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Obits long-term survivors

Obits to perform at Transit Bar.

Peter Krbavac Obits' pedigree puts them among the best of rock'n'roll supergroups, writes Peter Krbavac.

Win tickets to The Voice on Tour

The Voice.

This week we have two double passes to be won to The Voice on Tour 2014!

DJs face the music in DMC event

Dj mixes the track DJ image from think stock

Sean Palmer Canberra's Transit Bar will be pumping to the sounds of the best up and coming DJs.

On The Road - Burlesque Idol & Noir Revue

Alluring: Lola LaBelle, creator of Burlesque Idol.

The performers are inspired by their show and they hope the audience will be as well.

What not to miss at Splendour In The Grass

Coming soon: Splendour in the Grass.

Splendour in the Grass is now less than a month away, and the excitement is building. Here's our pick on who to catch.

Tina Arena's knight's tale


Kate Kingsmill Tina Arena is the first Australian to receive a knighthood in France. But the pressure and scrutiny she experiences back home still gets claustrophobic at times.

Joel Ma the people person

Listen up:  Joel Ma says the online community has a short attention span.

Erika Bacon One thing becomes clear very quickly when talking to Joel Ma, and that is that for him, it is all about the human interaction.

On The Road - What The Yearlings listen to

The Yearlings.

Mr Yearling from the Yearlings, who yearns for the days of old-school Cronulla.

From religious repression to fatherhood

Sliding steel: Tim Hulsman will be performing at Smiths Alternative.

Sean Palmer Tim Hulsman is speaking softly given his 2½-year-old old son is in the next room.As a father, he has a different perspective on life and this in turn impacts on his music.


Anchorman 2 review: Legend returns as macho dopes skewer male privilege

Will Ferrell and Christina Applegate in <i>Anchorman 2</i>.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

JAKE WILSON Like most modern Hollywood comedies, the Anchorman films are premised on the spectacle of grown men acting like little boys.

Reader reviews 5

American Hustle review: Big cons, big hair, a big success


Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

PAUL BYRNES This loosely based-on-fact telling of the Abscam scandal from the late 1970s is as good as anything director David O. Russell has ever done.

Reader reviews 4

Ender's Game review: Tech kids take over in game of drones

Ender's Game film.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

PHILIPPA HAWKER A sci-fi parable that raises interesting points about militarism, aggression, family dynamics, media manipulation and technology – without ever quite capturing the imagination.

Reader reviews 4

Opinion & Review

Lessons in losing it all from Robin Thicke


Kate Kingsmill How do you blow a brilliant, international pop career to smithereens? Just ask Robin Thicke reports Kate Kingsmill.

Album review: Cookin' on 3 Burners - Blind Bet

Cooking on 3 burners

Arne Sjostedt When this album cooks, it really cooks.

Album review: Morrissey - Vauxhall and I

Morrissey: Vauxhall and I (20th Anniversary Edition).

Sean Palmer There’s a playful element to the album tinged of course with acerbic wit.

Album review: Sheppard - Bombs Away

EXPLOSIVE STUFF: Sheppard's Bombs Away.

Arne Sjostedt Bombs Away is an innocent, rhythmic, light fuelled album that keeps you in its grasp.

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What's on in Canberra?

A comprehensive guide to all live gigs in Canberra this week.

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Semantix EP Launch at Transit Bar, July 4

Semantix launched their EP Cold Plains at Transit Bar, July 4.

Rufus performed at ANU Bar, June 19

Rufus performed at ANU Bar, June 19

Jason Derulo at the Royal Theatre, May 29

Jason Derulo at the Royal Theatre, May 29

Justice Crew at the AIS

Scenes from the Justice Crew concert at the AIS on April 23.

The Billy Bragg concert

Scenes from the Billy Bragg concert at the Canberra Theatre

Ashley Feraude at The Loft

Ashley Feraude at The Loft on March 9, 2014.

Birds of Tokyo

Birds of Tokyo performed at UC Refectory on February 13.


Timomatic thrilled the crowd at the Multicultural Festival.

Cat Power

Cat Power plays at the Canberra Street Theatre.

Jessica Mauboy

Crowds gather to see Jessica Mauboy perform at the AIS Arena.

Unknown Landscapes Tour

Unknown Landscapes Tour at Smiths Alternative Bookshop.

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