Arts & Culture

Thanksgiving Style: The Dos and Don’ts of Holiday Travel, Friendsgiving & Family Dinners

Thanksgiving is all about counting your blessings, falling into deep food comas, arguing over politics over too much wine and, of course, racking up frequent flyer miles. The whole journey from airport to family feast requires a specially curated wardrobe that oftentimes can go so wrong. For instance, Friendsgiving is like Thanksgiving—only with the family you choose rather than the ...

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Catch Up on The Voice Season 11 With the Top 12’s Best Performances…So Far

The Voice finally narrowed down its talented crop of contestants in last week’s brutal Live Playoffs, knocking the field down from 20 to 12 in a rushed live vote that gave us real-time results on Election Day eve. Sorry, West Coast, if you didn’t agree! If you haven’t been watching through the Blind Auditions, the Battle Round, the Knockout Round ...

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Kourtney Kardashian Wears Tiny Bikini on Family Vacation With Scott Disick

Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick are just about the friendliest celebrity exes ever The two are vacationing with their family in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, a favorite Kardashian vacation spot. Kourtney and Scott were photographed catching some rays on their own, while she also posted on Snapchat a photo of her and their daughter Penelope, 4, lounging on a deck overlooking the sea. ...

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Here’s everything we know about ‘Westworld’ — HBO’s mysterious new sci-fi series

What if you could step into a fantasy world and do anything you desire with no repercussions? That’s the basic premise of HBO’s new sci-fi series, “Westworld,” which centres around a futuristic theme park filled with humanoid robots that interact with guests to play out any sort of storyline you wish. There are plenty of mysteries in the plot to ...

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5 Times Ariana Grande Clapped Back at Ryan Seacrest

Ariana Grande isn’t one to back down when it comes to the things she’s passionate about, especially when it revolves around women empowerment. She’s shut down trolls on social media for judging her by her appearance and often stopped people in their tracks for making sexist comments. She encourages women to embrace their sexuality in its entirety, and she demands to ...

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Aussie film entrepreneurs ditch Tugg to launch cinema on-demand with Demand.film

The team that brought cinema-on-demand platform Tugg to Australia have relinquished their local licence, instead launching their own platform Demand.film. The new website, which like Tugg will let Australians experience niche films and documentaries on the big screen via a crowdfunding model, is international from the outset and co-founder David Doepel says it is adding innovations to the platform involving blockchain technology, integrations with ...

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NOVA Entertainment Partners With MRC And Crown Lager For 2016 Caulfield Cup Carnival

NOVA Entertainment has partnered with Melbourne Racing Club (MRC) and Crown Lager to deliver an experience that is not just racing, showcasing the hottest live music and entertainment, during the 2016 BMW Caulfield Cup Carnival. NOVA Entertainment and the MRC have partnered for a second year, with premium brand Crown Lager and MRC’s media agency Vizeum coming on board in ...

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Radical reorganisation plan for Sydney’s tertiary art education

Three into one won’t go. A radical reorganisation plan for Sydney’s tertiary art education institutions has readied the nation’s oldest art school to be gobbled up by the University of NSW. The Baird government is washing its hands of the small but beautiful National Art School in the historic Darlinghurst jail initially designed by the convict architect Francis Greenway. As ...

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your eight-day entertainment and events guide in Australia

FESTIVAL Grab a hot drink at The Rocks Aroma Festival, a celebration of all that is caffeinated. Visit the stalls of coffee roasters, tea makers, chocolatiers and more, watch the latte-art competition or hear live music from Lolo Lovina and Microwave Jenny. MUSIC Local outfit Bryan Estepa and The Tempe Two play a free gig focusing on the smartly constructed ...

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James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke: Michelle Obama rocks out to Single Ladies

America’s first lady Michelle Obama rocked out on The Late, late show with James Corden’s popular segment Carpool Karaoke on Wednesday. A well-publicised Beyonce fan, the 52-year-old blasted Single Ladies while she and Corden busted out Beyonce’s signature dance moves. Corden is shown driving around the grounds of the White House in Washington DC with Obama in the passenger seat. With musical tastes ranging from Stevie Wonder (“I know every Stevie song on the planet) to ...

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