:: Editor's note
Pictured: Top: Baz Luhrmann made sure there was plenty of colour and atmosphere when he joined in the celebrations of the Emporium Melbourne Gala Opening.
Bottom: Missy Higgins is on tour around Australia during October.
Mark Burnett and Roma Downey (Son of God) have joined Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Paramount Pictures’ Ben-Hur, it was announced recently by Gary Barber, MGM’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Paramount Pictures. The studios will co-produce the film, which is set for release on February 26, 2016. Burnett joins producers Sean Daniel (The Mummy Franchise) and Joni Levin (The Way Back), while Downey joins as an executive producer. Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) will direct the film.
The Million Dollar Lunch committee is pleased to announce Australia’s premier fundraiser will be held on Friday, October 17 2014, marking a significant 10-year milestone for the high profile event.
Diamond Noir have established a modern and genuinely original sound, riddled with both pop and metal elements as well as boasting classic vocals hooks, grinding guitar riffs, sub slamming bass and polished with a distinctly industrial sonic edge. Monsters is indeed a beastly release. Confident and at times intimidating, six tracks spill forth in such a sultry, salient manner, it’s hard to believe this is a debut release.
The Empty Hearts, a new band featuring members of The Cars, Blondie, The Romantics and The Chesterfield Kings, are on the verge of releasing their eponymous debut album. The band, consisting of four iconic players and musical peers, features Elliot Easton on lead guitar, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Clem Burke on drums, Wally Palmar on vocals and guitar, and Andy Babiuk on bass.
Missed deliveries and lengthy returns processes will soon be a thing of the past for Sydney shoppers, with Broadway Shopping Centre, The Iconic and ParcelPoint announcing the launch of The Collection Bar at Broadway.
Faraway Films Entertainment is delighted to announce that legendary dancer Carlos Acosta is confirmed to star in the Australian feature film Tackling Romeo, set for local production in late 2014.
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