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HARD BOILED LOLLY

Lolly P. Jones is, “a delectable Dickless Tracey” in a detective tale mimicking the film noir and pulp fiction genres. One Dickless Tracey will tackle three murder mysteries in this fast-talking, over-the-top performance that’s bound to make you slap your knees in laughter. Evidence of this lies in the fact that the show is created […]

HAPPY ENDINGS

This is not a Disney fairy tale or a Thai massage with benefits but a comedy club that is taking Sydney’s comedy scene to the golden mile – good old Kings Cross (El Rocco) where happy endings can mean a variety of things, all depending on your luck. Coppers, drunks and chk, chk boom – […]

CINEMA ALLEY

Chinatown is about to take off like a firework come Chinese New Year. Food glorious food aside, Cinema Alley in collaboration with art gallery 4a brings you a cultural feast celebrating contemporary Chinese video art. Come down early and enjoy a drink and snack at Grasshopper Bar and Restaurant (7pm) before the films screen at […]

WIT LARGE

Comedy is sticking its nose up in the air with Wit Large (Smart Comedy for Smart People). And why shouldn’t it? We highly encourage it throw its palm out and say, “Talk to the hand” if it wants to see if anyone disagrees to this high brow comedy experience. Surrounded by books, Gleebooks will host […]

IN THE RAW

By the powers of theatre and film combined, this is Dungog Film Festival and Sydney Theatre’s In the Raw. Here’s a hero that’s about to take unproduced film scripts down to zero. We chat with Dungog Film Festival Director Allanah Zitserman to find out more. Why are programs like In the Raw important for new […]

NATURAL CLEANING & HOME DETOX

What’s worse than cleaning toilets? Having to inhale all the juxtaposing smells from each individual cleaning product. I arm myself with eight different bottles before I get started. When did we become programmed to think that mirrors and taps need different cleaning products and it is ok to spray our homes with insecticide as long […]

HOT TIX: KOOL & THE GANG

What’s better than just watching Kool & the Gang perform at the Enmore Theatre? Being a part of 'The Kool Experience'. Not only will you be treated to the best seats in the house, you’ll meet with the gang before and turn it up a notch post show at their official after party. With 18 […]

LOVE, LUST & THE SCIENCE OF ATTRACTION

In the style of Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Art After Hours, the Australian Museum is bringing you art, live music, film and talks all through summer with Jurassic Lounge – an initiative by the people who bring you the annual Canadian Film Festival, The Festivalists. Enjoy a little culture after hours every Tuesday […]

STORIES EAST & WEST and MEETING IN MOREE

On Boxing Day, I gobbled up a steaming bowl of Pho. It was indeed the perfect hangover remedy. A few weeks ago, after my Indian-Singaporean family eagerly took pictures with the Aboriginal street performers at Circular Quay, I had a long chat about Indigenous and Indian cultures with one of the performers. A few days […]

MARGINALISED MOVIES: THE SET

There will be lots to do this Australia Day. Things that are Australian like barbeques, beers, playing two-up and apparently eating lamb. To add to the great Australian way of life, Mu-Meson Archives will be screening The Set – a 1969 Australian film about the life of the “arty set” in Sydney. There will be […]