Sydney’s Best Live Entertainment Venues

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Whatever your tastes, Sydney is sure to satisfy you with a smorgasbord of enjoyable live entertainment options. With plenty of international visitors and stellar local performers, tourists and visitors should make the most of their time in the city and …

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The Brett Whiteley Studio in Surry Hills Turns 20

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For those hoping to gain greater familiarity with the Sydney arts scene, here’s a story for you: This week, the Brett Whiteley Studio in Surry Hills will celebrate twenty years of being open to the public. The property and former …

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The 2015 Perth International Arts Festival Wrap-Up

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The Perth International Arts Festival has once again wrapped up, leaving thousands of revellers and visitors satisfied and wanting even more. With a solid reputation as Australia’s oldest international multi-arts event, the PIAF has been held every year since 1953 …

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The 2015 Adelaide Festival Is Finally Here!

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The Adelaide Festival is once again stunning crowds of locals and tourists. The 2015 Adelaide Festival kicked off last week, with a massive lights display drawing in a crowd of thousands. The huge outdoor party was a smashing success, proving …

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The 37th Annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade Hits Sydney!

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The 37th Annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade has once again enlivened the Sydney CBD, treating thousands of tourists and onlookers to the show of a lifetime. With a five-kilometre-long conga line of entertainment and pure joy, it …

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Sydney Gathers To Ring In The Chinese New Year

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Each year, the Sydney community gathers to ring in the Chinese New Year. It’s a bold and vivacious event which brings together the best of both worlds, offering visitors great cuisine, entertainment and a unique party atmoshpere. There’s always plenty …

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The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival 2015!

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The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is famous all around the globe. The event is a celebration of cultural diversity and local customs, with several high profile events taking place in the weeks leading up to the amazing street …

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2015 Adelaide Fringe Festival

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Adelaide is an activity-filled, artsy capital city at the best of times. However, for one month each year the city simply bursts with a seemingly never-ending array of cultural activities, shows and exciting festivities. The Adelaide Fringe Festival 2015 takes place …

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The Festival City: Sydney

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From the renowned Sydney Festival to the film or writers festival, to the truly unique events such as Vivid Sydney, the City of Sydney offers a vibrant calendar of events granting it the sought after name of a ‘festival city’. …

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Adelaide’s Feast Festival Is Finally Here!

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The annual Feast Festival is currently in full swing! This year’s Adelaide based festival looks set to be one of the biggest ever. The cultural event offers fifteen pulse-pounding days of queer arts and LGBT culture, running from November 15 …

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The Corroboree Sydney Celebrations Are Here!

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From the 20th to the 30th of November this year, Sydney will be coming alive will Corroboree Sydney celebrations! The event is designed to boost an understanding of Australia’s vibrant indigenous culture. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, writers, musicians …

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The 2014 Newtown Festival Is Here!

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For travellers and residents alike, the Newtown Festival is one of the most vibrant and infectiously kooky social events of the year! Always a barrel of laughs, this year’s lineup looks set to thrill and surprise. In keeping with local …

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A Lazy Day at The Rocks

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For something a little different from the usual tourist trek around Circular Quay, try a lazy day of good art and great food in The Rocks. Start the day with a late brunch at Fine Foods Cafe, this place specialises …

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Sydney’s Best Alternative Suburb

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In the mood for some retail therapy with a difference? The suburb of Newtown, Sydney is the place for you. Sydney has an abundance of international brands and large shopping centres that, at first glance, offer exciting possibilities for the …

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Sydney’s Art & About Festival Is Here Again!

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Sydney is once again preparing for its annual Art & About Festival, a collaborative arts festival that appeals to tourists and locals alike. Usually, the festival serves to enliven a pretty buttoned down Central Business District with its eccentric creations …

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The Artistic Traditions of the First Australians: An Introductory Guide to Aboriginal Painting.

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When visiting Australia, it is essential that tourists make an effort to understand the importance of Indigenous Australian art and the centrality of the imagery to our nation. The First Australians’ dreaming stories are connected to the past, present and …

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Experiencing History Through Aboriginal Arts

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Art is one of the most beautiful forms of human expression. A carving, a painting, a sculpture – each has the capacity to encapsulate the essence of an ancient culture or the unspeakable emotions of its artist. Here are three …

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