Sydney Festival Review: Briefs is exactly the non-PC drag show the world needs right now (Through 22nd January)

In a world of political uncertainty, where rhetoric that sits against the values of equality lingers and the seeming equilibrium of the world is driving us all mad, nothing feels more necessary than a perverse drag show enjoying a residency at one of the world’s most prestigious events, the Sydney Festival. Thankfully, Briefs: The Second Coming is just that show.... Read More | Share it now!

Old favourites return to Brisbane as GoMA Turns 10

Sitting at no less than 6,000 square metres, Australia’s largest contemporary gallery, The Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) in Brisbane’s South Bank, turns ten years old this month. To celebrate, the now iconic space has launched a massive, free exhibition dubbed GoMA Turns 10, which revisits some of the curator’s favourite artworks and artists who have featured in the walls of the gallery since December 2006.... Read More | Share it now!

Ten podcasts from Australia and around the world you have to subscribe to right now

While even the non-avid Podcast listeners have likely heard of series like Serial and Comedy Bang! Bang!, the Podcast world is full of thousands of regular Podcasts that each have their own dedicated audience. We’ve scoured through quite a lot of them and present to you the ten that we think you need to subscribe and listen to right now. Some are new additions to the Podcast world, while others are (relatively) old favourites…... Read More | Share it now!

A Whole New World – Aladdin’s Arielle Jacobs on playing Jasmine and those magic carpet rides

The incredible Broadway production of Aladdin is still enjoying it’s Australian run at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre. We’ve been catching up with the productions principle cast to find out a little bit more about the show, and how’re they’re finding Australia and it’s audiences. Last week we brought you our chat with Genie, Michael James Scott – today it’s the turn of Arielle Jacobs, who’s bringing Jasmine to life in the Australian production.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Scott Aukerman’s Comedy Bang! Bang! is improv comedy at its finest in its Sydney debut

Following on from performances in Brisbane and Melbourne, as well as fitting in some time for the show’s host Scott Aukerman to appear on ABC’s The Mix, The Project and more, the cult TV and Podcast series Comedy Bang! Bang! made its much anticipated debut in Sydney last night, in front of what had to have been a sold out crowd. Along for the ride came show regulars Paul F Tompkins, Lauren Lapkus (Orange is the New Black) and Mike Hanford alongside Aussie actress and comedian Claudia O’Doherty (Love), who was the guest playing the role of “herself”. But more on this later.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza may be the best, most awe-inspiring Cirque ever in Australia

From Varekai to Dralion and Ovo to Totem, Australia has been lucky enough to have its fair share of Cirque du Soleil productions make their way to our country under the famed Grand Chapiteau across the last decade. But their latest – Kooza – which premiered in Sydney on Thursday ahead of a lengthy national tour, may just be the best and most awe-inspiring production the Montreal born company have ever brought to this country.... Read More | Share it now!