Featured Arts & Entertainment

Flickerfest Festival to screen over 200 films despite industry’s hardest year

BY LUCINDA GARBUTT-YOUNG Bondi Beach’s annual short film festival, Flickerfest, will ring in its 31st year with over 200 works.  This year’s event will run from Friday, January 21 until Sunday, January 30, 2022.  Beginning as a local event in 1991, Flickerfest is now a popular debut festival for Australian and international films alike. It’s […]

2021 Sydney Theatre Award Nominees Announced

Nominations were announced today for the Sydney Theatre Awards for 2021, which will be presented at an industry gala ceremony on Monday, January 31 at the York Theatre, Seymour Centre. Nominations in the 28 categories were spread across 44 productions which played on Sydney stages during 2020 and 2021. Leading the list with seven nominations […]

Merry Christmas From City Hub

As we all clock off for a well earned break the team at City Hub wanted to take a quick moment to thank all of our wonderful readers. Thank you to everybody who has read, shared, commented & enjoyed the City Hub & Inner West Independent newspapers in 2021. We know it has been a […]

Martin Place Christmas Tree Turns 50

The Martin Place Christmas tree turns 50 this year, fulfilling its role as the centrepiece of the City of Sydney’s Christmas decorations for half a century. Lord Mayor Clover Moore said the tree occupies a special place in the hearts of Sydneysiders. “People love the Martin Place tree, the tallest Christmas tree in New South […]

New Years Eve Event Guide – Sydney 2021/22

Thankfully it's looking likely that we will all be able to bid good riddance to 2021 with a proper New Years Eve celebration, unlike last year - obviously pending the impact of Omicron. So the team here at City Hub have taken some time this week to find some of the best events for you […]

Jagged Little Pill To Reopen Theatre Royal

Finally, after many years sitting dormant in the heart of the city the newly refurbished Theatre Royal has opened its doors and will bring the best in world class entertainment. The multi-million-dollar refurbishment has transformed this iconic historical Australian theatre into a magnificent world class theatre where audiences will be able to watch major musicals, […]

Matisse: Life and Spirit – Masterpieces from the Centre Pompidou, Paris

BY TESSA PELLE Electrifying colours and emotional power bring the paintings of French artist Henri Matisse to life. An exceptional collection of works from one of the world’s most groundbreaking and influential artists has landed in Sydney for the Art Gallery of NSW’s Matisse: Life and Spirit exhibition. Comprising of paintings, drawings and sculptures, the exhibition […]

Pixar-themed mini-golf and 3 other fun summer outing ideas

BY PATRICK MCKENZIE Pixar Putt Sick of your Pixar fix being restricted by the size of the Disney+ catalogue and the speed of your Wi-Fi connection? Fret no longer! By popular demand, and slightly delayed by lockdown, your favourite Pixar characters are popping up at The Entertainment Quarter in mini-golf form. From November 26 until […]

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 […]

Spotlight on ladies at Queer Screen Festival 2021

BY JESSI LEWIS City Hub speaks with Queer Screen Film Festival Director Lisa Rose about the festival's 9th year & the slate of films for queer women. With Sydney in lockdown than what better time is there than now to delve head first into this year’s Queer Screen Film Festival. Now in its 9th year, […]