has worked as a research fellow at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School. He has also specialised in producing scientific 3D and vector-based visualisations, something…

INTERVIEW: DAVE FAULKNER (HOODOO GURUS, PERSIAN RUGS & THE VICTIMS)

  Dave Faulkner is considered part of Australia’s musical royalty. The Hoodoo Gurus frontman and member of Persian Rugs, The Victims and other rock bands is a funny and articulate character who knows a lot about music. His hits, “What’s My Scene?” and “Like Wow-Wipeout” plus a larger overall discography including work on various film…