Events

Newtown Art Seat Launch

The Newtown Art Seat, a cylindrical installation about 1.5m in diameter, was launched in the public square where Australia Street meets King Street in Newtown. Inscribed on the cylinder is a long poem by local poet Lynne Fairy called Postcards From Australia Street 2010-2016, which Lynne performed standing on the cylinder’s circular seat that provides as […]

Beachside Beauty

By Rida Babar With surf and entertainment being at the core of Sydney’s much-loved Bondi, there is no shortage of festivals and art on display this summer. As the warmer months approach, artists are taking the opportunity to showcase their work in one of the most vibrant areas Sydney has to offer. The Wonderland Art […]

BAD Crime Writers Festival

Seemingly everybody loves a good true crime podcast, but before the advent of podcasting crime stories - whether true crime or fiction - were conveyed in the written form. This weekend the State Library and the BAD Sydney Crime Writers Festival are joining forces to deliver the ultimate fix of crime writing. Over two jam-packed […]

Surry Hills & Darlinghurst Happy Hour

In a great big middle finger to COVID-19 and what it has wrought upon our everyday lives, the boho residents of Surry Hills and Darlinghurst will still get to enjoy the delights that abound, with a new initiative aimed at reintroducing the locals to their local. The Business Chambers of Surry Hills and Darlinghurst are […]

Thriving In The Hive

Gavin Smith is an inner city beekeeper with a difference. He wasn’t always a beekeeper and was for many years an art teacher. After Smith retired from teaching he found a renewed interest in the world of insects. Something that had fascinated him as a child. Before long he found his specialty, bees. Smith has […]

Australia’s Largest Cocktail Mixer Truck Hits The Road For World Cocktail Day

While current restrictions have seen a decline in Sydney’s usual bar scene, cocktail lovers are in for a treat in the coming weeks. Monkey Shoulder is a world famous premium whiskey company, and has partnered with Sydney bars including The Roosevelt, Maybe Sammy, Donny’s Bar, and The Unicorn. They are launching as a celebration of […]

I Do Drive Thru

“Would you like vows with that?” COVID-19 restrictions mean a lot of couples have had to postpone or cancel their dream weddings, but I Do Drive Thru offers a novel solution to help couples tie the knot. Inspired by the drive-in movies popular in the 1950s, the company launched their service in Melbourne. Now drive-through […]

World Record BBQ Attempt

There is perhaps nothing more Australian than a good old fashioned BBQ. However, in the age of COVID-19 and social distancing the beloved pastime has essentially become outlawed in the traditional sense. Bearing this in mind Cure Cancer have come up with an ingenious way for all Australians to come together for a BBQ, raise […]

ANZAC Balcony Watch

'We’re All In This Together’  is the catch cry now on social media and it was the catch cry also for two world wars when families, friends and lovers stood on their front porches or in their front yards to farewell young soldiers in their smart uniforms marching off to war. It was the same […]

Digital Earth Day

Not only does 2020 mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day but it will also be  the first time ever that it will be a solely digital global event. “Whether it be coronavirus or our global climate crisis, we cannot shut down,” said Earth Day Network President, Kathleen Rogers. “ Instead, we must shift our […]