A Techno Night With X CLUB.

Review of HIDE THE JUNK warehouse party present by X CLUB. at Carriageworks. As night falls over Sydney, the Carriageworks undergoes a transformation. Once-deserted streets teem with life as crowds of young people flock to the venue, eagerly awaiting entry into the former railway hangar. After clearing security, the atmosphere shifts into high gear. The […]

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Review – Vivid 2024: Devonté Hynes And The Sydney Symphony Orchestra

an image of musician Devonte Hynes performing at the Sydney Opera House for Vivid 2024

The announcement of Dev’s inclusion on the lineup for Vivid 2024 was met with great enthusiasm by fans of the East London-born artist. Upon arrival at the Opera House, it was evident that the crowd consisted heavily of Dev-otees who were there to take whatever journey Hynes had in store for us. […]

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Review: New South Wales State Library

May 31, 2024 New South Wales State Library Reviewed by Jacinta Widjaja and Alicia Kim The State Library of New South Wales is one of the oldest in Australia, known for its special collections, references and research sources open to the public. So, what really is going on inside? The library has presented multiple exhibitions […]

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Review: Song of the Earth at the City Recital Hall

May 15, 2024 City Recital Hall Australian Chamber Orchestra  Review by Paul Neeson (Arts Wednesday) Two of Australia’s biggest musical exports in mezzo-soprano Catherine Carby and tenor Stuart Skelton, return home for a season of late romantic masterpieces with the Australian Chamber Orchestra. Works by Richard Wagner, Alma Mahler-Werfel and Gustav Mahler were all arrangements […]

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Review: A Day On The Green James Taylor & His All Star Band:

Sunday April 28 @ Centennial Vineyards Reviewed by Amber, Rory and Sam. Tim Bradshaw Photography A beautiful Autumn afternoon and evening awaited those who’d made their way to Bowral for an emotional farewell concert for this criminally underrated troubadour. To begin, James brought along 2 trio support acts the first of which was Ella Hooper. […]

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Movie Review : The Taste Of Things

To all lovers of french gastronomy : this film is for you. Produce by film-maker Tran Anh Hung, The Taste of Things is adapted from the 1924 novel The Life and Passion of Dodin-Bouffant. The fantastic cook Eugenie has worked for over twenty years alongside the renowned gastronome Dodin. Together, they dedicate their days to […]

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Review: Potted Potter at the Seymour Centre

APRIL 18, 2024 Seymour Centre, Sydney Review by Paul Neeson (Arts Wednesday) Potted Potter is ostensibly a show for kids, but don’t be fooled, this adult, with all the others, found himself laughing and intrigued from beginning to end – my inner child enthralled by the magic of the two man parody of the JK […]

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Review: Holding the Man at Belvoir Theatre

March 30, 2024 Belvoir St Theatre Review by Paul Neeson (Arts Wednesday) Holding the Man is the memoir of Timothy Conigrave, written after the death of his lover John Caleo from AIDS in 1992, and published a few months after his own death two years later. It tells the story of their 15 year love […]

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Review: Fauré’s Requiem at Sydney Town Hall

March 28, 2024 Sydney Town Hall Sydney Philharmonia Choirs Review by Paul Neeson (Arts Wednesday) On Maundy Thursday, the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs under Associate Music Director, Dr. Elizabeth Scott, reminded us why Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem is one of the most revered in that classical music genre. The concert begins with the now familiar Acknowledgement of […]

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Review: Cobargo Folk Festival 2024

Cobargo Folk Festival – 1st to 3rd March 2024 Reviewed by Tony Roma Whilst a litany of reports in the media of late, decry an end for festivals due to poor attendance, that news has failed to reach the town of Cobargo where the 2024 Folk Festival was recently held. Some 5 hours south of […]

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Unmasking Complexity: A Review of May December

Reviewed by Elisa Herrera My initial impression of “May December” was marked by the surprise expressed on social media over Charles Melton’s lack of an Oscar nomination for his role. This sparked speculation and discussion, particularly on platforms like TikTok, where followers questioned whether the actor, known for his role as Reggie in “Riverdale,” was […]

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Review: River Live at the City Recital Hall, Angel Place

City Recital Hall Australian Chamber Orchestra Tuesday 13 February 2024 Review by Paul Neeson (Arts Wednesday) After the success of Mountain in 2017, the Australian Chamber Orchestra immediately embarked on their next cinematic endeavour. After extensive deliberation and collaboration, River Live was ready to go on tour in 2021. We had all been receiving the […]

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