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BLACK PANTHER WOMAN Premieres on SBS November 1

BLACK PANTHER WOMAN Premieres on SBS November 1

In January 1972, an Australian Black Panther Party was formed in the police state of Brisbane, Australia. This is a story told in the words of Marlene Cummins, a woman who experienced the best and worst of the short lived and controversial Black Panther movement. Inspired by

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October 27th, 2015

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MARLOO’S BLUES LIVE BASH @the BASEMENT THU 23 APRIL

MARLOO’S BLUES LIVE BASH @the BASEMENT THU 23 APRIL

If you love the blues as much as I dooz, you won’t want to miss Marloo’s Blues Bash at the Basement on Thursday 23rd April! Join Marlene Cummins and her Blues Experience Band as she takes you on a journey with her unique Koori woman blues belting style. Let the ...

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April 17th, 2015

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FIFO FESTIVAL SCREENING – BLACK PANTHER WOMAN

FIFO FESTIVAL SCREENING – BLACK PANTHER WOMAN

Black Panther Woman, the Rachel Perkins directed documentary about Marlene Cummins time as a member of the Australian Black Panther Party has been selected to screen as part of FIFO, the South Pacific festival held in TAHITI. More details can be found on their website at ...

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January 19th, 2015

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PICKING UP ON MARLENE CUMMINS’ KOORI WOMAN BLUES

PICKING UP ON MARLENE CUMMINS’ KOORI WOMAN BLUES

Blues fans around the country are picking up on Marlene Cummins’ fierce debut blues album, Koori Woman Blues.  In the Northern Territory Jennifer Budukpuduk Gaykamangu, who plays Charlie’s wife in Rolf de Heer’s acclaimed film, Charlie’s Country holds

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August 13th, 2014

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FOUR STARS FROM THEMUSIC.COM ALBUM REVIEW

FOUR STARS FROM THEMUSIC.COM ALBUM REVIEW

KOORI WOMAN BLUES has earned four stars from Australia’s #1 online music magazine, themusic.com in an album review by Tyler McLoughlan who calls it “An easy listen, packed full of cultural lessons”.  Read the review: ...

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July 12th, 2014

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KOORI WOMAN BLUES album debuts in Australian Blues & Roots Airplay Charts Top 20.

KOORI WOMAN BLUES album debuts in Australian Blues & Roots Airplay Charts Top 20.

KOORI WOMAN BLUES has debuted in the top 20 of the official Australian Blues & Roots Airplay Charts, thanks to a multitude of blues and roots radio program presenters who have embraced the album all across Australia.  ...

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July 9th, 2014

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ABC LATELINE: Black Panther Woman

ABC LATELINE: Black Panther Woman

Marlene features on ABC Lateline’s program on 5/6/14 talking about Black Panther Woman and her music in a story by Anne Maria Nicholson.  TONY JONES, PRESENTER: They marched for black power and equality, but according to a new documentary, the women who were part of ...

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June 7th, 2014

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THE AUSTRALIAN: Blues Panther’s Fight to Stem the Violence

THE AUSTRALIAN: Blues Panther’s Fight to Stem the Violence

Marlene Cummins is featured in The Australian Good Weekend in a story by Natasha Robinson, 7/6/14: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/arts/film/blues-panthers-fight-to-stem-the-violence/story-e6frg8pf-1226946280226# Photo by James Croucher.  

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June 7th, 2014

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THE BRAG FEATURES MARLENE CUMMINS

THE BRAG FEATURES MARLENE CUMMINS

Marlene talks to Adam Norris of THE BRAG about music, life and the Black Panther Woman film. Read the story here: http://www.thebrag.com/arts/black-panther-woman  

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June 4th, 2014

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BLUES IT KNOWS YOUR NAME #3 MOST ORDERED TRACK TO RADIO

BLUES IT KNOWS YOUR NAME #3 MOST ORDERED TRACK TO RADIO

‘The Blues it Knows Your Name’ made AirIt’s Great Southern Charts at #3 for the most ordered tracks to radio in its first week. Thanks to community and regional radio interest in Marlene’s album. The AirIt Now and Great Southern Charts represent ...

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June 1st, 2014

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