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Kings Cross mural unites ‘voices of the community’

By SHARLOTTE THOU To describe Kings Cross as a suburb with a colourful history would be an understatement. This sentiment hopes to be captured in Fenella Kernebone’s latest project, Here Lies Your Story.   The project is a text-based mural installed outside the Potts Point Hotel and is accompanied by an audio work and short interview […]

THE NAKED CITY – BUDGET MEALS ON A SHOESTRING

Like most big cities, Sydney has its share of urban myths – some almost believable, others consigned to the realm of fantasy and a good old fashioned leg pull. My all time favourite is the supposed jazz concert at the Elizabethan theatre in Newtown that billed the legendary pianist George Shearing as their featured attraction. […]

REVIEW: Panimo Pandemonium Presents ‘Tough Titties’

BY SHON HO Part of the Panimo Pandemonium Festival at Kings Cross Theatre, supporting 15 new works by emerging artists over eight weeks – Tough Titties, presented by Gaptooth Productions, celebrates comedy and identity whilst delivering frank social truths. Tough Titties is a variety show which gets the audience booing at the patriarchy within the first […]

REVIEW: Panimo Pandemonium Presents ‘MISC’

BY SHON HO Part of the Panimo Pandemonium Festival at Kings Cross Theatre, supporting 15 new works by emerging artists over eight weeks – MISC, presented by Gaptooth Productions, celebrates comedy and identity whilst delivering frank social truths. MISC, directed by Fresh Ink ATYP resident Eric Jiang, follows two biracial actors in Sydney looking for their […]

KXT Theatre Set To Find A New Home

After six years on level 2 of Kings Cross Hotel, KXT is on the move. In 2022 the award-winning bAKEHOUSE-run independent theatre will be moving to a bigger home. Creative Director of KXT and bAKEHOUSE Co-Artistic Director Suzanne Millar said, “We’ll continue to prioritise new writing and emerging artists; inclusive and representative companies and stories; and […]

Trans Lawyer Cassy Judy To Launch New Single In Kings Cross

Sydney’s Cassy Judy is a proud transgender woman, criminal lawyer, community activist and alt-folk musician who has been releasing songs from her forthcoming Seven Ways EP on her own label Queer Worm Records. Her next single, When The World Was Flat is set for a special hometown launch show to celebrate at the iconic El Rocco […]

City of Sydney to boost business by transforming high streets for 1 day only this summer

By EVA BAXTER The City of Sydney is transforming a series of village high streets into spaces for walking, shopping, and dining for 1 day only this month and in February as part of the City’s Community Recovery Plan. The City will provide acoustic roving entertainment and chairs and tables around the street, and a […]

Art Deco architecture of Potts Point and Elizabeth Bay proves the potential of Kings Cross

By EVA BAXTER Potts Point and Elizabeth Bay were some of Sydney’s most exclusive suburbs in the mid 1800s to 1970s. Author Peter Sheridan encompassed Sydney’s Art Deco buildings for the first time in his 2019 book Sydney Art Deco. In doing so, he realised how significant the number of Art Deco buildings in the […]

$65 million Potts Point development approved

By ASTON BROWN A $65 million hotel and apartment redevelopment on the site of Sydney’s former Bourbon and Beefsteak pub and Les Girls nightclub on Darlinghurst Road has been approved. The decision by the City of Sydney marks an end to a tedious and eventful application process that has been in the pipeline for over […]

Goddess – The Elizabeth Burton Story

Running for a short season at the Old Fitz is Goddess – The Elizabeth Burton Story, performed by none other than Burton herself, once the queen of striptease in 1960s Kings Cross and overseas adventuress. The story of a woman who informed the alternative lifestyle in Kings Cross, reflects on a long career as an […]