Day: 21 May 2019

The Strokes kick off first tour dates in years with rare headline show in Toronto: Here’s what happened

May 21, 2019

Last night in Toronto, Canada, iconic New York group The Strokes officially kicked off their 2019 tour – their first since 2017. The headline show was a part of the band’s “global comeback” that also saw the group play a surprise, intimate warm up show in Los Angeles earlier this month. The gig, which kicked […]

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Photo Gallery: Aladdin Special Preview Screening – Sydney (21.05.19)

May 21, 2019

Tonight was a special night for a select group of lucky people who were able to watch a special preview screening of Disney‘s new live action movie Aladdin staring Naomi Scott, Mena Massoud and Will Smith as Genie. Aladdin flies into cinemas on May 23rd.

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Hawaiian Airlines are offering Aussies $15 island-to-island flights

May 21, 2019

It’s been 15 years since Hawaiian Airlines started flying between Sydney and Honolulu, a route that has flown almost 2 million passengers since. And such a milestone calls for an appropriate celebration, right? Right. Hawaiian Airlines are not only nodding to the long-running route by kicking off a sweet deal that brings Sydney to Honolulu […]

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Every single drink at every single Merivale venue is half price through June

May 21, 2019

After a very successful debut last year, Sydney hospitality juggernaut Merivale have decided to once again toast to the start of winter by shaving 49% off the top of all drink prices across their many venues. All bars and pubs falling under the Merivale banner, including Bar Topa, Bert’s Bar, Coogee Pavillion bar, ivy Pool […]

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Miles Franklin Literary Award announces 2019 longlist

May 21, 2019

ABIA Book of the Year winner Boy Swallows Universe heads up a ten-strong list of contenders for the prestigious Miles Franklin Literary Award. Established in 1957 with funds from an unexpected bequest from the My Brilliant Career author, Miles Franklin‘s will stipulated that: “[the] prize shall be awarded for the Novel for the year which is of […]

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Sniper Elite V2 Remastered Brings Gnarly Nazi Nutshots to the Nintendo Switch

May 21, 2019

Sniper Elite V2 Remastered is pretty unimpressive to look at. After all, when you’re retooling an already murky shooter from 2012, there’s only so much you can do to improve things. Thankfully, Sniper Elite V2‘s gameplay surpasses its muddy visuals and pushes them to the wayside because looks don’t matter so much when you can […]

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Total War: Three Kingdoms blends historical respect with hard strategy

May 21, 2019

Total War: Three Kingdoms steeps Creative Assembly’s venerable strategy franchise in Chinese history for the first time in its nearly 20 year run. Its campaign broadly encompasses the story known as the Romance of the Three Kingdoms, a period when the Han Dynasty was on the wane, hurling the entire country into a bloody, 60-year […]

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Track of the Day: Harmony Byrne “Smoke Inside” (2019)

May 21, 2019

Australian soul singer Harmony Byrne has just released her latest single, “Smoke Inside”, and it’s sending shivers down our spines. Brooding and bluesy, it’s the third single from debut LP Heavy Doors, due out later this year. The third of seven kids born to a Melbourne Mormon family, Byrne’s story reads like something out of […]

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