Moving overseas can be expensive, but the last thing you want is to discover your hard-earned money doesn’t stretch very far once you’ve settled into your new home. We all know that Sydney’s a pretty expensive place to live, but just how does it compare to one of the US’s most bustling cities – New [...]
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You may remember her from mornings on Triple J, her countless Australian Television writing credits or her recently published book, You’ll Be Sorry When I’m Dead. Right now, however, Marieke Hardy is bringing her so-called ‘literary salon,’ Women of Letters, to New York City. The show, which has been developed along with writer Michaela McGuire, [...]
Further evidence that the great Aussie meat pie takeover continues: Australian chain Pie Face today opens its second New York location – on the East side in Murray Hill. The store follows their pattern of opening locations close to some of Manhattan’s landmarks – the first, on 53rd and Broadway, takes up space next to [...]
Così, a play written by Louis Nowra, is a classic Australian comedy delving into the lives of a group of people living in a mental institution in Melbourne in the 1970s as they endeavour to put on a production of the Italian opera, Così fan tutte. Thanks to Australian Made Entertainment, Così opened on Friday Off-Broadway in [...]