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The blind ambition needed to succeed in Hollywood

An example of how blind ambition can get you anywhere, Australian movie director Sophia Banks wants to help fellow Aussies follow their dreams.

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Dame Edna My Gorgeous Life – Australian Tour 2019

The grand dame of world theatre, Dame Edna Everage, has been forced out of retirement by the demands of her adoring “Precious Possums”, announcing a surprise tour of Australia this Sept & Oct with her new show, Dame Edna My Gorgeous Life!

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Lisa Crawley stars in ONCE: The Musical

Prolific kiwi singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Lisa Crawley who is well-known for her music will now be adding musical and acting into her repertoire by debuting in the award-winning ONCE: The Musical.

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Slam – the Australian movie that has broken the mould

Slam is very much an Australian film. It was directed by Partho Sen-Gupta who lives in Sydney’s Inner West, it was filmed in Sydney, it was funded by Screen Australia and it will premier at the Sydney Film Festival. But Slam isn’t a typical ‘Aussie’ film.

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5 films not to be missed at this year’s Sydney Film Festival

Having kicked off earlier this month, more than 250 new films (plus a few old favourites) will be debuting on screens across the city at this year’s Sydney Film Festival.

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Happy teacher, happy students

Ensuring the wellbeing of its teachers, Bear Bark has created an environment that sees happy teachers mould enquiring young minds.

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Dancing to a new tune

Driven, committed to her passion and extraordinarily talented, Aarti Bajaj is a woman to be reckoned with. The artistic director behind ‘Meera’ sits down with MiNDFOOD to discuss the power of dance.

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5 films to watch at Doc Edge 2019

The prestigious Oscar qualifying Doc Edge heads to Wellington, 13th – 23rd June delivering true stories from all over the world which will challenge, entertain and illuminate audiences.

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Mosquitoes Review – Theatre in Sydney

The chaos of sibling rivalry is movingly explored in this STC production at the Sydney Opera House Drama Theatre. Mosquitoes […]

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Doc Edge 2019 goes live with remarkable programme of 65 films

Doc Edge Festival returns to Auckland and Wellington this May and June, promising real-life stories that will both entertain and illuminate audiences.

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The WOW factor at World of WearableArt Awards Show

Some art looks and feels so good it just deserves to be worn. Two visionaries are using the evocative material of latex to make powerful fashion statements worn by Beyoncé, as well as make waves at NZ’s World of WearableArt Awards Show. 

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Five minutes with NZDC Artistic Director Shona McCullagh

New Zealand Dance Company Artistic Director Shona McCullagh speaks to MiNDFOOD about their latest production Kiss The Sky.

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Celebrate Easter with the sounds of Bach and Mozart

Join Sydney Philharmonia Choirs on Easter Saturday, as they fill the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall with the gloriously uplifting […]

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Celebrating women in comedy

The brand new book about women in comedy, ‘No Apologies: Women in Comedy Claiming their Space, Finding their Voice and […]

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Five minutes with Ian Mune

MiNDFOOD catches up with veteran Kiwi actor, Ian Mune, ahead of his onstage performance of Winston Churchill in the ASB […]

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Contemporary art takes on a cosmic new meaning

Eva Rothschild presents her unique and impressive Kosmos exhibition at City Gallery Wellington.  Robert Leonard caught up with the contemporary […]

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The art of abstract with Gemma Smith

One of Australia’s most celebrated and beloved abstract artists, Gemma Smith sits down with MiNDFOOD to discuss her abstract painting […]

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Fancy a night with Mona Lisa at the Louvre?

For the first time ever, passionate art lovers from all over the world will have the chance to cosy up to […]

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A French affair with Hollywood’s biggest stars

Juliette Binoche… Vanessa Paradis… Lily-Rose Depp… Audrey Tatou… Jake Gyllenhaal… Joaquin Phoenix… Kristin Scott Thomas… These are just a few […]

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Get into Lunar New Year at the Gallery

Happy Lunar New Year, from Sydney! Sydney is celebrating the Year of the Pig with the largest New Year celebrations […]

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Celebrating our indigenous languages

January 28 saw the official launch of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages, and a Kiwi tech company is […]

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All the times Meghan Markle has worn Givenchy since her wedding to Prince Harry

We take a look back at all the Givenchy creations the Duchess of Sussex has worn – her favourite fashion label – since her […]

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Seven must-see shows in Sydney for 2019

Forget muddy mosh pits. Culture vultures who like to glam up to go to a gig should circle these seven […]

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Five minutes with Fatoumata Diawata

First time WOMADelaide performer Fatoumata Diawata from Mali, Africa lists Grammy winner Kidjo as one of her musical influences. She […]

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