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Author Johann Hari Joins Sydney Writer’s Festival Lineup

By Jarrod Wolhuter. Johann Hari is an author on fire and he’s featuring as one of many outstanding writer at this year’s Sydney Writer’s Festival. Hari has been pivotal in changing the narrative on addiction, anxiety and depression in the 21st century. His past two books, Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of […]

Archie Roach documentary ‘Wash My Soul In The River’s Flow’

BY JARROD WOLHUTER Wash My Soul In The River’s Flow is a music documentary by national treasure, Archie Roach. Through the quintessential concert, Kura Tungar – Songs From The River (2004), Archie and legendary First Nations singer-songwriter, Ruby Hunter work with the 22-piece Australian Art Orchestra. This acts as the perfect canvas for Roach to […]

REVIEW: Bell Shakespeare’s ‘Hamlet’

REVIEWED BY JARROD WOLHUTER To be, or not to be? That is the question currently hanging over the Sydney Opera House as Bell Shakespeare’s Hamlet hits the stage bringing scintillating scenes of deceit, duplicity, deception, and treachery to begging audiences. Industry heavyweight, Peter Evans, Artistic Director at the Bell Shakespeare Company has done an outstanding […]

REVIEW: Turandot

REVIEWED BY JARROD WOLHUTER The magic at the Joan Sutherland Theatre was alive and in abundance at the Sydney Opera House on Wednesday night as masked crowds swelled in anticipation for the opening of Puccini’s unfinished masterpiece, Turandot. This three act, three-hour epic, set in  11th century Jin dynasty China. tells the story of a […]

The nurse bringing joy to the elderly during COVID-19

By DANIEL LO SURDO For Jarrod Wolhuter, the onset of the COVID-19 formed an unlikely intersection between his two main passions: nursing and barbering.  One year before the pandemic began, Wolhuter, a 37-year-old Kingsford resident, started his barbering business after noticing the benefits of a hot towel shave and a nice haircut for patients in […]