Cuarón scoops the Steves

By Shirley Higgins-Croft. All of the stars turned out last night in Cairns for the sixth North Queensland Academy Awards, sponsored by the Villa Romana, Cadbury and Montezumas. Hosted by Lucy Lawless, the four hour ceremony included a performance of Radio Ga Ga, by Rami Malek, backed by Brian May and Roger Taylor. Malek wasContinue reading “Cuarón scoops the Steves”

A conversation with Delta Goodrem

Part of the Conversations Series, with Shirley Higgins-Croft Dame Delta Goodrem is an Australian icon. Singer, pianist, button-presser and scud-tamer. There is no limit to the breadth of her talent Dame Delta sat down for a chat with Shirley Higgins-Croft at Villa Romana in Cairns. SHC: Dame Delta, it is such a great honor toContinue reading “A conversation with Delta Goodrem”

Belgian Bomber tunes up on the Espy

By Paolo Zupp The Cairns Esplanade was closed last night to allow filming of the the hugely successful UltraTune ‘Unexpected Situations‘ series. Extra security was required because movie superstar, Jean Claude Van Damme, pictured above outside Villa Romana on the Esplanade, was appearing in the latest installment. “Jean Claude really brings something to the series,”Continue reading “Belgian Bomber tunes up on the Espy”