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Elbow at Sydney Opera House

25 Oct - 26 Oct, 2014

By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Buy Tickets A damn fine musical treat is on it’s way and it comes in the form of UK rock group, Elbow, who have announced a second show at the Sydney Opera House on October 26. Recently completing a UK arena tour and currently playing select festival dates, including last […]

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Hilltop Hoods at Hordern Pavilion

24 Oct, 2014

By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Buy Tickets The best in Australian hip hip are coming to Sydney. Hilltop Hoods will be performing at Hordern Pavilion for one night on Friday, October 24. In the wake of their brand new album ‘Walking Under Stars’ topping the charts for another week, Hilltop Hoods have announced their largest […]

Entertainment, What's on
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The Scent of Summer – Eau de Magnolia by Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle

By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Visit Website Spring is the perfect season to shake up you personal style and what better way than by picking out a brand new fragrance for the warmer months. And boy do we found a particularly stunning one! The latest release to come from Editions de Parfums Frederic Malle, Eau […]

Art & Design, Fashion
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(CTRL P) Objects On Demand At Courtesy Of the Artist

29 Oct - 25 Jan, 2015

By Benjamen Judd Book Accommodation Visit Website The invention of 3-D printing has captured the imagination of artists and designers all over the world and for good reason – it’s like watching machines give birth to objects! And (CTRL)(P) OBJECTS ON DEMAND by Courtesy of the Artist is bringing this innovative practice to the masses. […]

Architecture, Art & Design, What's on
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English Tea Party. . . gone wrong

17 Oct - 01 Nov, 2014

From Sharne Wolff… Just sitting down to read the newspaper with a nice relaxing cuppa? Ever wondered why Sukey took the kettle off and they all went away? The Urban Dictionary defines tea as ‘a drug stereotypically popular in England . . . sold in brightly coloured boxes advertising its health properties . . . […]

Art & Design
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Topophilia

17 Oct - 08 Nov, 2014

From Andrew Frost… At the recent Melbourne Art Fair there were only a few artists who were represented by multiple galleries. One was Murray Fredericks whose photographs and video works were selling well despite prices north of $10,000 each. While sales alone are not the sole measure of the success of an artist’s work it […]

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PAINT14

17 Oct - 01 Nov, 2014

From Andrew Frost… If one were given to making rash statements about the state of painting one might be tempted to say that painting is on the verge of being reborn for the new century. Of course, such a statement would be ridiculous because painting is always in the process of being reinvented, reevaluated and […]

Art & Design
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Kosciuszko/Kosciusko

10 Oct - 22 Oct, 2014

From Sharne Wolff… The notion of authenticity in the stories of Australia’s natural history has been the concern of emerging artist Caitlin Casey’s practice to date. On graduating from the National Art School last year, Casey’s body of photographs probed her findings about the young Charles Darwin’s nineteenth century expedition from Sydney to Bathurst. The inspiration […]

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Closer

10 Oct - 25 Oct, 2014

From Andrew Frost… Although we can imagine insects and even perhaps the sub-atomic world, it’s hard to picture it beyond vague generalities. Images taken using microscopes give us some sense of the nature of the unseen but even so, every new image of a fly’s eye or an ant’s head is an arresting encounter with […]

Art & Design
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Ken Thaiday Snr

17 Oct - 23 Nov, 2014

From Sharne Wolff A joint project between Carriageworks and Performance Space brings the largest ever installation by Ken Thaiday Snr into town this month. Although he lived and worked in Cairns during his early career, Thaiday is a member of the Meriam Mír clan of Erub (Darley Island) in the eastern Torres Strait group. In […]

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