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SIA’s Nostalgic For The Present Tour

Sia headlines a stellar all-female lineup in an Australian exclusive, which will see the hit maker team up with Charli XCX, MØ and Amy Shark, three of the most exciting artists on the global music stage. A multi-platinum artist, songwriter and international icon, Sia last toured Australia in 2011 to wide acclaim. Since then, she has shot to superstardom, becoming one of the most influential and prolific artists in the world. She has collaborated with the likes of Kendrick Lamar, ...

Win Tickets to a preview screening from Scandinavian Film Festival 2017!

The region of Scandinavia - culturally comprised of Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland and Denmark - has produced some of the most iconic films ever made. From the masterpieces of Ingmar Bergman, to the radical, back-to-basics guerrilla-style filmmaking of the Dogme revolution, to the contemporary and transnational diversity of Nordic cinema. Palace Cinemas is proud to present this festival, created to offer a dedicated focus to an area of screen culture that has for too long been under-...

Film series: Straight-laced and scandalous – Stories from the Victorian era

In many ways it can be seen as an optimistic period which witnessed the beginning of modern times: the Victorians promoted the middle class, developed a global vision, fostered legal justice and attempted to eradicate poverty and child-labour. Conversely, it can be seen a time of oppression and hypocrisy.   //   Victorian society was bound by inflexible rules and social inhibitions. These codes were especially harsh for women. With the institution of marriage often ...

Ásgeir Australian 2017 Tour

Renowned for his ability to make even the largest of spaces feel intimate, Ásgeir comes armed on this tour with brand new material from his highly anticipated second album ‘Afterglow’, due for release in May via Pod/Inertia.   //   ‘Afterglow’ leaves behind the folk-tinged acoustics of his debut ‘In The Silence’ and dives head first into melancholic, melodic electronica in its purest form. Ásgeir Australian 2017 Tour Sydney 21 July 2017 - Enmore ...

Victorian Watercolours Exhibition at the Art Gallery of NSW

Victorian watercolours were among the very first works of art acquired by the Art Gallery of NSW. Painted in an elaborate, highly finished style that claimed consideration on equal terms with oil painting, they were highly prized in the 19th century. Watercolour painters embraced new and ambitious subjects and usually displayed their pictures in ornate gold frames to set off their jewel-like colours.   //   Following an extensive conservation project, this exhibition is ...

LCD Soundsystem 2017 Aussie Tour

Formed by New York DJ/musician James Murphy back in 2002, the dancefloor icons will perform two unmissable headline shows this winter: Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion on Monday 24 July, followed by Melbourne’s Margaret Court Arena on Wednesday 26 July. General public tickets for both performances go on sale Thursday 20 April. ‘Frontman Murphy, preacher-like in a white suit, clutched the mic to his mouth throughout, bellowing out existential lyrics and infectious falsetto whoops over ...

Japandroids National Tour

The tour comes hot on the heels of the band’s acclaimed third album, ‘Near To The Wild Heart Of Life‘ – released January on Pod/Inertia. The run of dates marks Japandroids’ first visit to Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth in four years with performances taking place in Sydney and Melbourne also. Japandroids are a two-piece band from Vancouver, BC, which began in 2006 and consists of Brian King and David Prowse. Japandroids are one guitar, one set of drums, and two vocalizers. ...

Our Exes Live in Texas When We Fall National Tour

Talking to Stack Magazine about the process of writing When We Fall, Elana explains: “Writing is an incredibly diplomatic experience, everyone in the group, on the album, has three songs each. There really isn’t any arguing. I know that sounds like it must be bullsh-t, but it really isn’t. There were no egos to begin with because of the way the band started – it was a fun project and it wasn’t intended to go this far. It’s really always been about the friendships, they’re the ...

Win a double pass to the American Essentials Film Festival!

This May, Palace Cinemas once again are bringing the best of American independent film to Australian screens with American Essentials. Twenty films make their Australian premiere—many hot on the heels of their world premieres at A-list festivals around the world—as the three-week festival tours five cities, celebrating the latest indie treasures in narrative feature and documentary, together with newly restored American classics. Straddling styles from thriller to melodrama, comedy ...

Milky Chance 2017 Aussie Tour

The last time the duo were in the country they played two sold-out shows in Sydney and Melbourne, as well as massive festival slots at Falls, Southbound and Field day, with many hailing the psychedelic folk act as ‘stand outs’ of the 2014 festival circuit. With the Sydney Morning Herald posing the question, “How do you know a hit? When everyone at the festival stops what they're doing and sprints towards the music.” When their song ‘Stolen Dance’ hit the Valley stage in Byron, ...