Day: 14 October 2019

Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo jointly take home the 2019 Booker Prize

October 14, 2019

In a surprising turn of events Margaret Atwood and Bernardine Evaristo have been jointly awarded the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction for The Testaments and Girl, Woman, Other respectively. Whilst it is not the first time the prize has been awarded jointly, the rules were changed back in the 90’s to rule out such an occasion. But, cut to 2019 […]

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Track of the Day: Los Bitchos “The Link Is About To Die” (2019)

October 14, 2019

London-based group Los Bitchos last week dropped their latest single, “The Link Is About To Die”. Produced by Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos, the track is an intoxicating blend of instrumental cumbia, psychedelia and garage rock.  Although they reside in London the band have quite an international flavour, with members hailing from Perth, Montevideo, Stockholm and […]

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Amari to make its debut in Japan with a Niseko resort

October 14, 2019

Japan is about to get its very first hotel from renowned brand Amari, coming in the form of a 126-room resort nestled in the heart of ski-haven Niseko. Announced today, ONYX Hospitality Group will be opening Amari Niseko in 2024 as part of mixed-use development Aruku-zaka Street, designed to complement the Hirafu area’s unique character […]

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The best live music venues in Seattle

October 14, 2019

Insular, rainy and oft ignored for bigger cities like New York and L.A, Seattle’s music scene in the 90’s benefitted greatly from its relative obscurity. While no one was paying attention, the city birthed some of the greatest artists and bands that have ever lived, sprouting an everlasting impact that would change music and pop […]

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If you’re looking for Gold Coast’s creative scene, you’ll find it here

October 14, 2019

Gold Coast is a city built of soft sand and hardy skyrises. At least that’s the short version of it, with the famous beach destination unfairly shouldering the burden of many rash stereotypes throughout the years, the most unfortunate of which has to do with the raucous yearly celebration of “Schoolies”. Much like Canberra and […]

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