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Iron & Wine 2018 Australian Tour

Through the course of six studio albums, numerous EPs and singles, Iron & Wine has captured the emotion and imagination of listeners with distinctly cinematic songs. With a live band featuring acoustic guitars, percussion, keys, cello, and bass, Iron & Wine’s music has been compared to that of Nick Drake, Jackson Browne, Elliott Smith and Neil Young. Over 15 years since his bedroom folk breakthrough The Creek Drank the Cradle and his scene-stealing cover of Such Great Heights ...

Check out the highlights from the upcoming Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival 2018

2018 Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival highlights include: Winner of Best Screenplay and Best Actress at the Danish Academy Awards, A HORRIBLE WOMAN is a dark comedy which cleverly explores a dysfunctional relationship from the man’s point of view, from the writer/director of Parents (Scandi FF 2016) Christian Tafdrup. Norwegian supernatural drama, THELMA follows a student who moves to Oslo where she discovers that she has terrifying powers. Directed by Joachim Trier, the film was ...

The nationwide German Film Festival to return to Australia in this month!

The Festival program includes a contemporary selection of 26 feature films varying from award-winning dramas and box office comedies to documentaries and a selection of short films. Now in its 13th edition, Short Export 2018 presents six outstanding new short films from Germany, ranging from documentary, to animation and experimental fiction.   //   Additionally, this year’s program includes films especially dedicated to families, children and teens. Presented by the ...

The Presets touring Australia this June!

That album was certified triple platinum and won them six ARIA Awards in their homeland. By contrast, 2012’s critically acclaimed Pacifica was comparatively introspective but epic gigs around the world – from Glastonbury Festival and Coachella to Splendour In The Grass – forged the duo’s reputation as Australian electronic music trailblazers.   //   Continuing in this tradition, The Presets’ fourth album HI VIZ – which lands May 18 – delivers a ‘back to ...

American Essentials Film Festival touring the country this May!

Opening nationally with Sophie Brooks’s directorial debut THE BOY DOWNSTAIRS featuring Girls star Zosia Mamet as Diana, an ambitious, aspiring writer who finds the perfect Brooklyn apartment only to discover that her new downstairs neighbour is her ex-boyfriend. Join us at the opening night for a New York style bite and live music. The strong program features hard hitting dramas including: 55 STEPS - based on the true story of the friendship between lawyer Colette Hughes (Hilary Swank) ...

Missy Higgins Solastalgia Australian Tour this May!

Kicking off in Queensland at Brisbane’s QPAC Concert Hall on Friday 4 May, the tour will go on to visit Toowoomba, Wollongong, Sydney, Canberra and Adelaide before wrapping up with a special hometown show at Melbourne’s Palais Theatre on Sunday 13 May. Higgins’ highly-acclaimed albums The Sound of White (ARIA Album Of The Year featuring hit singles ‘Scar’ and ‘The Special Two’), On A Clear Night (featuring North American gold selling single ‘Where I Stood’ and ‘Stee...

The Spanish Film Festival Returns for 2018 with a stellar lineup!

The twenty-day festival, which showcases 25 films, will close with Guillermo del Toro’s masterpiece PAN’S LABYRINTH. The visionary Mexican director recently took home four Academy Awards including Best Film and Best Director with a further nine nominations for his whimsical and spellbinding underwater romance The Shape of Water. To celebrate this incredible achievement, we’re bringing his beloved dark fairy-tale back to the big screen to close the 21st Festival. Special event ...

The Apia Young at Heart Film Festival 2018 now screening around the country!

With 16 films scheduled across 11 venues in 5 cities, the Apia Young at Heart Film Festival is dedicated to seniors, but the curated program will appeal to discerning film lovers of all ages. This year, early evening sessions have been added to the schedule, making the festival even more accessible for everyone. Highly anticipated festival favourites include: On Chesil Beach in which Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn) and Billy Howle star as Florence and Edward, a young couple on their honeymoon ...

Cartier: The Exhibition at NGA

The exhibition explores Cartier’s glittering international clientele that included royalty, aristocrats, socialites, and stars of the stage, cinema and music. Highlights include Dame Nellie Melba’s diamond stomacher brooch, the Queen’s “Halo” tiara, worn by Kate Middleton at her wedding to Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, Daisy Fellowes’ Tutti-Frutti Hindu necklace, Barbara Hutton’s imperial jadeite necklace, Princess Grace of Monaco’s 10.48-carat diamond engagement ring, ...

José González returning to Australia this March!

Mastering the rare craft of spellbinding audiences and armed with his classical guitar and gentle melodies, José González delivers performances imbued with his daringly understated song-craft and lyrical air of reflection. The release of his Australian Top 40 album ‘Vestiges and Claws’ has seen González return to his roots, touring the world and captivating audiences with the album’s stunning singles ‘Every Age and Leaf Off‘ and ‘The Cave‘.   //   ...