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Marrickville’s Flight Path Theatre To Host New Arts Festival

Everything But The Kitchen Sink Fest is Sydney’s newest arts festival and the first and only dedicated theatre festival made for Sydney’s inner west. It is a five day extravaganza centred around four shows created by some of the most exciting new voices on the Sydney stage, all performed each night as a series of triple […]

Newtown Jets: Beer, Footy and Food festival returns after two-year dry spell

By DANIEL LO SURDO The Beer, Footy and Food Festival returned to Henson Park in Marrickville on Saturday after a two-year dry spell, with the hometown Newtown Jets prevailing over the Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles. The festival returned to Henson Park after a two-year absence, with thousands revelling in the rugby league while also enjoying […]

Man killed in Inner West motorcycle crash

By DANIEL LO SURDO A 34-year-old man has been killed after his motorcycle lost control and crashed in Marrickville on Saturday evening. Emergency services were called to Wardell Road in Marrickville at about 5:10pm on Saturday after reports that a man had lost control of his motorcycle and crashed. Paramedics treated the man, who died […]

Taking it to the Streets – Osmond Chiu

By MARK MORDUE It was International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on Monday. Down at what’s affectionately known as Addi Road in Marrickville, a community is weaving itself together, celebrating the day despite a drizzly early morning start in Sydney. People are everywhere, enjoying a playful photoshoot that puns off ‘Addi Road meets […]

Baby et Lulu (Abby Dobson & Lara Goodridge) To Play Camelot Lounge Concert

BY SWAGATA ROY After nearly two years, ARIA-nominated ‘faux French’ duo Baby et Lulu has finally been able to release their third album, Album Trois. This new record features several original music compositions. Baby et Lulu hit the road on their Album Trois tour around Australia in February 2022, playing 11 dates in locations all over the country […]

Albanese’s $2.5 million pledge for Henson Park ‘majorly important’ for Inner West

By SEJA AL ZAIDI Marrickville’s Henson Park is set to receive a significant $2.5 million in funding if Labor wins the federal election this year. Anthony Albanese, the Leader of the Opposition and Member for Grayndler, has committed $2.5 million to bolster the Henson Park precinct and its broadcasting capacities.  The Greater Western Sydney Giants […]

Sydney Rock ‘N’ Roll & Alternative Festival Returns To Marrickville

By Amber Griffin If you love music and being in the centre of all the action then Marrickville is where you’ll want to be on Sunday, March 20. On its ten-year anniversary, the Sydney Rock ‘N’ Roll & Alternative Festival continues to capture the heart of Sydney’s alternative culture and live music scene. Situated at […]

Marrickville Town Hall lights up for Indigenous matriarchs ahead of International Women’s Day

By PATRICK MCKENZIE Marrickville Town Hall has been lit up as part of Inner West Council’s month-long International Women’s Day celebrations. On Friday, Marrickville Town Hall played host to projections and audio installations in recognition of Aboriginal matriarchs and custodianship over the Midjuburi precinct. This comes ahead of International Women’s Day on Tuesday, with ‘Break […]

THE NAKED CITY – THE PUB WITH NO CHEER

The fractured history of Sydney’s live music venues and dance clubs is symptomatic of much that is wrong with this city – like greed, fly by night operators, officious council compliance and the staggering price of real estate. Whilst some venues like the Metro and Factory have achieved a well earned longevity, others come and […]

‘Really meaningful to me’: Bilingual storytelling headlines Inner West Lunar New Year celebrations

By PATRICK MCKENZIE When Nga Le performed a song at Marrickville Library as an eight-year-old after coming to Australia as a refugee, she never expected to be performing there again, let alone decades later.  “From when I was a little kid who hadn’t fully grasped the English language, to come back as an adult and […]