Culture News

Fri 8 Mar 2019

Live it up in Eumundi in March

Live it up in Eumundi in March

EVERYONE is invited to the 40th birthday of the Eumundi Markets where the unusual is often found whether it's craftwork, fashion, jewellery or entertainment.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

Show support for Ugandan kids

Show support for Ugandan kids

Enjoy a night of Ugandan culture and help raise money to fund a project through VOLSET

Sun 16 Dec 2018

A game coat of many colours

A game coat of many colours

EVERY once in a while something catches your eye that just can't be ignored, and this coat of many colours made its mark on my fashion senses recently.

Tue 4 Dec 2018

Staff allege culture of ‘forced hugging’

Staff allege culture of ‘forced hugging’

More than 2500 people have signed a petition demanding an end to alleged harassment and “forced hugging” at a top British fashion retailer.

Fri 9 Nov 2018

Culture check-up launched at Dalby Hospital

Culture check-up launched at Dalby Hospital

The "wellness culture check-up'' will be conducted by a third party and is expected to start within two weeks.

Mon 5 Nov 2018

US gun culture: Pull the trigger, inhale the powder, boys

US gun culture: Pull the trigger, inhale the powder, boys

AT an indoor shooting range in California, the noise and smell of gunpowder is overwhelming. Almost intoxicating.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Musical students primed for eisteddfod

Musical students primed for eisteddfod

Voice boxes and instruments alike are all warmed up and ready for an action-packed three days.

Thu 11 Oct 2018

Big bonjour from New Caledonia

Big bonjour from New Caledonia

St Teresa's celebrate culture with a recent French language trip and Thai buddies visiting this week

Wed 26 Sep 2018

Festival shares story and dance

Festival shares story and dance

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories, culture and tradition celebrated at Booin Gari festival

Fri 21 Sep 2018

Regent cinema's film festival coup

Regent cinema's film festival coup

Mur'bah theatre curates best of 2018 Byron Bay Film Festival.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

All things Italian for fun-filled day

All things Italian for fun-filled day

Italian culture was celebrated last Friday at Noosaville State School

Thu 6 Sep 2018

Drums are a big hit for Whitsunday Shire Family Day Care

Drums are a big hit for Whitsunday Shire Family Day Care

CHILDREN at the Proserpine Whitsunday Shire Family Day Care received a visit from Baala Baajo last month to introduce them to traditional African music.

Tue 28 Aug 2018

Thousands marry in mass ceremony

Thousands marry in mass ceremony

MORE than 4000 couples took part in a mass wedding ceremony in South Korea, many of them complete strangers.

Fri 8 Jun 2018

Gallery and museum gets a new winter coat

Gallery and museum gets a new winter coat

Gladstone Art Gallery and Museum gets a new coat of paint after ten years to prevent moisture seepage.

Fri 18 May 2018

Under eights gear up for big morning out with a difference

Under eights gear up for big morning out with a difference

Proserpine State School's Big Morning Out will celebrate cultural diversity, explore culture and languages from across the globe.

Thu 17 May 2018

I thought I had jet lag, this was worse

I thought I had jet lag, this was worse

When this Aussie landed in London she blamed her strange feeling on the long-haul flight until she realised it was something far more shocking.

Fri 11 May 2018

Bilambil jerseys make history

Bilambil jerseys make history

Bilambil Jets' indigenous jerseys are the first of their kind

Wed 9 May 2018

Cultural exchange for Butchulla ghundus (children)

Cultural exchange for Butchulla ghundus (children)

BUTCHULLA ghundus (children) have an even stronger ancestral connection after returning from a cultural immersion program in New Zealand.

Sun 6 May 2018

What does ‘UnAustralian’ actually mean?

What does ‘UnAustralian’ actually mean?

EVEN as a self-described “hardworking taxpayer who upholds this country’s values”, Samantha Armytage admits that she is seriously confused by the phrase...

Sat 28 Apr 2018

Farmers turn to Aboriginal burning techniques, revive land

Farmers turn to Aboriginal burning techniques, revive land

A BURNING desire to take control of unruly land has Southern Downs farmers turning to ancient knowledge, and discovering connection in the process.

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