The Sydney South Coast Food & Wine Festival is back

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Down in Berry, South of Sydney, the South Coast Food and Wine Festival is back, serving up some of the country’s best regional food and wine. From Friday 13 – Sunday 15 September the festival promises to showcase the very best the South Coast has to offer. To the tune of over 15 events, there’ll be […]

Rivareno Gelato Sydney: Sugar hits done right

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Just because it’s winter, doesn’t mean you can’t continue to enjoy frosty favourites like gelato. And it’s even better on hot Belgian waffles or freshly made crepes, which are now on offer as part of Rivareno’s winter menu. The crepes and waffles are served with either gianduia sauce (a chocolate-hazelnut sauce similar to Nutella), or […]

Virgin Active’s latest gym makes working out feel luxe

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Spanning across not one but five levels, Virgin Active’s latest gem is a venue not to be missed. The gym is so schmick, it will convert non-gym goers into working out. Gone are the days of a sweaty, dark, gym. Bligh Street offers so many first-of-its-kind experiences you can’t count them all on one hand. […]

Panama House on Bondi Beach: Mexican inspired food by the beach

Panama House

For the times you need a decent feed, inspired by South America but without the effort of having to travel, think Panama House. Right on Bondi Beach, it’s open plan, airy, got views for days and a menu that’ll have you wanting to come that often, too, serving up Mexican-inspired goods that are simple, honest, […]

Oscar and Lucinda in Sydney: Carriageworks, Sydney Chamber Opera produce world premiere

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Australia’s artistic triumph of a book by the same name will make it onto the stage thanks to Carriageworks Sydney and its resident opera company, the Sydney Chamber Opera. Composer Elliott Gyger will join forces with librettist Pierce Wilcox to transform Peter Carey’s novel Oscar and Lucinda into a new Australian opera from 27 July – 3 August 2019.  Directed by Opera […]

If crab’s your thing, it’s Muddy Mania at Kingsley’s Woolloomooloo this April

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With Mother’s Day creeping up on us, it’s time to start thinking about where to take Mum this year. If you’ve done high tea to death every other year and looking for something different (don’t worry…we’re not suggesting skydiving), then maybe you should consider getting Mum’s hands a little dirty at Kingsleys in Woolloomooloo. It’s […]

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

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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

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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 […]

Win tickets to see CINCO by Sydney Dance Company this March

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Sydney’s famed Sydney Dance Company pumps out shows quicker than its dancers can take pilates classes, but this month’s is a real winner. It’s a part of the Sydney Dance Company’s 50th anniversary, and this year, the number 5 is taking centre stage in the production. For Cinco, Rafael Bonachela‘s brand new work, the choreographer has turned […]

German, hippy and traditional, Gowings Bar & Grill at QT Sydney has a new chef

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The German, hippy and traditional elements aren’t in Michael Box’s genetic make-up, as much as they are in his new menu for Gowings Bar & Grill at QT Sydney. He’s the new chef there and giving things a healthy turnover with the new menu, due to be unveiled later in 2019. QT Hotels’ new executive […]

Mardi Gras gives planet a shimmery glimmer of hope and goes green

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There is arguably no more a glittery or gay an event than that of the topless men, drag queens and colourful parade goers at Sydney’s annual Gay and Lesbian Mari Gras. This year though, offers something different. Revellers are trading in their sparkly rainbow stripes for something a little more eco-friendly with event organisers revealing […]

The bard is back: Shakespeare by the Bay is on again in Sydney

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Back by popular demand, Shakespeare By The Bay by Bard On The Beach, Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel and the Woollahra Council, brings world-renowned Shakespearean performances to life. Get your ‘tithers’, ‘whithers’, thines and mines and all your oxymorons ready as the magic of the words of William grace the beach to the stunning backdrop of Sydney Harbour. It’s kind of like the Handa Opera […]