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Searching for a great deal for a night out on the town? How about finding something that will let you give back to your community at the same time? By joining the HUB CLUB and contributing to City Hub’s crowdfunding campaign you can do just that: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/don-t-make-your-news-limited.

Grab two-for-one tickets to Sydney’s funniest comedy shows for just $25 or treat yourself to dinner at some of the city’s best restaurants by contributing $50 to our campaign. For $90 you and a date can enjoy a night out at the theatre, or for $180 you can ensure two tickets to the Spirit of the ANZACS tour when it comes to Sydney September 4.

These are just some of the items that are on offer if you join the HUB CLUB by contributing to City Hub’s crowdfunding campaign. We’ve worked to collect items of all value to ensure a deal for everyone, so that whether you can afford $25 or $300, you’re sure to have a good night out on the town.

All of the items that are on offer when you join the HUB CLUB have been contributed by local businesses to support the City Hub. And when you buy them, not only are you getting something of value, you are also doing something valuable for the local community by helping save the City Hub — Sydney’s last independent newspaper.

For as little as $10 you automatically become a member of the HUB CLUB, entitling you to a weekly news update and an exclusive invite to our 20th birthday bash later this year. People who belong to the HUB CLUB are on the lookout for independent perspectives and alternative things to do. And we want you to join.

Here are just some of the items on offer when you join the HUB CLUB by contributing to our crowdfunding campaign. Each week for the next month we will provide additional details of the many perks that are on offer when you join the HUB CLUB.

For more information, to get your HUB CLUB membership now and to check out all the perks we have on offer, visit https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/don-t-make-your-news-limited. Help us continue our 20 year tradition of independent news.

 

$10 — HUB CLUB Membership

For just $10 you can become a member of the HUB CLUB, entitling you to a weekly news update from the City Hub and an exclusive invite to our 20th birthday bash later this year.

 

$25 — BIG KEV’S CRAZIEST COMICS SHOW

Big Kev is back to share some of Australia’s “funniest and totally crazy stand up comics” for one night only on Saturday April 25 at 8pm. Enjoy your 2-for-1 tickets when you contribute $25 to our campaign by grabbing a friend and heading down to the heart of the city for a night guaranteed to be full of laughter.

 

$25 — ROCK ROLL AND LAUGHS

Australia’s zaniest and funniest stand up comics come together with a few comedy newbies just once a month to bring all Sydneysiders a good laugh next to some great views at the Hard Rock Cafe at Darling Harbour — will you join the crowd for some fun on April 26? Grab an exclusive 2-for-1 deal when you donate $25 to our campaign.

 

$25  — 10 Comics for $20 Bucks 

Join the City of Sydney RSL in welcoming a brand new lineup of comics from the USA, India, Australia, Asia and Germany on Saturday May 2 at 8pm. By contributing $25 to our campaign, you’re guaranteed some laughs for half the price with our exclusive two-for-one tickets.

 

$25 — Fast $100 Stand Up Comedy Competition!

Watch five comedians battle it out for audience approval and the chance to win a quick $100 cash and the title of the night’s funniest comic at the Fast $100 Stand up Comedy Competition. All winners are determined by digital audience voting, and your vote might just make the difference! Make sure you and a mate are there by grabbing your two tickets when you contribute $25 to our campaign.

 

$30 — ROCK THE WORLD (BAR)

Rock the World (Bar) is taking over Kings Cross on Thursday nights in April as local musicians battle it out to become Sydney’s best band in a brand new competition at The World Bar. Don’t miss your chance to see Sydney’s emerging talent take the stage to fight for audience approval — your vote gets them through to the next round! Contributing $30 to our campaign gets you two tickets so you and a mate can enjoy the fun!

 

$30 – $50 — La Mint Restaurant 

Whether it’s Vietnamese or French food you’re after, hop on over to one of the most romantic spots in town to grab lunch at La Mint Restaurant with your $30 voucher when you donate to City Hub. In for more of a treat? Bump up your contribution to $50 and we’ll reward you with a $55 voucher to the top-rated Asian restaurant in East Sydney.

62-64 Riley Street Darlinghurst, (02) 9331 1818, http://www.lamint.com.au/

 

$30 — Crown Street Fish Shop

Crown Street Fish Shop is known for taking your basic fish and chips and turning it into a sophisticated dish. Check out what all the buzz is about with your $25 voucher when you donate $30 to City Hub.

500 Crown Street Surry Hills, (02) 9357 2573 http://www.crownstreetfishshop.com.au/

 

$ 50 — BRIDAL EXPO

Celebrating its 26th birthday, Sydney’s Bridal Expo is Australia’s most renowned and longest running wedding expo. Our double passes when you contribute $50 to our campaign make it that much easier to grab your loved one and head on down on April 18 and 19 for ideas on how to make your special day even more magical.

 

$50 — The Sydney Hellfire Club

Head down to Australia’s longest running fetish nightclub, first opening their doors in 1993. On the fourth Friday of each month 500 fetish and fantasy clad revellers party with wild, kinky shows, dirty music, great prizes and a throbbing dance floor. Join them for half the price when you receive two tickets for contributing $50 to our campaign.

 

$50 — Menulog

With over 5,000 restaurants it’s no surprise that Menulog is number one for online takeaway in Australia. Explore just how much value you and your friends can get with your $50 voucher when you contribute to our campaign.

 

$50 — Three Williams 

In need of your morning coffee, looking for a great place for lunch with friends, or the perfect hangover cure? With it’s minimalistic, yet sophisticated feel that spans 285 square meters, Three Williams becomes the place for everyone — grab your $50 voucher when you contribute to our campaign and check it out yourself.

613a Elizabeth St Redfern, (02) 9698 1111, http://threewilliamscafe.com/

 

$70 — JERRY AND TOM TICKETS

Now playing throughout the month of April, ‘Jerry and Tom’ chronicles the lives of a couple of good men with strong family values who just happen to also be hitmen. Don’t miss out on Rick Cleveland’s famous comedy as it returns to the beautiful Exchange Hotel in Balmain. Contributing $70 to our campaign gets you two tickets to the show.

 

$80 — Hoyts LUX Premium Cinema Experience 

With an excellent selection of gourmet food and an extensive wine list that can be delivered in cinema, you can be sure to enjoy more with Hoyts Lux. Grab the best seat in the house with great bonus extras like complimentary popcorn and soft drink when you use our voucher by contributing $80 to our campaign.

 

$80 — Tickets to the Cabaret Season at Haye’s Theatre in Potts Point

Enjoy two tickets to the upcoming cabaret season at Haye’s Theatre in Potts Point, running throughout the month of June. Grab two tickets to any show when you contribute $80 to our campaign.

 

$90 — Merchant of Venice 

Sport for Jove returns in May for its indoor season, welcoming Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice directed by legendary Australian director Richard Cottrell. Don’t miss out on the play featuring some of Shakespeare’s most extraordinary characters — receive two-for-one tickets when you contribute $90 to our campaign.

 

$90 — Bring It On The Musical 

Inspired by the hit film, Bring It On was recently nominated for a Tony Award for Best Musical, so you won’t want to miss your chance to see the show. Premiering in Sydney for just two weeks from June 27 to July 9, contributors can enjoy two discounted tickets when they contribute $90 to our campaign. Ticket value: $118 per pair.

 

$100 — DVD PRIZE PACKS

Get your hands on the May 13 release of hit movies and TV shows, including The Captive, The Librarian: Series 1, Buried, Crash and Butterfly Effect. The pack values at $125 but by donating to City Hub you can snatch all DVDs for just $100.

 

June 3rd will see the release of a spectacular DVD pack sure to brighten any movie lover’s shelves with Still Alice, Far From Heaven, A Single Man, Shelter and Trust the Man. All five hit movies come to a total value of $100 when you contribute to City Hub’s crowdfunding campaign.

 

$100 — ESSEN RESTAURANT

Complete with an authentic European atmosphere, boutique beers and hearty regional cuisine, it’s no wonder Essen Restaurant was named the Best Northern European Restaurant in Sydney by the City Hub for the past several years. The restaurant boasts a “genuine European dining experience without the price tag to match.” Check it out with your $100 voucher when you contribute to our campaign.

133-135 Broadway Ultimo NSW, (02) 9211 3805, http://www.essenrestaurant.com.au/

 

$100 —  HUB CLUB Supporter

Contribute $300 to our campaign to become a HUB CLUB supporter, and receive a City Hub t-shirt, an archive edition of our paper, and two tickets to our birthday bash later this year. Contributors will also be listed as a supporter of the City Hub in our paper and online.

 

$70 — $150 Sydney Film Festival Flexipass

Flexipass tickets make it easy to see a variety of films at Sydney’s Film Festival this June. A Flexipass allows you to purchase a group of tickets (10, 20 or 30), which can be redeemed against individual sessions throughout the weekend. Catch a couple shows with some friends by donating $70 to City Hub or enjoy even more films with greater flexibility with the deluxe Flexipass when you contribute $150 to our campaign.

$180 — Spirit of the ANZACS Tickets

A star-studded line-up of Australia’s finest musical and performing talents will take to the stage September 4 to tell the stories of Australians at war in SPIRIT OF THE ANZACS – The Arena Tour. This unforgettable event commemorates 100 years of ANZAC pride from the ANZAC’s landing at Gallipoli in 1915 through to the deserts of the war in Afghanistan. Contributing $180 to our campaign gets you two tickets to the one night only show — don’t miss out!

 

$300 — The Royal Express at The Royal Hotel in Leichhardt

Leichhardt’s iconic hotel, The Royal, has announced the launch of a new eight-seater courtesy van, The Royal Express, which is now available to ferry patrons to and from the venue. Going out on Norton Street just got that much easier! The Royal is offering one lucky City Hub reader the chance to win lunch for six people plus pick up and drop off in the van when they donate $300 to our campaign.

156 Norton Street, Leichhardt, (02) 9569 2638, http://www.theroyalleichhardt.com.au/

 

$300 — HUB CLUB Delux Membership

Contribute $300 to our campaign to become a HUB CLUB deluxe member, and receive a City Hub t-shirt, an archive edition of our paper, and four tickets to our birthday bash later this year. Contributors will also be listed as a deluxe supporter of the City Hub in our paper and online.

 

$1,200 — Get your story heard

Crowdfund a full page feature on a topic of your choosing in the City Hub and online for $1,200. One of our journalists will write the copy and source the images, but the feature will let readers know you have PROUDLY sponsored the story. Contributors will also receive eight tickets to our birthday bash later this year. (Note: the publisher retains the right to refuse defamatory or objectionable subject matter).