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The Children In The Pictures delves into the darkest recesses of the internet

BY JARROD WOLFHUNTER The Children In The Pictures is a hard-hitting documentary following the investigations of an international network of authorities as they rescue children from the sleazy, squalid world of child exploitation. Task Force Argos is the notorious Australian-based police investigative team acting as a ‘thin blue line’ between a functioning, healthy society and […]

Sydney Actress, Gemma Clinch, Finds Salvation In YouTube Series

By Jarrod Wolfhunter Gemma Clinch is a Sydney based actor and writer. She has a background in education with a bachelor’s degree in arts and education, and certificates in Jazz and Tap teaching. Since graduating from acting school in 2017, Gemma has worked in Sydney’s independent theatre scene. She wrote, co-produced and performed in Dancing […]

Bryan Brown pens new crime novel, Sweet Jimmy

By Jarrod Wolfhunter Australian screen legend, and national treasure, Bryan Brown (AM), has written an outstanding crime novel that is set in and around Sydney, titled, Sweet Jimmy. Sweet Jimmy involves seven vivid individual short-stories that are, at-times, very disturbing, but always, very difficult to put down. Brown admits that crime novels have always been […]

Spotlight on ladies at Queer Screen Festival 2021

BY JESSI LEWIS City Hub speaks with Queer Screen Film Festival Director Lisa Rose about the festival's 9th year & the slate of films for queer women. With Sydney in lockdown than what better time is there than now to delve head first into this year’s Queer Screen Film Festival. Now in its 9th year, […]

Time away allows rapper Drapht to rediscover his passion

By Aston Brown Infamous Perth based rapper Drapht is back with a brand-new album, Shadows And Shinings, dropping on September 10. With this new album Drapht returns to his roots, re-discovering his undying passion for rap in collaboration with some of his closest mates. In a conversation with City Hub, Drapht explained how this album […]

Bright future on the H3rizon for Sydney girl group

By Katelyn Milligan The Sydney based girl band H3rizon are determined to leave their mark on the music industry. From their distinctive sound that pushes pop-music boundaries, to increasing Asian representation and even signing with a crypto-based record label - the girl group is a force to be reckoned with. The three young ladies bring […]

COVID-19 arts funding leaves smaller theatre companies in the dust

By Tessa Pelle As large-scale music, dance and theatre productions hurry to claim a $75 million COVID-19 relief fund, smaller entertainment companies are left grasping at straws for support.  Almost half of the stimulus has been allocated within the first five weeks since Create NSW launched its crisis funding for non-for-profit and commercial performing arts […]

The demise of live music: Two iconic venues to be demolished

By Katelyn Milligan Some have dubbed it the end of an era, with two of Sydney’s live music institutions set to be demolished. A recent development proposal for Coogee Bay Hotel has called into question the future of its live music venue Selina’s. This announcement comes just months after the revelation that Frankie’s Pizza By […]

Galerie pompom’s latest exhibition seen through a looking glass

By Tessa Pelle Galerie pompom will present the talent of four emerging Sydney based artists in its newest exhibition, Confabulations. Despite Sydney's ongoing lockdown, art enthusiasts can still view the exhibition through the gallery's window facing Abercrombie Street in Chippendale. Curator Felipe Olivares is happy the exhibition was still able to go ahead despite COVID-19 […]

All Aboard The Soul Express with Laura Zarb

By Elysia Cook All-rounded talent and proud Inner Westie Laura Zarb has proven she can do it all, taking the leap from singer to writer, producer and lead in her first and very own cabaret, The Soul Express. Zarb told the Inner West Independent that she had always wanted to do more with her performances, especially […]