The Helpmann Awards are coming to Sydney at the Capitol Theatre

Helpmann Theatre

The Helpmann Awards are back! This year’s celebration is the premier celebration of Australia’s vibrant live performance industry, and recognises distinguished achievement and excellence in Australia’s live performance sectors.  The star array of Presenters are Trevor Ashley, Jimmy Barnes AO, Joan Carden AO OBE, Penny Cook, Joel Creasey, Chloe Dallimore, Charles Edwards, Toby Francis, Wayne Harrison AM, Deborah […]

Turn your winter upside-down with a wintry wine getaway with St. Hugo

St Hugo winery dining room

Finding a way to turn your winter frown upside-down can be half the battle of staving-off the wintry cold and depressed feeling that takes us all over as the mercury takes a dive. Though, if you ask Dan Swincer, St. Hugo wines’ chief winemaker, it needn’t be hard. Dan has given us his five top […]

Dinner at Old City is an old Newtown must

Old CIty Newtown restaurant bar

With a name like ‘Old City‘, the restaurant in Newtown conjures up images in your mind of deliberately dilapidated interiors with olde worlde fittings and furnishings to really add that comfort factor. Though, that’s not the case. Instead, they keep the interior quite functional, allowing nothing more than the suspended maze of corded light bulbs […]

Hilton Hotels are doing something epic with Melbourne’s graffiti street art

Hilton Grafitti Loft Double Tree Flinders Street hotel James Banham

Last year, the Hilton Hotel in Southwharf Melbourne turned it out by collaborating with Melbourne interiors gurus Sage & Clare to create a room that was truly stunning and really quite unique. Hilton Hotel South Wharf and homewares store and stylists Sage and Clare have joined forces this summer to create the ‘Summer Sleepover’ package […]

Meet the drag queen: Lazy Susan

Lazy Susan drag queen Melbourne

It’s not every day you’re kicked out of a competition twice only to emerge the winner. Unless, of course, your name is Lazy Susan. The Melbourne drag queen might only be approaching her six month hump in drag, but what the self-proclaimed big ol’ campy faggot of a motherless drag queen might lack in experience […]

Celebrating the 4th of July at the Eastside Grill

Eastside Grill Chippendale Kensington Street Sydney Fourth July 3

Aussies love any reason to celebrate, right? Well, Eastside Grill on Kensington Street in Chippendale are fast-becoming the Fourth of July party masters worth knowing about. To celebrate the United States’ Independence Day it turned on a show of gastronomic proportion to a throng of hungry Americanisers. Tucked away on Kensington Street in Sydney’s new, […]

A rum carnival in Marrickville? Yes, please

Kraken Karnival - Hotdog and Espresso Martini

The Kraken spiced rum is one hell of a yo-ho-ing good kinda drink that will do all sorts of things to change your otherwise regular perception of what the scallywag’s favourite tipple is. And now this year from Friday, the Kraken Black Spiced Rum is set to cast a shadow over Sydney’s gritty inner-west, as the Kraken […]

You can now enjoy Christmas in July at Sheraton on the Park, Sydney

Sheraton Park Hyde Sydney

Christmas is too far away when you’re in the middle of the year, so Christmas in July is now as big a thing than ever; thanks to the Sheraton on the Park, Sydney. Offering a full month of deliciousness, the hotel’s Christmas in July offering is all about the buffet brilliance, serving-up some seriously sumptuous […]

The greatest thing to happen to Opera since the Sydney Opera House

Melbourne Arts Centre Opera

If there’s one thing you need to add to your bucket list is to see the opera. Doesn’t matter where, doesn’t matter when, but with technology being as awesome as it is these days, none of that really matters and the Victorian Opera is all about proving it. The company is the first in Australia […]

Where to celebrate Bastille Day in Melbourne

Mrs Sippy Double Bay Chefs Table Sydney food table

Bastille Day is France’s celebrated national day that has a special place in the hearts of Francophiles around the world. If you’re one and live in Melbourne, then you’re going to want to know where to go to sample to finest French fare the city has to offer. Here they are… L’Hotel Gitan European inspired gastropub, L’Hotel Gitan, […]

Meet the drag queen: DJ Kitty Glitter

DJ Kitty Glitter drag queen leather

If you’d asked Ozan as a kid what he’d be when he grew up, he would have told you it would involve music and creativity somehow. Though no one saw just how creative that would be. He knew he was determined to be big, but never thought he’d be doing it all in a dress […]

Leading drag photographer Magnus Hastings and his first book, ‘Why Drag?’

Magnus Hastings Bob Drag Queen Why Drag

When you ask Magnus Hastings why he wanted to create a book devoted to the creativity and lady-like wonder of the drag queen, his reasoning is simple: “Because drag is everything!” He will tell you with enthusiasm. Adore shower curtain is finally back in stock Available from my website magnushastings.com ??#adoredelano #magnushastings #whydrag A post […]