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THE NAKED CITY – THE GRUMPY GUIDE TO CELEBRITY

‘Celebrity’ – it’s probably one of the most over used words in the modern English language. Loathsome to some, it’s a magnet for billions attracted to the latest piece of clickbait shared on the internet or tabloid press. You may have thought that the celebrity spotlight had dimmed during the current pandemic but like the […]

Nicholas Cage serves up a Michelin star worthy dish in ‘Pig’

Nicholas Cage's latest outing has him portraying Robin Feld, a recluse living in the wilderness of Oregon with only the companionship of his prized truffle hunting pig. When this peaceful existence is destroyed by intruders who steal his pig Robin must return to the city and his old life to retrieve his beloved companion. Unlike […]

Bryan Brown pens new crime novel, Sweet Jimmy

By Jarrod Wolfhunter Australian screen legend, and national treasure, Bryan Brown (AM), has written an outstanding crime novel that is set in and around Sydney, titled, Sweet Jimmy. Sweet Jimmy involves seven vivid individual short-stories that are, at-times, very disturbing, but always, very difficult to put down. Brown admits that crime novels have always been […]

15th Sydney Underground Film Festival

Several film festivals have been postponed until 2022 owing to the ongoing COVID-19 lockdowns, but the anticipated Sydney Underground Film Festival streams on demand for the second consecutive year. This unique film festival has mesmerised fans with its outrageously bizarre, quasi experimental, and vastly non-mainstream films and documentaries. Now in its 15th year the program […]

Spotlight on ladies at Queer Screen Festival 2021

BY JESSI LEWIS City Hub speaks with Queer Screen Film Festival Director Lisa Rose about the festival's 9th year & the slate of films for queer women. With Sydney in lockdown than what better time is there than now to delve head first into this year’s Queer Screen Film Festival. Now in its 9th year, […]

‘Ride The Eagle’ is the perfect comedic escape

This is the surprise dramedy of the year and the most suitable film to take our minds away from these dark times during COVID-19, even if only for 90 minutes. America’s top comedian Jake Johnson produced, co-wrote and stars in what can best be described as humorous and pleasurable viewing. Johnson portrays a man who […]

THE NAKED CITY – RADIO LOCKDOWN

During the pandemic and various lockdowns there’s no doubt the role of the media is greatly amplified. It provides vital information, often comfort and reassurance and a diversion from the stark realities of the health and economic climates. One section of the media often overlooked during the current restrictions is community radio. Surveys have indicated […]

Cycling surges in the inner-city

By DANIEL LO SURDO The inner-city has seen a boom in cycling use in the past two years.  The City of Sydney’s 2021 Active Transport Survey revealed that regular cycling has more than doubled since 2019, with more than half of regular cyclists beginning in the last two years.  State Member for Newtown Jenny Leong […]

Bright future on the H3rizon for Sydney girl group

By Katelyn Milligan The Sydney based girl band H3rizon are determined to leave their mark on the music industry. From their distinctive sound that pushes pop-music boundaries, to increasing Asian representation and even signing with a crypto-based record label - the girl group is a force to be reckoned with. The three young ladies bring […]

Irish Film Festival Goes Online Again In 2021

The Irish Film Festival returns online nationally for the second consecutive year, owing to the ongoing lockdowns associated with COVID-19. “In light of the uncertainty surrounding the current pandemic and in order to deliver our festival program in the safest way possible, we have made the tough decision to run this year’s festival online again,” […]