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Dubbo Championship Wrestling Blends Musical Theatre With Wrestling

The adrenaline filled, rough & tumble world of professional wrestling wouldn't typically by the first thing to spring to to mind when you think musical theatre. However, according to the creators of Dubbo Championship Wrestling at the Hayes Theatre there are far more similarities than you may realise. Speaking to City Hub recently writer  Daniel […]

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 […]

REVIEW: The Great Gatsby Immersive Experience

REVIEWED BY PATRICK MCKENZIE The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel and a cornerstone of modernist literature, is a story that has arguably been told to death. Whether mention of it evokes agonising high school essays riddled with thematic analysis of ‘the American Dream’ or Baz Luhrmann’s gloriously indulgent 2013 film adaptation produced on […]

THE GREAT GATSBY – Jazz And Gin In Wonderland

By Renee Lou Dallow Viral Ventures and Immersive Theatre have joined together to present The Great Gatsby at the Wonderland Bar in Potts Point. If you are wondering why they’ve chosen a story which revolves around a hedonistic lifestyle at a time when partying is not encouraged, then consider how it was during the prohibition […]

The Way Home opens at Potts Point Gallery, STATION

STATION gallery has just unveiled Nell's latest solo exhibition, The Way Home, which continues her investigation into the nature of human existence. Set amongst the intimately scaled Potts Point gallery, Nell's exhibition reflects on the significance of 'home' as both a literal and symbolic space – one that has become especially loaded in the past […]

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 […]

Juanita Nielsen murder mystery finally set to unravel? 

Opinion by ANDREW WOODHOUSE Juanita Nielsen’s name is synonymous with injustice, allegations of police corruption/negligence, developers’ tactics and the stygian abyss of the 1970s Kings Cross underworld.   Mrs Nielsen wrote, published and hand-delivered her newspaper, NOW, from her home at 202 Victoria Street, Potts Point, now heritage-listed.  The newspaper initially focussed on favourable reviews for restaurants and women’s haute couture for which she was an example. […]

Report deems Metro revitalisation “feasible”

By ALLISON HORE A report released last week concluded it would be “feasible” for a much-loved Art Deco theatre in Potts Point to be resurrected. The conclusion is welcomed by the community whose impassioned pleas saw the building receive heritage listing last year. The feasibility study was commissioned last year by the City of Sydney […]

Art Deco icon receives heritage listing

By ALLISON HORE After “impassioned pleas” from the Kings Cross community, the NSW Government has announced their decision to grant state heritage listing to the Metro Minerva theatre building in Potts Point.  The much-loved Art Deco building, which opened in 1939 as The Minerva Theatre, received state heritage recognition in December. Built in Hollywood’s golden […]

Surry Hills & Darlinghurst Happy Hour

In a great big middle finger to COVID-19 and what it has wrought upon our everyday lives, the boho residents of Surry Hills and Darlinghurst will still get to enjoy the delights that abound, with a new initiative aimed at reintroducing the locals to their local. The Business Chambers of Surry Hills and Darlinghurst are […]