things to do Sydney

Talking to Stephanie Somerville


· Sunday, April 14, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


Stephanie Somerville is rehearsing for her role as Jedda in A Little Piece of Ash, written and directed by Megan Wilding of Blackie Blackie Brown fame.

Theatre – Barbara and the Camp Dogs [2019]


· Tuesday, April 9, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


The rock-fueled box office sensation Barbara and the Camp Dogs is back at the Belvoir.

Theatre – Exit the King


· Saturday, March 9, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


Exit the King, written in 1962, is often described as the most accessible of Ionesco’s plays, and is generally read as a lament for human mortality.

Theatre – Murder in the Garden


· Wednesday, February 27, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


Murder in the Garden, presented by Sydney’s Royal Botanic Garden in association with Théâtre Excentrique and Alliance Francaise, offers the mystery-loving public the opportunity to become detectives.

Music – Julia Holter, ‘Aviary’


· Monday, February 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


Julia Holter, ‘Aviary’ Domino, 2018

Film – The Favourite and Vice


· Monday, February 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


Apart from the fact both films are nominated for the Oscars there’s little they have in common, apart from the hours spent in their make-up departments.

Summer reading: Aussies shine


· Monday, February 18, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


Aussie women’s words shone brightly in my summer reading.

Rock The Block


· Friday, December 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


For many of the couple of thousand people who attended over the day, Archie Roach’s heart-wrenching performance of “Took the Children Away” was a highlight.

Inner-city live Nativity


· Wednesday, December 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


Quarry Green in inner-city Ultimo takes on the air of a festival – a festival of remembering.

Art inspires music inspires art


· Tuesday, August 7, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


The paintings in Sydney Artist Andjana Pachkova’s first solo show shimmer with other-worldliness, and I’d visit that world again in a heartbeat.