Sydney's 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art has announced its latest exhibition, Tell Me My Truth, bringing together eight significant Australian and international artists presenting newly commissioned and existing works in Australia for the first time. Both thought-provoking and challenging, Tell Me My Truth gives form to alternative narratives and histories mediated through technology, fiction, documentary, remembrance, and surveillance to explore what it means to be an individual within a group.
Streaming service Netflix launched in Australia last night with a star studded red carpet ceremony at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. The stars that walked the red carpet include Michael Caton, John Jarratt, Ben Mendelsohn and Daryl Hanna. Our photographer Nathan Atkins was there to capture all the glitz and glamour.
The first that strikes you as you complete the walk down the hill into Taronga Zoo to find the stage set at the waterfront for the Twilight at Taronga is the stunning backdrop. You would be hard pressed to find a more picturesque venue in the country. The Sydney Harbour skyline looms large and it’s hard not to be awed by the beauty of it even in the dimming and overcast dusk.
To mark this year’s Earth Hour night as well as showcase its commitment to sustainability, the Shangri-La Hotel Sydney will host a candle lit alfresco dinner under the stars; complete with a honey masterclass by Doug Purdie of the Urban Beehive.
With the opening of Coogee Pavilion last year, one of Merivale's biggest, best, and most ambitious venues to date, it was a no brainer that this would serve as a big centerpiece for at least one March Into Merivale event. That event was the Coogee Foreshore Festival, and, in similar fashion to the renowned MIM launch party, it roped in some of Merivale's finest venues for a celebratory food and drink festival.
The last time there was a distillery in the City of Sydney convicts were still being sent to our shores and Australia was a straggle of colonies, not yet a country. But with the launch of Archie Rose Distilling Co. in Rosebery Sydney is finally able to get a taste of some uniquely Australian spirits in its own inner west backyard.
From the sexy innocence of white, through the seductive risqué of red, and on to the adrenaline-fueled darkness of black, is the journey Le Noir takes us on. It is the “dark side of Cirque” and its surreal journey is filled with characters that are no less as intriguing, athletic and risk seeking as you would expect to find in any cirque performance.
With the release of their second album Smoke + Mirrors, the gents from Imagine Dragons returned to our shores for a very brief visit to give us a taste of their new songs live at an exclusive predominantly fan populated event at The Star Event Centre.
Something for Kate, one of Australia’s most successful and respected bands rocked it out as part of the Twilight at Taronga series, in the second last show of the season. Supported by Melbourne singer songwriter Jen Cloher, Jonathan Armstrong was there to capture the action.
It was bright, beautiful and atmospheric: and that was just The Chapel. After a long hiatus, the Live At The Chapel live music series returned thanks to MilkMusic by Samsung with brother-sister duo Angus and Julia Stone. Would the chapel complement or cramp their style? Lachlan Mitchell brings us this review.
One of Sydney’s most luxurious hotels Pier One claimed another feather in its cap when it officially opened its new restaurant The Gantry Restaurant and Bar Tuesday night. The newly refurbished restaurant boasts an open deck with stunning Walsh Bay harbour views, an open style kitchen, chef’s table and cold seafood display, all of which came to life in the presence of over 200 guests.
Rock icon Billy Idol and Illinois band Cheap Trick brought the house down at Qantas Credit Union Arena in Sydney last night. Pete Dovgan brings you this full photo gallery for the AU.
The long-running Friday night hip hop and jazz jam at Foundry616 last Friday featured The Motherfunks, a refreshingly youthful band comprised of all Californian exports who played a set that combined jazz, rock, funk and hip hop. But was it successful? Lachlan Mitchell brings us this review.
Spectrum Now is the latest music, arts, and cultural festival to spread throughout Sydney, and with it well underway we thought it'd be best to check out it's pop-up hub Spectrum Playground before it is whisked away this Sunday 22nd to leave us anticipating it's hopeful return next year. Spectrum Playground is located at the very large and spacious The Domain, using it's large location to place a variety of activities, seating, food stalls, pop-up bars, and free live performances from big name Aussie music figures.
The Governors Table Bar & Dining has partnered with a number of young local winemakers to host Winemaker Dinners throughout the year. The move quite literally signals the venue's return to its roots - it sits on the site of first Government house, which is right next to the site where New South Wales' first Vineyard was once located.