ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

SKY LARKIN – THE GOLDEN SPIKE

How is it that a three piece alt-rock band from the UK – from Leeds of all places – sounds like the beautiful, over-driven offspring … Read more

THE DOLLY ROCKER MOVEMENT – OUR DAYS MIND THE TYME

The cruelest thing I’ve heard said about The Dolly Rocker Movement is that they inherited the crown of best Sydney psychedelic band from The Moffs. … Read more

BROKEN RECORDS – UNTIL THE EARTH BEGINS TO PART

There is definitely a little bit of gypsy in Scottish seven-piece Broken Records; that and a large mill-stone hanging around neck of their debut album … Read more

CRACKLE: CONTEMPORARY ART FROM THE MIDDLE OF NOWHERE

The title of curator/critic Stuart Koop’s new compilation of contemporary Australian art is not just a reference to the perceived geographic and cultural isolation of … Read more

DANCE: NOCHE FLAMENCA

Madrid-based flamenco company, Noche Flamenca, is coming to Australia for the first time in eight years. With dancers, singers and guitarists, the show will … Read more

THEATRE: UNIT 46

Warring neighbours are nothing new, but a deeper look into the madness and sadness that surrounds those living too close together in units is a … Read more

THEATRE: WHORE

This debut offering from Rick Viede is both edgy and energetic. Following the stories of two 20-somethings trying to carve a path in the tough … Read more

THEATRE: MIRIAM AND THE MONKFISH

Anyone familiar with the northern suburbs of Sydney will recognise the character that Sophie Kelly has created in Miriam. This character skit disguised as cooking … Read more

THEATRE: THE DUEL

Nobody does obsessive torturous  guilt quite like Dostoevsky. His final novel The Brothers Karamazov deals with the same moral dilemmas about crime and punishment that … Read more

CABARET: CAROLINE NIN

BY STEPHEN NICOLAZZO  Parisian Caroline Nin brings an international treat to Newtown in Hymne A Piaf (Piaf Revisited), a “spine-chilling” cabaret paying tribute to … Read more