What does it mean to be found? WE.ARE Dance Project explores this question through their premiere season FOUND. The WE.ARE Dance Project is a not-for-profit dance company run by dancers, for dancers. Its mission is to create new works and employment opportunities for Australian dancers. Choreographer and creative director, Steve Tannos, says the show explores […]
January 26 1938 marked the 150th Anniversary of European settlement in Australia. But, while white Australians around the country celebrated, a group of Aboriginal men and women gathered in a hall in Sydney and pronounced the day “a national day of mourning.” The Day of Mourning (also known as Aborigines Day) became an annual event, held […]
Jessica Mauboy, an exceptional Australian singer/songwriter delivered a star performance at Sydney’s ICC Theatre last Friday night. Mauboy opened with, Can I Get A Moment. Her obvious fearless talent as she continued to sing her set list, telling her story starting her career in country music, singing Tammy Wynette’s Stand By Your Man, at the […]
Lit up cherry blossom trees and vibrant washes of colour turned the 100-year old Woolloomooloo Wharf into a magical fairyland for the launch party of Ovolo Woolloomooloo last week. Alongside celebrity guests like Marcia and Deni Hines, and Jessica Mauboy, I wove my way through the clever interiors that have transformed the cavernous warehouse style-space into something surprisingly intimate, all without losing sight of those soaring ceiling heights.