Entertainment

Urban Purveyor Group to create ‘entertainment hub’ in Melbourne

Urban Purveyor Group will create an ‘entertainment precinct’ at The Alfred in Melbourne, with a variety of hospitality venues on site. This weekend, Urban Purveyor Group will take over the site of 7 Alfred Place, in Melbourne’s CBD, currently home to Stokehouse restaurant. The site was purchased from Stokehouse Restaurants for an undisclosed amount, and will be renamed The Alfred. ...

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Kylie Minogue confirms engagement to Joshua Sasse

AFTER months of speculation that the Pop Princess was lucky in love, Kylie Minogue’s engagement to beau Joshua Sasse has finally been confirmed. The couple, who met on the set of Galavant last year, made the announcement in the British Daily Telegraph. “The engagement is announced between Joshua, son of the late Dominic Sasse and of Mary Heale (née Macauley), ...

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Most Social Messages, Respond Least

Media and entertainment brands receive three times more messages on Facebook and Twitter than average brands, but are they missing out on a golden opportunity? Social media management platformSprout Social revealed in the latest edition of The Sprout Social Index that messages to media and entertainment brands—including celebrities, athletes, journalists, musicians and DJs—are ignored 93 percent of the time, adding: While fan engagement ...

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‘Star Wars’ tops DiCaprio in ‘Revenant’

Star Wars: The Force Awakens stayed on top of the North American box office for the fourth straight weekend, beating out Leonardo DiCaprio in The Revenant and becoming the third-largest grossing movie in the world ever. According to studio estimates on Sunday, the adventures of Rey, Finn and stalwarts from the previous Star Wars films raked in $US41.6 million ($A59.7 million ...

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New Yorkers strip for No Pants subway ride

New Yorkers thought it was a hot thing to strip to their underwear in winter – in public – along with pantless crowds in about 60 countries. Miguel Ramos, 24, called himself a “no-pant virgin” in Sunday’s No Pants Subway Ride. It was his first foray into the “international celebration of silliness,” as organisers billed it. The laughter-filled ritual started in New ...

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Sam Burgess swims with sharks on honeymoon

NRL star Sam Burgess has been swimming with sharks while honeymooning in the Maldives with writer Phoebe Burgess. The pair married just days after Christmas in a ceremony held in the NSW Southern Highlands surrounded by family and friends. The newlyweds have been busy posting images of their holiday to social media showing Phoebe relaxing in the crystal blue water ...

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Q&A with Special FX Makeup artist, Bonnie Corban

At just 21 years old, Bonnie Corban has made a name for herself on the internet as she boasts over 300,000 subscribers for her Special FX Makeup Channel. Sahar Mourad caught up with Bonnie to see how she got to where she is today. How old were you when you decided that making YouTube videos was what you wanted to ...

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Kim Kardashian West welcomes son

The newest member of the Kardashian clan has arrived. Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West welcomed a baby boy early Saturday in Los Angeles. “He’s here!” the reality star teased on Twitter. An announcement on Kardashian’s website reads, “KANYE AND I WELCOME OUR BABY BOY!” A representative for the couple has confirmed to The Associated Press that the mother and baby were ...

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Police target Melbourne Stereosonic

A week after a woman died from a drug she took at a music festival in Sydney, police in Victoria are urging people not to gamble with their lives at Melbourne’s Stereosonic this weekend. Sniffer dogs and police will be outside and inside the Melbourne Showgrounds to crack down on illicit drugs among the 25,000 people expected to attend the ...

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‘No chance’ of another Gangnam Style: Psy

Gangnam Style star Psy acknowledges he will never repeat the phenomenal global success of his 2012 hit, but says he’s perfectly happy being “just another” K-pop artist. The quirky South Korean singer was catapulted to unlikely international stardom after the Gangnam Style music video, with its invisible horse-riding dance, went viral. The song – a satire of the luxury lifestyle ...

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