See Spain, eat Spain: National Gallery London celebrates Spanish art in more ways than one

National Gallery London fountain

For the Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light exhibition, the National Gallery has introduced some new menus to what’s on offer – read more about that here – but it’s the art on-show by Bermejo alongside it that’s one of the real drawcards. Dubbed the Master of the Spanish Renaissance, Bartolome Bermejo’s exhibition will star at […]

What to see at the National Gallery of London this English summer

National Gallery London

If there’s one place you visit in London for any injection of art, timeless history and culture that has influence so much of what we around the world consider influential art, then the National Gallery in London is it. And this summer the gallery that sits at the pinnacle of art in the English capital […]

CINCO by Rafael Bonachela and Sydney Dance Company: Contemporary dance at its best

CINCO Sydney Dance 1

Until 6 April, Sydney Dance Company and its artistic director Rafael Bonachela will hold a triple bill production at the Roslyn Packer Theatre in Walsh Bay, headlined by new work, CINCO. CINCO melds five virtuosic dancers, the award-winning lighting of Damien Cooper and the imagination and skill of fashion designer Bianca Spender with celebrated Argentinian […]

Melbourne blooms at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

Melbourne Flower Garden Show 2

No longer solely the domain of daggy dads and nannas obsessed with tending to their prized roses, the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show returned for another year to show all of us city-dwelling green thumbs exactly what we can accomplish with our indoor plants and backyard veggie plots. While gardening has always been a […]

Something new on Sydney Harbour: West Side Story by Opera Australia

Opera Australia West Side Story HOSH dance

It’s not often Opera Australia strays from the respite of centuries-old, well-loved scores by the likes of Puccini, Bizet and Verdi to try something more contemporary. But the latest production of West Side Story by Opera Australia that headlines this year’s annual Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour does just that, and has done so well. […]

Sydney Dance Company is celebrating its 50th anniversary in a massive way with Mardi Gras and CINCO

Sydney Dance Company CINCO 4

Rafael Bonachela is the artistic director of the Sydney Dance Company and responsible for most of the epic dance pieces the troupe puts on in Australia and around the world. He does it well. So when his baby turns 50 and celebrates its birthday in quite an epic was as it has, you know he’s […]

A camp July: Sydney Cabaret Festival is back

Sydney Cabaret Festival

If simply uttering the name “Liza” makes your knees weak and the thought of sitting alone in your room brings you utter, feather-curling dismay, then worry not; the Sydney Cabaret Festival is back in July 2019. This year, the festival will be celebrating both international and Australian cabaret stars, tickets for whom to see, you […]

Melbourne theatre: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is on in August

If your childhood dreams of binge eating chocolate in a factory made of dreams never quite came true, then give it a second chance: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is coming to Melbourne in August. Playing at Her Majesty’s Theatre, it will follow a hugely successful season in Sydney. Tickets will go on sale on […]

Winners of the 2018 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards are announced

Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards

One of the richest and most coveted awards in the performing arts in Australia, the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards winners have been announced and the results are tremendous. The winners of the prestigious Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards were announced by Ian Scobie AM, Director, Art Projects Australia at the Adelaide Festival on 4 […]

And you thought you nailed choreography? Sydney Dance Company has a Mardi Gras float

Sydney Dance Company Mardi Gras parade 1

OK, so, if you’ve ever seen the Sydney Dance Company dancers on stage, then you know what you’re in for. Prepare to pack up your dancing shoes, rip apart your pom-poms and go home if you’re in this year’s parade, because shit is about to get turned up. The world renowned dance troupe is, for […]

Win: 2 tickets to see Briefs at the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras

Briefs Mardi Gras

Just when you thought you could slay a pair of 7″ stilettos; think again. Briefs is back this 2019 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras to show you what a trash glamour disco circus in shoes with a shit-tonne of sass looks like. For cult cabaret hooligans and mischief-makers, Briefs presents a wild romp of […]

A chat with Yonghoon Lee, Calaf in Turandot by Opera Australia

Turandot Yonghoon Lee

New to opera, old to opera; it doesn’t matter. If there’s one voice you hear this season by Opera Australia, it’s Yonghoon Lee as Calaf in the company’s production of Turandot, on until 30 March. If there was ever a tenor to belt out the aria made most famous by the late Luciano Pavarotti, Nessun Dorma, […]