Arts & Culture

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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Miranda Kerr has said yes to marry billionaire Snapchat co-founder Evan Spiegel

Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr has said yes to a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, billionaire Snapchat co-founder Evan Spiegel. Kerr, a former spokeswoman for Victoria’s Secret who was raised in Gunnedah, NSW, posted a picture online on Wednesday showing a huge diamond ring on her hand. The image also features a cartoon couple with the man down on one knee ...

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Orlando, other bloodshed no threat to bull market for violent entertainment

“Order your man to step aside or there will be violence,” Lancel Lannister said. Cersei Lannister responded quietly, “I choose violence.”  Maybe on an ordinary Sunday night, the confrontation following that exchange on HBO’s hugely popular “Game of Thrones” last weekend — climaxing in one man ripping off the head of another — might be a fine diversion.With the queasy ...

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Beliefs: The Religion V Science Debate

Share your thoughts with ETW, on the debate of Religion V Science… Delve into your inner thoughts, and let us get this conversation going.

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Health: Caffeine proves disrupted lifestyle

According to NSW Health, caffeine may be credited as a drug; a stimulant drug. This form of a stimulant speeds up the process of which the brain and, accordingly, the nervous system function. There are numerous side effects which can be linked to caffeine – and consequently some side effects can be attributed heavily on the amount/intake of caffeine. Inclusive ...

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Getting to know you: the robot assistant who can second-guess your every need

It’s here – a world in which helper robots live with us, get us through the day, and yes, become our trusted friend. Science fiction is becoming science fact. As sci-fi writer William Gibson has apparently noted: “The future is already here – it’s just not very evenly distributed.” The demand for helper robots is booming, and academia, industry and ...

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The beauty of dividends for investors

Falling interest rates mean investors now have to work extra hard to achieve a decent return on their money. But don’t forget that it is the after-tax return that counts – this is why an understanding of the way franked dividends work is essential. Before the Hawke-Keating government introduced imputation in July 1987, shareholders suffered double taxation on their dividends. First ...

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