Forum rejects call for arts watchdog

BY REUBEN BRAND Australia’s censorship laws came under tight scrutiny at an arts censorship forum convened after the recent furore surrounding artist Bill Henson’s latest … Read more

Road closures for World Youth Day 2008

If you’re wondering how bad the road closures will be during the weeklong World Youth Day, just imagine APEC and the Olympics combined. Most major … Read more

Pilgrims’ Protest

BY PAM WALKER Sydney is top on the world’s pilgrimage trail this year with thousands of young Catholics expected to visit during Pope Benedict XVI’s … Read more

Venues welcome PoPE’s end

By Ashley Devine Hotels and venues that offer any form of live entertainment will soon not need to apply for a special licence. Among the … Read more

Pass the condoms, hold the condemnation

By Lawrence Gibbons If you believe the hype, close to 150,000 impressionable young minds will descend on Sydney in July, providing the Pope with ample … Read more

Remembering Salvador Allende

By Antonio Castillo Sydney is among several major cities around the world where the centenary of Chile’s former president Salvador Allende will be commemorated. Allende … Read more

Arts hub at CUB site

By Reuben Brand The City of Sydney and Frasers Property have planned a cultural makeover for the CUB site in Broadway, turning empty warehouses into … Read more

Councils push for Inner West Metro line

BY JEREMY BROWN While the State Government moves to implement its ‘Metro’ system (first train out of the station in 2017), councils in Sydney’s Inner … Read more

On the cycle war path

By Joshua Cole A report by an international cycling expert has questioned the need for a cycle path on Bourke Street, Surry Hills. The City … Read more

Maadi’s life on canvas

By Reuben Brand Maadi Einfeld, aged 84, has just exhibited her latest show in a career that spans half a century. Her exhibition Survey Exhibition … Read more