Featured Arts & Entertainment

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, […]

Best of Sydney 2021

EDITOR’S NOTE The past 12-18 months have perhaps been some of the most challenging that our generation has or will ever face. We've dealt with bushfires, protests, political in-fighting, idealogical attacks, cancel culture run-amok, health order restrictions, and the most impactful of them all, lockdowns! Even the air that we breathe everyday has turned on […]

Best Zoom Creativity Classes To Overcome Sydney’s Lockdown

By Gemma Billington As Sydneysiders grapple with a further month-long lockdown, many businesses have opted to transition to Zoom, offering classes right to your living room. The next four weeks could be full of potential! Whether you’re hoping to learn a new skill, meet new people or find some decent book recommendations, there’s an online […]

Greens Demand Greater Support For Artists In Lockdown

By Tessa Pelle The arts, entertainment and live music industries were some of the first hit by social distancing restrictions and continue to face further uncertainty as the Sydney lockdown drags on indefinitely. Greens MP for Balmain, Jamie Parker has backed calls for greater government support to be given to creatives affected by Sydney’s stay at […]

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 […]

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... […]

Glitz & Glam

The Birdcage On York harkens back to the golden era of high end burlesque served with sexiness, sass, and a dash of pizzazz. You used to have to dress up in your finest threads and take a carriage to the theatre to see entertainment like this. Now you just have to stroll up to Club […]

Marrickville Transformed

Over 40 new stores, new dining and fresh food plus a new Coles opening at the newly expanded Marrickville Metro on June 10. Inner West's iconic Marrickville Metro has received a fresh new face lift and from June 10 the doors will open. As part of a multi-million dollar redevelopment, the centre will open to an […]

Beautiful Beckett’s

Glebe has an incredible new restaurant in its midst. Founded by renowned theatre director Wendy Beckett and veteran chef Jeff Schroeter Beckett's is a must-visit for locals and food-lovers alike. Set within the hallowed walls of the old Darling Mills site on Glebe Point Road Beckett’s is a loving homage to the opulence of mid-century […]