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Scenes to Stun Cinema Goers in Bootmen

Scenes to Stun Cinema Goers in Bootmen

What: Bootmen

STUNNING scenery from Carrington, Newcastle Ocean Baths, Stockton Bight, the Civic Theatre and Nobbys' headland, formed the backdrop of BOOTMEN, which was previewed at Newcastle's SHOWCASE CINEMAS last weekend. Star ADAM GARCIA, fresh from his Sydney Olympic's opening ceremony performance tap dancing sequence, made an appearance alongside former Dudley girl SOPHIE LEE, Newcastle-born co-star, writer, producer and choreographer DEIN PERRY, and fellow-star SAM WORTHINGTON. Novocastrians will love the film, set in Newcastle against the steelmill closure, because the city gets to play the starring role as itself for a change.

NET MUSIC: THE GODFREY TANNER PROJECT, an evening program broadcast from the University of Newcastle on 2NUR-FM 103.7 FM, is looking for a student to take on the role of music journalist, 'to specialise in internet-based music and artists'. Organisers are planning to web-cast the project over the internet soon and are looking for a suitable student to become involved.

BAND COMP: A MONTH-long band competition, kicking off at Edgeworth Tavern on Sunday, October 22, will offer the chance for one group to win recording time, CD manufacturing, printing and other goodies. Bands interested in entering should contact DEAN DEE at SPELLBOUND ENTERTAINMENT on 4958-5498.

OUTDOOR DJS: MATTARA will wind up on Monday, October 2, with a dance music program called SUNSET FLAVA SESSION, featuring DJ IMPACT, DJ DEESTYLE and DJ DEEKAY. The DJs will play Top 40s, pop, rap, R&B, house and hip hop, from 10am until 11am, and then from 4.30pm until late. TE

MISS INDY: THE winner of MISS INDY 2000, LEANNE HINTON, performed backflips at Fanny's nightclub a fortnight ago, as part of her routine in a $12,000 beauty contest grand final. Competition was 'extremely tough' according to organisers, who said contestants were all vying for a chance to represent Newcastle at the INDY 300 MOTOR RACING CARNIVAL. The 20-year-old led second place-getter REBECCA RANCLAUD 19.

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