THEATRE REVIEW: TALK @ SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE (UNTIL 20 MAY)

  Talk is a play that feels like Frontline version 2.0. It’s a satirical look at the modern state of journalism, a place that has seen many experienced reporters lose their jobs while amateurs and citizen journalists have risen up. This Sydney Theatre Company production is a searing indictment on the current media climate as…

DRINKS REVIEW: WINE ISLAND

Aloha from Wine Island! For four days in mid-November Clark Island in Sydney Harbour was transformed into a wine oasis. Hosted by a toucan named Suzanne, the event showcased 100 unique local and overseas wines in addition to food huts, bars and island beats. It was a hot, sunny day where funky hats, sundresses, Hawaiian…

DVD REVIEW: STREETS OF YOUR TOWN

  Streets of Your Town is a romp through history, suburban Australia and its architecture. Comedian, Tim Ross, a self-confessed modernist tragic who has performed his own live shows in significant Australian buildings takes us on a journey through different Aussie structures, from the significant ones to the humble family home ranging from the 1950s…

LIVE REVIEW: JUST FOR LAUGHS COMEDY GALA (FEATURING DANNY BHOY, TOMMY TIERNAN, STEPHEN K AMOS, AL MURRAY, DAVE HUGHES, WIL ANDERSON & CELIA PACQUOLA) @ SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE (24.10.2015)

  The Just For Laughs Sydney comedy festival turned five this year, and to celebrate it held two all-star comedy galas at the iconic Sydney Opera House. The lineup of seven comedians included top-notch international and local talent giving us all about ten to 15 minutes of their funniest, A-plus material. Celia Pacquola opened the…

INTERVIEW: NOISEWORKS’ STEVE BALBI

  The Art of Music Live is an amazing initiative that sees some excellent local and international musicians and artists coming together and collaborating for a good cause. The series is to support the Nordoff-Robins Music Therapy charity, who have a purpose-built centre and outreach clinics where music acts as an agent for change and…

ALBUM REVIEW: THE SUNNYBOYS – OUR BEST OF

  Sunnyboys’ Our Best Of sees 17 tracks hand-picked and remastered by the band and released in one tidy set. It is not the group’s first greatest hits and thanks to the quality of the music, it is also unlikely to be their last. The songs are the closest thing you’ll hear to guitar pop…

THEATRE REVIEW: MOLIÈRE’S TARTUFFE @ SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE (30.07.2014)

  Tartuffe is a 17th century classic and a visceral theatrical experience. The play was originally written by Molière and was received with scandal as he satirised and poked fun at religion, human vices and the other follies that people possess. The current adaptation by the Bell Shakespeare company features a script by Justin Flemming…