Learning from luminaries

TROYE Sivan first came onto our radar a few years back when he landed the plum role of the young Wolverine in the blockbuster X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Sivan was discovered by a Hollywood producer, who spotted a YouTube clip of

Learning from luminaries

TROYE Sivan first came onto our radar a few years back when he landed the plum role of the young Wolverine in the blockbuster X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Sivan was discovered by a Hollywood producer, who spotted a YouTube clip of

Pesach in the camps

MARIKA Weinberger, 83, still vividly remembers the last Pesach seder she shared with her family in Košice, formerly part of Hungary, just before being moved to the ghetto in 1944. This week, as Jews around the world celebrate the Jewish

Pesach in the camps

MARIKA Weinberger, 83, still vividly remembers the last Pesach seder she shared with her family in Košice, formerly part of Hungary, just before being moved to the ghetto in 1944. This week, as Jews around the world celebrate the Jewish

Playing great-grandfather’s violin at Auschwitz’s gates

FOR years, Ashleigh Vissel’s great-grandfather’s violin sat in disrepair on top of her grandfather’s wardrobe. It hadn’t been played for more than six decades — since Jacob Vissel, its original owner, died in Auschwitz in 1944. While Ashleigh played the

Playing great-grandfather’s violin at Auschwitz’s gates

FOR years, Ashleigh Vissel’s great-grandfather’s violin sat in disrepair on top of her grandfather’s wardrobe. It hadn’t been played for more than six decades — since Jacob Vissel, its original owner, died in Auschwitz in 1944. While Ashleigh played the

Sages makes Archibald finals — for the 20th time

JENNY Sages is a finalist in this year’s Archibald Prize — the 20th time she has been up for the prestigious portrait prize to date. But up until a few months ago, the artist was struggling to decide on a

Sages makes Archibald finals — for the 20th time

JENNY Sages is a finalist in this year’s Archibald Prize — the 20th time she has been up for the prestigious portrait prize to date. But up until a few months ago, the artist was struggling to decide on a

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Sydney’s top 10 historic haunts

SYDNEY comes with a storied past. In the hidden alleys and dens of the city’s inner streets, an assortment of artists, criminals, strippers, activists and hookers have all led their varied lives. This is a town that lived by its

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Sydney’s top 10 historic haunts

SYDNEY comes with a storied past. In the hidden alleys and dens of the city’s inner streets, an assortment of artists, criminals, strippers, activists and hookers have all led their varied lives. This is a town that lived by its

Sydney’s top 10 kids’ attractions

SYDENY may be a cosmopolitan city known for its eateries, pubs and colorful nightlife, but don’t be totally fooled. By day, this family-friendly city also offers loads to do to keep the little ones amused, too. Here’s a list of

Sydney’s top 10 kids’ attractions

SYDENY may be a cosmopolitan city known for its eateries, pubs and colorful nightlife, but don’t be totally fooled. By day, this family-friendly city also offers loads to do to keep the little ones amused, too. Here’s a list of

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Broza’s message of love

FORTY years ago in a cramped English boarding school room, a fledgling Israeli musician found himself in an unlikely situation, learning how to play finger-style guitar from his Palestinian roommate. Together, on rainy days, far away from their warring homelands,

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Broza’s message of love

FORTY years ago in a cramped English boarding school room, a fledgling Israeli musician found himself in an unlikely situation, learning how to play finger-style guitar from his Palestinian roommate. Together, on rainy days, far away from their warring homelands,