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Sober Dance Music Festival Xstatic Wonderland

What do your typical plans on a weekend? For many, in a country admittedly robust in alcohol consumption, the idea of the Largest Sober Dance Festival – Xstatic Wonderland might lack in appeal. But instead of liquor, think creativity, inclusion and... yoga trance drum group magic and maybe even some bubbles, of the soapy kind. The […]

THE NAKED CITY – BEDS NOT BIRDS?

With the approval of the $11.3 million Cloud Arch last year and the giant milk crate for Belmore Park seemingly still on hold the cashed up City Of Sydney Council is not afraid to splash large chunks of their massive revenue stream on so called public art. The latest addition to the ''City Art Collection'' […]

THE NAKED CITY – SLAVES TO THE BIG PICTURE

With Coffin Ed. The US based Urban Dictionary lists “Big-Noter” as an original piece of Australian slang, describing a boastful or big headed person. Perhaps we associate the description more with people who splash their wealth around in gratuitous displays of conspicuous consumption. If Sydney was a person there’s a lot to say that it […]

NAKED CITY – THE ART OF THE HOMELESS

With Coffin Ed. Everybody loves a party but when the annual cost is around $760,000, paid for out of the public purse and strictly invite only, the celebration is definitely not universal. That’s been the case with the Lord Mayor Clover Moore’s annual knees up at the Opera House for New Year’s Eve, where last […]

Homeless intervention voted down

BY RYAN QUINN A City of Sydney councillor’s plan to ‘intercept’ homeless people at Central Station before they reach the CBD was shut down in a council meeting on Monday September 14. Liberal Councillor Christine Forster’s plan was in reaction to the rising number of homeless people who had come to camp in parks in […]