Entertainment

Sydney’s best-kept secret is made of wax

Located just off Sydney’s busiest road there is a business that’s located underground. Its dungeon like features makes it easy to miss among the brightly lit and well-advertised coffee shops and designer stores of the Queen Victoria Building. As the intersection that connects George Street and Park Street fills up with people as fast and as disorganised as a freshly ...

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Loving Australia, Bieber tells fans

Justin Bieber has thanked Australia for its warm welcome hours after jetting into Melbourne. “Loving Australia. I’ve missed this place. Thanks for the welcome,” he tweeted on Sunday. A smiling Bieber landed in Melbourne at about 9am on Sunday. Dressed in a beige hoodie, grey trackie pants and red trainers, the Canadian heart-throb touched a handful of the 100 or so screaming fans ...

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The Bachelor: If there is even the slightest chance of true love, maybe it is worth it?

I always thought the TV show was a little silly, though after watching what is on the table, I’ve decided to put in an application for one of my best girlfriends, writes Ursula Melhem. The wind bites the dust in yet another season of The Bachelor. The latest being, a 34 year old Perth beauty, Snezana Markoski winning Sam Woods’ ...

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Donald Trump’s track record when commenting on women

After coming under fire for his comments about Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly following the first GOP debate, Donald Trump is changing his tune about women. During Wednesday’s second debate, Trump declared that, if elected President of the United States, he would protect women. “I will take care of women. I respect women. I will take care of women,” Trump said ...

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Depp threatens Joyce with ‘assault’

Johnny Depp has threatened drastic action against Barnaby Joyce if his wife is sentenced to any jail time in Australia over the unauthorised entry of their pet dog. In his first US TV interview since the drama unfolded in May, Depp has told Jimmy Kimmel Live he and Amber Heard were left stunned when the agriculture minister held a news ...

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Bankstown Show – Young Arab Actors Tell Local Stories

“The Way” series is one of the Sydney theatre world’s best-kept secrets. For the past four years its group of young actors –many from Arabic speaking backgrounds — have created high-energy performances of power and visual impact expressing the realities of living in Western Sydney. Originally produced under the auspices of the Sydney Theatre Company and BYDS (Bankstown Youth Development ...

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Depp jokes about Australian dog drama

Johnny Depp has poked fun at the immigration furore surrounding his dogs’ recent visit to Australia, after a government official threatened to have the pets put down for violating quarantine regulations. The actor and his wife Amber Heard came under fire from authorities Down Under in May when it was discovered they had taken two Yorkshire terriers, named Pistol and ...

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Sheeran, Swift set for battle at VMAs

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran will battle it out with top nominee Taylor Swift at the MTV Video Music Awards. The British singer has six nominations to the American’s seven, with her star-studded Bad Blood video receiving nods in categories including best collaboration, best cinematography and video of the year. Sheeran’s smash Thinking Out Loud is up for video of the year, ...

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Hugh Jackman announces concert tour

The boy from Oz is heading home. Hollywood star Hugh Jackman has announced a live concert tour of Australia in November. Jackman will perform his own stage show, Broadway To Oz, with choirs, dancers and musicians on an arena tour around the country, singing songs from shows he has been in or wanted to be in. “Anybody who knows me ...

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Lawrence tops highest-paid actress list

The odds really were in Jennifer Lawrence’s favour last year as she raked in $US52 million ($A70.71 million), topping a ranking of the highest-paid actresses by a wide margin. The Hunger Games star easily surpassed the $US35.5 million second-placed Scarlett Johansson earned over the past 12 months, according to Forbes magazine’s annual estimates of the earnings of Hollywood’s top female ...

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