The Australian Brandenburg Orchestra is back with Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

Let the fabulous Australian Brandenburg Orchestra transport you to the Italian countryside for a few hours with Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons concert series commencing 1 November through to 15 November. With nine performances in total, six will be located at City Recital Hall, Sydney, two in Melbourne at Elisabeth Murdoch Hall and one performance at […]

Sydney theatre review: Billy Elliot is in town

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Dust off the tutu and slide on your tap shoes because Billy Elliot is back in town.  Based on the movie of the same name which was released back in 2000, Billy Elliot the Musical is a celebration of dance, infused with comedy, drama and inspiring music by Elton John. Originally premiering in London’s West […]

Buying art is possible – London’s Affordable Art Fair is in town

Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, London , UK 06 Mar 2019.

Walking around some of London’s most renowned galleries like the National Gallery, V&A or Somerset House, it’s easy to convince yourself you’ll never own anything nice for your own walls. Until, you stumble across quaint little (read: massive) art fairs like the Affordable Art Fair, that travels around the UK, and your thinking’s shifted. The […]

Raphael is coming to the National Gallery London

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From 3 October 2020 to 24 January 2021, the National Gallery London will host the work of Raphael. He was a painter, draughtsman, architect, archaeologist, and poet who captured in his art the human and the divine, love, friendship, learning, and power, who gave us quintessential images of community and civilisation: Raphael’s life was short, his […]

V&A Museum London: Guo Pei presents first runway show in the UK

Guo Pei dress crow

First things first: Who’s Guo Pei? Remember the yellow gown that Rhianna wore on the red carpet of the Met Gala in 2015? She made that. And many other haute couture pieces as part of her work as China’s largest named couturier in the 21st century. She’s a big deal. And now, the Victoria & […]

An interior designer’s dream: I-MADE at the Saatchi Gallery London

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By many schools of thought, London’s the creative capital of the world. So, the Saatchi Gallery has brought many of the top designers and creatives in the world of interior design from Italy within its walls to celebrate I-MADE, London’s design exhibition; a first for the gallery. Designed by Guilio Cappellini the exhibition will not […]

Sydney Dance Company’s 2020 season: What it’s all about

Sydney Dance Company 2020

Sure, it’s been 50 years of Sydneyside choreographic magic at the hands of Rafael Bonachela, but this forthcoming 2020 season is the last in a long line of awesomeness that takes them into the new decade. Next year, the Company’s exploring the thrill of pushing boundaries, both on stage and what they can do with […]

The Marriage of Figaro is back with Stacey Alleaume taking stage

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Since joining the program in 2016, Melbourne-born opera singer Stacey Alleaume has kicked goal-after-goal. From making us laugh out loud in her 2018 role in The Turk in Italy to making us cry as Violetta Valery in La Traviata of the same year, she’s a star on the rise and one the company’s thankful for […]

Gaming, technology and dance take to the Camden stage in Sydney

Shaun Parker Zone

When Shaun Parker does a show, it makes headlines. The last instalment that was KING as part of the 2019 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras was testament to that. And this theatrical season, the company is back with In The Zone, a production that brings gaming technology and dance together on stage. It’s about […]

CHICAGO comes to Sydney with an Australian star cast

Chicago Capitol Theatre

It’s popped up in the Australian rotation a few times in the past couple of decades. Chicago made it to Melbourne in 1998 with Caroline O’Connor as Velma, made it back in 2009 with her in the same role, along with a list of cast members including Sharon Millerchip, Gina Riley as Mama Morton and […]

Mushrooms at Somerset House: The Art, Design and Future of Fungi

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This right here is the kind of work that sets Somerset House apart and makes for January 2020’s next exhibition you need to see. Doesn’t matter if you take them, cook them or eat them, the humble ‘shroom is a wealth of point of interest, all its own. This exhibition explores that in all its […]

Sydney Dance Company’s ‘Us 50’ is a celebration of and homage to dance

Dance Us 50

A double bill will take to the Sydney Dance Company’s stage this November; a celebration of all the Company has done over the past 50 years. Entitled Us 50, the double bill, a creative undertaking by artistic director Rafael Bonachela and choreographer Gideon Obarzanek, will celebrate through dance, the last 50 years of the Company’s […]