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Dominic Breen finds power in admitting vulnerability on debut album

BY TESSA PELLE Achingly tender and raw, Dominic Breen’s debut album Blue Volume is a cinematic experience that tells of mid 20’s angst, love and heartbreak. Written before the global pandemic had begun, Blue Volume encapsulates universal feelings of isolation and connectedness amongst the uncertainty of young adulthood. “It is kind of weird now that COVID […]

Rude waiters bad table service, Karen’s Diner is definitely memorable

BY KATELYN MILLIGAN It’s everything a restaurant shouldn’t be, with rude waiters and terrible table service – Karen’s Diner is sure to be a memorable experience. Enjoy the tongue-in-cheek style restaurant where diners will be served by angry Karens in Sydney’s latest experience launching on October 30 in World Square. Viral Ventures is the company […]

Sydney artist Florian prepares for “unapologetic pop” shows

BY ASTON BROWN Sydney’s Synth pop artist Florian has released her latest track Seventeen as she waits eagerly to perform live once again. Seventeen is the third instalment in Florian’s latest EP following Yours And Mine and Patrick Swayze that were realised earlier this year, each featuring a nostalgic and refreshing hit of 70s & […]

Waterloo Sunset

By Mark Mordue I’m sitting here watching the world slide by. Tower blocks loom. It’s a beautiful day. A few kids on skateboards and scooters grind across Waterloo Fernside Skatepark in Sydney. There’s not much history to the place that I can find. Just what can be glimpsed on YouTube videos, or is writ on […]

Opera Australia Announces Outdoor Opera Series

BY JARROD WOLFHUNTER Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom Of The Opera will be gracing the shores of Sydney Harbour in 2022! Opera Australia will continue its successful partnership with the NSW Government through Destination NSW, announcing today that next year’s Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour will present one of the most successful musical of all […]

Sydney Fireworks to fizz this year, rocking local election campaigns

BY LUCINDA GARBUTT-YOUNG Despite Sydney being weeks away from reopening, this year’s 9pm fireworks have been canned. It is the second time the city will be going digital for the family event.  The City of Sydney Council has been concerned about the large crowds the fireworks generate. Before cancellation, this year’s event was set to […]

Darlinghurst Theatre unveils new Artistic Director as 30th anniversary approaches

BY TESSA PELLE Darlinghurst Theatre has promoted former Co-Artistic Director Amylia Harris to sole Artistic Director as the company restructures ahead of its 30th anniversary. Previous Co-Artistic Director and founding CEO Glen Terry will be taking on the newly created role of Executive Director as he announces plans for early retirement, labelling Harris as his […]

Sarah Yagki’s latest single became her “light at the end of the tunnel”

BY LUCINDA GARBUTT-YOUNG For Sydney-based artist Sarah Yagki, music has always been a way to articulate experiences. The alternative pop artist has explored songwriting since she was just a child.  “I started out in music from a really young age, but I didn't come from a musical family. The way I connected to music was […]

The Children In The Pictures delves into the darkest recesses of the internet

BY JARROD WOLFHUNTER The Children In The Pictures is a hard-hitting documentary following the investigations of an international network of authorities as they rescue children from the sleazy, squalid world of child exploitation. Task Force Argos is the notorious Australian-based police investigative team acting as a ‘thin blue line’ between a functioning, healthy society and […]

Sydney Actress, Gemma Clinch, Finds Salvation In YouTube Series

By Jarrod Wolfhunter Gemma Clinch is a Sydney based actor and writer. She has a background in education with a bachelor’s degree in arts and education, and certificates in Jazz and Tap teaching. Since graduating from acting school in 2017, Gemma has worked in Sydney’s independent theatre scene. She wrote, co-produced and performed in Dancing […]