Day: 21 August 2016

ABC3 to be re-branded as ABC ME in September

August 21, 2016

Australia’s only free-to-air children’s channel and otherwise guilty pleasure for Degrassi reruns, ABC3, will become¬†ABC ME on September 19. ABC ME will feature an accompanying digital app, and debut new shows including weekly pop culture review show News to Me, sci-fi action animation series Prisoner Zero and short-form documentary series This Is Me. The channel, […]

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Choreographer Matthew Bourne stops in Melbourne to announce his latest venture. We got the inside scoop.

August 21, 2016

This man needs no introduction, but alas, we‚Äôll give him one anyway! Matthew Bourne is a pioneer in the arts industry, taking dance to wider audiences. Next year, his latest venture Lord of the Flies will find a home exclusively in Melbourne. Based on the novel by William Golding comes an inventive show unlike any […]

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Theatre Review: I Do I Don’t – The Blue Room Theatre (Performances through to September 3rd)

August 21, 2016

Who Am I? Where did I come from? What was my family like? We‚Äôre all hit by these questions at some point in our lives, hit with that desire to find out more about those bits of life that have faded into half formed memories. It is this desire to find out more about her […]

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Theatre Review: Fawlty Towers Live delivers a nostalgic and hilarious production to Sydney for its world premiere

August 21, 2016

After the Pythons re-united for a brief run of shows at the O2 in London in 2014, John Cleese and the team behind the show started thinking about what else might work on the stage. Cleese’s brilliant, all-too-short but totally classic series Fawlty Towers seemed to be the obvious choice, and they immediately began to […]

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Theatre Review: Look Back in Anger – The Old Fitz, Sydney (Performances until 10 September)

August 21, 2016

Andrew Henry gives a tour de force performance in Red Line Productions‚Äô well executed take on the British classic, Look Back in Anger. Henry plays Jimmy Porter, a disillusioned young Englishman living in near-poverty with his wife and their flatmate in a one-bedroom flat in the Midlands. Well-educated but devoutly loyal to his working-class upbringing, […]

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South American and Asian fusion restaurant Luis Tans celebrates first birthday with new menu (Sydney)

August 21, 2016

After a year of serving Bondi an exciting fusion of South American and Asian food, the team behind restaurant and cocktail bar Luis Tans is ready to take things to the next level. Sticking to their unique approach, the kitchen have now welcomed the new chef duo of Leandro Legname (ex-Bridge Street Garage) and Sean […]

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Tramsheds: what to expect from Rozelle’s new unique retail and dining precinct (Sydney)

August 21, 2016

In the coming months the city of Sydney is going to be seeing a major shift with retail and food precincts, from Circular Quay – with Gateway Sydney – to the inner-west suburb of Rozelle – with a major revamp to the old 1904 Rozelle Tram Depot. Tramsheds has to date been one of the […]

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Burger Project, Zumbo, Messina, and more for massive new Circular Quay precinct (Sydney)

August 21, 2016

Let’s be honest, Circular Quay has needed this for a very long time. Over 25 new venues are set to hit Sydney’s most iconic waterfront destination with a new $60 million DEXUS development titled Gateway Sydney, opening up in September as the area’s huge glass-fronted dining precinct set to rejuvenate and redefine the Alfred Street […]

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Canberra is getting the state’s first ever Lindt Chocolate Shop (ACT)

August 21, 2016

Our nation’s capital is about to receive the state’s first ever chocolate retail store from Lindt as the renowned purveyor of sweet prepare to open a store in the central Canberra Outlet Centre. With the launch date set for Friday 26th August, the Lindt Chocolate shop will mark the brand’s ninth store, bringing Canberra’s locals […]

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Holey Moley Golf Club is Fortitude Valley’s new cocktail bar and mini golf course (Brisbane)

August 21, 2016

A bar where you can down a cocktail named Tee Quila Mocking Birdie and then sink a hole in one on a mini-golf course. Sounds like a distant fantasy right? Wrong. The old church located at 25 Warner Street in Fortitude Valley – the one that has seen many a trashy pop-up club in the […]

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Luke Nguyen is opening a Southeast Asian street food pop up at The Star (Sydney)

August 21, 2016

Award-winning chef Luke Nguyen will open¬†his new¬†casual dining pop-up restaurant, Luke Nguyen Street Food, this September at The Star Sydney, an eponymous pop-up restaurant located in¬†the property’s CafeŐĀ Court from¬†September¬†to November. Nguyen will be using this temporary stall to serve up¬†his classic¬†rustic Southeast Asian street fare outside of his already well established Fat Noodle. “I‚Äôm […]

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