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Untamed – SDC

Last night Sydney Dance Company premiered their latest program, Untamed, to a packed-to-the-rafters Roslyn Packer Theatre, which at the close, spontaneously combusted in applause and standing ovation. The first half of the program sees the return of Wildebeest, a piece…

Dream Lover – Bobby Darin Musical Review

When my journalist daughter, Alicia, called to invite me to go with her to the Bobby Darin musical Dream Lover at the Lyric Theatre, I accepted eagerly – so eagerly that I even offered to write the review for her…

Nelson Freire and the SSO

As lights dimmed in the grand concert hall of the Sydney Opera House, an immediate hush of audience chatter allowed for the residual sounds of orchestral preparation to be heard. With the venue at full capacity, the anticipation of hearing…

Rooftop Bars Sydney

Rooftop Bars Sydney – The Top 10 Rooftops in Town

On the hunt for the perfect spot for a nice long mimosa under the sun this spring? Looking to dance the night away under the starry sky? Well, Sydney’s littered with rooftop bars and pubs to help you soak in…

Sydney Cinemas - 8 Most Unique Cinemas

Sydney Cinemas – The 9 Most Unique Cinemas in Town

Whether you’re a film buff or just craving to watch the latest flick everyone’s raving about, many Sydney cinemas offer an unparalleled experience through their ambience, selection, and unique character. The Plus Ones present you with the nine most unique cinemas…

Sydney Craft Beer Week Preview

 ‘Six years in and the good beers just keep on rollin’!’ That is the opening line from Sydney Craft Beer Week’s director Joel Connolly in this year’s official program, and it sums up perfectly just what SCBW 2016 is all…

The Literati Review

The Literati is why I love Sydney. Where else can you pop into a little hole-in-the-wall theatre on a random weeknight and see a hilarious, intelligent English translation of a French classic, in sassy verse, executed with ease and style…

Jep and Dep w Hannah Marjorie @ the Gasoline Pony

Jep and Dep w Hannah Marjorie Gasoline Pony, Marrickville, 26 May I have many friends who are independent musicians and I can tell you that a common thread among them is this: everyone works hard. While we might think that…

Niall Ferguson: A Lesson in Applied History

Sydney Opera House, Sunday 22 May 2016. I’ll be honest: I had never heard of Niall Ferguson before Sunday night’s talk at the Opera House. So it was slightly comforting that I was not the only one, as a fellow…