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Around Town - Cabramatta Moon Festival 2014

Sun 07 Sep Cabramatta Moon Festival is one of Sydney’s largest Asian multicultural festivals. It attracts more than 90,000 people from across Sydney who come together...

Film - Dr Strangelove

Thu 11 Sep Stanley Kubrick’s hilarious 1964 satire Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb stars George C Scott as General Buck Turgidson,...

Music - Soundwave Festival 2015

28 Feb 2015-01 Mar 2015 When AJ Maddah said goodbye to the Big Day Out and announced that his original Soundwave festival would extend to two days in 2015, we expected that the...

Music - Sydney Country Music Festival

Sat 08 Nov Who says Humpty Doo is the capital of country music in Australia? For one day, at least, it's the historic Bella Vista Farm northwest of Sydney, which...

Around Town - Norton Street Italian Festa

Sun 26 Oct Leichhardt’s huge Italian street festival is one of the largest of its kind. As many as 100,000 people attend every year for the cooking demonstrations,...

Restaurants - Rupert & Ruby

25 Aug-16 Nov A new pop-up arrives at Icon Park - a team made up of Taste Of Sydney 2014 People's Choice winners, Ruby's BBQ and Bondi "Makers of Awesome Times", Fat...

Film - In the House Cult Film Classics

Fri 05 Sep Eight cult movies from the '70s, '80s and '90s make a welcome big-screen return for Event Cinema's In the House screenings, hosted by Channel 7’s Jason...

Around Town - Creative Mornings: Jason Little

Fri 29 Aug Jason Little is creative director of Re, a Sydney-based strategic branding and design company that works with ambitious clients to build better brand...

Around Town - Parramasala 2014

17-19 Oct In its fifth year, Parramasala will include a street parade, a free public concert and a weekend of live music and food in and around Parramatta and Harris...

Theatre - Howie The Rookie

30 Sep-25 Oct Toby Schmitz is taking time out from playing pirates in Michael Bay's Emmy-winning Black Sails to direct an indie production at his old stomping...

Music - Guy Pearce

Wed 19 Nov We all knew Guy Pearce could act. But sing? Why didn't he tell us sooner? To launch his 10-track debut album Broken Bones, Pearce and a five-piece band...

Gay & Lesbian - Beyoncé's Birthday Party

Sat 30 Aug The long-running, queer-tinged hip-hop/R'n'B dance party Swagger has relocated to its new home at the Civic Underground, where they'll be blowing out...

Eight questions on IS

Who or what is IS? IS is a jihadist-based movement known variously as the Islamic of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) or The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or Islamic State (IS). The group, in its original form, was composed of a variety...Show More Summary

‘The Ordeal of Elizabeth Marsh: A Woman in World History’ by Linda Colley

303 p. & notes, 2007 Now THIS is the sort of history I want to write!  I’ve had this book on my shelves for years, ever since I began writing my thesis.  It takes just the approach that I want … Continue reading ?

Gay & Lesbian - Jiggly, Jujubee and April

Sat 22 Nov Those cheeky promoters at In the Dark are at it again – hot on the backs of Bianca Del Rio, Ben DeLaCreme and Detox's visits to town, they're bringing...

Kids - Aerialize Kids Circus Classes

05 Oct-18 Dec Aerialize circus arts training centre is running kids classes for ages three and up. The courses are both fun and challenging. With classes in acrobatics,...

Gay & Lesbian - Daywash

Sun 05 Oct The long weekend party to end all long weekend parties (or just get you well and truly munted so you can kick on to Arq...or the Shift...or Phoenix...or...)...

David Eastman’s murder conviction quashed

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

ACT Supreme Court orders David Eastman’s murder conviction quashed. More to follow on this developing story…

What’s on the menu for Floriade 2014?

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Food and Wine week is set to spice up Floriade 2014, inviting visitors to spoil their tastebuds with a delicious menu of demonstrations and events – all for free! From 22-28 September, visitors to Australia’s biggest celebration of spring can sip on some of the capital region’s most prestigious wines, explore the science behind our tastebuds [...]

Hazard reduction burn tomorrow at Federal Golf Club

5 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The ACT Rural Fire Service will tomorrow, Saturday 23 August, 2014, weather permitting, conduct a hazard reduction burn at the Federal Golf Club, Gowrie Drive, Red Hill. The burn will commence from 10.30am and continue through the day. It is likely the burn will also smoulder into Sunday. Four fire tankers, two light units, one command vehicle [...]

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