Sydney Festival

Theatre – Counting and Cracking


· Tuesday, January 22, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


The colourful Counting and Cracking is completely absorbing from beginning to end.

Theatre – The Wind in the Willows


· Wednesday, January 9, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


Welcome to ASC’s sixteenth outdoor annual production of Kenneth Graham’s children’s classic, The Wind in the Willows.

Sydney Festival – Cut the Sky


· Tuesday, February 23, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


Directed artfully by Rachel Swain, the Marrugeku company explores the issues of climate change through an Indigenous lens, layering song, poetry, audio visuals, as well as modern and…

Soulful, coastal – Artist Profile: Marcus Corowa


· Saturday, June 29, 2013 · Leave a Comment 


Regular readers will know that Sydney-based singer-songwriter and composer, Marcus Corowa, was the special guest performer at the SSH Harbour Cruise and Picnic on May 18. Corowa’s soulful set was the perfect complement to a warm, breezy day on the water.

Live Review:
Flawless, without fanfare


· Tuesday, February 5, 2013 · Leave a Comment 


I managed to get a seat front and centre in the intimate Spiegeltent, so close that if I keeled over in fan girl admiration I’d be laying at her feet. Which was exactly what I wanted to do her entire set.

Sydney Festival – local highlights


· Monday, December 3, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


It’s going to be an exciting Sydney Festival and plenty of it can be seen locally. Carriageworks and the Seymour Centre will once again be busy venues and for the first time the Festival will be taking itself to the streets and parks of Erskineville.

Melodies, harmonies and lyrics on love: An interview with Sharon Van Etten


· Saturday, December 1, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten’s third record, Tramp, has received rave reviews, including nominations for “album of the year”. On the eve of her first visit to Australia, Van Etten spoke with the SSH’s Julia Jacklin.

Art home away from home


· Friday, October 5, 2012 · Leave a Comment 


Back in 2001, a collective of young artists eager to offer a more low-key approach to art decided to take over a run-down workshop in Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, which came to be known as the Knot Gallery & the Frequency Lab. But after five years of hosting art exhibitions, concerts (hip-hop band The Herd played there, amongst many others), spoken word performances, and generally being a social and gathering place, the team had to drop the curtain and was left without a space.