Events

#SYDFEST Review: Julia Holter

Art-pop composer Julia Holter brought her distinctive sound to Sydney this past weekend, off the back of her ambitious new album “Aviary,” performing in the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent for Sydney Festival. Whilst her vocal range and her touring band was impressive, was it enough to impress the tough Sydney crowds? Click through to find out.
All photos captured by Prudence Upton for Sydney Festival.

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#SYDFEST Review: Nakhane

South African singer Nakhane recently performed at the Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent, creating a powerful, emotive experience for everyone who was in attendance. He is captivating in front of a live crowd performing his unique blend of ethnic pop, African soul and synthetics.
All photos by Prudence Upton for Sydney Festival.

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#SYDFEST Review: Neneh Cherry

From torch anthems to trip hop, house, jazz, rap and riot girl punk, Neneh Cherry’s career has spanned 35 years of hits both critical and commercial. Earlier this week, the rebel icon of feminist pop brought her new Four Tet produced album “Broken Politics” and stacked back catalogue to Sydney’s Carriageworks. All photos captured by Victor Frankowski for Sydney Festival.

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#SydFest Review: HOME

On an empty stage, a house arises before your eyes. People move in and people move out. They eat, sleep, love, argue, and throw a party where audience members are invited on stage to participate – including this reviewer! Read on to find out what happened!
All photos captured by Victor Frankowski for Sydney Festival.

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The Coachella Line-Up for 2019 Has Been Announced!

Californian music festival Coachella is considered one of the hottest tickets on the festival and celebrity circuit for a slew of reasons, not the least of which is its stellar location. The music festival is held in celebrity ground zero, California, making it almost too easy for Hollywood’s hottest to attend.

Location aside, the Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival – to give it its full due – is everything a summer music festival should be, from sunny skies to incredible Instagrammable moments (hello Beyoncé in 2018!) and an exceptional line-up of music acts. Check out this year’s official line-up.

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Gorman is Hosting a VAMFF Runway Show Celebrating 10 Years of Artist Collaborations

In celebration of Gorman’s decade-long collaboration with visual artists, Heide is presenting a two-week pop-up exhibition in the iconic modernist building, Heide II as part of the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival.
The exhibition will feature garments from a new range by Gorman in conjunction with ten artists who have worked with the Australian clothing label since 2009.
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A Huge Salvador Dali Exhibition is Coming to Australia Next Month!

Enter the mind of Salvador Dali, in an immersive 4 level exhibition dedicated to the surrealist master. Featuring over 200 works including drawings, sculptures, film, graphics, photography, and ‘Unconscious Contemporary’ a secondary exhibition featuring contemporary surrealist and esoteric artists alongside historical work by Max Ernst, Jean Cocteau and Man Ray.
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The ‘All About Women’ Festival Returns For 2019

At this watershed moment in the global feminist movement, Australia’s pre-eminent festival on gender provides a platform for a wide range of resonant topics.
Topics include the achievements and disillusionments of an increasingly factional #MeToo movement, female anger and desire, consent and sexual assault, toxic masculinity, feminism outside the Western world, problems with ‘wokeness’, hip hop feminism class and gender politics in the home and workplace.

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