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Thursday 19 June 2008
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When the Carnival is Over

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AN EXHIBITION OF NEW WORKS BY JME POOL SEASIDE ARTISTS GALLERY Top Floor, Comino’s Arcade 133 Redcliffe Pde, Redcliffe 4021 Official opening: Saturday, 9 August 2008, 6pm There is a sense of gentle vulnerability that flows intrinsically throughout the work of Brisbane artist JME Pool. Her sometimes unsettling imagery evolves from a place that is…
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Wednesday 7 May 2008
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clearance sale

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In preparation for the launch of issue 15 next month, we’re having a clearance sale of all back issues. Check out our bumper pack offer: Get one copy of each available back issue of lip – that’s 9 mags – for only $25.00 (price includes postage within Australia). Only a limited number of packs available,…
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Friday 2 May 2008
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lip sticky

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Sticky is a very cool (and probably the only of its kind!) zine store based in Melbourne, and one of the few places that stocks lip. Even if you’re not in Melbourne you can help support Sticky, and score lots of zines in the process by becoming a Sticky member. There are a number of…
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Thursday 1 May 2008
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why magazines publish

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I read Seth’s blog almost every day, and today he makes an interesting point about why businesses produce what they do and why they want us to buy their products. He uses film in his example, but I think this is also extremely relevant to magazines. The first reason is “me-centric” and explains that (commercial/mainstream)…
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Tuesday 1 April 2008
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a little humour

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I was sent this via email, but don’t know the original source so I can’t credit it here. Just thought I’d share For some reason, it’s a little small here. Just click on the image to enlarge.

Monday 24 March 2008
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Why Should I Stir?

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Because if this is who we are… we can be so much better! We need to stir it up! Because the randomness of where you are born shouldn’t decide if you’re going to see your 5th birthday. 11 million children die every year before they are 5 years old. This is mostly due to easily…
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Tuesday 18 March 2008
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End Child Slavery

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Did you know that there are 8.4 million child slaves in the world today? These children are without freedom and are denied the educational opportunities they need to break the cycle of poverty and exploitation.So who is responsible for this injustice? We are. Child slave labour is perpetuated by the consumer choices of young people…
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Friday 7 March 2008
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the journey

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If you leave your bathroom tap running when you brush your teeth, you waste a tonne of water. Not only in our part of the world is that a big no-no when we currently live with such harsh water restrictions, getting that water to our taps to begin with uses a lot of energy that…
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Tuesday 4 March 2008
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Rock the Royal Easter Show Challenge

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Indent, in connection with NSW Youth Week, presents Rock the Royal Easter Show Challenge, an incredible opportunity for one young band to rock out at this year’s show alongside some of Australia’s finest acts including The Vasco Era, Krill, Angela’s Dish and The Hampdens. For a crack at the prize, bands will have to download…
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Tuesday 4 March 2008
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gap years and work experience

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So, you’ve taken a year off before uni… to travel or to work and save money so you’re not trying to subsist on measly Austudy payments and handouts from mum and dad. Or you’re looking to gain some valuable work experience in your area of study – which isn’t a bad idea, as you’ll soon…
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Thursday 28 February 2008
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party smART

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Do you live in NSW? Are you aged 16 to 25? Do you know how to party smart? Do you want to have the chance to share in $12,000 in cash and prizes? Then start filming, writing or designing NOW. Play Now Act Now is a film, graphic design and writing competition for young people…
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Wednesday 27 February 2008
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be inspired

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Ready to be inspired to step out of the box and find something new? Check out these few sites that will give your life a little shake up, with tips on how you can satisfy your mind, body, soul and, well… you! www.freerice.com – improve your vocabulary while contributing to a cause much needed, for…
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Tuesday 26 February 2008
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international women’s day: 8 March

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International Women’s Day has been observed since in the early 1900’s, a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialised world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies.Annually on 8 March, thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire women and celebrate their achievements. While there are many…
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Tuesday 26 February 2008
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exhibition

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I missed the opening night, but managed to head over to Front on the weekend to check out some amazing artworks by ex-lip artist, Paul Summerfield. Paul has contributed some spectacular pieces to lip over the years, and the amount of detail you can see in his work just blows my mind. If you get…
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