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4 events to check out this weekend: Newtown, Erina, Cunnamulla & Melbourne

A quick scan around Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland sees an early start to Spring celebrations early with community gatherings and sustainable living themed art and product showcases and interactive dining experiences this weekend!   Beginning this weekend audiences and visitors can view art that has been produced on reclaimed street posters, learn about organic gardening and learn more on how to live a chemical free lift, see motorbike stunts in a thrilling show, bull riding, sheep dog displays, sheep shearing demonstrations, woodchopping, a Ute Muster, FREE Circus Workshops and more!!!

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Magnify Festival: Exploring Blacktown’s Art Scene

Blacktown Arts is a recognised leader in the development of contemporary arts in Australia, presenting an award-winning curated program of exhibitions, performances, workshops, residencies and events. The organisation is committed to exploring dynamic, culturally diverse work that reflects Blacktown, its history and its communities. Blacktown Arts places Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and communities at the heart of its program to develop new work drawing on issues of local and global significance. The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre is an initiative of Blacktown City Council and is supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW.

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Marama Dina: A Showcase of Indigenous Fijian heritage

It’s the upcoming exhibition led by Australian and Aotearoa New Zealand female artists with indigenous (iTaukei0 Fijian heritage in an exploration of cultural rejuvenation and celebration.   The commissioned works of the showcase, Marama Dina, considers how the ten artists’ blood lines and contemporary lives come together, and how they embody the past, present and future, connecting with empowering cultural knowledge previously eroded by colonisation and migration.  Continue reading Marama Dina: A Showcase of Indigenous Fijian heritage

4 cocktails to try on World Gin Day

Chief mixologist and founder of Gin Lane & Spritz Bar, Grant Collins will be flooding Kensington Street with a day full of celebrations to mark World Gin Day.   From 12pm-5pm sip your Saturday away with the special Happy Hour gin cocktails at Sydney’s home of gin cocktails, Gin Lane.  Then, as the sun sets, make your way to Spritz Bar to enjoy
5-7pm Happy Hour featuring creations showcasing unique and authentic Victorian gins from Patient Wolf Gin Co., Hemp Gin, Lyre’s and Four Pillars.  Prior to Spritz’ Happy Hour, the venue will let drinkers get up close and personal with a “Meet the Makers” gin tasting session from 1-4pm.

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Blending classical music and urban life into a unique setting this Winter

It’s the underground bar that’s hosting some of the city’s coolest rumbles and quirky events.   From Whiskey and Scotch nights to old school face-to-face dating nights, burlesque and classical music, it’s the brainchild of two navy servicemen.  Our recent visit to the Irish Whisky rumble was a great excuse to celebrate the finest in celtic malt and knock back a few.

So what next?

As a first in Sydney nightlife, Soultrap Bar together with The Chamber Project will bring together classical music and urban underground life to create an intimate afternoon or evening of music and culture.  As part of an ongoing series of events, Soultrap aims to provide you with an up close, musical experience from the very best in classical music, allowing you to immerse yourself in the magic of sound.

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Billi’s Cafe: The perfect choice to set up your mobile office and working lunch meetings in McMahon’s Point

Super friendly service, efficient kitchen that allows you indulge in sumptuous dishes without going overtime on your restricted lunch hour, and licensed.   For work purposes the outdoor area is suitable for casual meetings while the back area is more quiet and suitable for some serious work on the laptop or phone to be done.   The coffee?  Perfect!  Rough spend for two people would be anywhere between $50-$60 with coffees.  Beer, White and Rose starting from $6.

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Disney on Ice to tour 8 cities from May to July

Grab your mouse ears and get ready to party because Disney On Ice celebrates Mickey and Friends as they ice skate into Australia and arriving in Brisbane from June 28 to July 1 as part of a national tour (see full schedule below)!  The spectacular ice show celebrates 90 years of the one and only Mickey Mouse and honours Walt Disney’s legacy by bringing acclaimed stories to life on the rink, including the highly anticipated arrival of Disney’s Moana, for the first time on the ice.

Tickets have just gone on sale, from just $33 in time for your school holiday activity planning.

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