Tag: culture

ONCE in a lifetime, a show like this comes along!

Good shows are easy to review. Great performances are a little more complicated, but the phenomenal production of ONCE by the Darlinghurst Theatre Company has left me utterly speechless. Usually, in a review, I would put the call to action…

Belvoir’s ‘A Room of One’s Own’

When I saw that a theatrical rendition of Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own was coming to the Belvoir St Theatre (6 – 23 May), I was intent on going on for two reasons. Firstly, Belvoir never seem to…

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…

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…

Ballet Preljocaj’s “Snow White” – The fairest ballet of them all

Ballet Preljocaj’s “Snow White” is a deliciously seductive production. One woman jealous of another’s beauty, an enchanted mirror, a poisoned apple, and seven friendly dwarves. An unquestionably good recipe for a dark and daring contemporary ballet, it’s the age-old fairytale…

Sydney Writers' Festival

Sydney Writers’ Festival: American Carnage

‘This American carnage stops right here, right now’, said Trump in his inaugural address. Four months into his presidency — yes, it really has been only four months — a panel of U.S. writers and journalist met as part of…

A Moveable Feast

Best of Sydney’s events in March 2017

Summer may be slipping away, but the social scene is still stepping lively this month. Read on for our Top 10 Picks, with a little bit of everything for you. Make the most of the fading warmth this month and…