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F&L News: Magnum Sydney Pleasure Store returns to Westfield CBD for the next 8 weeks

Do you remember walking into the infinitely shiny Westfield Sydney last July and navigating that huge sea of bodies which snaked from Zara all the way into the shopping centre? Remember how you followed it out of curiosity and it led you to a glowing haven of DIY ice cream? I sure do, and it doesn't have to just be a distant memory from yesteryear any more; the Magnum Sydney Pleasure Store pop-up is back! And offering more toppings, a longer stay, and the same irresistible greatness that made it one of the most absurdly popular pop-ups in Sydney.

Theatre Review: Mythbusters "Behind the Myths" - Qantas Credit Union Arena, Sydney (23.08.14)

There was an air of excitement in auditorium of the Qantas Credit Union Arena. There was almost crackle of electricity running through the crowd, which could have been quite a real possibility considering that we were all there to see Mythbusters – Behind the Myths.

Photo Gallery: Gabrielle Aplin Secret "Pop Up" Show - The Vanguard, Sydney (26.08.14)

Gabrielle Aplin performed a "secret pop-up show" for fans in Sydney tonight. Mikki Gomez was there and brings us these photos from the special, intimate gig at The Vanguard.

Eating with the AU: Dilmah Pop Up Dinner, Barrel and Beast - Surry Hills (Sydney)

You’re seated at a nice restaurant, you’ve just ordered your meal and the waiter asks you what drink you’d like to accompany it. What do you say?

Live Review: Courtney Love - The Enmore Theatre, Sydney (24.08.14)

“Doesn’t it feel good to have your tits out?” Courtney Love stands on stage, dressed in a white lacey dress, knee high black boots, and a silver tiara perched on her head. Her orange Rickenbacker is slung low at her waist as she directs the crowd to undress. “I need more bras, throw them up!” They obey, and suddenly bras are being thrown from the crowd at the Enmore.

Photo Gallery: Busby Marou + Darren Middleton + Karl S Williams - The Basement, Sydney (23.08.14)

The wonderful sounds of Busby Marou were joined at Sydney venue The Basement by Darren Middleton and Karl S Williams on Saturday night. Robin Sarmento was there and brings us these photos from the night:

Win a double pass to see 'The Motherf**ker with the Hat' in Sydney!

Darlinghurst Theatre Company presents a high-octane verbal cage match about love, fidelity and a misplaced hat. The Tony Award-winning Broadway hit The Motherf**ker with the Hat plays from 19 September to 19 October at Eternity Playhouse.

Drinking with the AU: Choya Fruit Liqueur (Umeshu) Cocktails at The Owl House - Darlinghurst (Sydney)

Choya Fruit Liqueur (Umeshu) has officially launched in Australia, bringing with it that impossibly sweet and sour taste to bars, restaurants, and retail outlets around Australia. The slightly tangy liqeuer, which is made from Ume (or Japanese plums), is a clean-tasting and exciting drink to introduce into the Australian market, and one which changes the face of many classic cocktails as deftly demonstrated at a special launch event within the tiny acclaimed small bar that is The Owl House.

Photo Gallery: Courtney Love + The Mercy Kills - Enmore Theatre, Sydney (24.08.14)

Supported by The Mercy Kills, Courtney Love performed the final night of her 'You Know My Name' Australian tour at the Enmore Theatre in Sydney last night. Belinda Dipalo was there to bring you these photos.

Photo Gallery: The Used + Taking Back Sunday + Corpus - UNSW Roundhouse, Sydney (23.08.14)

In a massive show at the UNSW Roundhouse last night, The Used and Taking Back Sunday co-headlined a show with the support of Corpus. Mikki Gomez was there and brings us photos from the night:

Drinking with the AU: The Cliff Dive reimagines their cocktail and food offerings - Darlinghurst (Sydney)

Not even one year old and The Cliff Dive is already one of the most popular new-ish bars in Sydney. It's certainly unique in terms of how it looks; think an underground cave hidden beneath Oxford Street, decked out as a tiki bar with a sunken dancefloor and plastic fish hanging from the ceiling.

Live Review: Velociraptor + Bloods - Newtown Social Club, Sydney (22.08.14)

Celebrating the long awaited release of their debut self-titled album, Brisbane monolith Velociraptor are currently touring the country with Sydney's Bloods, and Friday night took them to Sydney's Newtown Social Club (formerly The Sandringham Hotel, for those playing a home) for a show that happened to coincide with their Album Release Date (read our review of the record HERE).

Theatre Review: Wolf Lullaby - New Theatre, Newtown (Performances Until September 13)

Wolf Lullaby is a tragedy that is inspired by real events. In England in 1968 an eleven year old girl was convicted of manslaughter for the deaths of two boys aged four and three. Wolf Lullaby is a dark play that is set in a country town in Tasmania and asks a lot of questions. The most important one being did nine-year old Lizzie Gael kill the toddler, Toby Chester?

Hello Asia! Photo Gallery: K-Pop Dance Contest 2014 in Sydney - UNSW Science Theatre (23.08.14)

The Korean Cultural Office held theior annual K-Pop Dance Contest 2014 in Sydney yesterday at the UNSW Science Theatre. 12 teams battled it out for the first prize which have a chance to enter the contest called ‘K-Pop World Festival’ that will be selected by an expert judge panels. If selected, progress to the final stage of ‘K-Pop World Festival 2014’ in Korea will be rewarded in October. The winner was dance group K.OTIC (pictured above). Special guests included Dami Im and B-boy Blond. Photos by Johnny Au

Live Review: Little Dragon + George Maple - Oxford Art Factory (19.08.14)

Popularity has been a long time coming for Swedish band Little Dragon, but during these past few years it seems like they have been making up for lost time. They formed at a young age in the late 90's and have only really blown up on a global scale as of a few years ago as more and more people discover the winning combination of multi-coloured synth-pop and Yukimi Nagano's impressively diverse vocal work.