THE Vivid Sydney festival is taking a walk on the wild side. The legendary New York rocker Lou Reed and performance artist Laurie Anderson will take over as curators of the live music program this winter.
BRETT Lee has returned from a peacekeeping mission to India satisfied that Australian cricketers will be safe if they observe the strict security recommended for the Indian Premier League, and will withdraw from the tournament only if his surgically-repaired elbow forces him to do so.
I have just spent a week over there, and it was fine. People were very friendly, and it hadn't changed. We've got [security] people on the ground every single day. As long as we are sensible about things, it won't be a problem. Brett Lee