Author: Amy Bryant

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory the musical is coming to Sydney in 2019

March 16, 2018

Roald Dahl’s iconic story, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has been transformed into a musical and will be hitting an Aussie stage for the first time at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in January 2019. It’s the magical story of a young boy, Charlie, who wins the tickets of all tickets – the golden ticket, that allows […]

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9 shows not to miss at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

March 8, 2018

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is bringing the best comedians from around the world to Melbourne from 28 March to 22 April,  just for your laughing pleasure and without the inconvenience of having to calculate your duty free allowance. With a couple of weeks until the festival kicks off, we’ve wrapped up nine shows guaranteed […]

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Brand new business class cabin climbs aboard Emirates’ Boeing 777-200LR

March 8, 2018

Travelling business class is the luxury way of flying around the world, and Emirates have upped the game on cabin style and configuration. The Boeing 777-200LR aircraft has been fitted out with new wider seats and set in a 2-2-2- configuration, with the two class layout providing 38 business class seats and 264 economy class […]

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SXSW Comedy Festival reveals a packed lineup for 2018

March 2, 2018

South by Southwest (SXSW) have announced the initial line up for the SXSW Comedy Festival, kicking of 9 to 18 March 2018. The festival will pull guests from all corners of the entertainment industry and showcase film and media icons alongside the next wave of groundbreaking comedic talent. This year will also host performances from […]

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How to Score $40 tickets to The Book of Mormon in Sydney

February 28, 2018

The Book of Mormon have kicked off a $40 ticket ballot, that will give you the chance to score cheap-as tickets to every show of the world-class musical. The limited number of tickets will be sold by ballot before each performance at the Sydney Lyric Theatre. To get your hands on on a ticket or […]

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Three shows not to miss at Sydney Opera House’s UnWrapped series

February 21, 2018

The Sydney Opera House have released details on the much anticipated UnWrapped series, a biannual season featuring acclaimed work by new and established artists. Unwrapped will take place in May and August each year, and be the centre stage for the Opera House’s new Artist & Sector Development initiative that aims to support emerging and […]

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Five shows not to miss at the Adelaide Fringe Festival

February 21, 2018

This year’s Adelaide Fringe festival is in full swing, and we’ve scooped together the five shows and events not to miss! Comedy: Wil Anderson – Wilegal  He had sell out shows in 2017 across the world, and this year, Wil Anderson, the host of ABC Tv’s Gruen, returns to entertain audiences with his stand up […]

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ACMI is showcasing an interactive Alice in Wonderland exhibition

February 15, 2018

The screen history of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland will be showcased as part of Australian Centre for the Moving Image’s (ACMI) newest exhibition, Wonderland. The world premiere that is part of the Victorian Government’s Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series, will delve into Caroll’s three timeless stories of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Through the Looking Glass […]

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The largest ever King Tut exhibition is kicking off its global tour in LA

February 15, 2018

King Tut: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh will make its world debut at the California Science Centre in Los Angeles, showcasing an extraordinary and exclusive exhibition to mark 100 years since his tomb was discovered. It will remain in California from March 24 2018 until January 2019, before continuing its ten-city international exhibition tour. The […]

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Spring is blooming at Tokyo’s National Museum of Modern Art

February 13, 2018

Spring themed masterpeices will be exhibited this year at the the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo, Japan’s first national art museum, to coincide with the internationally recognised cherry blossom festival. Works will be on display from March 23 to April 8, and include Kawai Gyokudo’s “Parting Spring” depicting cherry blossoms, which is designated […]

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Caryl Churchill classic Top Girls takes to the stage in The Sydney Opera House

February 6, 2018

The Sydney Theatre Company is kicking off their 2018 season with the Caryl Churchill classic Top Girls, and will be hitting the stage from 12 February to 24 March. The production is directed by STC Resident Director Imara Savage with an extraordinary all-female ensemble including Helen Thomson, Kate Box, Michelle Lim Davidson, Paula Arundell and […]

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The Other Art Fair returns to Sydney this March

February 5, 2018

The Other Art Fair is returning to Sydney during Art Month, and will showcase over one hundred emerging Australian and international artists at the Australian Technology park from 22 – 25 March. Saatchi Art, the world’s leading online art gallery will be presenting the fourth Sydney edition of The Other Art Fair (TOAF), promising an […]

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Warner Bros. World is coming to Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island in 2018

January 25, 2018

It is anticipated that Warner Bros. World will swing open its doors to rollercoaster thrill-seekers this year, located on Abu Dhabi’s top entertainment destination, Yas Island. The first glimpses inside the theme park have been revealed, with details of the parks’ six immersive worlds including 29 rides, shows and attractions. There will be a DC […]

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Sydney Institutions: Bar H Dining still stands as one of Surry Hills’ finest

January 2, 2018

Welcome to Sydney Institutions, where we take a look at some of the long-standing venues serving as the beating heart fueling this city’s social landscape. For those yet be introduced to this long-established, beloved Surry Hills staple, Bar H Dining is a casual yet sophisticated eatery and wine bar that embraces contemporary Japanese and Chinese […]

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Pier One Sydney Harbour opens the city’s first harbour pool and bar for summer

December 19, 2017

Pier One Sydney Harbour have transformed their ideally located wharf into the ultimate summer party destination with the launch of Sydney’s first bar and plunge pool right in the harbour. Open to both guests and the public, The Pool is the hotel’s private pontoon, decked out like a scene from a Slim Aaron’s artwork styled with […]

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Sydney’s Carriageworks unveils massive 2018 program including 10 world premieres

December 12, 2017

Carriageworks have revealed a dynamic program for 2018 and its going to be huge with the season spanning contemporary art, dance, performance, music, screen, food and ideas. The Artistic Program will support 690 artists and will present 70 projects, including 10 world premieres, 17 international works and 17 new Australian commissions. From January Carriageworks will […]

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Fringe World reveals an epic 2018 line up (Perth)

December 11, 2017

Fringe World Festival has shared its full 2018 program, rolling out the awesome summer vibes from 26 January through to 25 February in Perth. This year is meant to be the biggest yet, with a variety of new and classic showcases kicking off during the Australia Dy Long weekend. We can expect 750 events across 130 venues […]

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Pier Farm opens along Williamstown beachfront (Melbourne)

December 7, 2017

Prominent Melbourne restauranteur, Roberto Schieriani, has opened up Pier Farm, a Mediterranean-inspired establishment at the former site of Anchorage along Williamstown’s seaside strip. Matteo Bartaletti who hails from North Bondi Italian Food and Movida has been appointed as head chef, designing a menu that features an array of seafood, pasta and salad dishes with ingredients sourced […]

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A tapestry commemorating Australian war heroes is to be cut from its loom (Melbourne)

December 5, 2017

A tapestry commemorating the sacrifice and heroism of Australian soldiers on the Western Front is set to be cut from the loom this month in Melbourne. Designed by prominent Australian artists Lyndell Brown and Charles Green, Morning star will be showcased at the opening  of the Sir John Monash Centre (SJMC) in France. Morning Star will provide […]

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Meatstock announces Melbourne return for April 2018

December 5, 2017

Meatstock will be returning to Melbourne on the 22nd to the 23rd April 2018 after a sell-out event this year. The carnival for carnivores will feature bands, barbecues, butchers and beer, as well as hosting two of the biggest names in barbecue, Big Moe Cason and Hilbilly Wes from Sydney’s Bovine & Swine. The Meatstock Melbourne […]

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Hella Good, a dedicated souvlaki joint, has opened up in Melbourne’s CBD

December 4, 2017

Hella Good, the new sister of one of Melbourne’s longest Greek establishments, Stalactites, is bringing a fresh take on Greek favourites with an on-the-go souvlaki joint. Hella Good brings a fresh take on the flavours and fresh taste of Stalactites with juicy,marinated meat sliced straight from the spit and greek dips and desserts made fresh […]

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Cadbury launches its first online gift shop in Australia ahead of Christmas

November 29, 2017

Ahead of the holiday season, Cadbury has launched its first Aussie online gift shop, Cadbury Joy Deliveries. The store features a collection of wrapped products, hampers, gift packs, limited edition Cadbury merchandise and tailor-made packages so chocolate lovers can order up some of their favourites and even curate their own hampers. The company will also […]

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Review: Taqiza is an excellent addition to Bondi’s strong Mexican dining scene (Sydney)

November 29, 2017

It may be in the heart of Bondi Beach, but Taqiza is a journey to a small energetic restaurant hidden down a bustling street in Méjico. The restaurant size may be cosy, but the menu and taste isn’t slim in excitement. The word Taqiza, which literally translates to ‘taco party’ in Spanish, is the embodiment […]

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Alpha is now doing decadent Greek breakfasts with lobster tarts and more (Sydney)

November 24, 2017

Peter Conistis‘ beloved Alpha has just extended their opening hours, introducing a unique breakfast menu set to channel the same flavoursome traditional and contemporary Mediterranean flavours that have made the restaurant one of Sydney’s favourite Greek restaurants. Guests can now enjoy the elegant interior in a different light – morning light that is – while […]

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Subida is Woollahra’s new Spanish pintxos and tapas bar (Sydney)

November 24, 2017

Subida, a Pintxos & Tapas Bar has taken over level one of Woollahra’s The Light Brigade. The contemporary Spanish restaurant is all about serving food that reflects Spain’s culture, style and delicious flavours, with the menu crafted with the inspiration from Head Chef Justin Schott‘s travels around destinations like San Sebastian, Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia. “I […]

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Western Sydney is getting a world-class performing arts centre

November 23, 2017

Set to be the biggest cultural development to ever hit Western Sydney, a self-funded $100 million dollar performing arts centre and multi-purpose entertainment venue is opening its doors in late 2019. Construction of the spectacular 2000 seat proscenium arch theatre, is about to commence, and is anticipated to host world-famous stage shows, musicals and concerts, […]

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A NIDA Graduate has picked up the Fellowship Award for Emerging Playwrights

November 23, 2017

Young playwright and recent NIDA graduate Emme Hoy has been awarded the NSW Philip Parsons Fellowship for Emerging Playwrights. Supported by Belvoir St Theatre, the Fellowship provides a prize of $12,500, with a further $7,500 available for script development, with the chance to have a play go on to be staged at Belvoir St Theatre. “I’m so […]

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Play On: The Art of Sport exhibition arrives in Gymea next month

November 21, 2017

Celebrating ten years of the Basil Sellers Art Prize, Play On: The Art of Sport is opening at the Hazelhurst Gallery and Arts Centre in Gymea NSW on 9 December 2017 until 11 February 2018. The exhibition is a dynamic mix of media, with works exploring the sporting genres from community footy, women’s boxing, ground-keeping to gymnastics […]

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Review: Mama’s Buoi adds extra spice to Harold Park Tramsheds (Sydney)

November 19, 2017

Soaking in the authentic flavours of Vietnamese home-style dishes, Mama’s Buoi has been spicing up Sydney from Surry Hills to Crows Nest since ’14. Now restaurant owner, Bao Hoang has taken his inspiration from his mother’s cooking to the boutique food hall of Harold Park Tramsheds, adding a necessary ingredient to the dynamic food precinct. […]

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Circus Oz launch a rock opera season featuring Europop duo Otto & Astrid

November 17, 2017

Circus Oz are mixing things up in their upcoming season by creating circus rock opera performance, The Strange and Spektakulär Lives of Otto & Astrid. Artist Director Rob Tannion has brought Otto & Astrid from the Berlin-based band Die Roten Punkte onboard to lead the instrumentals. The duo will perform alongside the evocative Circus Oz acrobats. A sneak peak […]

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