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Sydney’s International Women’s Jazz Festival hits the stage

BY ASTON BROWN The Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival prepares for welcome the return to the stage across 10 days of music to highlight the contribution that women are making to jazz. The festival, which runs from November 12 to 21, will showcase a diverse range of acts across several Sydney venues. In conversation with […]

Local Sydney sustainability advocate calls for greater action on climate change at COP26

By ASTON BROWN Local Sydney sustainability advocate and architect, HY William Chan has joined calls for global leaders to take greater action on climate change at COP26 in Glasgow, which is currently underway. Chan will be attending the COP26 ‘Young Leaders in Climate’ meeting this Thursday, representing Sydney locals in a discussion between young leaders […]

Sydney’s Theatre Royal Reopening In December

BY ASTON BROWN Sydney’s iconic Theatre Royal grand re-opening is only weeks away as it confirms its opening season with two critically acclaimed Broadway musicals - Jagged Little Pill and Girl From The North Country. Operators of the theatre, Trafalgar Entertainment group, are excited to be welcoming back ticket holders on December 2. “We are […]

Tempe locals receive Council support against Bunnings traffic plan

By ASTON BROWN Tempe residents' opposition to the traffic plan for a proposed Bunnings development has received $25,000 in support from Inner West Council as the grassroots campaign builds momentum. Tempe residents have opposed the proposal for years, which would see the amount of traffic more than triple on nearby narrow streets. Locals are fighting […]

Student climate protesters take the fight online, some return to the streets

By ASTON BROWN School students and supporters took to zoom to demand the government take greater action on climate change. The event was held online due to COVID restrictions and was part of larger protest actions that took place across the country yesterday. It comes as the Prime Minister announced he will be attending upcoming […]

Ambitious community plan to halve rubbish in the Cooks River by 2025 endorsed by council

By ASTON BROWN The Cooks River is set to get cleaner under a new strategy that aims to coordinate clean-up efforts across council, community, and local authorities to target litter at its source. Earlier this week, the Inner West Council unanimously voted to endorse the new plan that aims to halve the amount of rubbish […]

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 & […]

Outdoor Public Pools reopen across the Inner West and Inner City

By ASTON BROWN Outdoor pools reopened on Monday following an announcement from the NSW Government last week, with the change allowing both vaccinated and unvaccinated people to visit outdoor pools across NSW. Inner West Mayor Rochelle Porteous welcomed the news. “Opening these to our community will significantly improve wellbeing and services can be managed in […]

Come Home Fonzi…

By ASTON BROWN The fate of Glebe’s renowned missing cat remains a mystery despite his family and the community’s best efforts. On May 29 - a Saturday morning - Fonzi was let outside to go to the toilet. Instead of returning for breakfast, the 2-year-old Burmese cat vanished without a trace. "It’s awful, I've never […]

Time away allows rapper Drapht to rediscover his passion

By Aston Brown Infamous Perth based rapper Drapht is back with a brand-new album, Shadows And Shinings, dropping on September 10. With this new album Drapht returns to his roots, re-discovering his undying passion for rap in collaboration with some of his closest mates. In a conversation with City Hub, Drapht explained how this album […]