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Poetry Slam – Newcastle Heat (view from the DJ booth)

Poetry Slam – Newcastle Heat (view from the DJ booth)

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Aug 29, 2014
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One of the great benefits of being a DJ is the invitation to play at random places… I’ve done 8th Birthday’s, weddings, Autonomy Day, lots of clubs & now I’m adding Poetry Slam to the list! Like many others, I had no idea what a Poetry Slam was so rocked up with zero expectations. Lucky […]

Just Another Tuesday 260814 #Blogtribe
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Just Another Tuesday 260814 #Blogtribe

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Aug 26, 2014
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For those of you playing at home, I write the “Intro” section every month for Newcastle Mirage and have always tried to emulate the Editor sections of other magazines I really enjoy. An inspiring piece that also somehow connects with the articles inside. A sort of cohesive glue to the rest of the zine… Inside […]

60 seconds with… Crazy Old Maurice

60 seconds with… Crazy Old Maurice

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Aug 24, 2014
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Crazy Old Maurice By Kian West 1.  How would you describe the music that you make? We’re a trio with keys, double bass and drums, but we make a lot of noise for a small act! We borrow from a bunch of different genres – anything from moody pop to lounge, groove, jazz…industrial stalker folk […]

60 seconds with Madalyn Ward

60 seconds with Madalyn Ward

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Aug 23, 2014
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Madalyn Ward By Kian West 1.  How would you describe the art that you make? I am a visual storyteller who experiments with a range of mediums and processes, so to narrow down my style is quite difficult. My work is very emotive, and greatly inspired by cultural motifs and beliefs from our own cultural […]

LC McKenzie – 60 seconds with…

LC McKenzie – 60 seconds with…

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Aug 21, 2014
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60 Seconds with LC Mckenzie by Hunter Music Production Collective 1.  How would you describe the music that you make? The music I make I look at it as a form of motivation. I want to spark a mind that can change for better not for worse, Regardless of your environment or background. 2. What […]

Poetry Slam!

Poetry Slam!

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Aug 20, 2014
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Saturday night, August 23rd will see the Royal Exchange (34 Bolton St.) redound with spoken word poetry as it hosts the Newcastle heat of the Australian Poetry Slam. The competition is open to anyone and will see twenty contestants engage in two minute monologues to an adoring crowd. Within the audience will be five randomly […]

60 seconds with… Doughheads

60 seconds with… Doughheads

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Aug 19, 2014
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60 seconds with Doughheads Interview with Anna By Kian West   Hey Anna, tell us what Doughheads is all about, you make donuts right? I heard someone describe them as coming “Straight from heaven”. Is there a secret? Doughheads is the story of the humble doughnut, reinvented to be extraordinary. We wanted to bring something […]

60 seconds with.. Peter Bleus

60 seconds with.. Peter Bleus

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Aug 18, 2014
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60 seconds with Peter Bleus  by Kian West YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW PETER. HE IS ONE OF THE UNSUNG HEROES OF MIRAGE. A MAN OF GREAT IMPORTANCE AT THE NM OFFICE BECAUSE HE HELPS US EVERY MONTH TO ENSURE THAT IT DOESN’T TAKE ALL MONTH TO DELIVER COPIES BY BEING A STREET TEAM MEMBER AND […]

Sweet Suburbia

Sweet Suburbia

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Aug 17, 2014
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Sweet Suburbia   So, just for a moment I want you to visualize your dream neighbourhood. What does it look like? What kind of vibe does it have? I would guess that most people want to live where it’s safe, peaceful, fun and close to stuff. My idyllic image of suburbia includes cycling around, community […]

Make Your Place – Susan Denholm

Make Your Place – Susan Denholm

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Aug 16, 2014
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Make Your Place – Big ideas for small projects YOU MIGHT NOT KNOW THAT NEWCASTLE MIRAGE WERE REWARDED WITH A MAKE YOUR PLACE GRANT EARLIER THIS YEAR FROM NEWCASTLE CITY COUNCIL. WE ASKED SUSAN DENHOLM, THE PLACE MAKING FACILITATOR FROM THE CITY OF NEWCASTLE STRATEGIC PLANNING SERVICES TO GIVE US A BIT OF RUN-THROUGH OF […]

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