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Review | Learn the ancient lessons of Hypatia of Alexandria

Hypatia | The Blue Room Theatre | Til Oct 7 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  “My name is Hypatia, and I’m going to die.” That’s not a spoiler, friends. Those who know their history well may have heard of Hypatia of Alexandria. Scholar, astronomer, mathematician, teacher and leader of the Neoplatonic School in Roman-occupied Alexandria in […]

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Italy, Greece to pass civil union bills

Italy, Greece to pass civil union bills

Italian and Greek governments this week have introduced motions to parliament endorsing same-sex civil unions in the near future. Greece’s new reigning party Syriza submitted potential legislation last Wednesday, the first gesture of its kind in Greek history. The proposal calls for equal rights for LGBT couples in terms of taxation, inheritance and insurance, though […]

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Nana Mouskouri: ‘Singing is My Life’

Nana Mouskouri: ‘Singing is My Life’

Nana Mouskouri, one of the most successful recording artists in the world is heading to Perth. Nana Mouskouri breaks into a laugh when I ask her if she remembers the first time she went into a recording studio. “I remember the first times!” proclaims the singer who recently celebrated her eightieth birthday. “The first time […]

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Make it in Mykonos

Make it in Mykonos

Beautiful, serene, quiet and almost hidden, the Greek Islands leave you in awe. You will feel captivated by the sea of white buildings and the crystal clear water and when you leave, you will want to come back for more. Mykonos, Ios, Santorini and Paros, four of the more famous Greek Islands would leave you […]

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