Top 10 Sydney Culture On this week 08/12/2019

Drink up. Carollers are coming.   10) Sydney XXXL Book Launch 12th December What: Frank Sartor AO, former Lord Mayor of Sydney, NSW Minister for Planning, Minister for Climate Change and the Environment, will launch Ed Lippmann’s new book Sydney XXXL at The Architect's Bookshop. Sydney XXXL, digs deep into Sydney’s history,...

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Dance in the Grey Area at the Good Things Festival

It's nearing the end of 2019 and the concept of good and bad is more nebulous than ever. In part because of unprecedented technological advancement, in part of because of the proliferation of media in relation to said advancement and its consequences vis a vis babies,...

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Top 10 Melbourne Culture On this week 01/12/2019

Summer's here. Opera isn't normally that horrifically shrill, the cast of Turandot is just experiencing heatstroke.   10) Robin Boyd Redux: RMIT Design Archives 5th December What: The launch of the RMIT Design Archives Journal, Vol 9 No 2, 2019 Robin Boyd Redux: at the RMIT Design Archives.This special issue on...

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Top 10 Melbourne Revelry On this week 01/12/2019

One day you'll think back to this week and say, "Huh. So that's what it was like when humans could be outside during the Summer season without their instantly boiled brains leaking out of their nostrils".   10) White Noise presents Kaiser Souzai 6th December What: Melbourne's favourite son of Berlin...

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Strawberry Fields for a Year or So

It's been an exhausting three years. No matter how much we seek to disassociate ourselves from the ills of our gun-toting, morbidly obese old hook-up, the USA's talent for taking up air and space in this world is unrivalled. It doesn't commit human rights violations quietly like...

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Make Love, Make War, Make Both at Bohemian Beatfreaks

It's funny. 50 years or so this side of free love and the world seems to be more militaristic than ever. We don't mean funny as in 'strange'. A proliferation of massive phallic missiles is logically the main thing that would come out of the 80s. We mean...

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Top 10 things On in Brisbane this week 17/11/2019

'Tis the nearly the season and Santa has a gluten intolerance.   10) Opera in the Upper House 21st & 22nd November What: Experience the thrill of the Opera in the Upper House starring the youthful, energetic and enchanting Brisbane City Opera. Step back in time and be captivated by the...

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Top 10 Sydney Revelry On this week 17/11/2019

You'll be making waves this week. Make sure you cover your mouth and don't swallow. There's a lot of mercury in that water.   10) The Berlin Experiment 23rd November What: Be greeted by their friendly nurse at the door and receive your patient number on entry. This dim lit underground...

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Welcome, Those Who Are Welcome to Melbourne Music Week

Music is the universal language. As long as you possess a vocabulary 50% of which comprises alternate terms for 'bourgeois' and 25% of which comprises over-pronounced bastardised words from other foreign languages. The other 25% tends to consist of expletives to direct at indelicate baristas. Have the regular...

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