The western suburbs of Sydney are known for their diversity. The Fairfield City area is arguably one of the more culturally diverse corners of Sydney, with large Vietnamese, Chinese and Assyrian communities carving out cultural-hubs for themselves.
Catch local artists from across Australia at the Yours and Owls Festival in Wollongong this weekend! If you can’t make it there’s loads of free shows across Sydney including Ali Barter, Emma Russack Band, as well as American Rapper Mac Miller at the Metro Theatre.
Arcade Fire’s fifth studio album Everything Now has received backlash from fans and critics alike; marred for its enthusiastic venturing into disco-driven electronica and further away from the beloved indie-rock of previous works, Funeral (2004) and The Suburbs (2010).
Human artifacts and animals fill the subdued oil paintings of Miguel Escobar. And though many works appear without actual people, the artist is often exploring humanity through these desolate, beast-filled scenes.
For his photo shoot for Playboy magazine, Salvador Dali, long-time Playboy photographer Pompeo Posar, a gaggle of Playboy Bunnies and a giant egg headed to Cadaqués, a seaside town in Spain near where Dali lived in Port Lligat, a small village on a bay next to the town.
Leading model Liu Wen lands the May 2017 cover of Vogue China. Photographed by Terry Richardson, the homegrown beauty wears a Gucci lace trimmed jacket with a matching skirt. In the accompanying spread, Liu strikes pose after pose in looks from the spring collections.
This week Sydney is set to groove with live shows from All Our Exes Live in Texas, The Pinheads, as well as some local shows from July Morning, The Owls, and Green Buzzard; not to mention performances from 90s heartthrobs Hanson and the ‘Women in Electronic Music Showcase’ occurring as part of Vivid.
Sydney continues to sizzle under the lights of Vivid, with rounds of Speed dating, talks about Feminism; The TED Talks make a return to Sydney and it wouldn’t be a weekend without some sort of dining event, luckily Carriageworks is bringing the heat on a wintery weekend in Sydney.