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Around Town - The Grounds of Alexandria's Easter Market

19-21 Apr The Grounds is running a three-day market this Easter long weekend with fresh produce stalls such as Maya Sunny Honey, craft stalls, live entertainment...

Bars & Pubs - Food and drink at Uncle Ming’s

It's Japanese-whisky cocktails and dumplings at this CBD small bar.

Don’t miss the total eclipse

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Look up as you’re leaving work this evening and you’ll be treated to a rare spectacle. The eastern coast of Australia will be lucky enough to witness a twilight total lunar eclipse tonight, with the moon expected to glow a striking shade of blood red. The moon will already be eclipsed when it rises over Canberra at [...]

Art - Hiromi Tango: Promised

03-31 May New to the Sullivan+Strumpf stable in 2013, Tango presents her first commercial show at the gallery, comprised of her colourful textile creations, her...

Art - George Gittoes: I Witness

24 May-27 Jul George Gittoes has been just about everywhere, man – including the warzones of Iraq, Afghanistan, Rwanda and Bosnia, as an artist and a filmmaker...

Art - Christian Thompson: Polari

01-30 May Performance artist and photographer Christian Thompson presents a new body of work. Christian Thompson 'Trinity II', 2014 (cropped). C-type print....

High Speed Rail: too good to be true?

Follow the link to read the latest article by The Urbanist, High Speed Rail: too good to be true? http://blogs.crikey.com.au/theurbanist/2014/04/15/high-speed-rail-too-good-to-be-true/

The local newspaper on the sale of Banyule

A good article today in the local newspaper about Banyule Homestead quoting (ahem) Yours Truly, who doesn’t represent the Heidelberg Heritage Society, but DOES represent the Heidelberg Historical Society. See it here: http://www.herShow More Summary

Art - Max Dupain: the Paris 'private' series and other pictures

24 May-14 Sep Oggle Paris at its most elegant in an exhibition of 21 never-before-seen photographs from Dupain's 1978 trip to Paris with Harry Seidler, shown here alongside...

Kids - Sydney Opera House Junior Tours - review

Time Out’s nine-year-old reporter awards five stars to the Opera House’s tours for kids

Restaurants - Culinary Delight

This kitchenware retailer now offers a selection of monthly cooking classes ranging from Italian cuisine to cake decorating.

Around Town - Taronga Zoo’s Wild Rhinos Auction

10-14 May Taronga’s herd of 125 arty Wild Rhinos have been dotted around Sydney in a bid to help raise awareness and vital funds for Taronga’s Black Rhino breeding...

Shopping - Markets in May

01-31 May Martin Place will be celebrating all things local during the month of May as the space will be transformed every lunchtime with fresh produce stalls,...

Music - Holy Fuck

Wed 07 May Canadian (mostly) instrumental electronic rock quartet Holy Fuck were meant to be working on their third album, but instead they’re heading our way...

Blog Post: Raising the Age of Retirement

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

I should be up front. I’m one of those people (I imagine and hope we are very few) who spent their twenties and early thirties traveling the world, clocking up a solid log of fabulous experiences; sadly failing to accumulate any superannuation worth bragging about. So for me, I kind of know I’m going to [...]

Australia’s first suicide safe-house in Canberra

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Lifeline Canberra plans to establish the nation’s first suicide safe-house in Canberra if they’re are able to raise $1 million by the end of the year. The organisation is lobbying dozens of business and philanthropists to raise funds to establish the purpose-built safe-house. Iconic rocker Angry Anderson will be ambassador for the campaign, knocking on [...]

Casey spray paint spree

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Policing is investigating a spate of incidents across Casey between Friday night and Saturday morning (11 – 12 April). From 8am on Saturday morning police began receiving reports that multiple houses and vehicles had been vandalised with black spray paint on John Crawford Crescent, Walter Crockerer Crescent and Tippet Street, Casey. Property damage reported includes [...]

Canberra Islamic Centre vandalised

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

An Islamic community centre sustained thousands of dollars worth of damage at the hands of vandals on Sunday. It’s believed the intruders climbed the fence and broke in through a small window at the back of the building between 7.00am and 5.30pm. Offensive language was spray-painted across internal and external walls, paintings were ripped, televisions [...]

Local wins international writing award

4 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Local writer, Shauna O’Meara has been awarded an international ‘Writers of the Future’ accolade in Hollywood today. Shauna is one of twelve winning writers and illustrators from around the world, who were honoured during the 30th Annual L. Ron Hubbard Achievement awards. Originally from Western Australia, Ms. O’Meara is a practicing vet who [...]

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