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Bastille Day by Alliance Francaise

To the French, Bastille Day seems to be about freedom. The storming of the Bastille took place on 14 July 1789 and marked the beginning of the French Revolution. The Bastille was a prison and a symbol of the absolute…

‘Don Carlos’ at The Opera House

Like any good performance, an opera will transport you to another place. The scene, setting, costumes, and music should hold and absorb you in a fantasy. Opera Australia’s production of ‘Don Carlos’ does just that. Many regard ‘Don Carlos’ to…

Number56 Secret Party

Germany’s very own Jägermeister (in association Salon Zur Wilden Renate, The House of Mince, Something Else, and Charades) brought a thrilling fusion of Berlin’s music, art, and culture to what would have been an otherwise ordinary winter night in Sydney…

July’s Top 3 Films

As the winter months grip the city firmer still with its cold, unrelenting fingers; there’s no better feeling that comes to mind than cozying up into a warm theater seat, popcorn et al, and watching a first-rate flick. The Plus Ones’…

Disney on Ice – Dare to Dream

What promised to be a lovely afternoon turned out to be a magical, slightly hectic, throwback to some of my best childhood memories! Today is the opening day of the Disney on Ice ‘Dare to Dream’ tour in Sydney, which…

Cuban Salsa Congress 2015

Last weekend, the Cuban Salsa Congress held a once a year dance festival; taking us through a Cuban salsa experience at Mannings Bar in Sydney University, transforming into a space of elegance and movement. A festival for salsa. Greetings at the front reception,…

Aladdin and his Wondrous Lamp

Set in the beautiful and even somewhat magical Sydney State Theatre is the family pantomime ‘Aladdin and His Wondrous Lamp.’ Presented by director Bonnie Lythgoe (So you think you can dance Australia), who presented ‘Snow White’ last year and it…

MCA ARTBAR ‘Futures’ curated by Dara Gill

Flawlessly combining my love of art, music, prosecco and jaw dropping panoramic views, ARTBAR is one of the most unique and delightful events of Sydney’s social calendar. On the last Friday of every month ARTBAR warps and transforms the Museum…