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Black-out on black history month [with video]

Failure by the Brisbane City Council to promote a major indigenous event had resulted in disappointing participation, according to a panel speaker. Family intervention counsellor Theresa Mace said Black History Month had  poor attendance and awareness, which she sheeted home to lack of advertising by the Council. The BCC libraries spent the month of August […]

Music video contest picks winners

Brisbane’s world premiere Music Video Mash Up Competition came to a close last week as winners were announced at the Brisbane Powerhouse. The competition began on April 30 when 19 local bands and young filmmakers were randomly paired together and given three days to create a music video. The videos were revealed at the UQ […]

Elders lament Aussie-Pacific heritage loss

Young Australian-born Pacific Islanders are losing their connections with their parents’ homelands according to Pacifika Festival president Caroline Crichton. The Pacifika Festival held at Deception Bay yesterday was designed to help young Islanders explore their heritage and identities. “I think that a lot of the older generation have come to Australia and thought that it […]

Fashion guru adores ‘beautiful Queenslanders’

Queensland has beautiful people according to leading fashion stylist Carson Kressley. “I love Queensland. I love the people — they are so beautiful,” he enthused. Internationally known for his television programs “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” and “How to Look Good Naked”, Kressley was at Chermside Shopping Centre last week where he performed seven […]

Hawkins praises plus-size models

Jennifer Hawkins was a big hit in Queen Street yesterday where she modeled Myer’s new Autumn/Winter 2010 collection. The featured designers included Bettina Liano, Wayne Cooper, Cooper Street, and Manning Cartell, just to name a few. Shoppers crowded into Myer to watch the fashion show, which included plus sized models for the T14 plus size […]

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