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AC/DC’s Malcolm Young dies at 64

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Live, Music, News & Commentary, Recorded |

AC/DC guitarist and co-founder Malcolm Young died yesterday at age 64. Young had suffered from dementia for several years. He was replaced by his nephew Stevie for the band’s last tour promoting the 2014 album Rock Or Bust. The legendary band was formed in Sydney in 1973. STATEMENT FROM MALCOLM YOUNG’S FAMILY It is with deepest sorrow that we inform

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Islamic Council director says 40 per cent of Muslim Australians said yes to marriage equality

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It seems that a sizable proportion of Australia’s non-Anglo Celtic communities in key Labor electorates voted ‘No’ in the Marriage Equality survey. As did many traditional Australians living in these electorates. Now a perilous narrative is arising that Muslim Australians were all opposed to Marriage Equality. Nail Aykan, the executive director of the Islamic Council

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Keep Sydney Open group aims to become a political party to revive city’s nightlife

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Joseph O’Donoghue, a volunteer with ‘Keep Sydney Open‘ explains the journey of the community activist group to become a political party and contest Upper House seats at the next New South Wales state election in March 2019. He argues that “Sydneysiders are tired of having their personality muffled and they want their vibrant nightlife back”. The planned transformation of

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QSO Chair and musicians say everything is fine

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In an article on Wednesday, Daily Review reported on a turnover of 27 administrative and management staff at the Queensland Symphony Orchestra. The unusually high turnover is in little more than 18 months which has seen entire departments resign or sacked is revealed in the QSO’s own publications online. Daily Review approached QSO for comment five weeks ago

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Whatever you do, don‘t call us the new Berlin

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Music, News & Commentary, Visual Arts |

Athens is the New Berlin has become a common press tagline recently. Vallejo Gantner, the former director of PS122, one of New York’s contemporary performance institutions and Fotis Kapetopoulos, one of the Greek diaspora and an arts manager, went to Athens to see if the city really is going through a creative regeneration. *** BY FOTIS KAPETOPOULOS AND VALLEJO GANTNER 

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Win two sybaritic nights at MONA in Hobart

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David Walsh’s Museum of Old and New Art (MONA) is generously supporting Daily Review by providing two nights accommodation for two people at its luxurious MONA Pavilions on the River Derwent including breakfast at the Source Restaurant with multiple free entry for two to MONA – Australia’s most exciting museum only a short stagger from your king size, 400 thread count cotton-sheeted

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Queensland Symphony staff churn prompts claims of a ‘toxic’ work culture

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Twenty-seven  full-time and part-time staff have left Queensland Symphony Orchestra in just 21 months, an unusually high turnover rate for the company which currently lists 26 people on its staff. Many of its staff employed over the last 18 months have not stayed more than six months. Orchestra insiders claim that morale at the QSO is “toxic” and an external

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