Category Archives: Events

There’s a Hunger Games exhibition coming to Australia direct from the USA

The Hunger Games: The Exhibition is headed to Australia during its worldwide tour, bringing Aussie fans a behind the scenes look at the creation of the YA dystopian franchise, with a showcase of over a thousand props and costumes.  Continue reading There’s a Hunger Games exhibition coming to Australia direct from the USA

We spend an evening with one of the fathers of the personal computer, Steve Wozniak, in Melbourne

Think Inc are an Australian organisation who are putting together some of the most interesting talks for people to go and educate themselves with. Taking a look at their previous events, the two-year-old organisation delve into the talking to people devoted to science more often than not, but intellectual discourse is what they aim for, putting a spotlight on innovation and ideas.... Continue Reading

Event Review: Oz Comic Con Sydney 2015 – Exhibition Centre Glebe Island

Over the last few years there has been a steady rise in the popularity of the pop culture convention. Oz Comic Con Sydney was held over the weekend and we went along to check out the movie and TV star guests, the wares on sale by various exhibitors and artists and the ever increasing numbers of people cosplaying.

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Event Review: Oz Comic Con Melbourne 2014

For those who are yet to experience a pop culture convention, The IRIS paid a visit to Oz Comic Con Melbourne this past weekend to experience what a convention is like on-the-ground and in the thick of it.

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Event Review: Graphic Festival – Robot Chicken Live – Sydney Opera House

Since 2005, the Comedy Channel has been the host of one of TV’s most irreverent and disturbing, but also hilarious comedy programs. Robot Chicken uses stop motion animation, toys and the twisted minds of Seth Green and Matt Senreich and their fellow animation creators to challenge the boundaries of taste. The GRAPHIC Festival showcase at the Sydney Opera House brought out the two co-creators along with Tom Root, John Harvatine IV, Eric Towner and Doug Goldstein for a talk and Q&A about Robot Chicken, the inspiration behind some of the episodes, twerking and pizza toppings.

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