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Winter Warning To Pet Owners

While we've all been confined to our own homes it can be easy to overlook some of the simplest health management measure. These measures are not just confined to us but also relate to our furry friends, in particular paralysis ticks and flea prevention for cats and dogs. Leading veterinarians are urging Australian pet owners […]

Grace Farriss

Grace Farriss is an upcoming Sydney artist who has just released her debut single All The People, a “funky fireball of a track” with symbolic meaning to celebrate the interconnection between the diversity which shapes the world. All The People was recorded and produced by Tony Buchen, and mastered by Leon Zervos, known for his […]

Accessible Arts – Access-orise

NSW’s top arts and disability organisation, Accessible Arts is launching an online workshop to help various organisations connect with and support people with disabilities in relation to online content and services. Accessible Arts upskills up to 1000 people yearly through its disability training programs, which now includes the online Disability Confidence Training workshop, which has […]

REVIEW: Thom Pain (Based On Nothing)

Will Eno’s one man monologue, performed online, live by Toby Schmitz combines comedy and the often grim realities of life. All throughout, Schmitz speaks directly to the camera, as though having a conversation. He uses metaphors to speak, which forces the audience to think about and listen to the ideas presented. He consistently switches between […]

Black Stars Of Old Hollywood

When Hattie McDaniel became the first black actress to win an Oscar for her supporting role in Gone With The Wind, she and her husband had to sit at a segregated table near the back of the Coconut Grove, where the ceremony was held. Her career had been based on playing sassy maids. Though criticised […]

Griffin Award Winner 2020

Tasmania's Dylan Van Den Berg has been awarded the prestigious Griffin Award for new Australian playwriting for his piece, Way Back When. The accolade sees Van Den Berg being awarded $10,000 after beating out 130 other plays in an anonymous judging process featuring a panel of artists to be placed into a top five shortlist. […]

Grant Stevens – The Forest

While we've all been trapped away at home thanks to COVID-19 restrictions we're probably all longing to recapture a connection with nature. Sydney artist Grant Steven's new work The Forest should provide just that opportunity in a very unique manner. In The Forest an artificially intelligent camera roams endlessly through an idealised computer-generated landscape. The […]

Romantic Road

Romantic Road is a heartfelt documentary of a man, a woman, and their 1936 Rolls Royce. Showing that retirement doesn’t mean the adventure of life has to stop, Rupert and Jan Gray embark on a road trip through India to fulfil a lifelong dream. At its very core, this story is about the simple joys […]

Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) Scholarships

The Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) and international ambassadors Rose Byrne and Rebel Wilson have announced the respective winners of the 2020 scholarship and commission. Chika Ikogwe, who Rose Byrne chose as the 2020 recipient of the Rose Byrne Scholarship For Emerging Female Leader In The Arts is a Nigerian-Australian actor, writer, and recent […]

Galleries Galore Post Lockdown

By Rida Babar Find out which galleries are open and free to visit, as well as the exciting arrival of new exhibitions. Despite the COVID-19 restrictions, Sydney art galleries including the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), The Art Gallery of NSW (AGNSW), the Maritime Museum, TAP Gallery, and the DuckRabbit are reopening, introducing the new […]