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Folk/pop sensation to play the Milk Factory

Upbeat and irresistibly catchy, Karin Page’s latest single Still Got You is a perfect slice of folk pop, dressed up in her favourite embellishments of rootsy grooves and a dusty twang. Taken from her 2017 EP of the same name, Still Got You (produced by ARIA award winning producer Matt Fell) shows why Karin appeals to such a broad range of music lovers – seamlessly weaving several styles together – and is the perfect introduction for new fans. After 18 months of touring Australia in a caravan with her music/life partner Adam Nyeholt, playing music wherever the road took...

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Concert remembers the 1967 Referendum

“Go Malthu ngarraku Luku-dhinthu wangayina. Marrtji ngali rrambangina.” (You are welcome to follow my footsteps home. Come with me on this journey.) Multi-award winning singer-songwriter Shellie Morris and 2017 Queensland Music Award winner Emily Wurramura come together for the first time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Referendum with Footsteps Home, a moving concert at Brisbane Powerhouse on Saturday 27 May. Footsteps Home will feature Shellie and Emily performing a selection of original work and stories of culture, connection to country and reconciliation. Shellie wanted to commemorate the Referendum as it holds a personal connection to her...

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“Circular” economy key to sustainability

The world is in serious need of solutions to create sustainable growth and jobs. The World Circular Economy Forum 2017 is bringing 1,500 specialists from around the world to Finland to show how this can be done. The ground breaking event will focus on the world’s best circular economy solutions in which business and the environment go hand in hand. The host country Finland is the first in the world to have published a comprehensive road map to a circular economy. The country’s leading future-oriented think-and-do tank Sitra is now inviting the shapers of our future well-being to celebrate...

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New film crosses the cultural divide

Highly acclaimed writer, director, musician and now filmmaker, Girish Makwana is launching his first full length feature film, The Colour of Darkness, in Australia on Friday 19 May 2017.   Tipped to do well both in Australia and overseas, the highly anticipated movie was filmed on set in Australia and India and  explores the deep-seated cultural issues effecting Australians and Indians while delicately interweaving a romantic relationship between a young Australian journalist sent to investigate the Melbourne attacks on Indian students, and an Indian student. “The Colour of Darkness is a wonderful film set in both Australia and India which...

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Maximum dance, maximum fun, maximum fitness

Maximo Dance Studio, a Woolloongabba-based dance school and fitness facility for children and adults, has moved to new premises after 14 years of operating from the same location. To celebrate the move, which allows studio to now provide a wider range of sought after dance and fitness classes, they are throwing a Grand re-opening party on Saturday, 27th of May. The event will be an open day full of free dance & fitness classes for children and adults. Attendees will have an opportunity to try new classes for kids – yoga and DanceFIT program, which is a dance based,...

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