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Middle Kids

Sydney trio Middle Kids made a powerful debut last year with the release of their self-titled EP which has seen them go on to tour the world and perform on worldwide television. This month has seen the group achieve yet another milestone with the release of their debut full length album, Lost Friends, ahead of […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide May 24

Jess + Matt: Sydney’s mesmerising duo, Jess + Matt (Jess Dunbar and Matt Price) will be performing songs from their forthcoming album, Songs From The Village, tonight as they take on the special guest duties for Rick Price and Jack Jones’ tour. Thu, May 24, Enmore Theatre The Whitlams: In their classic four-piece configuration the iconic band […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide May 3

Hein Cooper: After over a year zig zagging around the world, singer-songwriter Hein Cooper returns to Sydney. An artist who is not afraid to mesh acoustic with electronic elements sees Cooper create a dynamic and entertaining live show. Thu, May 3, Leadbelly Bobby Alu: Byron Bay based 'tropical ambassador', singer, ukulele strummer and drummer Bobby Alu is back […]

Pollination In The Calyx

On a basic level everybody understands that pollination is critical to not only the survival of plants but also to the entire ecosystem. If you ever wanted to see first-hand just how beautiful this wondrous natural phenomena is then make your way down to The Calyx in The Royal Botanic Gardens. Curated by the horticultural […]

Behind Closed Doors

BY MICK DALEY A Sydney Morning Herald article last week on housing market inequalities caused by government rezoning is only half the story, according to activist Maire Sheehan. The one-time Mayor of Leichhardt says that confidential rezoning decisions made between developers and planners are driving property prices up and encouraging ‘Hong Kong’ style residential high […]

Caught with Their Pants on

BY ADDIE MORTON Tradition is out and putting education first is in. In the midst of what seems like a national fad, three Sydney schools have opted for gender neutral uniforms in their schools, meaning girls can choose to wear pants or shorts on any given day. The move away from traditional, gender specific, and […]

RMS thumbs its nose at NSW EPA

OPINION BY WENDY BACON NSW Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has thumbed its nose at the NSW Environmental Protection Authority (EPA), NSW Health, City of Sydney, the Inner West Council and the authors of 13,000 submissions, nearly all objecting to the Stage 3 WestConnex interchanges and tunnels between St Peters, Haberfield and Rozelle. Last week, […]

LIVE WIRE – Sydney’s Live Music Guide Feb 1

Leftfield: One of electronic music's all-time greatest acts is returning to Sydney with their incredible Leftism In Its Entirety show which has been selling out venues and causing a mass break-out of smiling faces across Europe. Thu, Feb 1, Enmore Theatre Roger Waters: Roger Waters’ legendary live performances are renowned as immersive sensory experiences featuring […]

Bald Faced Ripoff

BY ALEC SMART A Leichardt pub leaseholder has disappeared, allegedly owing tens of thousands of dollars to bands that performed in the premises he was managing, the Bald Faced Stag Hotel on Parramatta Road. Scott Mackenzie was removed from the premises of the Bald Faced Stag on 20 January after the owners, Marvan Hotels, became […]

Sydney’s Forgotten Indigenous History

By Mel Somerville. Indigenous culture is alive and well in Sydney, we’re seeing it thrive and cultural knowledge being shared in places like Centennial Parklands, art galleries and beaches. Centennial Park up until now hasn’t had an Aboriginal focus and most people don’t realise it was used historically as a traditional meeting area for the […]