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  • Melbourne Festival To Showcase Australian Titles

    HONG KONG - Locally-made crime thriller "Felony," which stars Joel Egerton, Tom Wilkinson and Jai Courtney, has been set as the closing night movie of the Melbourne International Film Festival (July 31-Aug 17, 2014.) The film (pictured), follows three...
  • 'Brand Kyrgios' on the rise, but Australian must tread carefully

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Teenager Nick Kyrgios's ranking is not the only thing that will soar after his electrifying run at Wimbledon. The Australian's brand has also shot into the stratosphere, according to marketing experts. An exhausted Kyrgios bowed out...
  • Czech-mate for Li in Wimbledon third round

    LONDON (Reuters) - Li Na's husband was granted an unexpected breather from his usual duties of "fixing the drinks and fixing the rackets" and "doing a lot of jobs" for his famous wife after the Australian Open champion suffered a shock third round exit at...
  • Cruising Down Under

    Cruising Down Under
    You can go to Iceland for hot pools. Chicago for art deco. Napa for wines. The Galapagos or Antarctica for penguins. Norway for cascading waterfalls. Miami's Wynwood section for graffiti. Minnesota for kayaking. But then, you also can see hot pools, art...
  • PASSINGS: Wendy Hughes, William Hauck, S. Lee Pogostin, Fred Kaz

    PASSINGS: Wendy Hughes, William Hauck, S. Lee Pogostin, Fred Kaz
    Wendy Hughes Australian actress dies at 61 Wendy Hughes, 61, an Australian actress best known to American audiences for her performance in the 1979 film "My Brilliant Career," died of cancer Saturday in Sydney, her family said. Hughes began her rise...
  • PASSINGS: Gil Askey

    Gil Askey Arranger for top Motown acts Gil Askey, 89, a trumpeter, conductor and arranger for top Motown acts, including the Supremes, the Temptations and the Four Tops, died April 9 in Melbourne, Australia. He had lymphoma, according to his family....
  • 'King Kong' Musical Looks to Succeed Where 'Spider-Man' Failed: On Broadway

    With the producer of the stage version of "King Kong" talking up an impending Broadway opening during an interview on Australian radio, the New York run of the big-budget, Aussie musical-spectacle is all but confirmed. Now the production can move on to...
  • F-1: Esteban Gutiérrez, piloto mexicano listo para Australia

    F-1: Esteban Gutiérrez, piloto mexicano listo para Australia
        El campeonato 2014 de Fórmula Uno arranca este fin de semana en Melbourne con el Gran Premio de de Australia. Entre los participantes se destaca el colombiano Esteban Gutiérrez, a quien tuve la oportunidad de entrevistar a finales de 2012 en...
  • Formula One kicks off season with Australian Grand Prix

    Formula One kicks off season with Australian Grand Prix
    As the opening race of the Formula One season, the Australian Grand Prix always is fraught with unknowns. But this year's race on the 3.3-mile Albert Park layout in Melbourne on Sunday is especially unpredictable due to rules changes and a shuffling...
  • Rosberg wins, runner-up Ricciardo disqualified in Formula One opener

    MELBOURNE, Australia -- Formula One's season-opening race ended in rancor and controversy Sunday as runner-up Daniel Ricciardo of Red Bull was disqualified for a breach of fuel regulations, five hours after Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg took the...
  • Two of the world's best restaurants are changing continents -- temporarily

    Two of the world's best restaurants are changing continents -- temporarily
    Noma, the Copenhagen restaurant that seats just 45 at lunch and dinner and was ranked best restaurant in the world by Restaurant Magazine three years running (2010, 2011 and 2012), is moving to Tokyo for two months at the beginning of 2015. In a note...