Day: 18 September 2016

Crowded House to perform two exclusive ‘encore’ shows at the Sydney Opera House this November

September 18, 2016

The 2016 ARIA Award Hall of Fame inductees, Crowded House, appeared on 60 Minutes tonight which prompted us (and no doubt many others) to wonder if a Hall of Fame appearance was the only little celebration the iconic Australian group would be sharing with fans this year. Tonight, not only has a full deluxe re-issue of the band’s entire back […]

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Video Games Review: Monster Hunter Generations (3DS, 2016)

September 18, 2016

Monster Hunter, Capcom’s hunter-gatherer action RPG series, has stuck around for quite a few years, first appearing on PlayStation systems with inventive, straight-forward gameplay and a winning formula: prep for quests, head out on quests, and complete those quests, usually by bagging and tagging magnificent Jurassic-inspired beasts. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, right?

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Dance Review: Distraction Society, (Melbourne Fringe Festival, until September 18th)

September 18, 2016

Anna Seymour‘s Distraction Society is a short, different piece of dance that realises how we recognise relationships today. With the present screen culture all-asunder with the interaction of all kinds of dating apps, This piece explores all that is modern about how we transmit communication to each other through screens. Taking place in the beautiful […]

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Artistic Director of The Australian Ballet David McAllister on Australia’s premiere production of Nijinsky

September 18, 2016

Rarely seen outside Europe and performed by The Australian Ballet for the first time, Nijinsky tells the story of a ballet icon Vaslav Nijinsky. We spoke with The Australian Ballet’s Artistic Director David McAllister about this masterpiece, that he calls “one of the most important ballets of our time”. Nijinsky is an acclaimed ballet about an […]

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Recipe: Italian Street Kitchen’s Pumpkin Arancini

September 18, 2016

Head along to any cocktail event and you are guaranteed to run into a tray of arancini balls. Often a favourite at those events, and restaurants like Italian Street Kitchen, those soft little rice balls are sure an adaptive dish suitable for most occasions. We’ve tapped ISK to provide the recipe for their awesome Pumpkin […]

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Papi Chulo launch “Who’s Your Papi?” menu (Sydney)

September 18, 2016

Manly go-to Papi Chulo, which has become one of the more popular casual dining destinations for Merivale, has edged into spring with a new three-course set menu offering going by the name of “Who’s Your Papi?”. They’ll be making this one available for three days a week, from Tuesdays through Thursdays with the option to […]

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Domino’s have just launched their biggest menu change in seven years (Sydney)

September 18, 2016

House party delivery (or lonely Netflix/Stan session) staple Domino’s have just launched what they are touting as their biggest menu change since 2009, slapping the ‘gourmet’ label on their popular pizza range as well as introducing new toppings, sides, ingredients, and desserts. Naming their new menu “Taste the Colour”, the massive company have put a […]

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The Galeries to host four-day spring social this week (Sydney)

September 18, 2016

One of Sydney CBD’s best known retail and dinging precincts, The Galeries, will be steaming into spring with a four-day celebration of the hub’s colour and culture curated into a program they are calling Spring Social. The yearly event will be illustrated with an installation of bespoke greenery snaking throughout the centre, heralding the lively […]

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Zeta Bar gets a big refresh with globetrotting spring cocktail menu (Sydney)

September 18, 2016

The historic Hilton Sydney is a regular go-to for their two stunning bars, one of which is the legendary Marble Bar, the other: Zeta Bar. While Marble has always attracted a relaxed, classic cocktail-loving crowd looking to escape the streets of Sydney by heading underground, Zeta has been known as a staple for lavish nights […]

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The Bucket List readies summer menu with poke and frosé (Sydney)

September 18, 2016

Now in its fifth year, Bondi staple The Bucket List is ready to once again take on the season it was built for, edging into spring with a new menu that’s been put together with those beaming beach-side days in mind. The colourful venue has become well-known as a primary choice for locals and visiting […]

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Review: Weekend High Tea Buffet, Sheraton on the Park – CBD (Sydney)

September 18, 2016

After improving the design of their lobby-level dining space The Gallery, luxe Sydney hotel Sheraton on the Park have flipped the ‘on’ switch to their new afternoon high tea experience, a decadent buffet-style approach to the elegant tradition. There aren’t many high tea offerings around Sydney which allow you access to a buffet, so this […]

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Review: Gilt Lounge (spring 2016 menu) – CBD (Sydney)

September 18, 2016

Much has been said about the character of QT Sydney, that charming, eccentric hotel sitting side-to-side with the historic State Theatre. Just one brief ride in the elevator should be enough to tell you that this is a playful time capsule that exists in a lane entirely of its own, step out into the lobby […]

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Swig & Nibble to make Australian debut at Polperro Wines with Michelin trained chef (VIC)

September 18, 2016

A “Swig & Nibble” may sound like a modest night out but this outdoor dining series, held over three days on the lush grounds of Polperro Winery, sounds like a feast. After seeing success in Manila, Ubud, and Jakarta, the concept event by Bali’s Cuca Restaurant will be making its exclusive Australia debut at the […]

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