Day: 17 January 2016

Netflix to shut down access via proxy and region unblockers

January 17, 2016

For a long time before they came to our shores, the only way to access Netflix in Australia was via a proxy or region unblocker to skirt the eternally reviled international geoblock. These services continue to allow Netflix users to access international content libraries that differ from their own and Netflix have officially had enough of it.

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John Romero just released his first new DOOM level in 21 years

January 17, 2016

John Romero, legendary co-creator of the classic first-person shooter DOOM, has returned with his first new level for the game in 21 years.

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Tired of waiting to play The Division for yourself? Good news: the beta drops Jan 28!

January 17, 2016

Ubisoft have announced that the long-delayed beta for Tom Clancy’s The Division kicks off on January 28 on Xbox One with other platforms to follow.

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Review: The Fantasticks – Hayes Theatre, Sydney (Performances to 31st January)

January 17, 2016

The Fantasticks has become the longest running production of any kind in the history of American theatre, no small feat, and yet I hadn’t heard of it. So noticing we were getting a production here in the wonderful Hayes Theatre I went to listen on Spotify. I wound up a good deal confused- what is […]

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Sydney Festival Review: The Events – Granville Town Hall

January 17, 2016

In a time where our discussion is stilted, mediated and increasingly online, community engagement has formed a central aspect of contemporary theatre. The facilities to congregate and share stories are rare, particularly in outer urban areas or those where many cultures co-exist separately. While Reclaim Australia toots it’s white power horn, there’s a deeper issue […]

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Conchita Wurst joins the lineup for the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2016

January 17, 2016

One of the most memorable winners to ever emerge from the Eurovision Song Contest, “Queen of Austria” Conchita Wurst, has announced that she will be joining a massive lineup for this year’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, taking over The Party stage at the Mardi Gras after-party in Moore Park. This will be in […]

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Hunter & Barrel – Cockle Bay Wharf (Sydney)

January 17, 2016

Seagrass Boutique Hospitality Group enjoyed a good reputation thusfar, having various brands on their portfolio including The Meat & Wine Co. and Ribs & Burgers, both multi-location restaurants that know a thing or two about good, juicy meats. The latest addition to the hospitality group’s scope is an interesting concept titled Hunter & Barrel, looking […]

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Young Henrys team with Art Gallery of NSW to create an exclusive boutique beer

January 17, 2016

It seems Newtown brewers Young Henrys have joined in on the adoration of Art Gallery of NSW’s current major summer exhibition, The Greats: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland, drawing inspiration from the works on display to craft an exclusive boutique brew for the gallery’s Up late with The Greats series. Titled Old Master […]

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