BOOKS & TALKS

THEATRE, DEMOCRACY & THE END OF DISTRACTION

In my interview with 67-year-old Aboriginal actor Jack Charles this week, he described himself in his 20s as such, “I was political and thought of … Read more

GUWANYI – POETRY IN THE PARK

The National Aboriginal Writers’ Festival is still a toddler at three years old but the history of Aboriginal stories and its oral tradition goes back … Read more

FOSTERING A GREEN CULTURAL PRECINCT AT WALSH BAY

How do we make Walsh Bay green and colourful at the same time? Already hailed the arts hub of Sydney, Walsh Bay is the heart … Read more

NATURAL CLEANING & HOME DETOX

What’s worse than cleaning toilets? Having to inhale all the juxtaposing smells from each individual cleaning product. I arm myself with eight different bottles before … Read more

LOVE, LUST & THE SCIENCE OF ATTRACTION

In the style of Art Gallery of New South Wales’ Art After Hours, the Australian Museum is bringing you art, live music, film and talks … Read more

HOT TIX: SHAUN MICALLEF AUTHOR TALK

No, Shaun Micallef has NOT written an autobiography or memoir although I reckon his would be a rather fascinating read in comparison to the truly … Read more

PECHA KUCHA 20×20 FOR HAITI

Like most great things in this world, Pecha Kucha 20×20 originated in the city of sensory overload, Tokyo. Since its beginnings in 2003 at famed … Read more

MANDY SAYER’S AUSTRALIAN LONG STORY

The Australian Long Story Let’s face it; loads of people don’t make time to read novels these days. Finishing one can take months, by which time the protagonist’s name … Read more

TALKS: SYDNEY IDEAS

Thinking about public lectures, I find myself closing my eyes and imagining the smell of leather books, wide green lawns and twinkly eyed lecturers with … Read more

TALKS: BERNHARD SCHLINK – GUILT ABOUT THE PAST

Internationally bestselling author of The Reader, Bernhard Schlink, is in town this month to talk about his collection of essays Guilt About the Past… Read more