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REVIEW: Magic Mike Live

Imagine this, two best friends of 15 years, 200+ screaming toey women, and about 30 men in a crowd watching a sweaty, ab popping reincarnation of Magic Mike! As a dancer off 25 years I spectical on the quality of dancing! Let me tell you I was blown away! Choreographed by the gorgeous and talented […]

Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink Turns 50

Canterbury Olympic Ice Rink is celebrating its 50th birthday by hosting a 70s disco night on Friday March 5. The night runs from 8pm to 10:30pm and will feature a live DJ and plenty of 70s music. The iconic Inner West venue, which first opened its doors in 1971, was originally established by a group […]

Demon Slayer – Kimetsu No Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train

Demon Slayer: Mugen Train, the feature-length sequel to the rapturously popular anime series of the same name, delivers powerful emotional highs and an impressive visual style that will engage both longtime fans and newcomers alike. Picking up right where the 2019 series left off, the film follows the exploits of teenage demon slayers Tanjiro, Zenitsu, […]

Young Frankenstein

The Hayes Theatre Co is beginning 2021 with a full throttle Yodel and some crazy making musical madness with a new take on Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein. The production is directed by Alex Berlarge (American Psycho The Musical) and stars Matthew Backer (Only Heaven Knows). The show was supposed to premier last year but was put […]

City – Country – Creativity

Three long-term friends with different artistic backgrounds have joined together for this special exhibition, which may be the last to be held at the Culture At Work Accelerator Gallery as group of historic cottages have recently been sold. This exhibition will celebrate the very varied art of three friends who have known each other since […]

The Little Things

An impressive cast lead by three Academy Award-winning actors is unfortunately not enough to save Writer/Director John Lee Hancock’s crime thriller The Little Things from its confused direction and hackneyed use of metaphor – despite a suitably brooding atmosphere. The premise is classic: Disgraced and exiled former L.A. detective John ‘Deke’ Deacon (Denzel Washington) returns […]

Daniel O’Toole – Deliquescent Light

Melbourne-based multimedia artist Daniel O'Toole is currently displaying his new exhibition, Deliquescent Light, at Curatorial+Co in Redfern. For Deliquescent Light, O’Toole immerses audiences in a field of colour and sound, with 13 paintings, three video works and a custom created soundtrack informed by synaesthesia to enhance the exhibition and the way the audience experiences colour. Daniel O’Toole works across a […]

Turner’s Turn

Turner's Turn is a cabaret show created by Australian icon, Geraldine Turner, in which she sings many of her musical numbers and tells great stories about her life on the stage. Turner is one of Australia’s brightest stars both on stage and on screen. A grand dame of theatre musicals, including, Oliver, Chicago, Anything Goes […]

The Main Drag Is Back

By Lydia Jupp COVID may have taken our usual Mardi Gras celebrations from us, but it certainly won’t be taking Oxford Street. Oxtravaganza is back for a fifth year, and it’s bigger and better than ever. The event usually only runs for one day during the lead up to Mardi Gras, but this year the […]

Wild Things

Wild Things, directed by experienced environmental documentarian Sally Ingleton, is a sound overview of the ongoing climate change activism movements in Australia, and an engaging recount of the country’s storied eco-warrior past. The film tracks the course of action of several groups throughout 2019, leading into Australia’s hardest bushfire season yet in early 2020. Though […]