ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

CACTUS

This debut feature from Writer / Director Jasmine Yuen-Carrucan is a gritty Australian road movie. In need of fast cash, John Kelly (Travis McMahon) has … Read more

GLOBAL HAYWIRE

This film has the best of intentions, but its impact falls very short of the lofty goals set up by its starting premise. Written and … Read more

EXHIBITION: EXPERIMENTA PLAYGROUND

BY AMELIA GROOM Escape to Experimenta Playground, an exhibition where art works demand your interaction. Watch your own shadow grow scales, teeth, eyes and … Read more

SYDNEY WRITERS’ FESTIVAL

PREVIEW BY LACHLAN JOBBINS The Sydney Writers’ Festival is on again from May 19-25 at Walsh Bay, bringing together a bewildering array of local and … Read more

Cajun Dance Party – The Colourful Life

The Colourful Life – Cajun Dance Party By Chris Peken One of my favourite Sci-Fi plots involves the sucking of life from the youth to … Read more

Tindersticks – The Hungry Saw

The Hungry Saw – Tindersticks By Chris Peken Five years is a long time between albums (and an even longer time between drinks). Once the … Read more

The Hands – Everything is Wonderful

Everything is Wonderful – The Hands By Chris Peken If I mentioned two brothers playing together on the same instrument you might think the Emmanuel … Read more

GIG: SOPHIE KOH

PREVIEW BY JASMINE MCLENNAN Sophie Koh is armed with a brand new album with a different style and is ready to bedazzle audiences in Australia … Read more

THEATRE: RUBEN GUTHRIE BY BRENDAN COWELL

REVIEW BY AMELIA GROOM   From up-and-coming writer Brendan Cowell comes the story of a young guy who’s got it all ‘ the parties, high-flying job, … Read more

THEATRE: THE GOOD GERMAN

PREVIEW BY LACHLAN JOBBINS ‘Faced with personal risk, how far would you go to save a life’ Would you prefer to ‘not get involved” Would … Read more