September 5, 2023

The biggest fits we’ve spotted at the 2023 Venice Film Festival

The biggest fits we’ve spotted at the 2023 Venice Film Festival

The Venice Film Festival has been downsized this year. Perhaps the line-up for its 80th edition has only been “modestly” impacted, as artistic director Alberto Barbera told the New York Times; aside from the withdrawal of Luda Guadagnino’s tennis drama Challengers, starring Zendaya and Josh O’Connor, which was meant to open the festival, the schedule

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Director West says Monty Python still works | Canberra CityNews

Director West says Monty Python still works | Canberra CityNews

“Spamalot” cast members. Photo: Olivia Wenholz MONTY Python’s “Spamalot” is without doubt one of the silliest musicals ever written. “Spamalot” director Jarrad West… “British humour does so well at keeping things theatrical while things fall apart.” A riff on the 1975 film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail”, it is almost unforgettable for the coconut

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We all love Bluey. So why was there an Australian kids’ TV crisis meeting?

We all love Bluey. So why was there an Australian kids’ TV crisis meeting?

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size In Coffs Harbour last week, 260 people gathered to share their love of, and interest in making, Australian children’s television. It was the first ever Australian Children’s Content Summit, and for organiser Suzanne Ryan it was an event that started in something like a state of despair

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Culinary mecca that makes a meal of it | Canberra CityNews

Culinary mecca that makes a meal of it | Canberra CityNews

Lucio’s – Queensland tiger prawns. Photo: Wendy Johnson Season – Signature seafood yellow curry. Photo: Wendy Johnson Ricky’s – Roasted Mooloolaba king prawns with caulini. Photo: Wendy Johnson Sum Yung Guys – Miang of crispy rice cake. Photo: Wendy Johnson Bang Bang – Garlic Chive Miang. Photo: Wendy Johnson Lucio’s – Vitello tonnato. Photo: Wendy

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‘Emily’ is the NGA’s summer blockbuster | Canberra CityNews

‘Emily’ is the NGA’s summer blockbuster | Canberra CityNews

Emily Kam Kngwarray, “Yam awely,” 1995, National Gallery of Australia “EMILY Kam Kngwarray” is the National Gallery of Australia’s summer blockbuster exhibition. It’s a survey exhibition celebrating the art of one of the world’s most significant contemporary artists to emerge in the early twentieth century, a household name recognisable simply by her forename “Emily.” A

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Meet the people with skills that span generations | Canberra CityNews

Meet the people with skills that span generations | Canberra CityNews

Canberra has no shortage of family businesses, with experience that spans generations and still growing today. THERE’S something special about a family business, where skills and legacy are passed between generations. Canberra has no shortage of family businesses, with experience that spans generations and still growing today. Meet some of the family businesses and family-friendly

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Japan Procures Equipment to Bolster Creation of new Value-Added Products

Japan Procures Equipment to Bolster Creation of new Value-Added Products

APIA, SAMOA – 01 SEPTEMBER 2023 – The Government of Japan has reaffirmed its commitment and partnership with the Government of Samoa in a significant collaborative initiative to provide Food Processing Machines under its Economic and Social Development Programme (ESDP). Japan is providing a grant assistance to the amount of JPY 100,000,000 (approximately SAT 2,000,000)

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Art of self-realisation | The practice of being at yog with one’s self

Art of self-realisation | The practice of being at yog with one’s self

A Yoga teacher, a daughter, a sister, a wife, a mother and above all a proud Fijian residing in Malaysia. At 43, Navintee Nath is a spectacular inspiration for many fellow Fijians, especially housewives who are yet to find their purpose in life via the art of self-realisation. Navintee is a soulful connection with whom

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Can Google survive AI?

Can Google survive AI?

OPINION Today marks an important milestone in the history of the internet: Google’s 25th birthday. With billions of search queries submitted each day, it’s difficult to remember how we ever lived without the search engine. What was it about Google that led it to revolutionise information access? And will artificial intelligence (AI) make it obsolete,

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Indonesia responds after claim official attempted to bribe RNZ Pacific journalist

Indonesia responds after claim official attempted to bribe RNZ Pacific journalist

Members of the Indonesian delegation at the Melanesian Leaders’ Summit pre-meeting of the Foreign Ministers’ in Port Vila in August. Photo / Kelvin Anthony, RNZ Pacific By Koroi Hawkins of RNZ A Radio New Zealand journalist says an Indonesian government official attempted to bribe and intimidate him at the recent 22nd Melanesian Spearhead Group leaders’

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‘Priceless’: The mystery of Paul McCartney’s lost bass guitar

‘Priceless’: The mystery of Paul McCartney’s lost bass guitar

The Beatles performing at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, England, in 1962. Photo / Getty Images For decades, mystery has surrounded the fate of the missing bass that accompanied the Beatles as they rocketed to fame. A new campaign is trying to find it. Before Beatlemania, there was the distinctive Höfner violin bass — the

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David Kirk: What the All Blacks need to do to win the Rugby World Cup

David Kirk: What the All Blacks need to do to win the Rugby World Cup

All Blacks players catch a breath against the Springboks at Mt Smart. Photo / Photosport OPINION Very little changes in test match rugby. It’s basically a simple game. Forwards win matches. Set pieces win matches. Winning tackle collisions wins matches. Accuracy and discipline win matches. Probably the only material new contributor to success at test

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