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Rememberance poppies at the WW2 War Memorial in Canberra

For some of us expats, every day is a great opportunity to show our Aussie pride. Then there are the Australian holidays, the events that give us a chance to get together with other expats, celebrate the familiar and let our guard down. ANZAC Day in the USA is one such day. While the day [...]

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The Melbourne Cup will air in the USA on Monday, November 5 2012. Find out where in the USA you can attend an official Melbourne Cup event, and how to watch it live yourself at home.

photo by Rafe Baron

This week kicks off in style on Tuesday in Brooklyn, NY with a completely sold out show from Tame Impala. The band also plays the Outside the Lands Festival in San Francisco on Saturday.

Australians in Film Awards

The Australians in Film Awards and benefit dinner happened last night in Los Angeles, and in true L.A. fashion, there were plenty of things that are now being gossiped about all over the world.

Kasey Chambers will headline this year's Australia Rocks the Pier concert in Santa Monica, CA

Aussie musicians: you could have a chance to perform in front of 12,000 people at Santa Monica Pier. This year’s show, part of the Twilight concert series, will headline Kasey Chambers, and there is a slot open for a deserving Aussie band. The rules don’t stipulate whether you have to be based in the USA [...]

Swerve

Yesterday marked the beginning of┬áThe Newport Beach Film Festival, a week-long extravaganza situated in Orange County, California , less than an hour from Hollywood. The festival prides itself on its diversity – bringing together independent and studio films and filmmakers from around the world.

Paul Kelly takes over the Big Apple this week, playing intimate venue Rockwood Music Hall every night this week

This week is Paul Kelly week in New York City. The folk hero plays Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday AND Friday at Rockwood Music Hall’s Stage 2 on the Lower East Side. (Some nostalgia for you in the youtube video below!) On Tuesday, come out to La Cerveceria in New York to meet some fellow expats living [...]

The Aussie BBQ Is Coming!

by on February 28, 2012 · 5 comments

SXSW Aussie BBQ

It’s a magical time of year, that happens roughly twice. When the CMJ and SXSW festivals take over New York and Austin respectively, The Aussie BBQ brings dozens of Australian acts together for a handful of shows across America.