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How would you capture one day in WA?

How would you capture one day in WA?

Vedran Babac, Student broadcaster

September 4, 2013


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

A youth arts organisation is calling on all Western Australians to spend a part of their day later this month capturing on camera a uniquely WA moment. Vedran Babac has the details. Podcast Powered By Podbean...

Red Obsession uncorks Bordeaux’s Chinese appeal

Red Obsession uncorks Bordeaux’s Chinese appeal

Talitha Dunn, Student reporter

September 4, 2013


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

China now has more American-dollar billionaires than America itself, opening the way for an epidemic of “wine fever” — a topic explored in new documentary Red Obsession on recent events in the Bordeaux region that saw wine become more valuable than gold. Co-writers and directors David Roach...

Blood-thirsty sorority makes for a comic night out

Blood-thirsty sorority makes for a comic night out

Azalea Sitali, Student reporter

September 3, 2013


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

“When in danger, when in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout," – Herman Wouk. Before the sparkling vampires of Twilight there lived blood-thirsty sorority sisters of Delta Pi Sigma. While silently awaiting pledges at a putrefying mansion on Sorority Hill they implore you to join them of your...

Exiled from the Church or exiled from love — Szubanski comes out swinging

Exiled from the Church or exiled from love — Szubanski comes out swinging

Nicola Anderson, Deputy editor

September 3, 2013


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

Kath and Kim star Magda Szubanski has come out swinging against Opposition Leader Tony Abbott and the Catholic Church for their stance on family values. In an article posted on The Hoopla, a publication co-founded by fellow entertainer Wendy Harmer, Szubanski delivers a stinging attack on Mr Abbott...

Australia’s most important sounds revealed

Australia’s most important sounds revealed

Blake Coulson, Student reporter

September 1, 2013


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

The  National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA) recently announced its Sounds of Australia list for 2013. The Sounds of Australia list compiles different sounds nominated as important to the country and its people, ensuring they are archived and preserved.   Blake Coulson reports: Podcast Pow...

New tavern owners lift campus dry spell

New tavern owners lift campus dry spell

Francesca Mann, Student reporter

August 30, 2013


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News

ECU’s taverns have reopened their doors after what seems like a lifetime, ending the alcohol dry-spell on campus. The popular Mt Lawley and Joondalup taverns welcomed back students this week after financial issues caused them to close for almost five months. Both taverns have been given the n...

Blue Jasmine lives up to hype

Blue Jasmine lives up to hype

Wes Milburn, Student reporter

August 30, 2013


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

I was sceptical when heading into the cinema to watch Woody Allen's new film Blue Jasmine. In the past I have found it difficult to engage with his films and couldn't think of one I had enjoyed. However, I decided that Blue Jasmine deserved a chance. I was seated ready to watch with an open mind ...

Sketchbook project draws budding artists

Sketchbook project draws budding artists

Braden Powell, Student reporter

August 29, 2013


Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Young artists are getting a taste of the pressure of daily deadlines as part of the Grow Your Own Sketchbook project, now touring regional WA. The program is run as part of the KickstART Festival, operated by Propel Youth Arts WA, and is designed for young artists who want some recognition or even...

Sharknado survival plan stirs up a storm

Sharknado survival plan stirs up a storm

Francesca Mann, Student reporter

August 22, 2013


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, News, Showcase

Out of all the disaster movies that have been released in the 21st century, no-one expected the low-budget horror movie Sharknado to create such a big impact on society. The cult film emerged from the cringe-worthy depths of America’s favourite B-Grade network, Syfy, in the middle of July, and set ...

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