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THE NAKED CITY – LETTUCE AND NUMBERS

Whether it’s Big Brother, The Voice, The Bachelor, Australia’s Got Talent or Survivor, we live in the age of the globally franchised television show. If it works in Denmark, Bulgaria and the USA then our local TV networks are keen to capitalise on a home grown version. That’s the familiar and horribly predictable modus operandi […]

Sydney after dark: Open for business

By ALLISON HORE The City of Sydney council voted unanimously to approve a plan which would allow shops and businesses in the city to stay open until 10pm, without needing further approval. Under a suite of changes aimed to revitalise the city’s struggling economy, existing shops and businesses in the City of Sydney local government […]

Council splash cash for community projects

By GEORGIA ROBINSON 89 community projects are starting the year off with a bang after the Inner West Council announced the recipients of the Inner West Council 2020 Grant Program. Through the program the council is providing $500,000 in funding to offer financial support to a variety of different projects, such as arts, community and […]

Blak Markets

Blak Markets are an organisation which aims to expand the opportunities for Indigenous people and sell Indigenous product the whole year round in their online store. The foundations of the company though are in Sunday markets, which run on the first Sunday of every month. Join Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artisans at the iconic Blak Markets […]

Naked City: The city that fell asleep

Whilst it only happens every four years the current World Cup demonstrates that Sydneysiders do love to party in the wee small hours, given the right situation. Clubs and pubs throughout the city have been packed in recent days as football fans cheer on their favourites until as late as 3.00am. There’s definitely alcohol involved […]

NIB

Men’s health appeal The Royal Flying Doctor Service is telling men to “man up” and get a primary health check as part of Men’s Health Week until June 15. The service aims to increase awareness among men of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease. Health services general manager Linda Cutler […]

REELDANCE INTERNATIONAL DANCE ON SCREEN

The tenth annual Reeldance festival promises a collision of art, dance and film. “Niche arts are always referred to as small,” says festival director Tracie Mitchell. “I started to look at that and think, well, what does small mean?” This years Reeldance looks to be anything but small. “I’m much more interested in the concept […]

ANODE FESTIVAL

It's official, summer is (almost) upon us. With it comes that warm, breezy, devil-may-care frivolity that is to blame for empty wallets, heavy eyelids and daydreaming at work. If you're wondering what to do with this newfound energy, Sydney is doing what it does best - a festival. The Anode festival is a, “genre-busting” season […]