Annabel Ross

Annabel Ross

Annabel Ross is a Reporter for The Age.


Future Islands review: Herring's vocal range leaves an impression

Tight-knit: The practically flawless Future Islands.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed by Annabel Ross They've taken a while to catch on, but after a solid performance at The Corner, Future Islands fans won't be letting go.

Tony Albert wins Basil Sellers Art Prize

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Annabel Ross When Tony Albert spoke to 'his team of people' about his planned entry for the sport-themed Basil Sellers Art Prize, he was met with a bit of resistance.


Frosty Lily Allen speaks her mind before Australian tour

Lilly Allen says she needs to go into 'shutdown' mode when the negative social media gets too much.

Annabel Ross The Brit pop songstress has lost none of her trademark sass before a three-date tour of Australia.

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Music review: LA singer Ferreira brings splendour to the Prince

Caption: Sky Ferreira

Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars

Annabel Ross Sky Ferreira clearly wants to be recognised as an artist rather than a star. She might just end up being both.


MasterChef recap: Laura, the queen of Italian cuisine, steps up to the plate as front runner


Annabel Ross We';re in the thick of finals week, which means that tonight our remaining four are vying to go straight through to the semi final.

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The Voice 2014: Anja Nissen wins

Hopeful ... Anja Nissen has a spot in the finals, although her chances appear slim.

Annabel Ross Anja Nissen from team has won The Voice on Channel Nine.

How to lose jobs and alienate girlfriends

Australian filmmaker Tom Meadmore.

Annabel Ross Any artist who has used their nearest and dearest as creative fodder will tell you that it's an endeavour fraught with peril.

Gertrude Street projection festival

Annabel Ross A “visual haiku” depicting the connection between the human spirit and the weather; a glass jar installation inspired by the story of Aboriginal resistance fighter Pemulwuy; and a video...


Ricky Martin on The Voice Kids' controversial tears

Ricky Martin.

Annabel Ross When a 12-year-old girl burst into tears, Ricky Martin didn't have the reaction Karl Stefanovic had.

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Robert Pattinson in <i>Water for Elephants</i>.

Annabel Ross Directed by Francis Lawrence, Water for Elephants is old-fashioned classicist cinema.

Open house on some fresh-baked ideas at Bakehouse Studios

Disaster duo: Will and Garrett Huxley glitter in their Glam Room at Bakehouse Studios.

Annabel Ross Peering over the shoulder of Will Huxley in a freshly decorated recording room at his Bakehouse Studios, Quincy McLean says the one thing no artist wants to hear about their newly finished work...


The Voice 2014 recap: the contestants step up their performances in time for the semi-finals

<i>The Voice Australia</i> ... Kat Jade crying to Kylie during rehearsals.

Annabel Ross We're still here. Hell has frozen over twice but The Voice 2014 is still going.

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Suzie Howie commemorated with Melbourne Arts Walk plaque

<i>Les Miserables</i> producer Sir Cameron Mackintosh unveils plaque to honour publicist Suzie Howie, with Howie's husband Paul Taylor.

Annabel Ross He described her as the best publicist he’d ever worked with, a sentiment echoed by so many who knew her.

Dom Byrne among musicians to find a song in their art at Ian Potter

Dominic Byrne at the NGV.

Annabel Ross Until Friday, Dom Byrne hadn’t seen the artwork that will be the talking point of his performance in a new NGV initiative.

A big Glastonbury hello for Dolly - and some Aussies

Dolly Parton performs on the main Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival.

Annabel Ross There was rain, hail, and snatches of sun, there was a smattering of Aussie acts doing us proud and for the first time ever, there was Dolly (and Metallica).


The Voice recap 2014: Coldplay kick off the live finals, Kat gets a makeover

Kat's makeover on <i>The Voice</i>.

Annabel Ross Welcome to the live finals, where the very first thing you’ll see is a live taped performance from Coldplay, 'the world's biggest rock band', according to people who probably don’t care...

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MONA's winter festival captures Tasmania's gothic charm

Snowtown: Live

Photo Credit: MONA/RĂ©mi Chauvin
Image Courtesy MONA Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Annabel Ross It came four years after MONA FOMA, the Museum of New and Old Art's annual Tasmanian summer arts festival held annually in Hobart in January since 2009.

Shining a light on Hobart's Dark Mofo

Annabel Ross Articulated Intersect, an installation of 18 searchlights that can be seen from a 15 kilometres away, is a little hard to keep incognito.


The Voice 2014 recap: Showdown mentors prove useless, looks bored

The Voice team Anja and Louise.

Annabel Ross Can any of tonight's contestants make at least pretend like he's enjoying himself?

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