Culture/Lifestyle

The ‘All About Women’ Festival Returns For 2019

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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.

Sydney Festival Just Revealed Their 2019 Program!

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Every January, Sydney Festival starts the new year with a bang, transforming the city with a bold cultural celebration based on critical ideas and cutting-edge art and performance.
The 2019 program is adventurous and diverse and we can’t wait to see it come to fruition! Click through for all the details.

Naomi Campbell and Virgil Abloh Sit Down for an Intimate Interview

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Virgil Abloh’s first show for Louis Vuitton will go down in history for a number of reasons, not the least of which is what it means to a new generation to see a Black man helming a major luxury house. And while it might be a personal career peak for Abloh himself, he went out of his way in a recent video interview with Naomi Campbell for British Vogue to credit his crew — Kanye West first and foremost — with his success. Click through to watch the interview.

Everyone Needs To Watch Tracee Ellis Ross’ TED Talk

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Earlier this month, Tracee Ellis Ross opened the annual TED Conference with a speech about the fury women are feeling, and have always felt, and how it’s not something to bury or run from. Rather, we need to listen to that fury and all the wisdom it holds. The video of Ellis’ speech has now been released and it’s a MUST WATCH.

Looking for some After-Hours Fun? Head to the Green Square Summer Festival

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This Summer, the Social Corner at Green Square are hosting a range range of events for adults and kids. From cooking workshops for adults to puppy-mask making workshops for kids, there’s something for everyone! They’ll also be hosting indoor movie nights for the whole family to enjoy.

All kids events are free and the proceeds from the adult workshops will go towards the charity of the month. We were invited to attend one of their recent workshops and you can read what happened by clicking on the pic above.

Creator of ‘Humans of New York’ to speak at Sydney Opera House

Creator of ‘Humans of New York’ to speak at Sydney Opera House

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Brandon Stanton carries a city’s hopes and fears in the palm of his hand — or rather, on the pages of his online publishing phenomenon, Humans of New York.
Now the Sydney Opera House has announced that fans of the viral photoblog will get the insider stories when Stanton gives a one-off talk in the concert hall on February 10.

Steve Lacy’s TED Talk Will Inspire You to Stop Buying and Start Creating

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At only 19 years old, Steve Lacy has an impressive track record. As the guitarist, vocalist and the youngest member of The Internet, the teen has been recognized as something of a musical mastermind. This week, Lacy’s TEDxTEEN talk, “The Bare Maximum,” showcased the exemplary of the mantra, ‘Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.’ Watch it now.

Watch ‘HOME’, a powerful interactive film about climate change

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It’s a familiar environmentalist argument—we all have to live on this planet, so we might not want to completely destroy it. But newly rebranded Danish power company Ørsted is taking up that mantle in a clever new interactive film from Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam to roll out its vision for a world run entirely on green energy.
Ørsted offers hope though, as for the first time in history green energy is cheaper than black, so the idea of a world that runs entirely on green energy is now a possibility, and in the fight against climate change, the team at Ørsted are working to make it happen.