Who won Australia’s Best Musical at this year’s Helpmann Awards

Book of Mormon Helpmann Awards Best Musical 3

The Australian production of Broadway’s smash hit The Book of Mormon has notched up over 200 performances since opening at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre on 17 January, with every performance sold out. So it’s no wonder it took out this year’s award for the country’s best musical. The winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, the Grammy for […]

Why Campari is all you need from July to August

Negroni

Australia is turning on its hospitality for the next few months thanks in large part to the sensational sensation that is Campari. The time to get excited is now. From July 13 to August 20, 2017, Campari will be bringing a touch of iconic Milanese style, sophistication and flair to The Streets of Barangaroo in Sydney as […]

Taronga Zoo is brewing up a new festival worth going to

Zoo Brew Taronga view

The Zoo Brew festival is hitting Sydney this weekend, giving the city’s renowned Taronga Zoo a brand new purpose. Zoo Brew will proudly showcase over 20 breweries and provide a taste of some of the world’s top craft beers and ciders from one of Sydney’s most iconic and picturesque locations, Taronga Centre in Mosman. Festivalgoers […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Meet the drag queen: Hannah Conda

Hannah Conda drag queen Sydney feature

As he walked through a shopping centre in York WA, dressed in a tutu, purple Diana Ross afro wig and a pair of plastic high heels he so affectionately dubbed ‘clip-clop’ shoes, it was obvious this young boy was meant for something different. Fast-forward about 20 years and the fully-fledged, full-time creative drag performer and […]

Lads had lunch in Sydney and it was hell blokey

Glue Store Deus Ex Machina Barney Cools bloke lunch Sydney men 2

You’ve heard of ‘ladies who lunch’ and now ‘boys who brunch’ is an official thing if Glue Store and Deus Ex Machina and Barney Cools have anything to do with it. To celebrate the upcoming launch of summer street wear brands Glue Store, Deus ex Machina and Barney Cools’ forthcoming collections, they threw a lunch in […]

What are you doing for Bastille Day? Going to Ananas, of course

French restaurant Ananas Sydney

France’s favourite national holiday, Bastille Day is coming up on 14 July and this year in Sydney, Ananas will pay tribute to its French roots with an elegant three-course dinner on 14 July in honour of the revered day. They will be serving classic French dishes and marvellous views of Circular Quay, to the romantic tunes of a […]