Annabel Ross

Annabel Ross

Annabel Ross is a Reporter for The Age.

Music

Frosty Lily Allen speaks her mind before Australian tour

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

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.

Recap

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

Laura.

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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Reality

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 will.i.am 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...

Tears

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...

Recap

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).

Recap

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/Rémi 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.

Recap

The Voice 2014 recap: Showdown mentors prove useless, will.i.am looks bored

The Voice team Will.i.am: Anja and Louise.

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

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Opera creates welcoming spaces for children with autism

Opera thumbnail

Annabel Ross and Danielle Kutchel Darkness, booming sounds and action that often seems all-too-frighteningly real: seeing a play or watching a movie can be a deeply unsettling experience for children with autism.

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer light show to create nightclub in the sky

Annabel Ross Next weekend, Hobart’s cold, dark skies will be flooded with searchlights that pierce through the black, creating a spectacular light show above Sullivans Cove from sunset to sunrise.

Modern masters of Australian furniture design

Annabel Ross Mid-Century Modern, a collection of over 100 pieces, is the first major exhibition dedicated to Australian furniture from the 1940s to the 1970s.