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Fresh Faces Of Folk

Sydney is home to many different music festivals, all spanning various genres. Until now the folk music genre has been relegated to regional areas outside of the city. Next weekend that will all change when Sydney plays host to the inaugural Sydney Folk Festival over the course of two days and three nights. Across four […]

Potts Pointers Kellett Sprawl

Kellett Street in Potts Point is one of the area’s most colourful streets and from 2pm this Sunday Sydneysiders are invited to hear local historian Warren Fahey give a free talk about its notorious past and partake in a food festival as local venues open their doors for taste samplings and drink specials. The event […]

Art In The Hood

There’s no doubt Sydney’s inner east of Potts Point, Elizabeth Bay and their naughty little sister, Kings Cross, has witnessed considerable change over the past few years. If anything, the reactionary Lockout Laws, although fracturing Sydney, has successfully brought the local community together. Potts Pointers, a community group run by Warren Fahey and Carrington Brigham, […]

No Metro for the Cross

BY JOHN MOYLE Recent hopes by the residents of Potts Point and Kings Cross of getting their own community centre were shot down when the City of Sydney voted against the purchase of the Metro Theatre for use as a community centre and theatre This comes after a spokesperson for the Lord Mayor said, “After […]

Australia Daze

COMMENT BY WARREN FAHEY I am now quite resigned to the arm-swinging chorus that tells me ‘I am, you are, Aust-ral-ian’. After hearing the song ad infinitum in Rugby World Cup promotions, Salvation Army Red Shield campaigns, endless loops from Telstra, school assemblies, and anything else that vaguely smacks of flag-waving, I am preparing myself […]

The rise and fall of the Empire

BY JOHN MOYLE It’s amazing how one day a community is complacently going about its business and then the next all hell breaks loose, as it did when news of a major over-development along Darlinghurst Road was broken by the City Hub and later picked up by the dailies. People are angry, mobilising and discussing […]

Dead Men Talking

By Mel Somerville. Warren Fahey teams up with Max Cullen, in their show Dead Men Talking, a salute to Australia’s best-known poets, Banjo Paterson and Henry Lawson who have stood the test of time, both ending up on the $10 bill. This is the show’s third season in Sydney and this time they are doing […]