News: Entertainment

Viagogo acquires rival ticket reseller StubHub in US$4 billion deal

Secondary ticketing firm Viagogo has announced a US$4 billion deal to buy its rival StubHub, in the biggest ever transaction in the secondary ticketing market. With eBay having been…

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Nov 25, 2019 Entertainment / Finance / Legal / Ticketing / Venues /


Ipswich bowling club the focus of drag queen documentary

South-East Queensland-based production company Flickchicks are making an Ipswich-centric drag queen documentary entitled Bowled Over. Bowled Over follows Taboo, a group of drag…

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Nov 25, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Sport / Venues /


Coldplay pause touring until they can reduce environmental impact of concerts

In a bid to reduce the environmental impact of their touring, Coldplay have confirmed that they won’t be taking to the road to promote their latest album. In an interview with BBC…

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Nov 24, 2019 Entertainment / Environment / Events / Venues /


Northbridge chosen to be Perth’s first special entertainment precinct

In an attempt to protect Perth's entertainment areas, the Western Australian Government has released for public comment, new planning and environmental reforms starting with Perth's…

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Nov 22, 2019 Entertainment / Venues /


Greg O’Neill presented with IAAPA Lifetime Service Award

Australian Greg O'Neill, Director of Leisure and Amusement Services Ltd, a Board Director and Past President of the Australian Amusement, Leisure and Recreation Association (AALARA) and…

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Nov 21, 2019 Attractions / Education / Entertainment / Tourism / Venues /


Ticketmaster fans name Come from Away as Australia’s 2019 Ticket of the Year

Ticketmaster has revealed that Come From Away - the critically-acclaimed Broadway musical which has been playing at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre since July - as Australia's Ticket…

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Nov 21, 2019 Arts / Entertainment / Ticketing / Venues /


Rebuilding of La Mama Theatre commences

Construction to rebuild Melbourne’s La Mama Theatre has begun, 18 months on from the fire that destroyed the home of independent theatre in Australia. Victorian Minister for Creative…

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Nov 21, 2019 Arts / Culture / Design / Entertainment / Venues /


Asian attractions recognised at IAAPA’s annual Brass Ring Awards

Leading Asian attractions have been recognised at the global amusement and theme park industry's 2019 Brass Ring Awards, with particular success in the Live Entertainment Excellence…

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Nov 21, 2019 Aquatics / Attractions / Entertainment / Retail / Tourism /


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