Day: 25 September 2016

Photography adventure series Tales By Light to return for season 2

September 25, 2016

Canon Australia and National Geographic‘s partnership photography  docu-series, Tales By Light, will return for Season 2 in next month. A locally developed series, Tales By Light follows four master photographers as they travel around the world, and focuses on some of the humanitarian and moral dilemmas when faced with issues affecting communities from around the globe. […]

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Video Games Review: World of Warcraft: Legion (PC, 2016)

September 25, 2016

12 years. 12 years is a long time to carry an MMO, or any game at all. I should know, I’ve been playing the thing since launch. Having learnt from some of the mistakes made in Warlords of Draenor, Blizzard have ensured that expansion 6 of World of Warcraft takes the game in a very […]

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Win a double pass to see Joe Cinque’s Consolation in cinemas

September 25, 2016

You may remember the case as it unfolded some years ago, however, Joe Cinque’s Consolation tells the true story of the death of Joe Cinque. In early 1997 Anu Singh, a law student at the Australian National University, confides in friends that she plans to kill herself to put an end to a mysterious illness. […]

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Daniel Belle talks about his role in Hayes Theatre’s Side Show and his experience as a finalist in the inaugural Rob Guest Endowment Awards

September 25, 2016

Fresh from covering the role of Jean Valjean in the recent national production of Les MisĂ©rables and previous international tours as a member of The Ten Tenors, Daniel Belle is now taking on the role of ex-vaudeville talent scout and agent Terry Connor in Hayes Theatre’s Side Show. We caught up to chat about this premiere production and his experience as a finalist […]

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Side Show’s newly-conjoined twins Kerrie Anne Greenland & Laura Bunting talk twinning and stage sharing

September 25, 2016

Side Show is a stunning story of sisterhood based on the remarkable real-life story of Daisy and Violet Hilton- identical ‘Siamese twins’ who were joined at the hip. The sisters grew up touring America in a travelling ‘freak show’. But when their spectacular talent and charm was discovered, they became a national sensation and the highest-paid stars of […]

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Review: STC’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is grisly and all kinds of messed up (at Sydney Opera House until 22nd October)

September 25, 2016

The most recent production of A Midsummer Nights Dream I had seen was The Australian Ballet’s interpretation last year, “The Dream”. The ballet was full of whimsical fairies and enchanted forests, the dancing light and airy as it retold Shakespeare’s fanciful story of love and folly. Here again in the Sydney Theatre Company’s latest adaption […]

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Saké Restaurant & Bar celebrates Cherry Blossom season with special menus (Sydney)

September 25, 2016

Go grab a Saffron Gin based Good Time Geisha cocktail at either SakĂ© Restaurant & Bar in Sydney and you’ll be joining the acclaimed modern Japanese restaurant in celebrating the arrival of spring and the stunning Japanese Sakura flowers that come with the season. Once again, SakĂ© have introduced a few specials to mark the […]

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Hong Kong’s famous Yardbird is popping up in Surry Hills this weekend (Sydney)

September 25, 2016

Hong Kong’s Yardbird will be taking flight and landing in Surry Hills this weekend to co-run the kitchen at Harpoon Harry with the one and only Morgan McGlone. It’s the latest in McGlone’s “Friends of Harry’s” series which he launched shortly after he took up residency in the inner-city hotspot, bringing in the likes of […]

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Review: Tequila Mockingbird – Paddington (Sydney)

September 25, 2016

Paddington’s famed Five Ways intersection has welcomed a new tenant with Tequila Mockingbird, a contemporary Latin American restaurant and bar that’s been gaining some serious traction with locals and visitors since opening a bit over a month ago. Co-owner Michael Fegent (ex-Sake) and Executive Chef Regan Porteous (Riley Street Garage) sit at the head of […]

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Johnnie Walker launches Blenders’ Batch series with Red Rye Finish

September 25, 2016

Never a brand to rest on their laurels, Johnnie Walker have announced that they will push forward with a number of limited edition releases in the near future with their “Johnnie Walker Blenders’ Batch” range. The acclaimed scotch whisky will use this as a change to offer experimental expressions, lifting the lid on the skill […]

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Urban Orchard brings wholefoods to Circular Quay (Sydney)

September 25, 2016

Now that $60 million development The Gateway has opened in Circular Quay, it’s time for the notoriously touristy area to start building a quality dining scene to fully integrate into the new-look harbour city. The Gateway has a wide enough scope to welcome in some really big openings, as well as some smaller ones that […]

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The Rocks’ 12th annual Australian Beer Festival returns this October (Sydney)

September 25, 2016

12 years in and Australian Beer Festival still remains one of Sydney’s most loved brew-focused events, bringing more than 120 beers and ciders from across the country to the historic surrounds of Cumberland and Gloucester streets in The Rocks. 30 different breweries are on board this year, preparing to set up stalls for the two-and-a-half-day […]

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Sydney’s legendary Goodbar has reopened as both a cocktail bar and a nightclub

September 25, 2016

Now a few weeks into operation, Paddington’s revitalised Goodbar has breathed some necessary new life into Sydney’s nightclub scene, representing a move forward despite the weight of lockout laws still looming over the city. Owner Scott Robertson and Division Agency are behind the big refresh, taking on the iconic building at 11a Oxford St – […]

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Review: The Middle Brighton Baths – Brighton (Melbourne)

September 25, 2016

“We eat with our eyes first”, a famous saying taken to the next level by The Middle Brighton Baths, one of Melbourne’s most scenic fine-dining venues. Situated just above Port Phillip Bay, The Baths’ upstairs restaurant recently underwent a full interior renovation under the creative vision of Wendy Bergman from Eades and Bergman Interiors. Teaming […]

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