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March, 2021

 

THE AVALANCHES AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2021

Secret Sounds is thrilled to announce The Avalanches will be playing Sydney and Brisbane shows in April & May! Witness the duo’s shimmering and elevating live show as they take over Brisbane’s Riverstage on Friday 30 April and Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on Thursday 27 May, leading you on a cosmic journey through their latest masterpiece, We Will Always Love You. One of the most anticipated albums of last year, We Will Always Love You, builds on the sample-based approach of The Avalanches’ classics Since I Left You and Wildflower whilst stepping boldly into newRead More


Bluesfest 2021 – ***CANCELLED due to Covid-19***

  ***AS AT 31 March  –  CANCELLED due to Covid-19 outbreak***   2021 BLUESFEST RELEASES AN HISTORICAL FIRST ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT  ALL TICKET TYPES ON SALE NOW:https://www.bluesfest.com.au/tickets/   GEORGE BENSON – PATTI SMITH AND HER BAND – JIMMY BARNES – BON IVER – THE TESKEY BROTHERS JOHN BUTLER – XAIVER RUDD – THE CAT EMPIRE KOOL & THE GANG – THE GIPSY KINGS KASEY CHAMBERS – THE WAIFS – TROY CASSAR-DALEY MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD THE WAILERS PERFORM SONGS FROM ‘LEGEND’ LP – MORCHEEBA – THE BLACK SORROWS TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANSRead More


Film Review: The Last Vermeer

Director:    Dan Friedkin Cast:    Claes Bang, Guy Pearce, Roland Møller, Vicky Krieps, August Diehl, Olivia Grant, Adrian Scarborough, Marie Bach Hansen, Andrew Havill, Karl Johnson Rating:    M Running Time:    117 Australian Distributor:    Sony Pictures Releasing   The Last Vermeer begins on May 29, 1945, in Austria, with a train car, in a mine, and some soldiers, one of whom puts an explosive pack on the side of the car and blows it off. A surprising gesture, because what’s inside are priceless works of art. TheyRead More


74th Festival de Cannes

The Festival de Cannes is delighted to confirm that the American Spike Lee will be the President of the Jury of its 74th edition, which will be held this year from July 6 to 17, 2021. Loyal to his commitments, the American director promised to support the Festival on its return to the Croisette. Prevented last year due to the health crisis, the Festival de Cannes inaugurates this new decade with an outstanding President of the Jury, one of the greatest directors of his generation, as well as a screenwriter,Read More


93rd Annual Academy Awards

Major Changes for 2021 The Academy has ruled that streamed films will be eligible, and the sound categories have been merged. The Academy is grappling with shuttered movie theatres and the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Films that were scheduled for theatrical release, that meet the other eligibility requirements and that are made available for Academy members to view on the organization’s members-only streaming service within 60 days of being made available on a publicly available streamer or VOD service, will be in the running. (This covers any and allRead More


Brunswick Ballroom welcomes The Black Sorrows

The Black Sorrows 6:30pm, Thursday, 22 April, 2021 BRUNSWICK BALLROOM, MELBOURNE, VIC PREMIUM RESERVE (DINNER FROM 6:30PM)Sales Close: 10:00am, Thu 22 Apr, 2021 $105.57 SHOW ONLY (SHOW STARTS 8PM)Sales Close: 4:00pm, Thu 22 Apr, 2021 $59.67 One of Australia’s most loved and enduring acts The Black Sorrows play the Brunswick Ballroom on Thursday 22nd April for a special sit down dinner and show performance. The Black Sorrows spent a lot of 2019 touring Europe and Australia following the release of Joe Camilleri’s 49th album, Citizen John, which debuted at #2Read More


Nina Dobrev Expands Dior Partnership

Nina Dobrev is staying in the Dior family. The actress, who previously served as an ambassador for Dior Beauty, is expanding her relationship with Dior to become a U.S. fragrance ambassador for Maison Christian Dior. In recent years, Dobrev has been a fixture at Dior events, ready-to-wear runway presentations in Paris, the Cannes Film Festival and galas in New York. She says she’s thrilled to continue working with Dior. “It has been a dream of mine for as long as I can remember, but the reality of joining the family has beenRead More


Playful Promises lingerie

As its approaching a new season, its time to update your lingerie collection by introducing some fun, sexy pieces that will have you feeling fresh for fall. Playful Promises, London’s leading independent lingerie brand, offer various brands, styles and sizes, ensuring that there is something for everyone to feel confident and sexy in. Searches for Sexy lingerie have are at a 42% increase over the last four weeks, and these figures are only set to continue rising. Lingerie searches are currently at the highest levels over the previous 12 months, andRead More


Crystalbrook Collection partners with Beyond Blue

Leading Australian sustainable hospitality company Crystalbrook Collection has partnered with Beyond Blue to raise much-needed funds for Australians in need of mental health support as a result of COVID-19. Crystalbrook Collection launched a give-back campaign via their website in July 2020, pledging to donate $5 from every booking made online to mental health and wellbeing support organisation, Beyond Blue. The initiative has raised more than $26,000, which Beyond Blue says will directly assist more than 552 people seeking mental health support. Geoff York, Chief Executive Officer for Crystalbrook Collection, said:Read More


The Geography of Friendship comes to TV

Aquarius Films’ have partnered with Dollhouse Pictures to develop and produce Sally Piper’s best-selling novel The Geography of Friendship into a limited TV 6 x 1hr series. Aquarius Films’ principals Angie Fielder and Polly Staniford will produce alongside Dollhouse Picture’s Jessica Carrera with Rose Byrne as Executive Producer. Fielder is an Academy Award nominated producer known for Lion starring Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel and Rooney Mara. AACTA nominated Staniford produced  Vertical Entertainment’s  Berlin Syndrome starring Teresa Palmer, directed by Cate Shortland (upcoming Marvel tentpole Black Widow.) Carrera is an ACCTA nominated producer who recentlyRead More