The Shang tracks toward early success

This year’s annual Fisher’s Gig pre-selection heats have showcased some of the finest up-and-coming home-grown talents within the Macarthur region. Among the young artists is aspiring local Camden alternative rock band, The Shang. Referring to themselves as a quintet,...
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Blending tradition and action at the Circus

Michael Edgley has been maintaining his father’s legacy of the Great Moscow Circus for half a century. “My late father first brought the Moscow Circus to Australia from Russia, in 1965. He passed away in ’67 and I’ve been bringing it to Australia every three years...
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How an Artists passion for birds is informing the community

Australia's seabird numbers are declining. Local artist and UOW academic Dr Madeleine Kelly is raising awareness on the threats pushing pelagic birds towards extinction. Dr Kelly has created paintings and sculptures of 24 pelagic birds constructed from used...
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Wollongong council wants to paint the town red, blue, yellow …

Wollongong City Council is installing more public art across the city, and hopes to build on the success of last year's Wonderwalls festival, The council has implemented a public art strategy to run from 2016 to 2021. Local and international artists have been involved...
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The Shang tracks toward early success

This year’s annual Fisher’s Gig pre-selection heats have showcased some of the finest up-and-coming home-grown talents within the Macarthur region. Among the young artists is aspiring local Camden alternative rock band, The Shang. Referring to themselves as a quintet,...

Blending tradition and action at the Circus

Michael Edgley has been maintaining his father’s legacy of the Great Moscow Circus for half a century. “My late father first brought the Moscow Circus to Australia from Russia, in 1965. He passed away in ’67 and I’ve been bringing it to Australia every three years...

Little J & Big Cuz Premiere

“Little J & Big Cuz live with their Nana and Old Dog. They love to explore the world through the gaps in Nanna’s back fence, and with the help from their teacher, Miss Chen, they are discovering more about their culture and the great things school has to offer!”...

Critics line up to whack Marvel’s Iron Fist

Marvel is facing backlash and dismal reviews from fans for its new Netflix series, Iron Fist. The new show is based on the 1974 comic, and loosely follows the same plot line as the DC Arrow, CW network series. Asian-American actor, Lewis Tan has proven a standout and...

Illawarra’s artistic economy on the rise

The national broadcaster has turned its attention to the place of the arts in Australia and its economy. Tuesday’s episode of Q&A on the ABC covered digital convergence and automation, but the panel and audience discussion centred on the of arts' value in society....

Celebrating mining history of the Illawarra

A new exhibition at the University of Wollongong library is digging up the past of one of the region's iconic industries. The 'Coal in the Illawarra' exhibition honours the history of mining and its contribution to the region. Coal mining was one of the earliest...


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