• Holden Astra 2017 car review test drive THE F

    Holden Astra 2017 test drive

    Cars are good. What makes them better? When they’re as good as the 2017 Holden Astra, of course. The car takes what you know about zippy inner-city cars and bumps it up a notch. With enough torque to take you from the side streets to the coastal roads with enough ease and enjoyment as you’d […]

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    Why ‘Carmen Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour’ is the best date night

    It’s true when Bizet scripted his famous opera ‘Carmen‘ in 1875, he never would’ve thought it would be played out on such an international – albeit floating – stage, received so loved by thousands. Opera Australia has reimagined the classic and turned it out on the flotilla stage that has stunned the world for years […]

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    WIN a Mother’s Day Gift haul she’ll freak out over

    It’s Mother’s Day (and our gift guide is here) so it makes sense for there to be a giveaway worthy of giving the woman who gave you everything. Right? Yamaha has teamed-up with THE F this Mother’s Day to offer you – or your Mother – a pretty great Yamaha haul for all her audio […]

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Why Koi Dessert Bar is all it’s cracked-up to be

Lacking in the Sydney culinary offering was a dedicated dessert bar, that served some of the world’s most-loved flavours in a super stylish setting. Enter Koi Dessert Bar, which does all that and takes the city’s burgeoning demands for the sweet stuff well within its stride. It started a while back under the inspiration of […]

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You officially don’t need hot cross buns anymore

Hot Cross Buns for Easter just got some new competition on the block and it’s possibly one of the more glorious options out there for sweet lovers! Just in time for Easter, the KitKat Chocolatory in Melbourne – which is the country’s only customisable KitKat boutique – launched a Lent-breaking, special edition Hot Cross Bun chocolate […]

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You can now wear Kylie Minogue on your face

She’s the most famous Kylie in the world (Jenner, who?) and for years, Kylie Minogue has dominated so many elements of the global entertainment industry that has shot into the firmament, that it’s time for another. Kylie has diversified a bit more once again in addition to her epic vocal and music career into the world […]

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Dreaming about cars? Don’t do anything without consulting Motoring.com.au

There are many great things in this world, but none of them are quite as great as that new car feeling. So if you’re thinking about adopting a new four-wheeled family member, there are a lot of things you should consider. Sure you can read car reviews that litter the internet, but there’s only one with real […]

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Opera Australia’s Melbourne season dazzles with three Victorian premieres

Opera Australia returns to the Arts Centre Melbourne in May with a trio of fine, new productions locals will love! Carmen (read the review here), Cavalleria Rusticana / Pagliacci (read about it here) and King Roger the Polish opera everyone’s talking about (read the review here) will all grace the stage,  giving Melburnians something to really sink their operatic […]

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Behind ‘Carmen’ on Sydney Harbour with one of it its principal tenors

Arnold Rutkowski is one of the principal tenors in this year’s Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour, taking on the role of Don Jose in the production of the classic by Bizet, ‘Carmen’. Ahead of the performance’s debut this Friday on Sydney Harbour, we spoke to the Polish singer who let us in on a little bit […]