Grey Lagoon treasures go under the hammer

By Paolo Zupp Yesterday, at the Smithfield Cultural Centre, the accoutrements from the production of Grey Lagoon were put to auction. With Mark Carmady brandishing the hammer on behalf of Quaid Auctioneers, the bidding was slow to warm up. Several items, including Alby Mangel’s Daewoo Leganza and the prosthetic crocodile failed to reach reserve. ThingsContinue reading “Grey Lagoon treasures go under the hammer”

March 2018 Classifieds

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Seagull Electrical picks up the White Helmet at the Tradies

By Heather Luck Trinity Beach Electrical Contractor, Seagull Electrical, has won the annual White Helmet gong at the FNQ Tradies award for the third year running. In a lavish ceremony held at the Smithfield Cultural Centre last night, Seagull picked up two additional technical awards; best adapted Electrician and best Special Effects (above). “We prideContinue reading “Seagull Electrical picks up the White Helmet at the Tradies”

Sorbo blockbuster hits screens

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Kevin Sorbo’s new cinematic blockbuster, Let there be light, has hit Far North Queensland servers, and is causing quite a stir among the faithful, and the faithful-friendly. Whilst the film is unlikely to be shown by the Event Cinemas monopoly in the region, Sorbo fans have pooled resources to ensure no oneContinue reading “Sorbo blockbuster hits screens”

“Yes” campaigner apologises for fascist comments

By Heather Luck Outspoken gay-rights activist and Secretary of the Far North Queensland Enemies of Fascism (FnqEnFa), Gwen Nicholson-Smith, 31, of Mount Sheridan (above), has apologised for comments in which she described prominent ‘No’ campaigner, Joshua Cooke, as a “nothing more than a Nazi fascista” on her popular ‘Left is Right’ podcast. Mz Nicholson, whoContinue reading ““Yes” campaigner apologises for fascist comments”

Fashion Week trends: bespoke, hijabis and cabbies!

By Shirley Higgins-Croft The 2017 North Queensland Fashion Week has launched with a glittering ceremony at Edge Hill Bowls Club, hosted by Karl Stefanovic, and with music by Steven Tin Tin Duffy. The opening night showcase collection, FlamBOIance by Hipster Moi (above) received a warm response from the audience, which contained a who’s-who of North Queensland fashionContinue reading “Fashion Week trends: bespoke, hijabis and cabbies!”

‘Song Doctor’ wows music fans at Smithy

By Destiny Givens Last night at the Smithfield Cultural Centre, Eric ‘Song Doctor’ Murray gave a public lecture detailing some of his more famous collaborations. Locals were thrilled with his stories about how, with a little bit of expertise, songs that were destined for the scrap-heap became massive hits. “Sometimes I’m more of a counselorContinue reading “‘Song Doctor’ wows music fans at Smithy”

Punchup at Sorbo marathon

By Destiny Givens There were ugly scenes yesterday at the Cultural Centre, when members of the Smithfield Atheist and Sceptic Association (SASA) clashed with other cinema goers. That morning, about thirty people had enjoyed the first session of a Kevin Sorbo marathon, which had been arranged by the Trinity Park Cinephiles group. Members of theContinue reading “Punchup at Sorbo marathon”

Movie match made in heaven

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Cinema goers can look forward to a new film starring Kevin Sorbo of ‘Hercules: the legendary journeys’ fame. Sorbo has teamed up with Fox News presenter Sean Hannity to put together the new film, which is titled ‘Let there be light.’ Sorbo has described the new offering as “faith-friendly” and has likenedContinue reading “Movie match made in heaven”

‘Song Doctor’ to the rescue

By Shirley Higgins-Croft Self professed ‘Song Doctor’, Eric Murray has told Channel Nine’s Karl Stefanovic about his work with pop-stars Justin Bieber and Ed Sheeran. Murray (below), who has been associated with acts as diverse as Sonny and Cher, Racee and Nickleback, is on a national tour promoting his new book ‘Making a Hit: Song Doctor toContinue reading “‘Song Doctor’ to the rescue”