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NIGHTCLUB SCENE IN DECLINE

Stewart Burchell has a twinkle in his eye as he surveys the empty dancefloor, with its smooth sticky floor and hints of discarded glitter. "Back in the day it was a pretty cool place," he says. "We'd…

IN THE (INTERNATIONAL) NEWS

1. Macau Casino Win in May Totals Just $413M, Nearly 90 Percent Lower Than 2019 Macau casino revenue last month totalled just MOP3.34 billion (US$413.7 million). While that’s a 25% improvement from…

RESORTS WORLD LAS VEGAS DEBUTS NEW EXPERIENCE

Resorts World Las Vegas, the Strip’s newest integrated resort, is unveiling, GLOW, a one-of-a-kind video content and multimedia experience that will bring the property’s technologically advanced architecture…

GRANTS AVAILABLE TO REIGNITE LIVE MUSIC AND ARTS IN REGIONAL AUSTRALIA

The Morrison Government is reactivating live music across Australia with $2.5 million in grants to be shared by more than 100 venues across the country, in round two of the $20 million Live Music Australia…

SECRET TO GET FAMILIES INTO YOUR PUB?

Competition for new business is increasing as pubs and clubs try to find unique ways to attract patrons from the new crowds and returning customers. So how has Crossways Hotel promoted their venue beyond…

2021 GALLIPOLI ART PRIZE

The winner of the 2021 16th annual Gallipoli Art Prize, Geoff Harvey with his work Forgotten Heroes was selected from 33 finalists and was announced on Wednesday 14 April, in the lead up to Anzac Day.…

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A GRASSROOTS PHENOMENON THAT STARTED IN A BRISBANE PUB

A feel-good, grassroots community-based entertainment phenomenon that began in a Brisbane pub has turned into a movement that is spreading across the nation. Pub Choir is a deceptively simple idea that…

BEST SELLERS: FAMILIES & BABY BOOMERS LEAD TICKET SALES

Still on the subject of entertainment - John Farnham, Daryl Braithwaite & James Rayne along with Carl Barron and the Royal Easter Show topped the Ticketmaster Awards for best selling events across…

ROOTY HILL RSL UNVEILS $100M PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE

Rooty Hill will be home to a world-class entertainment facility after management from Western Sydney Performing Arts Centre (WSPAC) unveiled plans for the $100 million-dollar development last week. The…

CHANGES TO MUSIC ROYALTY FEES & NEW LICENSING IDENTITY

If your club, pub, casino, bar, café, restaurant, function centre, fitness centre or any other business arm uses music – either live or recorded and whether for background or entertainment – then…

VEGAS NEWS: MGM GRAND OFFERS VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE THRU AUSSIE GAME MAKER

The MGM Grand in Las Vegas is bringing casino patrons a virtual reality experience that will put participants inside the type of apocalyptical and fantastical video games they can play on their home computer…

AHA NSW LAUNCHES ‘ROCKIN’ THE PUBURBS’ COMP

Pubs across NSW are on the lookout for the next big thing in live music as part of the first Rockin’ the Puburbs competition. The competition is an initiative of the Australian Hotels Association…