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February, 2019

 

Beauty and Fashion Secrets for Women of Colour

Paris-born and London-based Christelle Kedi, who has written 4 books and appeared in 2 academic anthologies, shared her research and tips on how women of colour can stay elegant, independent, and use their natural beauty in the best way possible! Interview is courtesy of jetsetbabe.com Hi Christelle, could you please introduce yourself to our Jetsetbabes, and tell us more about your background and achievements? My name is Christelle Kedi, and I’m a Paris born and London based beauty and fashion Writer with a strong interest in African history of aesthetics. I have writtenRead More


Bluesfest 30th anniversary in 2019

THE BLUESFEST 2019 FIRST ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT *Exclusive* JACK JOHNSON *Exclusive* *Exclusive* BEN HARPER & THE INNOCENT CRIMINALS *Exclusive* RAY LAMONTAGNE *FINAL SHOWS* GEORGE CLINTON & PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC *FINAL SHOWS* SNARKY PUPPY KASEY CHAMBERS *Exclusive* ST PAUL & THE BROKEN BONES   *Exclusive* NAHKO AND MEDICINE FOR THE PEOPLE TOMMY EMMANUEL     •          COLIN HAY ARLO GUTHRIE        •     KEB’ MO’ TEX PERKINS           •      ALLEN STONE RICHARD CLAPTON        •        RUSSELL MORRIS KURT VILE & THE VIOLATORS VINTAGE TROUBLE         •          THE BLACK SORROWS THE CALIFORNIA HONEYDROPS TREVOR HALL I’MRead More


EGO EXPO, AUSTRALIA’S LARGEST ANNUAL STREETWEAR AND LIFESTYLE CULTURAL EVENT, RETURNS FOR ITS 2ND YEAR

Making its return to Melbourne, Ego Expo is the destination to celebrate the growing street and urban scene.  Not only does the expo unite lovers of street culture over a weekend packed with fashion, sneakers, music, food, dance, art and basketball, it also gives event goers the opportunity to learn new skills from industry professionals across fashion, social media and business entrepreneurs – all of whom are eager to share their stories with like-minded audiences. Ego, one of the largest street expos in Australia, is a first-of-its-kind for fashion-forward enthusiasts.Read More


Sydney hair salon ordered to pay $77,000 in penalties

The Fair Work Ombudsman has secured more than $77,000 in penalties against the operator of a Sydney hair salon for underpaying a teenage apprentice in her first job more than $14,000. The Federal Circuit Court has penalised Jakoub Abboud $7873.20 and his company Hair-Rass Me Pty Ltd, which formerly operated a salon of the same name at the Westfield Penrith shopping centre on High Street, a further $70,000. Hair-Rass Me underpaid the employee $14,507 between July 2015 and July 2016, when she was aged between 15 and 17. The Court has alsoRead More


Campari – Entering Red 2019

Campari, the iconic Italian aperitif, unveils the latest in the Red Diaries series – the enigmatic and enticing short film, Entering Red. Remaining true to Campari’s mantra that every cocktail tells a story, this year’s production inaugurates the celebration of the iconic Negroni cocktail as the world famous drink marks 100 years since its existence. The story further reiterates that Campari truly is at the heart of the Negroni, making it the irreplaceable ingredient. Entering Red, starring highly acclaimed actress Ana De Armas and Italian actor Lorenzo Richelmy, is skilfullyRead More


Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2019

In the 11 years since friends Edwina Forest and Adrian Norris joined forces to form AJE, theirs has become one of Australia’s most sought-after fashion brands. Their ascendancy hits a new peak in 2019 with the announcement that AJE will be the coveted ‘Mercedes-Benz Presents’ designer at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia. The label will kick off Australia’s largest industry-based fashion event on Sunday, 12 May, by revealing its resort collection in one of the fashion calendar’s most talked-about events of 2019. The opening ‘Mercedes-Benz Presents’ show at MBFWA has becomeRead More


PORTOLA HOTEL & SPA CONTINUES ITS COMMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY

Portola Hotel & Spa, Monterey’s first U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED Certified Hotel, is proud to offer meeting and event planners the opportunity to create sustainable and eco-friendly meetings with the addition of new Reduced Waste Conferences. Located on the scenic Monterey Peninsula and surrounded by the natural beauty of Northern California, Portola Hotel & Spa has always taken pride in the environment, making a conscious effort to support the green initiatives of the community in addition to implementing eco-friendly initiatives at the hotel. “Reduced waste conferences are a greatRead More


Bondi Beach Latin American Festival 2019

Have you ever wanted to experience the vibrant culture, music, dance and cuisine of Latin America? On Sunday 17th of March you can do it all as the BONDI BEACH LATIN AMERICAN FESTIVAL returns to the iconic Bondi Beach Pavilion. This year the BONDI BEACH LATIN AMERICAN FESTIVAL completes its 40th year, celebrating the magic of Latin culture by the sunny sands of Australia’s most famous beach. The festival will kick off at 11:00 am with the always colourful beachside parade, representing a diversity of Latin and Caribbean cultures including Comparsa Urumbe(Uruguay),Read More


Movie Trailer – Stan & Ollie

Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly star in this hilarious and touching portrait of Laurel & Hardy as they set out on their now legendary 1953 tour of Britain. From acclaimed screenwriter Jeff Pope (Philomena), STAN & OLLIE pays homage to the original kings of comedy, celebrating a unique friendship and brilliant working partnership. STAN & OLLIE releases in Australian cinemas on February 21, 2019.


THE PAPER KITES AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2019

Melbourne indie folk outfit The Paper Kites have had a mammoth 2018 so far; with their song Bloom officially certified Gold in the US, Canada, Italy, Netherlands, NZ and Australia, and the release of two gorgeous LPs, On The Train Ride Home and On The Corner Where You Live, to widespread critical acclaim.  To celebrate all things The Paper Kites, they have announced the Where You Live tour – a massive run of Australian shows for early 2019, kicking off on February 28 at Molo Live in Canberra, before moving through Newcastle, Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, Dunsborough, Miami, Brisbane, and wrappingRead More