Arts & Entertainment

Lighting The Way For Aspiring Dancers: An Unmissable 3-Day Workshop

The spectacular Light The Way Dance Convention is set to hit the stage in August this year and all budding dancers are urged to grab themselves a ticket. The convention will bring together some of the biggest names in the industry to teach a 3-day intensive of musical theatre, dance master classes and on-stage performances. […]

Music Industry’s ‘Rock The Vax’ Campaign Incentivises Vaccination

Golden Robot Records has taken up the Therapeutic Goods Administration’s green light for COVID-19 vaccination incentives. The company is donating a free album from their back catalogues to Aussies who prove vaccination. The Rock The Vax campaign is running until August 15th and hopes it will boost national vaccination numbers during the Sydney outbreak.  Golden […]

The Cost Of COVID: Cancelling Cultural & Creative Events

By Gemma Billington Cancellations have been rife across the arts sector amid health concerns for the growing COVID-19 delta variant outbreak throughout Greater Sydney. Greater Sydney is currently under strict stay at home orders until July 30, though as case numbers remain high, arts exhibitions, events and performances have been forced to postpone. Vivid, Opera […]

One half of Peking Duk, Reuben Styles, to release new track in the midst of lockdown

By Sasha Foot Reuben Styles is set to release new single Wolfer & Dove on Friday as part of his side project, Your Only Great Always (Y.O.G.A), in the midst of Sydney’s current lockdown. Speaking to City Hub over Zoom, Styles’s background shows his darkly-lit music studio, adorned with fairy lights and an impressive collection of guitars. […]

Hannah Acfield – No Light Without Shade

Melbourne-based Hannah Acfield sounds like a woman who would pour you a glass of whisky and politely ask you not to screw her over. You’d listen, too.  In her upcoming album, No Light Without Shade, Acfield owns Soul. The 10 songs also emphasise her knowledge of different instruments. Never Let You Go and Midnight Moon […]

Glebe Comedians Premiere On SBS On Demand

SBS On Demand recently premiered an exclusive comedy sketch series, Cancelled!, by two Glebe locals. The series looks at the “scandals that rocked Australia”. From a controversial novel banned in Australia to a pop duo too racy for radio. Every public outrage that never happened is explored in Cancelled! The show features entirely fabricated scandals and the public […]

The Immigrants – The Inner West’s Next Big Rock Stars

The Immigrants (formerly Kody) are the next biggest rock outfit to come crashing out of the Inner West; with ambitious plans of album releases and national and international touring, they warrant as much support and backing as they can get from the local community they feel so passionate towards. Headed by exciting front-man, guitarist, and […]

Middle Eastern & West African Drumming & Dance Classes At Addison Road Community Centre

Coomba Percussion’s Middle Eastern Drumming, West African Drumming and Dance classes are set to return to Addison Road Community Centre once safe to do so. The classes will run for nine weeks once Sydney’s current lockdown ends. Coomba has played the Middle Eastern Tabla, also known as the darbuka, for over 25 years. Coomba said […]

THE NAKED CITY – DAGS IN SPACE

When US astronauts landed on the moon back in July of 1969 it was touted as “one giant leap for mankind.” Much of the world watched in awe and amazement in what was considered one of modern mankind’s greatest achievements. When Richard Branson put his Virgin Galactic hot rod into pseudo space earlier this month […]

Covid-19 exposures are changing our arts community 

Close contacts are in isolation after a COVID-19 case at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital vaccination centre on July 6. Among them is Word Travels Creative Director, Miles Merrill. Merrill, who is at home with his whole family, gave insight into creative practice of his literary arts organisation during this time.  “I think the challenge... […]