The First Sunday Blues for the year invites local musos to get involved

The First Sunday Blues for the year invites local musos to get involved

As one of Darwin’s staple jam sessions, the First Sunday Blues brings together old and young musicians alike as well as scores of spectators. The first of the First Sunday Blues for 2018 is on at the Pint Club in Marrara this weekend from 2.30pm and they’re inviting anyone who wants to get up and try their hand at performing. One of the founders of the jam session is Andrew John Arthur, who has been a musician up here since 1991. Mr Arthur said they kicked off the First Sunday…

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Sky Blues leave it late to earn draw with Jets

Sky Blues leave it late to earn draw with Jets

Posted January 03, 2018 22:55:48 Photo: Bobo’s (C) 14th A-League goal of the season earned Sydney FC a late equaliser against Newcastle Jets. (AAP: Craig Golding) Bobo has saved Sydney FC’s eight-point A-League lead, holding an exhilarating Newcastle 2-2 to set a new competition record for a home unbeaten streak. Four days after Sydney thrashed Perth 6-0 at the Sydney Football Stadium, the defending champions found themselves rattled and very nearly humbled by Ernie Merrick’s injury-depleted entertainers, only for Bobo’s 87th-minute intervention to save the day. The result extends the…

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Weather: What to expect in 2018

Weather: What to expect in 2018

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Murder, sexual assault, cannibalism … why Sleeping Beauty matters

Murder, sexual assault, cannibalism … why Sleeping Beauty matters

Updated January 03, 2018 18:02:08 Photo:The famous “kiss” scene from Sleeping Beauty. (Supplied: Walt Disney Company) Recently, an English mother, Sarah Hall, prompted worldwide media coverage in response to her suggestion that Sleeping Beauty should be removed from the school curriculum for young children because of the “inappropriate sexual message” it sends about consent. It’s not the only time fairytales have come under scrutiny recently. They are increasingly being targeted for “banning” within schools or avoidance by parents because of their perceived sexism, passive princesses, and reinforcement of marriage as…

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Britain 'looking to join TPP deal after Brexit'

Britain 'looking to join TPP deal after Brexit'

Updated January 03, 2018 21:06:33 Britain is reportedly interested in joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade bloc after it leaves the European Union. Key points: Britain would have to leave the EU before entering into the TPP The UK Government is hoping to boost post-Brexit exports The 11-country pact was salvaged after the US pulled out in January Britain has started informal talks about joining the bloc in a bid to boost post-Brexit exports, the Financial Times newspaper said. The United States pulled out of the talks to form the…

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