If there was a food that needed an international day dedicated to itself, it’d have to be burgers. Their pliability, a simple formula of filling between buns, has led chefs and cooks around the world to take their liberties with the food, with an uncountable number of variations.
After a successfully chic runway presentation at Carriageworks last week for MBFWA ‘19, the six brilliant minds behind the TAFE FDS The Innovators show answered our burning questions to let us into the world of their designs.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia was a week of highs and lows; of trends unexpected and predictable; designers new and old; swings and misses. Amid all the glitz and glamour, there were a few moments which stood out from the crowd.
Today, the crowds of greater Sydney and beyond will enliven Circular Quay, with the launch of Vivid 2019. This year marks the 10th year of the iconic light, music and ideas festival, and with the unseasonal warmth lingering on our doorsteps, our guess is this year’s program will be bigger and better than ever.
Since starting out busking on the streets of Cronulla, Ruby Fields has shot to local and international recognition, playing across Australia and a few recent shows in London. Her song writing has been praised for its direct and raw lyricism in addition to well-rounded instrumentation. We had a chat with her about putting it all together and making plans for Splendour 2019.
Controversy and drama were again present at this year's edition of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia. On the runway, the latest collections from local designers introduced bright bursts of colour and contrasting fabrics, while off the runway certain egos were bruised depending on your level of accreditation.
There are few DJs more synonymous with the Melbourne EDM scene and the city’s distinct sound than Will Sparks. While Will Sparks continues to produce new tracks, such as last month’s ‘Untouchable’ feat. Aimee Dalton, he also continues to curate mixtapes and sets as part of his Sparks Mania series.
While Vivid lights up the sails of the Sydney Opera House and turns the interior of the venue into a home for forward-thinking contemporary music, Sarah Rees, curator of Contemporary Art at the Sydney Opera House, and Head of Contemporary Music Ben Marshall felt something was missing.
In a newly created laneway between Clarence and Barrack streets in Sydney’s CBD, St Dreux Coffee Roasters are counselling the rest of the coffee industry that what customers want and what the industry is offering are not always one and the same.
We got to sit down with the emerging Sydney-based singer/songwriter, Ella Haber. The 21-year-old classically-trained multi-instrumentalist weaves her bold, mature and relatable lyricism with jazz and soul melodies. Her passionate performances on stage demonstrate her abilities in the setting when she unmistakably feels the most comfortable.
Los Angeles-based singer, rapper and graphic designer, Jared Lee AKA Duckwrth, opened the stage for Danish singer and electronic artist MØ immediately prior to the release of his EP The Falling Man, the first since his 2017 release An XXTRA UUGLY Mixtape. Duckwrth treated the audience an exclusive taste of his smooth new song Nobody Falls, featuring Kiana Ledé, Terrace Martin and Medasin.
Down For Tomorrow, a Sydney based quartet, have nailed the number one defining feature of pop punk, angst. Moving forward from their single ‘What Could Have Been’, released earlier this year, the band has tapped into some genuine and real emotion.
Sydney winters are no longer a sombre, stay at home affair; the introduction of Vivid Sydney a decade ago has consistently brought Sydneysiders out of their houses and into the city. This year, a colourful gastronomical experience awaits you at the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney to match the bright lights outside.