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Looking For Some New Soul Tunes? Ngaiire Has You Covered

The future of soul music is bright, and we have Ngaiire to thank for it. Boasting a selection of future-soul sounds, Sydney and Papua New Guinea based artist Ngaiire is rising up the industry ranks, touring alongside the likes of Alicia Keys and Sufjan Stevens. She also has a range of awards in her repertoire […]

Inner West charity launches innovative zero-waste zero-emissions kitchen

By ALLISON HORE A Marrickville charity has launched a new “zero waste, zero emissions” kitchen which will cook up ready meals for underprivileged locals. The kitchen is one of the first of its kind in Australia. On Monday Addison Road Community Centre, a grassroots organisation in operation since 1976, launched the new kitchen which will […]

Marrickville Transformed

Over 40 new stores, new dining and fresh food plus a new Coles opening at the newly expanded Marrickville Metro on June 10. Inner West's iconic Marrickville Metro has received a fresh new face lift and from June 10 the doors will open. As part of a multi-million dollar redevelopment, the centre will open to an […]

Alex Lykos – Jawbone

Of Greek origins, Alex Lykos writes and performs in Jawbone at the Factory Theatre, the 12th stage production he has been involved in as an writer/actor/director. He was creator of the trilogy Alex & Eve, Alex & Eve: The Wedding and Alex & Eve: The Baby, and adapted Alex & Eve for the big screen, which premiered across […]

“Breaking up the beast”: Inner West residents to be given vote on de-amalgamation

By ALLISON HORE Inner West residents will be polled in the upcoming local council elections asking if they would like to see the Inner West council split up. Ever since the Leichhardt, Marrickville and Ashfield councils were forcibly amalgamated by the NSW Government in 2016, there has been controversy surrounding the decision. But with the […]

Jon Glass’ Latest Play Spring Loaded

Jon Glass says he has always “loved theatre.” His first play, called Entitled Transactions, was performed at the Factory Theatre in 2018. He says, “Writing is what I think I can do, and the play seemed to work reasonably well. So, I wanted to try my hand at something with quite a different atmosphere: a bit […]

REVIEW: Michelle Brasier – Average Bear

The last thing I anticipated from a comedy show was to leave intears, to bawl my whole manipulated being out across the street from the Factory Theatre, where Michelle Brasier had just exposed her soul in the nicest possible way. I should have calcified my heart the moment when she and co-creator Tim Lancaster her […]

No more noise complaints: Say goodbye to the Enmore Theatre “fun police”

By ALLISON HORE A motion before the Inner West council would see Newtown’s Enmore Theatre declared as the state’s first “Special Entertainment Precinct.” The motion, tabled by Inner West Mayor Darcy Byrne and Labor councillor Anna York, comes after the NSW parliament passed special laws allowing local councils to declare venues and geographic areas as […]

Addi Road Writer’s Festival 2021

Aspiring writers in the Inner West of Sydney are about to have an annual literary and storytelling event right on their doorstep. Thanks to the fine folks over at the Addison Road Community Organisation this event will act as an unofficial fringe festival and creative alternative to the Sydney Writers Festival. The festival's inaugural event […]

Opposition leader cuts ribbon on community bus service in the Inner West

By ALLISON HORE Anthony Albanese, federal opposition leader and member for Grayndler, has cut the ribbon on a new community bus service in the Inner West.  The new bus will be used by Marrickville-based not-for-profit organisation Ethnic Community Services Co-Operative (ECSC) who provide multilingual services for culturally and linguistically diverse people in the area.  They […]