Day: 14 August 2016

Single of the Day: The Griswolds “Out of My Head” (2016)

August 14, 2016

Fans of The Griswolds, have fun getting this one out of your head. It’s been a little while since we’ve heard new material from the Be Impressive purveyors but it would seem that time away in their now-second home of LA and surrounds has done them a world of good in continuing to craft a big and […]

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Josh McConville on getting into the head of a donkey and the darker side of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

August 14, 2016

Next month Sydney Theatre Company will be taking on Shakespeare’s whimsical tale of fairies and magic, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. But it seems not all will be flittering wings and glittering sparkles in this latest adaption by the company’s interim artistic director Kip Williams. We caught up with STC favourite Josh McConville during rehearsals to discuss this […]

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Theatre Review: Endgame, QPAC Brisbane (performances until 20th August)

August 14, 2016

Samuel Beckett might have brushed up against your memory like a shifty cat quickly grazing past your leg before changing its mind and scampering off into the darkness. Or perhaps you’re very familiar with his work that planted him firmly at the forefront of absurdist theatre when it was at its peak of creation. Regardless […]

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Keg & Brew announce special tap takeover to celebrate second anniversary (Sydney)

August 14, 2016

Surry Hills’ craft beer mainstay Keg & Brew – sister pub to Dove & Olive and The DOG – is turning two towards the end of this month, and to celebrate in their typical beer-loving style they’ll be welcoming a tap takeover all the way from Victoria. All 33 of the venue’s taps will be […]

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Sydney is getting a two day sparkling Italian wine festival

August 14, 2016

Nowadays it seems like we’ve moved beyond just general wine festivals (oh we still have plenty of those) and onto curated programs of specific varieties. The latest niche wine festival to be announced is Bolle Italia, and the focus here is on good Italian sparkling wines, split across two days at Rushcutters Bay restaurant Bar […]

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Review: Margherita’s Vinoteca – CBD (Sydney)

August 14, 2016

The word “Margherita” is normally synonymous with pizza. It could also be mistaken for a cocktail, as this could be how you would spell it after drinking one too many. But “Margherita’s” is also the name of a new restaurant, vinoteca and charcuterie in the heart of World Square in Sydney. It is located in […]

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Port Macquarie festival Tastings on Hastings announces 2016 program (NSW)

August 14, 2016

Port Macquarie’s annual festival Tastings on Hastings is back! Already in its 14th year, guests will be taken through three days of culinary adventure beside those sparkling waters that often come to define the small city. This year’s ‘Fire, Water, Harvest’ theme signals a more interesting twist by involving different senses for a heightened gastronomical experience, headlined by […]

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