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In photos: Anzac Day Dawn Service 2015

7 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

For the 120,000 people in attendance at this morning’s Dawn Service at the Australian War Memorial, Anzac Day began at around 3am (perhaps even earlier for those keen to get a good seat).  As the dawn rose just after 5:30am, I joined the thousands gathered at the Australian War Memorial to commemorate the 2015,100th Anniversary of the [...]

The War To End All Wars, ANZAC Eve

What a wonderful night.  This Anzac-eve function was organized at the Deakin Edge theatre at Fed Square by the Medical Association for the Prevention of War, with support from the ANZAC Centenary Peace Coalition and funding from the Dept of … Continue reading ?

Weekend Cafe Hot Spot: Silver Fox Bar and Grill, Curtin

12 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Silver Fox Bar and Grill is one of those restaurants that constantly pops up on my Facebook news feed and the posts look so delicious. Believe it or not, I actually have a list of restaurants I want to eat at on my phone and when I’m stuck for ideas or looking for something new, [...]

Around Town - Robowars Sydney - Vivid Sydney 2015

30-31 May Watch robots battle it out as ultimate fighting machines in the Vivid Sydney edition of Robowars Sydney. Tournaments like these have been running all...

Surly's, Surry Hills

American bbq? Sydney still can't get enough. The newly opened Surly's combines a laidback American bar - complete with neon beer signs, bar stools and widescreen TVs - with a hearty rib-sticking bbq menu of smoked brisket, cornbreadShow More Summary

Comedy - Theatresports World Cup 2015

Sat 02 May Improv teams representing Australia, Canada, New Zealand and 'The Rest of the World' are facing off for the cup in this Theatresports event. Andrew O'Keefe...

Around Town - Junkee Presents: How to Survive Without a Real Job - Vivid Sydney 2015

Sun 31 May Australian pop culture website Junkee is taking on the world of modern careers by bringing together four successful personalities to find out if it’s...

Music - Hozier

Tue 03 Nov Morning Hozier, diving straight in you really sky-rocketed to success – how did that happen? In truth, I don’t know. I’m still I’m surprised...

Around Town - MTV Presents: Breaking Boredom and Fuelling Creativity

Mon 01 Jun Beginning with findings from MTV’s global research, which looks into the concept of boredom and what the findings could mean for media and entertainment...

Music - Olly Murs

Tue 11 Aug This round-faced smiley bloke from the UK version of The X-Factor is said to be the next Robbie Williams (by some), and hits like 'Troublemaker'...

My ANZAC Commemoration

It’s interesting to see that perhaps the millions spent on the centenary of Gallipoli might have been misdirected. There’s been a  thoroughly appropriate reaction against the crasser forms of commercialisation : think ANZAC stubby-holders, teddy bears and  ‘Camp Gallipoli’ where … Continue reading ?

Around Town - Vivid Sydney Harbour Tours

01-04 Jun Make like Kanye and see all of the lights from the best position in Sydney – on the water. Aboard a classic Sydney ferry, tour the historic Harbour...

Around Town - Progressive Dining Tour - Pyrmont Festival

Wed 20 May Join a walking tour of Pyrmont's eateries in a special event connected to the Pyrmont Festival. Guests will meet their guide at Gallon on Harris...

Kids - Bugalugs Bum Thief

29 Apr-02 May Skeeta Anderson awakes one morning in his little town of Bugalugs to find all the buttocks are missing. Recruiting his best mates Mick Misery and Billy...

Around Town - Lighting the Sails Universal Everything - Vivid Sydney 2015

22 May-08 Jun Vivid Sydney transforms the city into a dazzling playground of light installations and projections, and one of the highlights each year is the Lighting...

Music - The Wombats

Mon 27 Jul The Wombats are set to complement their Splendour in the Grass appearance with a sideshow at the Enmore. Get ready to sing-a-long to all their indie rocks...

Music - Renée Fleming

Sun 30 Aug She is the probably most eminent soprano the USA has produced, performing at the great opera houses of the world and the Super Bowl in New Jersey. Fans were...

10 places in Canberra to get breakfast after the Dawn Service

For those commemorating Anzac Day by attending Saturday’s Dawn Service at the Australian War Memorial, here’s a quick guide to Canberra cafes open for breakfast following the service. 1. ONA on the Lawns, Manuka Our trading hours for Anzac Day! Hope to see you all after the dawn service #onacoffee #onaonthelawns #visitcanberra #breakfastincanberra A photo posted by ONA ON THE [...]

Music - Best Coast

Tue 28 Jul While Californian indie poppers Best Coast are in the country for Splendour In The Grass they will duck back down to Sydney to play a sideshow. Expect...

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