Melinda McMillan

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Stitching against clock

Stitching against clock

THEY are intricately stitched works that take hours to create, but for fibre artist Olivia Parsonage art is about following a lifelong passion.

Punkfish brings surf guitar back to shore

Punkfish brings surf guitar back to shore

NEWCASTLE is about to go surf guitar crazy. Well, that’s providing punters get on board with new act Punkfish’s plan for world domination.

Your 15 minutes of fame: Darren

Your 15 minutes of fame: Darren

In keeping with Andy Warhol's belief everyone should be famous for 15 minutes, we bring you the stars as we make them

Your 15 minutes: Ben

Your 15 minutes: Ben

In keeping with Andy Warhol’s belief everyone should be famous for at least 15 minutes, we bring you the stars as we make them

Kangaroo says ‘Ooroo’

Kangaroo says ‘Ooroo’

A SCULPTURE by Newcastle artist Richard Tipping has been selected for exhibition at Sculpture at Barangaroo. It is one of nine works selected for the harbour-side exhibition at Barangaroo Reserve, Sydney.

Main Guys’ Stag debut

Main Guys’ Stag debut

RECENTLY returned from a trip to the motherland – Norway– Newcastle’s The Duke will pull together his band The Main Guy and The Other Guys to make their debut at The Stag and Hunter Hotel.

All-ages shows at RTN studios

All-ages shows at RTN studios

ROCK The Nation Studios (RTN) will again transform into an all-ages venue when it hosts another gig for the younguns and old.

Loud Love will voice things often unsaid

Loud Love will voice things often unsaid

LOUD Love will see some of Newcastles best known musicians come together for one night to perform the songs of Chris Cornell, Layne Staley, Scott Weiland and Kurt Cobain.

Your 15 minutes of fame: Astrid

Your 15 minutes of fame: Astrid

In keeping with Andy Warhol's belief everyone should be famous for at least 15 minutes, we bring you the stars as we make them

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