Our picks of this year’s Art & About Sydney

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Eclectic, innovative and always surprising – Art & About Sydney returns this month to brighten up the city once again. Kicking off today, the three week-long festival of public art will be bringing to life a quirky program that has a focus on things that are ‘at risk’ or endangered. Here are a few of…


Bondi Feast set to brighten up Sydney’s winter

From the 8-26 July, winter is taking a hit. A creative hit, that is. Bondi Feast returns to one of Australia’s most iconic beaches, with a festival of all the best in homegrown theatre, music, comedy, visual art, and food. For the third year of the festival, Bondi Pavilion will be home to Bondi Feast’s…


Daniel Boyd awarded the prestigious $80,000 Bulgari Art Award

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31 year old artist Daniel Boyd has become the first indigenous man to win the prestigious Bulgari Art Award. Boyd was awarded the $80,000 prize – which includes a $50,000 painting acquisition and a residency in Italy valued at $30,000- and is considered one of the most valued Australian art awards. His prize-winning work Untitled…


Win thousands at Vivid Ideas 2014 with ‘Stand Up, Stand Out’

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Think your creative idea could make it big? Then listen up. As part of Vivid Ideas 2014, crowdfunding platform Pozible presents Stand Up, Stand Out, a one night only live pitching event that will take place at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Four selected participants will be asked to deliver a 5 minute pitch of their…


Our picks of Sydney Festival 2014

January is here and it’s our favourite time of year. New Year’s resolutions still seem achievable, there’s an abundance of balmy summer nights and – of course – Sydney Festival is upon us..  With a line-up that includes spectacular performances, critically acclaimed artists, touching theatre productions, film, magic, family fun and more – there’s something…


Join Belvoir St Theatre as a volunteer performer in Oedipus Schmoedipus

Have you ever watched a play and had a burning desire to leap up from your seat and join in on the action? Well, this is your chance! Belvoir St Theatre is kicking off the New Year with Oedipus Schmoedipus – a theatrical extravaganza with a difference.. The brainchild of post (Australia’s silliest/smartest theatre bunch),…



Sydney has been aglow for the past week with the sights and sounds of the annual Vivid Sydney Festival. If you haven’t had a chance to check out all the festival has to offer, or you have but still want  more – here are some of STUDIO’s picks of what’s coming up for the final…


Tips for Vivid Sydney 2013

Clear skies and amazing installations can mean BIG crowds! Here’s some tips to getting the most out of your Vivid Sydney experience this year: 1. The busiest time is usually around 8pm. Come early (lights are on at 6) or late (they stay on until midnight). 2. There is so much more to see than…


Sydney Festival TV: Concrete & Bone Sessions


Ever wondered what would happen when you combine BMX bike riding with parkour, breaking and dancing? In this episode of Sydney Festival TV STUDIO finds out with Branch Nebula’s Concrete and Bone Sessions. Part theatre, part dance, part urban street sport, Concrete and Bone Sessions is an exciting confrontation between bodies and wheels set among…


Anish Kapoor at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia


As part of the Sydney International Art Series, The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) today opens the first Australian exhibition of Mumbai-born, London-based artist Anish Kapoor. This unique exhibition includes works from the early stages of Kapoor’s career to the present day. It explores the artists’ continual experimentation across a variety of materials including…


Sydney Festival TV on STUDIO

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From 5-27 January,  Sydney Festival returns to the Harbour City with another stellar line-up that includes 18 free events and almost 100 events overall across 30 venues. With something for everyone, Festival highlights will include two amazing show premieres at The Famous Spiegeltent; the premiere of INSIDE from comedy genius duo Frank Woodley and Simon…


Light up the night


The newly revamped Museum of Contemporary Art is launching its after hours scene tonight with the launch of Thursday Lates. Every Thursday from November 22 till December 27 the MCA will extend its opening hours for art lovers to enjoy the current exhibitions, hear informal talks by curators and other creative thinkers on curious, controversial…


2013 Sydney Theatre Company line-up announced, with Andrew Upton to continue as Creative Director, solo.


Sydney Theatre Company has announced a killer line-up for 2013, including The Maids, which will star Cate Blanchett and French actress Isabelle Hupert in a fresh take on this dark satire. Next year’s season also sees a daring and unexpected stage adaptation of the Australian children’s book Storm Boy, as well as a production of…


Sydney Fringe Festival opens 7th September

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  Russian Rock n’ Roll Burlesque. Parties in museums. A 3D art workshop for kids. Comedy about monkeys in space. Sydney’s wacky and wonderful come to life this September. The Sydney Fringe Festival is the city’s biggest celebration of all things underground, and it begins next Friday, September 7th with a street party in Newtown Square….


A Return to The Trees – performers climb, leap and free fall across stage


Sydney-based theatre group Strings Attached premieres a brand new production at Carriageworks this week called A Return to The Trees, by Artistic Director Alejandro Rolandi. A Return to The Trees blurs the lines between dance and theatre. The story is based around climate change and human destruction, hoping to create a call to action about…