She’s only 19 but North Queenslander Tia Gostelow is already enjoying chart success and global play-listing with her debut album Thick Skin.
Judith Lucy and Denise Scott are currently touring their show ‘Disappointments’. DUO caught up with the comedians while they’re on the road.
Wrapping-up her sell-out tour last month, Pop force Eves Karydas reveals her meteoric rise began in North Queensland.
There was a great community of like-minded people I met through radio station 4TTT. We opened clubs, ran gigs and there was a great feeling around town. It was easy to start a band – we could rehearse every day and develop very quickly.
My mother took me to ballet lessons when I was just five. My ballet teacher, Ann Roberts, taught me that dance was not about technique – it was about what you had to share with your audience.
I’ve always loved creating things, but last year I really found my niche in doing calligraphy paintings. I started selling them at the Renegade Markets and store and they really took off.
“I’m proud to call myself a North Queenslander,” Anna says. “Townsville is, and always will be, my home.
The community and the vibe of Townsville when I was growing up there was very open and freeing. I hung out with lots of different groups, one being Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, who I attribute a lot of my sense of humour to.