BTS win big at Soompis

By Shirley Higgins-Croft K-Pop supergroup, BTS, have won big at the Soompi 작은 똥 awards, taking home 6 gongs, including Best Choreography and Outstanding Achievement in Hair. The Bangtan Boys were humble in receiving their awards, and acknowledged the influence of CL, BIGBANG and Blayden on their artistic direction in 2018. Lead dancer, Park Jimin,Continue reading “BTS win big at Soompis”

Ben Lee rocks the Spratlys

By Allan Povah from aboard The Claire. A fleet of pleasure boats came into close contact with the Chinese Navy in the South China Sea yesterday resulting in the loss of one vessel, wrecked on the wretched reef of misplaced optimism. The flotilla was arranged by Ben Lee, Josh Radnor and Peter Andre as aContinue reading “Ben Lee rocks the Spratlys”

Sexy Jess wins the FNQOTY gong

By Kimberley Schloss In a lavish ceremony at the Reef Casino in Cairns, international pop sensation and assistant coach at the Mackay Cutters, Jessica Mauboy, has been named as Far North Queenslander of the Year. The former Young Diva has been a perennial finalist in the competition, and is the first non-Cowboy recipient since SharynContinue reading “Sexy Jess wins the FNQOTY gong”

Ben Lee documents, in song, 1999 dinner with Chris Stein

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Sir Ben Lee has released a new downloadable single called “Dinner with Chris Stein” on the ManicPixieDreamBoy label. The jaunty track recalls a evening in 1999 when a young, wide-eyed Ben shared a dinner with the visionary Blondie guitarist. Over the meal of peas, raspberries and a potato, Stein disabuses his youngerContinue reading “Ben Lee documents, in song, 1999 dinner with Chris Stein”