EXHIBITION: NAM BANG!

It’s been 34 years since the explosive end of the Vietnam War. The powerful effects continue to reverberate to this day, as Nam Bang! at … Read more

JERRY SPRINGER THE OPERA

With its histrionics, high-pitched hullabaloos and multitude of fat ladies, the Jerry Springer talk show was practically custom built for operatic reincarnation. It smashed the … Read more

GOOD

Based on an acclaimed 1981 play by C.P. Taylor, Good follows a simpering, softly-spoken intellectual (Viggo Mortensen) as he navigates the moral marshiness of Nazi Germany. It is morally ambiguous and ultimately, leaves you feeling equally ambiguous about it. (AB)

FRIDAY THE 13TH

The latest skinny-dip into Crystal Lake finds a new batch of irritating, sexed-up teens to terminate. And mummy’s boy Jason is up to the challenge, slashing his way through scenes packed with boobs, Southern-fried yokels, twangy dialogue and plenty of b-l-o-o-d. As a rehash, it ticks all the boxes. (AB)

Mind the gap – Platform 2

Head to Platform 2 for an inner city hip hop playground stationed at the ubercool Carriageworks. First up on Friday are the freestylers for a … Read more

Express Yourself

“I do graffiti because I can’t help it,” says Aaron (not his real name), 18, a young Sydney writer. Whether through passion or … Read more

THEATRE: VIGIL

Delivered with the droll aplomb of a mortician, Vigil is hardly the traditional story of a long-lost nephew keeping his aunty company on her deathbed. Sometimes stirring, sometimes bleakly comic, it’s a nicely played out little gem.

EXHIBITION: BETWEEN SITE & SPACE

If a multi-tiered diorama gets your inner kid stamping their sneakers in glee, then be sure to head over to Between Site & Space: A … Read more

Sydney misses its link

Transport Minister John Watkins unveiled the new SydneyLink project recently, revealing plans for major transport projects that include a North West Metro, an M4 Extension, … Read more