Tag Archives: Rolf Harris

World first for Rolf (1991)

January 2, 2013

On With the Show's
Flashback to Gold Coast Sun, Nov 27, 1991

THE art of Rolf Harris, which normally commands five figure fees, will be available to the general public for just $3 early in the new year.

Mr Harris has designed the cover of Variety Today, a Gold Coast national magazine, which celebrates its first birthday on January 4.

"Rolf spent several hours doing drawings for the cover during last week's visit to the Coast," said Shirley Broun, Variety Today's publisher and managing editor.

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Rolf dedicates mural to Pixie O’Harris (1993)

December 20, 2012

Rolf & Olaf Harris with mural 300dpi

Flashback to Variety Today 1993
IN painting murals at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, Rolf and Olaf Harris have carried on a family tradition.
Rolf's aunty and Olaf's sister, Pixie O'Harris, was renowned for the hundreds of murals she painted in hospitals throughout the country. She would travel hundreds of miles in her quest to bring happiness to hospital patients, particularly children, with her colourful murals - many depicting elves, gnomes and pixies for which she was renowned.… Members read the rest!

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A note from Slim Dusty (1996)

December 12, 2012

Life Achievement MO Award winner Slim Dusty.

Final session in Studio `A'
91st album inspires a Note from Slim ...
Flashback to Variety Today 1996

LEGENDARY country singer Slim Dusty was so inspired by his 1996 album release that he wrote the following note to all his fans and supporters.

"NINETY One albums! It's a bit hard to believe, but I must say it's been great doing them all, Slim wrote.

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Lance Burton draws Aussie stars (1996)

December 11, 2012

Flashback to Variety Today 1996

HERE'S a line up of talent you wouldn't want to miss - Rolf Harris, three of The Four Kinsmen - Scott Radburn, Graham Wilson, and Robert Pearson - with the $100 million man, illusionist Lance Burton.

Lance, who scored a huge contract to star at the fabulous, newly opened Monte Carlo Casino in Las Vegas for well into the next century, hosted these Aussie ambassadors in his dressing room after the show.

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What they are saying (1996)

December 2, 2012

Letters to the Editor:

Dear Shirley,

Thank you for your continued support for Michael Gant. The exposure in `Variety Today' is certainly paying off for Michael. Since advertising in the magazine and appearing in several write ups about the Wallace Awards Michael has been booked by major clubs interstate. I always ask where they have found Michael's name and most times they refer to Variety Today.

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