Tag: The Plus Ones

Opera Bites, Sydney – Opera In The Pub

Opera in the Pub

The poet W.H. Auden once said ‘No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible’. Very true. Another thing people don’t do when they are feeling sensible is spend an evening in…

Out of town: The perfect weekend away in Canberra

“Canberra is a lot more interesting than people think” so says a friend who recently moved to Australia’s capital city. As I look up from my delicious cup of single origin coffee to the adjoining barbershop, a well dressed, suspiciously…

Out of town: Jamala Wildlife Lodge

In 1998, a family in Canberra set about creating the National Zoo & Aquarium. Today, tucked snugly inside this private zoo we have Jamala Wildlife Lodge – a boutique, luxury hotel and truly unique wildlife experience. Located an easy 5-10…

Grimes

Grimes raises the roof at Enmore Theatre

Canadian art pop princess Claire Boucher, AKA Grimes, transformed the grand old Art Deco Enmore Theatre into a packed rave room, all strobe lights and big bass, last night (Wednesday 10 February). In a first-rate set that combined bangers from her…

Ed Saloman at Courtyard Sessions, Seymour Centre | photo: Nathan Atkins

Ed Saloman kicks off the Courtyard Sessions

The Seymour Centre’s courtyard was packed last Friday (5 Feb) when a relaxed afterwork crowd gathered to take in a solo show by Louis London frontman, Ed Saloman, at the Courtyard Sessions opening night. The rain that had threatened to fall all…

Courtyard Sessions, Seymour Centre Sydney

10 Best Things About the Courtyard Sessions: Larry Heath’s Take

Free live music; beers, barbecue and giant vintage games in the sun; brand new bands fresh on the scene: what’s not to love about the Seymour Centre’s Courtyard Sessions? Founded in 2012, the Sessions are a platform for up-and-coming local…

Montaigne (Jessica Cerro)

We meet Montaigne

We catch up with the Australian art pop singer ahead of her national tour Sydney-based singer-songwriter Montaigne (Jessica Cerro) is an irresistible mix of older-than-her-years worldliness and youthful optimism. She has the kind of outlook that allowed her to be…

Sydney Underground Film Festival 2015

Best film events taking place in Sydney this spring

Sydney Film Festival is one of the longest-running film festivals in the world and this year’s attendance was a record 176,000, up 13 per cent on last year’s event. Simon Stone’s The Daughter wowed audiences, Jeremy Sims’s Last Cab To…

Underground Cinema MONEY

WOW! That is what I said right after this event finished. I have been at many creative, fun and artistic film events in my life, but what the guys from the Underground Cinema put together last Saturday was completely authentic…