Sydney light display highlights conservation and wildlife protection

Sydney light display highlights conservation and wildlife protection

Posted May 26, 2017 09:13:08 Photo: Vivid Sydney 2017 includes new displays at Barangaroo south and Taronga Zoo. (AAP: Joel Carrett) Related Story: Vivid festival to brighten up Barangaroo Sydney will be transformed via a spectacular display of light, creativity, music and ideas as the Vivid festival kicks off tonight. Artists and collectives have collaborated to put together what’s described as the biggest light show in the world, with many sculptures this year focusing on the importance of conservation and the protection of wildlife. The ABC looks at some of…

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Real Housewives of Sydney ‘too mean’ for US TV

Real Housewives of Sydney ‘too mean’ for US TV

SYDNEY’S nasty reality TV housewives — with their propensity for swearing and vicious catfighting — might be too extreme for American audiences. The Daily Telegraph can reveal US TV networks are snubbing The Real Housewives of Sydney. Despite their long-term love affair with the reality franchise, even running the Melbourne series in prime time, American networks now look unlikely to screen the Sydney version, with bosses deeming it “too extreme”. The fly-on-the-wall show is known for the firecracker antics of the Sydney’s wealthy set, including AthenaX Levendi, wife of famed…

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Obama's photographer is still low-key trolling Trump

Obama's photographer is still low-key trolling Trump

Updated May 25, 2017 13:11:23 Related Story: The best photos of Obama’s presidency Related Story: What’s actually going on in this picture of Trump touching a glowing orb? A picture is worth 1,000 words. And former White House photographer Pete Souza is certainly aware of this. Souza, who worked as Barack Obama’s photographer during his eight years as US president, has been posting photos of his old boss to his personal Instagram account since the day of Mr Trump’s inauguration. The photographer has been using the captioning and timing of…

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Ed Sheeran fights ticket scalping

Ed Sheeran fights ticket scalping

ED Sheeran has thrown his weight behind an anti-scalping ticketing site being launched in Australia today. Twickets allows fans to buy and sell spare concert tickets at face value to other fans, rather than the inflated prices on sites such as Viagogo. With over 500,000 users in the UK, Australia has been chosen as the second place to launch the British company, with the website and social media platforms going live today. Sheeran and his local promoter Frontier are working with Twickets as their preferred option for tickets being resold…

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