• Xia Rain Tiligadis

Articles by Xia Rain Tiligadis:

Music

Postmodern Jukebox

No Comments 03 August 2015

Music is intrinsically personal. We all listen to it, it claws its way into every part of our lives. Music is in our pockets, on pretty much every single device we own, even our phones. Its blaring in the club on a weekend night at 3.am, having your friends say ‘oh I love this song!’, […]

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Art

The Elgin Marbles: Controversy and History in Modern Day Greece

No Comments 03 August 2015

I am sure everyone has heard about Greece. Quite like the way many watch the Kardashian’s or our PM, waiting and watching to be the first one to see their next step into disaster, many have had eyes trained on Greece. I’ve been keeping track of a different kind of Greek disaster. Have you ever […]

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EWF – The long and winding road to getting published

No Comments 12 June 2015

 During this year’s Emerging Writers Festival, the young writers of the Signal Express will recapping of a variety of events so you can catch up (or refresh). Find out more about EWF on their website. On a cold night in Melbourne, Readings bookshop in St. Kilda was host to an event discussing publishing and the difficulties attached for debut authors. The […]

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EWF – Writing Intensive for Under 25s

No Comments 12 June 2015

During this year’s Emerging Writers Festival, the young writers of the Signal Express will recapping of a variety of events so you can catch up (or refresh). Find out more about EWF on their website. During the Emerging Writers Festival, Signal Arts and Express Media held an event titled, Intensive Writing for Under 25’s, geared at helping new writers get some […]

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Comedy

60 Minutes with Arj Barker

No Comments 29 May 2015

I would always walk past the Town Hall corner, when the comedy festival was up and running, and walk straight by. Not understanding the interest to be honest. I was always more into ballet than the land of comedy and laughter. When we were told the theme for the month was comedy and theatre, I […]

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Television

The best episodes of Buffy

No Comments 27 April 2015

  Spoilers will be present in this article. Beware!! Buffy was the kind of show that empowered, entertained, had strong kick-ass heroines, and succeeded in having a full seven season run, without any boring parts. I have re-watched every single episode at least a dozen times. Buffy had it all. Running from 1997 to 2003, […]

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Books & Words

Hares & Hyenas: 20 Years Strong

No Comments 24 January 2012

Hares & Hyenas queer bookstore opened in 1991 and has been going strong ever since. The only bookstore in Melbourne to offer books written by GLBTIQ authors exclusively, there is no question that it has made a mark on the city and the community. Crusader and Rowland, the partnered owners, both had experience in the […]

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Theatre

The Mousetrap Strikes Australia

2 Comments 20 January 2012

The Mousetrap is one of mystery writer Agatha Christie’s most iconic plays and the longest running show in modern history. Performed in London’s West End for more than 60 years and seen by an estimated 10 million, it is a play that Australian audiences are now getting a chance to see with the first professional […]

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