Arts & Entertainment

Hans – Like A German

Berlin boy-wonder Hans is many things. He’s an accordionist, a dancer, a comedian and an international sex-symbol. After making it all the way to the finals of America’s Got Talent, Hans’ cabaret career soared. His show is packed with glitter and dance and will no doubt feature Hans in a tight sparkly costume playing his […]

Dita Von Teese – Glamonatrix

Few artists embody the term 'iconic' as exquisitely as Dita Von Teese. The modern legend of pin-up and burlesque has re-glorified a bygone era of elegance and redefined feminism. Her elaborate, highly polished shows sell out theatres across the globe and she is revered by celebrities, haute couture designers, and fans that span the full […]

REVIEW: Krapp’s Last Tape

There are two stars of Krapp’s Last Tape, the Samuel Beckett one-act that opened in a Red Line Productions show at the Old Fitz Theatre on Thursday. One is the set, by Brian Thomson, an accomplished worker on stage and film. A towering, glum phalanx of filing cabinets, battered and painted in a wan palette of […]

Homestate EP

The latest self-titled EP from Perth pop-punks Homestate is filled with classic pop-punk hooks, melancholic lyricism and angst. Throughout the EP the group does an awesome job of layering upbeat joyful music with deep emo, emotive lyricism. The record’s major theme is heartbreak and the realisation that sometimes an individual can be “better off without […]

Gods Cowboys – Slouching Towards Bethlehem

After hanging up their boots for over 23 years, Australia’s favourite Gods Cowboys are back, and are following up their sold-out February reunion tour with a Christmas season performance at Petersham Bowling Club: Slouching Towards Bethlehem.  George Catsi, David Delves and John Knowles make up the group, with each offering up their own array of […]

Hermitage: The Power Of Art

Despite the distance and politics, Russian culture tingles curious minds of Sydney art lovers. After Alexander The Great: 2000 Years Of Treasures (2012) and Masters Of Modern Art From The Hermitage (2018-2019) exhibitions, Hermitage: The Power Of Art is coming to the big screen to introduce the home of the world-class art collection. The Great Beauty star Tony Servillo walks the viewer through […]

THE NAKED CITY – THE ARIA AFTERMATH!

In the 80s and 90s, when the Australian music industry was booming and everybody was buying CDs, the big record companies would unleash their wallets with lavish after ARIA award parties. The annual awards night was seen as a real showcase of local music talent -  the record industry’s night of nights. In the great […]

A Very Naughty Xmas

By Rita Bratovich Get Hyp! For unique, feel-good gift buying it’s hard to find anywhere better than Hypmotive Hub - and their Christmas market promises to be extra special. Artists, designers and makers from the Inner West will bring their very best wares to Marrickville on December 14, and they’ll be on hand to help […]

Eric André – Legalize Everything

American actor, comedian, musician and TV host Eric André will be hitting Australian shores this December for the final leg of his international Legalize Everything tour. He is the creator, host and co-writer of The Eric André Show on Adult Swim and voiced hyena Azizi in Disney’s 2019 live-action remake of The Lion King.  After […]

UNSW Art & Design Annual

Once again the University Of New South Wales’ (UNSW) art and design faculty will celebrate the latest batch of incredible graduates. The A&D Annual is the largest national showcase of graduate contemporary art and design. This exhibition launches the next generation of artists, designers, makers and digital media creators across a wide range of mediums. […]