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  • Sydney Writers Festival

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    It’s that magical time of year when it’s totally OK - nay, encouraged - to go full nerd. Sydney Writers’ Festival is coming to town from 30 April - 6 May and is popping up in its new home base at Carriageworks in Redfern. This is The…
  • VIVID Sydney 2018

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    VIVID now in its tenth year, is bigger than ever so we’ve popped on our old timey prospecting outfit and sifted through the program for the gold. Read on for our top five picks for this year’s Vivid festival. …
  • Five Female Artists to Follow in 2018

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    We're shining on spotlight on some female artists who are going to rule 2018.
  • Kiama Jazz & Blues Festival THIS WEEKEND

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    Time to head out of the city? 120 kilometres south in fact to Kiama. It’s known for south coast surf, whale watching, and the Kiama Blowhole and Little Blowhole, two cliff-side caverns where seawater shoots into the air. This weekend is also the…
  • Five Free Things To Do In Sydney

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    Few will argue with the suggestion that Sydney is not an inexpensive place to live. Now-infamous smashed-avo jokes aside, cost of living in this fabulous city sure ain't cheap, but luckily here at Scoop we have a run down of some of the many excel…
  • Five Great Songs for Valentine's Day

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    Whether you're paired up with a special someone or flying solo this V-day, these five Valentine’s Day jams are sure to make you feel the love in all it's wild and wonderful forms, without being too sappy and saccharine.
  • Five More Romantic Movies for Valentine's Day

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    Whatever kind of movie you’re looking for to share with someone special – something classic or something edgy – you will surely find something to enjoy among these five utterly romantic movies.
  • Five Romantic Movies for Valentine's Day

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    Here, for your viewing pleasure, are some of the most beautiful, life-affirming love stories ever filmed. Some of these movies are a little out of the ordinary, but when you think about it, so is love.
  • Five Places To Catch Live Tunes In Bars

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    Sydney is bursting with music, from festivals and international tours to club nights, to local jazz bars, folk nights and beyond. Last year we gave you a round up of some of …
  • Five Ways To Celebrate Australia Day 2018

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    Choose how and where you would like to celebrate your 2018 Australia Day by following our handy suggestions and links. Have fun and pay respect to our Indigenous custodians while celebrating. Theme - Australia Day Dance Day Party B…
  • Summer Drinks Specials

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    Sydney and Summer! What could be better than sipping slowly on a long cool beverage. Sydney - it's not all about the beach *wink*. Cheers! 1. O Bar - Australia Square, Level 47, 264 George Street, Sydney CBD. …
  • Five Ways To Do Campbelltown

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    Venture down the M5 and beyond and you might just find yourself discovering a host of experiences out in South West Sydney. Campbelltown sits in the Macarthur region, not far from the divine Mount Annan Australian Botanic Gardens. Sydney Scoop spe…
  • Five Songs for a Cool Christmas

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    To help you through the holidays, here are five of the coolest Christmas songs to help you celebrate the festive season without losing any of your street cred.
  • Five Essential Joni Mitchell Classics

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    This is just a taste of her brilliance; there is so much more waiting to be discovered, re-discovered, remembered and treasured.
  • Cinema Spotlight: Japan

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    While the filmmakers of many other countries were still figuring out the technicalities of film narrative, Japan's film output reached a level of poesy and abstract beauty that is still hard to match.
  • Five Songs of the Disco Revival

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    If hedonism is your thing, be sure to add these five (and any other disco deep cuts you can find) to your next party playlist.
  • Jake Ellis The Bachelorette Star Spills On Dating

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    Bachelorette star Jake Ellis is not afraid to be Mr Nice Guy! Whoever said that "nice guys finish last” has clearly never met Jake Ellis! So we caught up with Jake to find out his Top Five Tips For Romance: 1. Back yourself and r…
  • Five Ways To Eat Over The Rainbow

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    Melissa Eaton take a fun look at five different food colours and where to eat them in Sydney
  • Five Great Fantasy Films

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    Even the most phantasmagorical films can be vital and intensely relatable, as these five cinema masterworks prove.
  • Five Great Films Directed by Women

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    Today is International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate everything that women contribute to our culture and our society, and to acknowledge struggles that many women face just to attain recognition for their achievements, or even to live their lives the way they choose.