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THE NAKED CITY – LIVE AND LET LIVE!

Over the past decade many initiatives have been put in place to revitalise live music in Sydney. Both the State Government and local councils have funded programs aimed at bringing back a music scene that flourished in the 80s and 90s. The biggest problem seems to have been the constantly changing landscape when it comes […]

THE NAKED CITY – OXFORD STREET BLUES

Back in the days when trams rattled up and down Oxford Street, the Darlinghurst end of this major CBD artery was a thriving commercial hub. The last trams, which of course took you all the way to Bondi Beach, ran in 1960 and in the ensuing six decades Oxford Street has certainly seen its ups […]

THE NAKED CITY – REMEMBERING RHUBARBS

As the recently formed Nightlife and Creative Sector Advisory Panel (an initiative of the City of Sydney Council), meets to resurrect Sydney nightlife, it’s perhaps a good time to look back to a previous era – where some valuable lessons may well be learned. I’m talking about Sydney in the late 1960s where police and […]