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February, 2019

 

Launch of the VRC’s Autumn Carnival

The Victoria Racing Club’s (VRC) autumn celebrations kicked off with a preview of all the finest food, wine, entertainment and racing Melburnians can expect over the next three huge weekends at Flemington in March. Headquarters plays host to three magnificent race days in a row starting this Saturday with Australian Guineas Day presented by 3AW, followed by Super Saturday on 9 March and the inaugural The All-Star Mile Race Day on 16 March. An Enchanted Forest activation for the young and young-at-heart popped up in the Mounting Yard, offering a taste of what families can enjoy at AustralianRead More


Film Review: Greta

Director:    Neil Jordan Cast:    Chloë Grace Moretz, Isabelle Huppert, Maika Monroe, Zawe Ashton, Colm Feore, Stephen Rea Rating:    MA Running Time:    98 Australian Distributor:     Universal Pictures Australia   Isabelle Huppert doesn’t make films in the English language that often, but when she does it’s always a treat for her legion of non-French speaking fans.  Greta is director Neil Jordan’s first film in six years, and it’s one of those thrillers where you see almost every twist coming, but the actors are so into it that you still getRead More


Lonvitalite

Rochelle Bridge had no idea when she took the reins of Lonvitalite five years ago, her brand would end up on the shelves of the four biggest names in beauty. Lonvitalite, based on the Gold Coast, has been picked up by Mecca, Flora & Fauna, Nourished Life and cemented the strong long-term relationship with Adore Beauty. Rochelle said it is the year of the smaller brands. “Getting noticed and picked up by these giants in the beauty industry is exciting. It shows the hard work I have put in over theRead More


Album Release: Keely Johnson – Fierce

Queensland country music artist Keely Johnson has announced her debut album Fierce will be released Friday March 29. Music fans can pre-order the album on iTunes and receive the single Kiss Dirt as an instant gratification track. Keely will perform the single at a special launch of the album when the North Queensland Cowboys take on the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks on Saturday March 30 at 1300SMILES Stadium. $2 from every album sold is going to the Golden Octopus Foundation. “I am so proud and honoured to be releasing my debut album, Fierce. The title song is a powerful song writtenRead More


Album Release: The Soul Movers – Bona Fide

Sydney-based rockin’ soul and funky pop band, The Soul Movers, are readying the release of their new album, Bona Fide, out March 15 through ABC Music/Universal. The Soul Movers features soul singer Lizzie Mack on lead vocals, ex-Red Wiggle and ARIA Hall of Famer Murray Cook on lead guitar, bass player Andy Newman (The Visitors), Marko Simec (Waiting For Guiness) on keys, and drummer Stuart Wilson (Loose Pills). Last year, the band traversed the US to record the tracks for Bona Fide at seven historic studios including FAME Studios, Royal Studios, Muscle Shoals Sound Studios and SunRead More


SEVENDUST AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND TOUR 2019

The legendary Sevendust returns to Australia and New Zealand in April 2019 – presented by MJR Presents and 24/7 Metal and Rock station/app The Faction! Sevendust are coming to celebrate their 2018 Rise Records release All I See Is War – a record that has energised fans all over the world. Hysteria Mag said that All I See is War is “…heavy, angry yet vulnerable … the reasons why Sevendust continue to resonate with an ever-widening audience“. Guitarist for the band, Clint Lowery, says of their extremely dedicated fanbase – “We take pride in the connection we have – We’ve always been a people’sRead More


JOHN MAYER 2019 AUSTRALIAN TOUR

JOHN MAYER will be kicking off his 2019 World Tour on Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Auckland, New Zealand at Spark Arena, followed by three Australian concerts – one show only at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre on March 25; Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena on March 27; and Sydney’s Qudos Bank Arena on Friday, March 29. The seven-time GRAMMY winner is known for numerous massive hits, such as this year’s “New Light,” “Gravity,” “Love on the Weekend,” “Heartbreak Warfare,” “Daughters,” “Waiting on the World to Change,” “Your Body Is a Wonderland,” and many more. These “AnRead More


BOYZONE – THANKYOU AND GOODNIGHT THE FAREWELL TOUR 2019

After a quarter of a century together, the iconic Boyzone recently announced it’s time to say goodnight as they prepare for their farewell tour of the UK.  Australian fans will also get a chance to say goodbye to them in April when the Irish superstars hit our shores. Boyzone were one of the most endearing groups to emerge from the “boy band” music sphere and 90’s commercial pop.  They also happen to be one of the most successful bands in Ireland and the UK.  The group have sold 25 million albums worldwide, playedRead More


SMOKED BURGERS & BBQ OFFICIALLY OPENS IN THE FORUM SHOPS AT CAESARS PALACE

Smoked Burgers & BBQ at The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace is officially open! Designed and operated by Hospitality Boulevard, guests can partake in a creative menu consisting of BBQ favourites prepared with West Coast flare. Meanwhile, a roster of handcrafted cocktails include shaken specialties and smoked iterations of beloved classics. The experience provides a comfortable vibe with indoor and outdoor seating right on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. “We are thrilled to provide a fun, relaxed and comfortable atmosphere with great food,” says Joey Pintozzi, vice president of marketingRead More


90TH ANNIVERSARY OF ST. VALENTINE’S DAY MASSACRE COMMEMORATED

The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, commemorated its seventh anniversary with a one-day-only special opportunity on Thursday, February 14, presented in partnership with the Chicago History Museum. The event coincided with the 90th anniversary of the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. For the first time, all visitors to the Museum had the opportunity to experience The Chicago 00 Project’s virtual reality experience dedicated to the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, courtesy of a grant from the Union Pacific Foundation. In addition, Nevada residents received free admission and non-Nevada residents received buy-one, get-one admission all day.Read More