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Flower Drums Return To Full Hypnotic Bloom

Flower Drums Return To Full Hypnotic Bloom

Words by Luke Porep THE Flower Drums are back and better than ever. Returning after a stint at Australia’s beloved Laneway Festival and a tour traversing the United States, The ‘Flower Drums’ return with the help of Perth songstress ‘St. South’ to delight us with “Don’t Wait”. Their brand new track, which has been labelled […]

Bincho Brings Yakitori To Fortitude Valley

Bincho Brings Yakitori To Fortitude Valley

Words by Andrea Love HEADS up Brisbane, you can now dirty grind with a side of skewer. Fortitude Valley is slowing becoming the go-to postcode for foodies, with gastropubs, restaurants and cafes popping up everywhere, the newest addition bringing that little bit of Tokyo-cool right to our front door. Replacing Empire Hotel’s corner bar, Bincho […]

The A List

The A List

Words by Aiho Tan OILY, dry or combination. Do these words sound awfully familiar? Chances are you have spent hundreds of dollars trying to find the perfect skincare regime. Look no further; Aesop is your ultimate skincare solution. Sourced from plant-based and laboratory friendly ingredients, Melbourne born skincare chain Aesop was established in 1987 to […]

Serious Section

The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Office IRL, SkyFall, Surprise on border patrol, and Poach the poachers. Words by Ryan Grice A 24 year-old woman named Samantha Lockhart has been arrested in the US state of Ohio for trashing her boss’s office by smashing family photos, spraying silly string, and gluing glitter to all of the room’s surfaces. Upon being […]

11 Ways To Spark Conversation Other Than “So What Do You Do?”

11 Ways To Spark Conversation Other Than “So What Do You Do?”

Words by Rachel Trevarthen “CONVERSATION is civilized speech. It is more purposeful than chatter; more humane than gossip; more intimate than debate. But it is an elusive ideal.” John Armstrong, The Conversation. All too often our verbal exchanges involve flippantly jumping from one topic to another, a smattering of small talk peppered with a rant […]

The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

Jail break in Israel, Spudlaw, HyperTexas, and a Beagle on Mars.  Words by Ryan Grice Families were treated to a special show today when three female rhinos escaped from a safari zoo in the Israeli city of Ramat Gan through a side gate after the employee guarding it apparently fell asleep. Unfortunately the escapees, Rihanna, […]

Fashion

The Latest In Fash

The Latest In Fash

Words by Hannah Rabbitt GUCCI has a new head design honcho. Alessandro Michele has been officially announced as the house’s new creative director. He steps up to replace Frida Giannini who exited her role in the label on January 13th. “After a considered and thorough selection process, Alessandro Michele has been chosen to assume the […]

Collection Of Style Has Landed

Collection Of Style Has Landed

Words by Aiho Tan LAUNCHED in 2007, COS otherwise known as “Collection Of Style” to fashion’s elite have opened their first Australian store in Melbourne. The COS look consists of clean-cut classic designs infused with understated elegance. COS Managing Director, Marie Honda describes the brands focus as functional and flattering with signature styles ranging from […]

Kiara King Talks Lion In the Wild

Kiara King Talks Lion In the Wild

Words by Hannah Rabbitt THERE’S no denying that the influence of the humble blogger is rife. In fact, humble isn’t really an appropriate word for what can now be a full-time, fully rewarding gig. Just ask Kiara King of budding life and style blog, Lion In The Wild. “People kind of miss it- they think […]

Photography

Momember This?: Submission: Inner Thought

Momember This?: Submission: Inner Thought

Words by Jay Kane JAY Kane is a Griffith University photography student working on a piece called Inner Thought where she writes poems in the midst of anxiety and then creates pieces from those poems. This is some of her work.  Self doubt eats away at pure desires. Capable of paralysing speech and for limbs […]

Momember This?: Fotografie: Meine Reise Pt. 1

Momember This?: Fotografie: Meine Reise Pt. 1

Words by Ryan Grice I’D been taking photos on film on and off for about three and half years before I discovered the motivation to make it a regular activity. Prior to that my level of effort seemed to revolve around whoever I was dating at the time (as was the case with most things […]

Momember This?: Introducing The Cut Out King of New York

Momember This?: Introducing The Cut Out King of New York

Words by Khwezi Nkwanyana COLLAGE art has hit the streets of New York City. Instagram artist Kalen Hollomon has taken advantage of his smartphone and forced perspective to create comical photography using New York’s unassuming civilians. Dubbed the Cut Out King of New York, Hollomon isn’t afraid to push boundaries. Whether it is a police […]

Film

Most Anticipated Films Of 2015

Most Anticipated Films Of 2015

THE year in film is off to a red-hot start, with Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper already breaking records for opening weekend revenues for a January film in the U.S. And yet, if you’d asked us a few weeks ago what the most anticipated films of 2015 might be, this one may not have even made […]

Documentaries To Watch: Taxi To The Dark Side

Documentaries To Watch: Taxi To The Dark Side

Words by Michelle Cha TORTURE is something we think he have experienced in our lives, whether it is emotional, romantic, or mentally we’ve all being through some kind of anguish. But once, I saw Taxi to the Dark Side 2007, directed by American filmmaker Alex Gibney it really opened up my eyes to the true […]

Get Cultured This Week

Get Cultured This Week

Words by Michelle Cha IF you’re sick of the blockbuster movies at your nearest cinema, or just fed up with being squished with tweens that gossip throughout the movie, you may find QAGOMA’s ‘Myths and Legends’ film program very interesting. Fifty films are featured in the lineup, and they include some already known classics such […]

Art

The Mystifying Animations Of Chris Denaro

The Mystifying Animations Of Chris Denaro

Words by Michelle Cha CHRIS Denaro is a Brisbane animator that has some pretty sci-fi themed art in his collection. His newest exhibition Nocturne, incorporates a blend of physical stop motion and digital motion graphics to embody the genius loci, or spirit of place, of Teerk Roo Ra in Moreton Bay, Queensland. What the hell […]

Michael Parekowhai At QAGOMA

Michael Parekowhai At QAGOMA

Words by Michelle Cha MICHAEL Parekowhai’s works are bold, grand, and deeply moving. They are usually larger than life and happen to have you with your jaw drop open with amazement, they are that good. From New Zealand, his sculptures explore Maori history, and present day New Zealand culture. His newest exhibition at QAGOMA, ‘Michael […]

Alexmdc Knows His Way Around Pen And Paper

Alexmdc Knows His Way Around Pen And Paper

Words by Michelle Cha DOING my usual Friday night bored off my ass 1 am Instagram stalking/browsing, I stumbled upon Alex Solis, aka alexmdc. An American illustrator that holds onto your imagination long after you see his work. Playful, nostalgic, vibrant, colourful, and creative alexmdc creates illustrations that make you smile, and believe me, going […]