Events

Biennale Of Sydney Goes Digital

Just last week the Biennale Of Sydney was determined and confident that would be able to proceed safely in the face of COVID-19. Sadly, as of Tuesday morning it became clear this would no longer be possible. The nearly 50 year long tradition will now be closure the doors to all of its public exhibitions […]

Sydney Biennale – NIRIN

The 22nd edition of the Sydney Biennale, which recently opened at six cultural venues across the city, challenges us to think about the world from a refreshingly alternative viewpoint. Curated by the internationally acclaimed, multi-disciplinary Indigenous artist Brook Andrew, it brings together 100 artists and collectives from 36 countries. Andrew has named the exhibition NIRIN, […]

Hellfire Club Burns Out

Sydney’s Hellfire Club, one of the longest running fetish party nights since 1993, has closed its doors after 26 years and 10 months, with the venue blaming the closure on the city’s lockout laws. Hellfire Club opened for more than 20 years ago, as a refuge for those who originally didn’t fit in with mainstream society […]

TAP Gallery Bushfire Auction

Artists feeling the need to help and support the bushfire recovery have donated their artworks for a grand art auction to be held at TAP Art Gallery this Saturday. Some of the artists have been affected personally or have friends who have been affected during these weeks and weeks of devastating damage to properties, animals […]

Bar Pestâ Gets Spicy

We’ve all seen spicy food challenges but tomorrow Bar Pestâ in Surry Hills hold a true celebration of the humble chilli as part of International Hot & Spice Food Day. Formerly known as Xage to ever popular 10 year old restaurant has reinvented itself recently as Bar Pestâ. With this new name comes an entirely […]

Kids & Kittens

These school holidays the Cat Protection Society will be opening their doors and allowing kids to interact with some very cute kittens and cats. If you’re hunting for free school holiday entertainment, look no further. “Kids love animals, so we thought that we would help out families this school holidays by opening our doors and […]

BarbeCURE 2020

With summer certainly in full swing that means BBQ season. And what better way to improve the humble backyard barbie than by using it to raise funds for a great cause. This is where the BarbeCURE campaign comes into action. Cure Cancer together with some of Australia’s finest culinary ambassadors and chefs are coming together to […]

Welcome 2020 With A Bang

Just last week the City Of Sydney council officially unveiled their plans for this year’s NYE celebrations. As always there is a heavy emphasis on fireworks, and luckily City Hub has got the best viewing locations scouted for you. Harbour Hoopla Why not celebrate the New Year inside the lush, green surrounds of Sydney’s Royal […]

The Mark And Evette Moran Nib Literary Award 2019

With great pleasure Riff Raff was asked to attend the Nib Awards Breakfast at Bondi RSL on Wed Nov 14. The Nib Awards are the only awards given out for research and the writing process itself rather than just for the finished product. It’s an annual event, sponsored by Mark and Evette Moran along with Waverley […]

Southeast – Aboriginal Arts Market

With the closure of the Ularu climb last week Aboriginal culture is once again in the cultural milieu. Coincidently this weekend Carriageworks will play host to a community curated arts market which celebrates Aboriginal the cultural heritage of South-East Aboriginal Australia. Curated by Hetti Perkins and Jonathan Jones the Southeast Aboriginal Arts Market brings together […]