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Eating with the AU: Din Tai Fung - Central Park (Sydney)

As one of Sydney's flashiest shopping centres, Central Park, continues it's unique blend of conveniently located art, retail, and food, there stands on particular restaurant which has been given a bit of a bigger space than the others, and it makes sense since the venue's reputation is unquestionable. I'm of course talking about Din Tai Fung which brings it's universally acclaimed Chinese food to an area which sorely needs it.

Additional shows in Sydney and Melbourne announced for the legendary Ice Cube

Demand has been very high for when Westcoast rap icon Ice Cube touches down in Australia for a string of shows ahead of his 2015 LP Everythang's Corrupt. What started out as just a handful of performances has now grown in to a massive East Coast tour with a total of seven shows planned.

Single Stream: Robbie Miller “Sunday” (2014)

Ladies, you are going to thank me for this one.

The Church, Angus & Julia Stone, Ball Park Music & Bloods among first Australian bands announced for SXSW!

The first round of bands and speakers have been announced for SXSW 2015! The Texan music festival and conference has also outlined some of their planned conference programme for next year, which looks set to be providing some great sessions for those holding Music passes.

F&L News: Sydney is getting a temporary Sushi Rollercoaster thanks to Toshiba Australia, Intel, and Zushi

In a Sydney-exclusive Toshiba Australia will be taking their current Seriously Japanese campaign and speeding it along quite literally, partnering with Intel and Sushi restaurant Zushi to stage a pretty extravagant Pop-Up Sushi Rollercoaster Restaurant. Yes, you read that correctly.

Cooking with the AU: Anjum Ananad shares tips on how to make the perfect curry

You don't get the kind of world recognised profile that Anjum Anand has without having skills to back it up. Anand has constantly sought to fight against the common stigma of Indian food being too heavy and creamy, so you can be sure that her curries are bursting with flavour while still maintaining that lightness one wouldn't often associate with the popular, adaptable dish. With Diwali being celebrated all over the world today, people are on the look out for some tips on how to perfect their curries. Luckily Anjum has shared four of her best suggestions to us, letting us a bit more insight into how she manages to consistently make some of the best curries around.

Photo Gallery: Rodriguez - Sydney Opera House (21.10.14)

The iconic Rodriguez brought an unforgettable show through to the Sydney Opera House last night. Gwen Lee brings you this gallery from the show!

the AU's Weekend Gig Guide: October 23rd - October 25th

We've taken a look at some of the shows we're going to be heading to throughout the week ahead and deliver you this guide - our national gig picks of the week!

Win a Fluid Festival prize pack in Frankston!

For one day only, Fluid Festival will showcase some of the world’s finest beers, wines, bourbons and ciders at Daveys Hotel, Frankston on Sunday 16th November 2014. The event will feature stalls from over 20 local and international suppliers, offering festivalgoers the chance to sample a huge range of flavours and styles.

Party With The AU: Secrets On Ann Opening Night, and Beyond - Fortitude Valley (Brisbane)

The AU review is no stranger to Secrets on Ann. The fresh and modern feel, the moody and dramatic colour scheme, the dynamic lighting, the unique cocktails… there’s much to love. The official launch night only proved that Secrets is a brilliant venue, that appeals to a very broad demographic, filling the gap in Fortitudes Valley’s market. As well as the fantastic launch, Secrets has a bright future ahead of it, with brilliant events and themed nights to come.

Future Music Festival 2015 lineup drops, with Drake, Avicii and The Prodigy to headline!

Well, the Future Music Festival has gone and done it. The national festival which will has become synonymous with loose times and a great range of acts to spend a hot summer day and night with, has just dropped its line up for 2015 and if you're a fan of a certain Canadian rapper and/or Degrassi: The Next Generation, you're gonna love this one.

Win the Ultimate girls night out after Derby Day this Melbourne Cup Carnival!

The longest running stage production at Crown, Princes of The Night, celebrates a decade of bringing Magic Mike strip entertainment and seduction to Melbourne. Australia’s hottest male burlesque performance infuses the taboo world of striptease, lust and sexual desire with perfectly choreographed, highly refined burlesque and cabaret and this season they’re turning up the heat to celebrate ten massive years.

Single Stream: Service Bells "Undertaker" (2014)

Formed in 2013 by ex-Cameras Fraser Harvey and Mike Morgan, along with Ben Morgan and Bill Johnston, Service Bells have fast become one of our favourite bands in Sydney. They even played our 6th Birthday Party! What legends. And we can tell you from that show that they deliver unquestionably powerful, provocative and entertaining live shows that balance their love of rock n' roll with a tight sound. Putting it bluntly: these guys know what they're doing.

the AU interview: Ryan Bingham (USA)

Whilst academy award winning songwriter Ryan Bingham was in Australia for his first headline tour, we caught up with him to chat about the tour, Tomorrowland, his unreleased new album and writing songs for TV and Film.

Win a double three day pass to PAX Australia in Melbourne!

PAX Australia (Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Oct 31 – Nov 2) is lifting the lid on the lesser-known sides of video games – and it’s nothing like we expected.In a packed schedule of panels and events, Australia’s premier games festival is presenting an entertaining, informative, and surprising insight into many different game-related topics.