Category: culture

The Heavens Open on West Side Story Opening

They say rain on opening night of an outdoor show is a good omen. Well, Handa Opera’s West Side Story on Sydney Harbour must be in for one hell of a run after the deluge that set in for a…

The Taubmans Colours behind Sugar Republic – Pop-Up Dessert Museum

Sweet-lovers everywhere rejoice — Australia’s first pop-up Insta museum has landed in Sydney. Not just for the little ones — Sugar Republic brings wonder-filled interactive spaces, grammable backdrops, and ear-to-ear smiles to kids and adults alike. It’s no secret that colours can…

Every Brilliant Thing @ Belvoir St Theatre

For me, one of the most exciting moments when seeing a show is when the lights go down and the audience hushes. So it throws me off when, in Every Brilliant Thing, neither happens. Instead, amongst a visible backdrop of audience…

The Miser – John Bell Back On Stage

If you thought Bell Shakespeare Company only did Shakespeare, you’ve clearly missed what I consider to be the best theatre trend to hit Sydney in the last few years: Molière. Bell also does plays by Moilère now. Ok, so Molière…

FOMA 2019

FOMA; celebrating diversity in Australian fashion

The bold, the fabulous and those ready to see more than size zero models in trouser suits on the catwalk, were out in force on Friday night to see FOMA – Fashions of Multicultural Australia (for those without one eye…

KING @ The Seymour Centre

KING, a collaboration between director/choreographer Shaun Parker and Bulgarian songwriter/vocalist Ivo Dimchev, is a tender, visceral experience exploring ideas of masculinity in a way that’s equally entertaining and confronting. The heart of the piece is the interplay between the magnetic…

A Tassie cellar door is popping up in a laneway!

For one day only, Three Bottle Man, in partnership with some of Tassie’s best producers, will transform part of Bulletin Place laneway. Expect multiple stalls of Tasmania’s best wine and spirits, interspersed with live oyster shucking, cheese stations, food stalls,…

In the Heights – Sydney’s Hottest Musical

In the Heights is the hottest show to hit Sydney Opera House in as long as I can remember. It is so refreshing, even exhilarating, to see what a modern musical can be, indeed, should be. So you’ve heard of…

Turandot – The Opera Of All Operas

If you live in Sydney, home of the world’s most famous opera house, and have never been to the opera, now is the time to book and go. Showing at Sydney Opera House this summer is the perfect production to…