Hear the greatest opera arias in 90 mins at Sydney Opera House

Merry Widow Opera

Described as the ‘best of opera without the boring bits’, Opera Australia is putting on a 90-minute show that’s jam-packed with tunes that most people will be familiar with and not realise! The opera masterpieces are famous around the world, not just the soundtrack from a commercial and come from a completely different time by […]

Melbourne: the NGV Triennial EXTRA festival returns

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Art lovers rejoice! The National Gallery of Victoria’s Triennial EXTRA, its free late-night festival, returns in 2021 featuring a program stacked with live performances, DJs, dan ce, food, pop-up bars and after-hours access to the NGV Triennial exhibition, launching Friday 15 January and running nightly until 14 February. Here are some highlights to add to […]

Opera’s back! Opera Australia’s 2021 season kicks off

Merry Widow Opera

In what’s probably the best piece of news to start 2021 with, Opera Australia’s back. After a hiatus of what felt like forever because of the pandemic, a brand new season has just been announced, kicking off with a show in English that everyone can appreciate. With emotions flying, the leadership of Opera Australia announced […]

Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace: the December exhibition you need to see

This December, the Queen’s Gallery at the inner sanctum of Buckingham Palace is opening its post-Corona doors again, putting on a show that is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience Her Majesty’s collection. Bringing together 65 of the most spectacular paintings in the Royal Collection, which usually hang in the Picture Gallery, one of the State […]

Guggenheim Bilbao: See Kandinsky until May 2021

Kadinsky

Got the travel bug and feeling inspired by the creative? Then, it’s worth knowing the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents Kandinsky, a comprehensive exhibition of paintings and works on paper of artist Vasily Kandinsky (b. 1866, Moscow; d. 1944, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) drawn primarily from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation’s rich holdings.  The exhibition traces the aesthetic evolution of a […]

Get your lols: the new comedy event by Young Henrys and Jameson Whiskey

Comedy

At the end of month on 26 November, head down to the Factory Theatre in Sydney for a laugh. Thanks to YOung Henrys and Jameson Whiskey, there’s a one-night-only event on: Comedy Rock Show. Expect to loosen up with a killer lineup of Australia’s best stand-up comedic talents including Gen Fricker, Becky Lucas, Dan Rath and more.  Tickets […]

Am I art? I don’t know: see inside the latest works by Queensland artist Michael Zavros

Sydney art gallery, Sullivan+Strumpf in Zetland have partnered with Michael Zavros to present something truly unique. A  Guy Like Me is the latest body of work by Zavros, opening Thursday 15 October until 14 November.  Best known for his beautifully realised award-winning paintings, this upcoming exhibition marks a detour into new and exciting territory, in which Michael […]

What’s happening at The Clock Hotel, Sydney: A light and booze party like no other

Clock Hotel Sydney

Bombay Sapphire gin and Sydney artist Sam Whiteside (director of Soft Centre), will for five weeks, take over The Clock Hotel on Crown Street, Sydney. Why? Because with Covid on the decline there, they can, but also, they wanted to put on a never-before-seen audio-visual art installation, to be paired with cocktail masterclasses and cinematic, live […]

Bring music back to your life after lockdown: The Philharmonia Orchestra is back

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If you’ve been down – and who hasn’t – then, prepared to be brought well-and-truly all the way back up, thanks to a new initiative in London. The Philharmonia Orchestra from London’s Southbank Centre is, this season, bringing out programme for October and November 2020: six online performances in two strands, encompassing live-streamed concerts, pre-recorded […]

National Gallery London: Artemisia Gentileschi is back with more

Artemisia Gentileschi

The National Gallery London first announced the display of some work by the famed Italian female artist, Artemisia back in 2019 and now, she’s back again. At a time when female artists were not easily accepted, Artemisia Gentileschi was exceptional. Her career spanned more than 40 years and she gained fame and admiration across Europe, […]

ACO Transfigured – The Australian Chamber Orchestra is bringing back live performances

Australian chamber orchestra

The Australian Chamber Orchestra will return to the concert hall for the first time in six months to present ‘ACO Transfigured’, a limited week-long season performed in front of a live audience. It’ll be socially distanced and take to the stage at Sydney’s City Recital Hall from 5-11 September 2020.  The Covid pandemic hit the […]

Queen Elizabeth opens her doors again: Visit the official royal residences

Buckingham Palace Royal Collection

If Monarchy is your thing and taking a peek behind the walls of how they live is on your list of UK ‘must dos’, then get excited, because the Royal Collection Trust has some good news. The official residences of Her Majesty The Queen will reopen to the public from Thursday 23 July! After the […]