Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliaci are operas you need to see

In the Melbourne leg of the ultimate coming together of two operas from two different composers, the emotion runs strong. Just watch the trailer above. Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci explore the different, yet inimitably intertwining stories of a murder on Easter Sunday while a mother mourns, the loss of a son, a lover making her final position known […]

Spanish baroque music in Sydney like you’ve never seen before

If there’s one thing you should know about the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra in Sydney, is that it’s good. And they manage to produce a sound as stunning as the best orchestras around without as many in the assembly as the likes of the Sydney or Melbourne Symphony Orchestras. With a lot more charisma. Their latest performance […]

Barangaroo is turning it up this year for VIVID Sydney

12 Micron Barangaroo Sydney THE F food 3

Barangaroo is Sydney’s latest and great development, which is said to churn billions through the coffers of the city and really up the ante of what Sydney itself has to offer in terms of hospitality. There have been heaps of new restaurants and establishments open their doors in the new development over the past months and […]

Negroni week is back for the 5th year, so be apart of it

Campari Negroni THE F bartender making negroni

Negroni week is back! The time has come to can that drinking ban. In its fifth year, the week-long international charity initiative will take place from 5-11 June, with bars, clubs and restaurants from across the world coming together over the classic Negroni cocktail – the one and only iconic mix of Campari, gin and red vermouth – […]

Lunch at Wild Sage in Cammeray is one of Sydney’s musts

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You know those little known suburban eateries that are more reserved for locals than anything, but do food so good that you kind of kick yourself for not having discovered it earlier? Yep, Wild Sage in Cammeray is one of those. It’s located in one of those super manicured local shopping centres, riddled with cafes […]

Opera Australia’s ‘Two Weddings, One Bride’ will change opera for you

Two Weddings One Bride Opera Australia Playhouse THE F 2

The words ‘opera’ and ‘humour’ don’t often come together when replaying majestic tales of love lost and heartbreak from hundreds of years ago, until you seethe latest Two Weddings, One Bride by Opera Australia. As at last the Joan Sutherland Theatre in the Sydney Opera House undergoes its $200 million acoustic renovation, Opera Australia has been […]

MJ Bale does the Kingston Collection

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M.J. Bale is a suit label synonymous with suave, so with the latest release of the Kingston Collection, you know it’s worth paying attention to. The new Kingston Collection is the first single origin suiting collection for the men’s suiting and generally dapper brand, that wholly celebrates their sustainable and ethical roots and initiatives. By working with ‘the […]

5 hidden gems to eat at in Western Sydney

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It’s the Sydney with amazing places, yet to be discovered!

How to get red carpet-ready hair

Jules Tognini Philips hairdresser

Logies season is long since over, but that doesn’t mean the need for a quality do isn’t far away. The hair guy at Philips, Jules Tognini knows how to get the red carpet ready look and you should take heed. Three tips to get your hair red carpet ready: 1. Get your hair cut a week […]

Chargrill Charlie’s celebrates International Hamburger Day

Chargrill Charlies international burger day THE F

Just in case the awesomeness of what Chargrill Charlie’s means to you isn’t enough in its entirety, then what they’re doing with burgers these days is sure to knock you off your perch. For what is possibly one of the most important and delicious days of the calendar, Chargrill Charlie’s will be turning out 50% […]

Queen’s Hotel has a new bar to top them all

Zebra Bar Queens Hotel Sydney Merivale THE F 1

  There is in Sydney a new venue to steal the limelight from the rest of them, if not for a time; Zebra Bar at the Queen’s Hotel. It’s worth a visit. The Queen’s Hotel opened late last year, bringing the much-anticipated Queen Chow restaurant and The Smelly Goat cocktail bar to Enmore in the inner-west. Now, […]

Get your Mum on a Sugar High this Mother’s Day

On the off chance you can’t find anything to get your Mother this Mother’s Day with this epic gift guide here, then branch out further afield and straight up consider getting her high… *Ahem* and by that, of course, it’s a Sugar High we’re talking about, the latest and greatest in show-stopping baked goods that […]