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June, 2019

 

JustFab and Stassi Schroeder special celebration

On Tuesday June 25, 2019, JUSTFAB & Stassi Schroeder celebrated the release of her Outfit of the Day x JustFab Collection on National OOTDDAY, at Norah, California from 4pm-7pm. Attendees viewed the latest collection by Stassi while enjoying light bites, signature cocktails, custom selfie stations, custom painted hair ties, and so much more. Many of reality TV’s biggest named talent were in attendance for this star studded event. A few of those which included: – Stassi Schroeder – Beau Clark – Tom Schwartz – Katie Maloney – Lala Kent – Kristen Doute – RachaelRead More


BIGSOUND 2019

BIGSOUND 2019 organisers have shared the first round of live artists who will be showcasing at the festival across 18 different stages in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley Live Music Precinct. Tones And I, Milan Ring, Tasman Keith, Bad//Dreems, and more lead the charge, with a total of 76/150 artists being announced. Also for the first time, BIGSOUND will be opening the Artist Village, creating a space for performing artists to relax and network. The Artist Village includes the option of free accommodation on a first-in-best-dressed basis, with perks like complimentary breakfastRead More


2019 Miss World Australia pageant – Victorian Final

The Victorian State Final for the 2019 Miss World Australia pageant was held at White Night Receptions on 16 June. A very high standard of young women presented themselves very well in the fashion sense and in their public speaking efforts, and judges found it hard to short list down to a Top 10, let alone pick the top 5 who would go through to the National Final on the Gold Coast in late July. The top 5 young women selected for the National Final were: Amber Sidney Ashlyn ParaskevasRead More


Single Release: Kiiara – Open My Mouth

24-year-old multi-platinum singer-songwriter and “Princess of Chop-Pop” KIIARA debuts a brand new song, Open My Mouth, which marks the lead single from her highly anticipated debut album set for release this spring via Atlantic Records. The track, and its accompanying video, gives fans a taste of what’s to come off the forthcoming record. Open My Mouth, co-written by Kiiara, Amy Allen (Halsey’s Without Me, Selena Gomez’s Back To You), Scott Harris (Shawn Mendes’ Treat You Better and There’s Nothin’ Holding Me Back), Ian Kirkpatrick (Dua Lipa’s New Rules, Julia Michaels’Read More


PENINSULA BEVERLY HILLS DEBUTS RE-DESIGN AND EXCLUSIVE NEW TREATMENTS AT ITS AWARD-WINNING SPA

The Peninsula Beverly Hills is pleased to announce the completion of a redesign of its 4,600 square foot award-winning spa, perched on the fifth floor next to the legendary rooftop pool and restaurant. Conceptualized by Beverly Hills-based interior design firm Forchielli Glynn, the redesign at the Forbes Five Star-rated property reflects the hotel’s signature glamour. “We put great care into embracing the residential charm of The Peninsula Beverly Hills as a haven for our guests,” said Managing Director Offer Nissenbaum. “The new design of the spa, much like our recentlyRead More


MIFF ANNOUNCES RECORD SLATE OF PREMIERE FUND FILMS FOR 2019 FESTIVAL

The MIFF Premiere Fund delivers seven world and Australian premieres to the 68th Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF), including Paul Ireland’s gritty reimagining of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure starring Hugo Weaving and Maziar Lahooti’s highly anticipated directorial debut, Below. The Premiere Fund, which provides minority co-financing to new Australian quality theatrical (narrative and documentary) feature films that then premiere at MIFF, has invested in more than 70 projects including the MIFF 2019 slate.  Four of this year’s suite of Premiere Fund films have also been directed by alumni of the MIFF Accelerator Lab for emerging screen directors, including: John Sheedy, Jayden Stevens, Rodd Rathjen and Maziar Lahooti.Read More


HISTORIC BIOPIC “RESPECT” ANNOUNCES MULTI AWARD WINNER LIESL TOMMY TO DIRECT

Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM) announced that acclaimed stage director Liesl Tommy (pictured), the first black woman to earn a Tony Award nomination for Best Direction of a Play, is set to direct Respect, a feature film based on the life of music icon Aretha Franklin. As previously announced, Academy Award, Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild, BAFTA and Grammy Award winner  Jennifer Hudson was personally handpicked by Ms. Franklin to portray her on the big screen.  Academy Award winner Callie Khouri (Thelma & Louise, creator of Nashville) will pen theRead More


Star Wars Arrives at Chadstone this School Holidays

Chadstone – The Fashion Capital has partnered with The Walt Disney Company Australia and New Zealand to launch its two-week Star Wars Entertainment Series kicking off Monday 1 July and running each day until Sunday 14 June. On offer will be free family-friendly entertainment including the X-Wing Resistance Fighter Photo Opportunity and Jedi Experience. Chadstone shoppers can discover galactic experiences around every corner as the centre comes alive with world-class entertainment and interactive experiences. See what it’s like to take on the Empire and hop inside the Rebel Alliance X-Wing Resistance Fighter for theRead More


2019 Scandinavian Film Festival

Celebrating the best new Nordic cinema, plus a Nordic Noir spotlight, the 2019 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival presented by Palace offers an exciting and enlightening selection of cinema from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Finland. The program of 19 films will screen in cinemas nationally from 9 July. The 2019 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival will open around Australia with the cheeky, star-studded comedy HAPPY ENDING from actress-turned-director Hella Joof (2015 Scandi FF smash hit All Inclusive). Top Danish actors Birthe Neumann (five Robert Awards from the Danish Film Academy, two Bodils from the DanishRead More


Film Review: Claire Darling

Director:    Julie Bertuccelli Cast:    Catherine Deneuve, Chiara Mastroianni, Alice Taglioni, Laure Calamy, Samir Guesmi, Olivier Rabourdin, Johan Leysen, Colomba Giovanni, Simon Thomas, Mona Goinard, Joseph Flammer, Lewine Weber-Monfort, Amine Mejri, Julien Chavrial Rating:    M Running Time:    94 Australian Distributor:    Palace Films   Julie Bertuccelli’s Claire Darling is an intriguing and poignant story based on a best-selling book by Texan author Lynda Rutledge. It looks at the relationship between a mother and her daughter and the significance of possessions that hold memories of life’s experiences. The furniture andRead More