The Mothership, NOosphere & the Last Frontier NYC

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Yep! I’m playing catch up! But expect exciting updates from my time in New York and beyond for the next few weeks! The Mothership is a special place. Its a New York institution – the home of many artists, a working studio, residency base and live music and performance art venue. I was lucky, through a purely serendipitous twist, to …

Ethical Gifts – My Pick

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So Christmas is just around the corner…gasp!!! Instead of buying your family a bunch of obligatory junk this year, why not consider at least buying some ethical or politically conscious gifts? You can delight your family and help the word at the same time. Bundarra Bundarra stock cool leggings and awesome bags! Better yet, they are all depict original artwork …

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Guys, guys guys! I’ve been getting all around Sydney and seeing everything I can! But I’ve received feedback that you don’t want to know about all the awesome stuff you’ve missed, you want upcoming dates for your social calendar. Duh! So this is what’s gonna be red hot in the next couple of weeks. Candy Royalle & Sloppy Joe Candy …

Gruesome Playground Injuries & School Holidays

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Its school holidays and that means its time for FUN KIDS STUFF! Pete the Sheep If you like children’s theatre and are looking for a fun day out with the little ones, I highly, highly recommend Pete the Sheep. With a fantastic cast, show tunes style music and more sheep puns that you can poke your shears at, its probably …

September Theatre Reviews

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September is upon us & that means Sydney Fringe Festival season has begun. There’s a load of fantastic theatre in town, both in the Fringe program and independently. The Bookbinder – Trick of the Light Theatre – Better Read Than Dead This captivating fairy tale style story just charmed the pants of me. First of all you walk into the …

March Theatre Guide

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Oh yes, there’s some lovely theatre on at the moment. I’ve been lucky enough to see a bunch of it. Here are my top picks. Twelfth Night – Sport For Jove I always recommend Sport For Jove, because they are really that good. Breathing fresh air into Shakespeare that will make you laugh, gasp and cringe. Gorgeous design, fast paced …

Regrowth Festival this weekend

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The wonderful Regrowth Festival is this weekend. Set just 3.5 hours from Sydney in a luscious grove near Braidwood, the location features gorgeous valley views and winding bush tracks. Its also a highly successful sustainable festival, with every effort going towards minimising effects on the environment and tree planting & bush regeneration a key feature. The vibes are always happy …

This Week: Permasabi, Lego and Rhymes

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There’s a lot of interesting and innovative art stuff in sassy Sydney this week. These are my top picks: Permasabi Tuesday 24 February – Opens 5:30pm – 8pm Exhibition runs 26 February – 14 March COFA, main courtyard Oxford Street, Paddington NSW Perran Costi is a remarkable artist and this is his biggest undertaking to date. He is the founder of …

Timor-Leste Community Radio Association

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My amazing friend, and Mystery Bus co-Producer Claudi has just taken up year long post with the Timor-Leste Community Radio Association, a network of community radio stations in Timor Leste. This resilient nation is going through a period of growth and renewal, and community media will be a powerful tool for development. This is such an important time and place. …