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  • Edinburgh International Festival marking 100 years since World War I

    Conflict and war in the 20th century will be themes of this year's annual Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) to mark 100 years since the outbreak of World War One, the festival's outgoing director said on Tuesday. More than 2,400 artists from 43...
  • Dodgers PR boss explains how he prefers to 'spin' team news

    Dodgers PR boss explains how he prefers to 'spin' team news
    Dodgers Public Relations Director Joe Jareck, perhaps figuring that Australia is far enough from home for him to speak freely, may have gotten a little bit too candid about the team's news-managing techniques Wednesday. Addressing an audience in Sydney,...
  • 'Gods,' 'San Andreas' Set to Start in Australia

    HONG KONG - Production got underway in Australia on Thursday on "Gods of Egypt," Summit Entertainment's period fantasy actioner. Filming begins at the Fox Studios in Sydney with Alex Proyas at the helm and stars Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau,...
  • Jimmy Fallon Duet with Billy Joel Is Gold for Loopy App's Aussie Developer (VIDEO)

    Jimmy Fallon sang a duet of "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" with Billy Joel on NBC's "Tonight Show" last night with an assist from an iPad app that loops multiple audio tracks -- instantly pushing it to the top of the iTunes App Store charts. Fallon...
  • Sydney Festival Teases First Titles

    HONG KONG - "Black Coal, Thin Ice," the Chinese thriller that won at Berlin, is among the 25 titles unveiled in a preview of the upcoming Sydney Film Festival (June 4-15, 2014). Other pictures include John Lithgow and Alfred Molina-starring gay drama...
  • Watch 'The Lion King' cast burst into song from their plane seats

    Watch 'The Lion King' cast burst into song from their plane seats
    The cast of the Australian production of "The Lion King," in a buoyant mood, gave it their all in a flash-mob performance aboard a Virgin Australia flight. Buyi Zama, who plays Rafiki, led her fellow cast members, who were occupying the front three rows...
  • 'Gatsby' is Great Winner at Australian Awards

    HONG KONG - "The Great Gatsby" managed a clean sweep of all seven technical awards in the feature film segment of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts on Tuesday. "Top of the Lake" was the biggest winner in the television categories,...
  • In 'Our Country's Good,' the stage is set in an Australian penal colony

    In 'Our Country's Good,' the stage is set in an Australian penal colony
    At one point in Timberlake Wertenbaker's "Our Country's Good," now receiving a handsome and thoughtful (if occasionally too polite) production with Shattered Globe under Roger Smart's direction, the governor of the newly established hamlet of Sydney...
  • Lleyton Hewitt upsets Roger Federer to win Brisbane title

    BRISBANE, Australia -- With the Fanatics in bright yellow and raucously chanting for Lleyton Hewitt to stay on top of Roger Federer, the Brisbane International final had the surreal feel of a journey back in time. It wouldn't have seemed out of...
  • GM bids bittersweet end of Australian icon Holden

    GM bids bittersweet end of Australian icon Holden
    SYDNEY (Reuters) - It's as much a part of Australia as kangaroos, the Sydney Opera House or vegemite, and General Motors Co's decision to stop manufacturing Holdens in the country looks like the marketing equivalent of a car crash. Australians have...
  • Wayne Borg Exits Abu Dhabi's Twofour54

    DUBAI - Wayne Borg, Chief Commercial Officer at Abu Dhabi media and production hub twofour54 is leaving his post after six years during which the former Universal exec expanded the scope of the government-backed industry driver which now oversees the...