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BBR Festival 2016 French food, wine, cabaret, cooking classes, entertainment

July 13th, 2016

July 14, 2016toJuly 17, 2016



* SYDNEY French Festival Bastille Day

BBR Festival 2016 – celebrating all things FRENCH for the 4th great year. Held over Bastille Day weekend, the four day open air Festival boasts an array of artistic events, delicious stalls. BBR French Festival 2016 Sydney


  • Thursday 14  – Sunday 17 July 2016
  • Circular Quay and Customs House Square Continue Reading »

Helpmann Awards 2015 Nominees and Awards Night Announcements

June 30th, 2015



Sydney 22 June 2015

Australia’s star performers in the arts sector  including Caroline O’Connor, Simon Gleeson, Wesley Enoch, Annette Downs, Michael Griffiths, and Suzie Mather announce the nominees for the 2015 Helpmann Awards.

  • Helpmann Awards 2015 Announcements –  Monday 27 July at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre on the set of Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Les Misérables.

The winners of the 2015 Helpmann Awards, including two lifetime achievement awards – JC Williamson Award® and Sue Nattrass Award™

The 2015 Helpmann Awards will be hosted by previous Helpmann Awards winner, Todd McKenney and feature performances by Les Misérables, Once, Australia Piano Quartet, and Cosentino – The Grand Illusionist.

The 2015 Helpmann Awards will be broadcast live on Foxtel Arts and simulcast free on www.foxtelarts.com.au. Tickets for the 15th annual Helpmann Awards are available now directly from Ticketmaster.

The Helpmann Awards are proudly supported by the New South Wales Government, through its tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW.

The Helpmann Awards also incorporates the Brian Stacey Award for Emerging Australian Conductors which has this year been awarded to Jessica Gethin. She will receive a $10,000 prize as winner of the award.

Helpmann Awards 2015 Nominees Continue Reading »


Strictly Ballroom The Musical Review – World Premiere Lyric Theatre Sydney

April 15th, 2014

April 15, 2014toJune 15, 2014



Sydney 12 April 2014
Strictly Ballroom The Musical – it’s a Bazaganza

Strictly Ballroom The Musical World Premiere After Party photos images story here

Strictly Ballroom The Musical Strauss Waltzed into Sydney for it’s world premiere opening performance frocked out in a Bazdazzling collection of Catherine Martin’s eye popping creations.

Strictly Ballroom The Musical sees Baz Luhrmann’s baby, born onto the stage some 30 years ago before proceeding to the big screen as one of Australia’s favourite feel good movies, find it’s way back to the boards.  The tale revolves around Scott, a promising ballroom dancer, and his inability to accept the judgement of the dance hierarchy that new dance steps have no place in the established choreography of old.

Glitz, glamour and enough sequins to fill the night sky hit the senses first up with the opening number as it whirls and Continue Reading »


Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Sydney Opening Night Review and After Party

October 28th, 2013

October 24, 2013toDecember 8, 2013



Dirty Rotten Scoundrels The Musical Sydney Opening Night Review and After Party photos images story;  MiSociety
Sydney 24 October 2013

Sydney’s Newest Con Artists Deliver Uproariosly Clever Musical Comedy
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels originated from the film titled ‘Bedtime Story’ starring David Niven, Marlon Brandon and Shirley Jones in 1964.  The movie was remade as ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ in 1988 starring that time around Michael Cane, Steve Martin and Glenne Headly.  Dirty Rotten Scoundrels as ‘The Musical’ premiered in Sydney on 24 October 2013 faving first run on Broadway back in 2005.   For the dozen or so people who may have never seen ‘Scoundrels’ in any form the story centres on a couple of opportunists who make their living from separating wealthy ladies from their cash.  Lawrence has made a fortune while Freddy is keen to be his ‘apprentice’.  When the Toothpaste Queen, Christine Colgate, arrives in their South of France domain the boys compete for a $50,000 booty. Continue Reading »


Layne Beachley Aim for the Stars Foundation 2013 Calendar Launch

August 17th, 2012

August 30, 2012


Layne Beachley and her friends invite you to  celebrate the launch of the Aim for the Stars Foundation 2013 Calendar

  •  Thursday 30th August at 6pm
  • Manly Art Gallery, Corner West Esplanade & Commonwealth Parade, Manly
  • Tickets: Free RSVP essential Continue Reading »

Cockatoo Island Film Festival 2012

May 29th, 2012

October 24, 2012toOctober 28, 2012



  • Festival runs 24 – 28 October 2012

Sydney’s most spectacular new festival, The Cockatoo Island Film Festival, transforms Cockatoo Island in the centre of Sydney’s stunning harbour into a state of the art cinema complex and cultural precinct.  Australian and International filmmakers and celebrities will converge upon Cockatoo Island, enriching the experience of the festival attendees.

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Sydney Art Exhibition Openings this week 19-25 March 2012

March 13th, 2012

March 19, 2012toMarch 25, 2012


* Art exhibition openings this week in Sydney – all welcome –  free (check for RSVP requirements). List updated daily.

  • Art Month 2012 and Art at Night continues
  • Art at Night Precinct Party: Thurs 22 March 2012 Chippendale/Redfern- White Rabbit
  • Art at Night Precinct Party: Friday 23 March 2012 Surry Hills 23 March -  Chalk Horse Gallery
  • Wednesday 21 March 2012  Gallery 9 Simon Blau
  • Thursday 22nd March 2012 – Art2Muse Gallery – Felicia Aroney & Yanni Souvatzoglou
  • Friday 23 March 2012 – TVH Gallery – Warren Salter (RSVP Req’d)
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Art Month Sydney 2012 – Contemporary Art in Sydney

March 1st, 2012

March 1, 2012toMarch 25, 2012



Art Month Sydney 2012.  Sydney’s Largest Annual Celebration of Contemporary Art.  Art by day, art by night.  300 artists, 200 events, 100 galleries and you.  Click on MiSociety’s daily calendar for daily/weekly events.


Sydney Art Exhibition Openings this week 12-18 March 2012

January 17th, 2012

March 11, 2012toMarch 18, 2012


Art exhibition openings this week in Sydney – all welcome (check for RSVP requirements). List updated daily.

  • Art Month Sydney March 2012 events
  • Art at Night Event Thursday 15 March 2012 – Precinct Party: Waterloo/Alexandria – Sullivan + Strumpf Fine Art 8pm till late
  • Art at Night Event Friday 16 March 2012 -  Precinct Party: Darlinghurst/East Sydney – National Art School
  • Tuesday 13 March 2012 – Damien Minton Gallery – Red Gate in Redfern
  • Wednesday 14 March 2012 – Global Gallery -  Ian Kingsford-Smith.
  • Thursday 15 March 2012 – Butler Goode Gallery – Christine Drummond
  • Saturday 17 March 2012 – Blackheath Art Society – CoCo 2012 Contemporary Colourists Exhibition (Blue Mountains)

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Sydney Art Exhibition Openings 26 March – 1 April 2012

December 13th, 2011

March 26, 2012toApril 1, 2012



Art exhibition openings this week in Sydney – all welcome (check for RSVP requirements). List updated daily.

  • Wednesday 28 March 2012 – Stills Gallery – Polixeni Papapetrou
  • Wednesday 28 March 2012 – Global Gallery – Three Solo Exhibitions
  • Thursday 29 March 2012 – Trafficjam Galleries – Kaleidoscope – RSVP
  • Thursday 29 March 2012 – Martin Browne Contemporary – Time and Nature
  • Saturday 31 March 2012 – Damien Minton Gallery – Doris Bush Nungarrayi Continue Reading »

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