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Photos from Mardi Gras 2024

Michelle Haywood captures the excitement of the 2024 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.

Yellamundie Festival turns 10 with a great lineup

The 10th anniversary of the Yellamundie Festival will be celebrated in late September with a vibrant program of First Peoples voices and stories across the...

Woolloomooloo Parade takes flight

Woolloomooloo came alive with an avian-themed procession, flower-filled trolleys,...

Vivid shines on Sydney

The Vivid Sydney 2023 program is dazzling. (Just take a look at these illuminating photos by our photographer Michelle Haywood to see how!)

Vivid Sydney accessible for people with disabilities? You bet it is!

Vivid Sydney is a renowned festival of lights. It’s...

Sydney Streets on Redfern Street floats festive vibes

Sydney Streets on Redfern Street on March 11 offered...

Carriageworks presents Soft Centre for Vivid Sydney

Carriageworks is promising an “electrifying” program of music, performance...

Pride March draws 50,000 to unite in solidarity and demand equality

On Sunday March 5, 50,000 people marched across the...

Sydney WorldPride rocked the rainbow

From February 17 to March 5, the largest Pride...

So much to love about Sydney WorldPride

There’s been so much to love from the first...

Fair Day in photos: a great start to Sydney WorldPride

Our photographer Michelle Haywood snapped so many fun moments...

Catch the rainbows across Sydney for WorldPride 2023

Sydney is being transformed into a Rainbow City for...

Pride Villages: Free street celebrations for Sydney WorldPride

From February 24 to March 5, Sydney’s famous “gaybourhood”...

Jurassic Lounge goes Rainbow for Sydney World Pride

Jurassic Lounge: Pride Edition is taking over the Australian Museum on February...

Yabun – enjoyment for everyone

The musical line-up at the Yabun Festival at Victoria Park, Broadway, on January 26, was outstanding.

Bunnies shine bright in Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year, also commonly referred to as Chinese...

Noël Sydney to bring festive markets, music and magic to Sydney

Noël Sydney will light up the Royal Botanic Garden...

Mardi Gras adds two parade viewing areas for Oxford Street return

Two new Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade...

Street bunting, beats and beads

It wasn’t raining on Saturday, October 22. Well, maybe just a little. Between Regent and Chalmers streets, closed to traffic for the day, Redfern Street sparkled.

PARTY | PROTEST | REMEMBER to feature First Nations’ finest at Carriageworks

PARTY | PROTEST | REMEMBER is a free event at Carriageworks held to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the National Black Theatre and to bring First Nations’ creativity and concerns to all who attend.

Sydney Fringe goes live again this September

Fringe Ignite returns to The Rocks this Friday September...

Vivid images

Lighting of the Sails, 12th Vivid Sydney, June 2022. The...

Sydney Writers’ Festival etched in mind

Jazz Money (how to make a basket) and Evelyn...

Sydneysiders create giant human progress flag to welcome WorldPride 2023

Nearly 1,000 Sydneysiders have created a giant human progress flag on the steps of the Sydney Opera House to mark the 44th anniversary of the first Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras and to send a message of welcome to the world as Sydney gears up to host WorldPride in 2023.

Queer teen tragedy wins Sydney Film Festival’s top prize

Belgian director Lukas Dhont has won Sydney Film Festival’s $60,000 Sydney Film Prize for his queer teen tragedy Close, which portrays a powerful friendship between two 13-year-old boys that is severed as they transition to high school — with tragic results.

Theatresports to cap off Sydney Comedy Festival at Enmore Theatre

“Improvised comedy at its fastest and funniest” is what’s...

Climate change is not gender neutral

Current events such as conflict, Covid-19 and intensifying climate...

Barkaa and Bukhu bring diversity to New Beginnings

The stage line-up for the New Beginnings Festival at...

Big Love mural launched in Redfern for Mardi Gras

A new mural in Redfern, inspired by a love...

All smiles at Sydney Summer Streets

REDFERN: Redfern Street attracted happy people with smiles on...

‘The World’s Best Film’ at 15th Annual Sydney Underground Film Festival

The World’s Best Film Director: Joshua Belinfante 15th Annual Sydney Underground...

Tea, tours and tastiness feature in Sydney’s Lunar New Year festivities

An authentic Chinese tea ceremony and a calligraphy demonstration...

Pop-up Christmas music to gladden South Sydney

Sydney will sparkle and buzz this Christmas, with pop-up...

Make Newtown Festival your backyard party on November 8

Newtown Neighbourhood Centre (NNC) can’t host Newtown Festival in...

Poetry of hope hits Enmore

Issues of our times will be aired at Words...

Global Fringe benefits

In 2019 the Sydney Fringe Festival featured more than...

Intimate sets on Instagram

In what is an extraordinarily difficult time for working musicians the live-streaming festival Isol-Aid on Instagram is offering a chance to perform for fans and to raise money to support struggling music industry workers.

Sydney’s not just belly for Tanyeli!

Tanyeli is a world-renown belly dancer from Turkey who is based in Sydney where she has an event company that organises multicultural festivals and concerts.

Christmas comes to you in Sydney’s villages

Christmas concerts and celebrations for you and your family...

Mind Body Spirit for everyone

Do you want to grow? To open your heart...

Poetry on the piano – an interview with Anton Korytnyj

Anton Korytnyj (pronounced Koritni) is a dynamic and talented...

Lies and truth tangential at Sydney Writers’ Festival

EVELEIGH: The theme of this year’s Sydney Writers’ Festival...

King Tide, Surry Hills

On Saturday September 22, Surry Hills Festival culminated in a fantastic spring celebration with great live music.

Animarum – ‘expressing the inexpressible’

How does it all come together? Eight musicians playing as one, yet each instrument can be heard distinctly.

Weaving the future

The month-long Weave Festival (March 1-31), offers an extensive and in-depth experience of Aboriginal and Pacific cultures.