Chef Sean McConnell’s new restaurant, Monster, has opened in the lobby at Canberra’s Hotel Hotel, but you won’t find a tired breakfast buffet here.
Golden Age Cinema & Bar’s new winter menu pays homage to some movie greats.
A beautifully simple idea, The Welcome Dinner Project is helping new arrivals and established locals get to know each other over a good feed.
A new Caribbean eatery is now open in the inner-city small bar.
A new, relaxed eatery has opened up in a corner of a bar made for dancing the night away, The Cliff Dive.
The best thing we’ve heard all week.
An American-style BBQ opens in the courtyard of the Oxford Tavern.
The month-long oyster festival kicks off again this August at The Morrison.
The Canberra bakery brings its bread to Sydney.
Antiques and coffee combine in Kensington.
StreetSmart’s ingeniously simple initiative, CafeSmart, is back again, giving you the chance to help the local community while doing that everyday thing of drinking coffee.
A new espresso bar has opened up shop on King Street.
Dave's Brewery Tours offer Sydney's only craft beer and microbrewery tours.
Beer Days offers a subscription craft-beer delivery service.
Sydney, meet the newest little bar in The Rocks, The Push.
Glenfiddich is giving away tickets to an exclusive whisky masterclass for you and your dad. Father’s Day presents don’t come much better.
One new Sydney bar vies for the title of Best New International Cocktail Bar.
Head to Newton to meet Uncle Hops, the new bar inside the Bank Hotel.
Following the new lockout laws, many have predicted the death of Sydney’s nightlife. But, instead of whinging, we’re going out. There’s still plenty to do late at night, you just need to know where to look.
Brooklyn Social brings (more of) the Big Apple to Surry Hills.
Grab designer labels for $120 and under this weekend at the Incu Warehouse Sale.
The Sydney-based basics label opens a flagship store at Paddington’s The Intersection
Womenswear and menswear awards dominated by one designer this year.
The tailors of Mister Mister have moved into a permanent space in the CBD and are now also offering made-to-measure denim.
Snug and sophisticated gumboots that will let nothing rain on your parade.
We talk to Natasha Khan of Bat for Lashes fame about her collaboration with English label YMC, which draws on her own illustrations, her ‘70s sweatshirt collection and a little help from down under.
We talk to two tastemakers from menswear department store, Harrolds, about the latest brand to venture into the designer-sneaker market.
The underwear label with a cult following has gone waterproof, translating its silhouettes into garments you can leave the house in.
We speak to two international eyewear retailers – MOSCOT and Garrett Leight – who have stuck to their guns producing classic designer frames in a market flooded with cheap-and-easy high-street shades.
Sydney designer Nick Clifford talks to us about conceiving the 'Slinger,' a durable pouch of denim perfectly suited to his lifestyle … and maybe yours, too.
Ethical entrepreneur Cam Young is designing menswear with a social conscience.
Nylons is a jewellry brand inspired by the effect of crystals and the best of the ‘90s.
An old bakery is now a creative hub enthusiasts of handmade and vintage homewares and interior design.
Art Pharmacy is an online platform for emerging Australian artists – an antidote to pretentiousness and pomposity.
Utopian Slumps’ Melissa Loughnan Joins Anna Schwartz as Gallery Director, beginning February 2015.
As more and more people turn to crowdfunding, we take a closer look at how it works and what we should all know before asking the universe/the internet to fund our dreams.
Australia’s best young contemporary artists are coming together for Primavera, where their work will be shown to the world. We talk with curator, Mikala Dwyer about the selection process.
LA-based Australian photographer George Byrne returns home for an exhibition of his images, capturing days spent wanderings LA’s streets with his iPhone.
A new exhibition charts one man’s journey to capture human civilisation’s response to climate change.
Melbourne's Hillvale have set up a dropbox in Paddington. Drop off your film and download the images later for a neat $8.
After taking on feedback from thousands of Broadsheet readers, we’ve redesigned the website from the ground up to focus on helping you get the most from your city.
Textile guru Rouse Phillips has opened up a new showroom, complete with carpets, homewares and rolls of its signature fabrics.
Freewheeling Australian bi-monthly rag, The Lifted Brow, has devoted an issue to ego. We speak with editor Sam Cooney to find out why.
Learn how to make the most of winter’s flowers at The Nest.
Award-winning set designer, Alice Babidge, has been given an audacious challenge – to set Macbeth in the theatre and seat the audience on stage.
We talk with director Rolf de Heer about his film Charlie’s Country, reconnecting with David Gulpilil and the series of events that led to this award-winning film.
In the lead up to her fourth Winter Secrets tour, Clare Bowditch shares her adoration for her fans, her passion project, Big Hearted Business, and her excitement for touring with Adalita.
What happens to skaters with talent, but no brakes? Former world no.1, Australia’s Tas Pappas, knows better than most.
Morning Gloryville brings sober, breakfast raving for upbeat fitness junkies to Sydney.
In the wake of recent controversy, the Festival of Dangerous Ideas lineup this year is set to do what it does best: stir debate.
Want to know who the hot new choreographers are going to be? Sydney Dance Company might have the answer.
For a second year, Vivid LIVE entrusted Sydney’s youngest artist management and touring company to make studio party magic at the Sydney Opera House. So who are these Astral People, and how did they make it here?
The cinema of northern Europe is more diverse than you could possibly imagine.
A new film tells the story of one of the 20th Century's most visionary designers.
Haunting, dreamlike and evocative, Palo Alto is a wasted-youth narrative for the Tumblr generation. We speak with filmmaker Gia Coppola about fate, family pressure and finding an artistic outlet for teenage angst.
Four years after wowing everyone with Animal Kingdom, David Michod is back with The Rover, and has just as much to say.
The Beatles’ influential and problematic double album, The White Album, is being brought to life on the Sydney stage by a line-up of locals
Mystery soul-funk group, Jungle, will tour Australia and play Splendour in the Grass. We attempt to uncover who they actually are.
We sat down with Something for Kate frontman Paul Dempsey to get his thoughts on the band's 20 years, looking back, and fumbling forward.
King Island may not be the first (or second, or even third) destination that springs to mind for a short break. But at the other end of a short flight (via Melbourne) lies the most unique food destination in Australia.
There’s more to Berry than its famous donut van. Just two hours from Sydney, the small township is becoming a target for food-lovers and boutique shoppers.
There’s much more to our capital city than roundabouts and Questacon. With a brand-new hotel, and a line-up of great new spots to eat and drink, Canberra deserves more than just a drive-by.
The sun shines more brightly than ever in the West Coast capital – a hive of creative energy and culinary imagination.
Jamaican street food in the front bar of a small club.
This espresso bar serves specialty coffee, dishes with a Brazilian influence, and local produce.
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WhenThu 31st jul
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WhenThu 17th jul
WhereReginald Theatre, Seymour Centre
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WhenFri 1st aug
WhereCasula Powerhouse Arts Centre
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WhenTue 10th jun
WhereThe Ivanhoe Hotel
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WhenTue 1st jul
WhatOmar Chowdhury's "Ways" Solo Exhibition
WhenFri 30th may
Where4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art
Sat 3rd may
– Tue 30th sep
Pitt Street Mall
Fri 20th jun
– Sun 31st aug
Sweethearts Rooftop Barbeque
Tue 24th jun
– Tue 30th sep
Sat 28th jun
The Chip Off the Old Block
Sun 29th jun
Tue 1st jul
– Thu 31st jul
Thu 3rd jul
– Thu 7th aug
The Newtown Hotel
Thu 17th jul
– Sat 16th aug
Wed 23rd jul
Wed 30th jul
– Sat 6th sep
Anna Schwartz Gallery
Sat 24th may
– Sun 14th sep
Art Gallery of NSW
Fri 30th may
– Sat 2nd aug
4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art
Tue 10th jun
– Thu 31st jul
The Ivanhoe Hotel
The best of the week with Sophie McComas
This market staple brings a Vietnamese pop-up experience to Surry Hills for six weeks, with beer kegs by Young Henrys.
Sun 10th aug
Fri 1st aug
Sat 2nd aug
Pyrmont Bay Park
Thu 31st jul
– Fri 5th sep
The next big show at the MCA is here, and it combines many different mediums.