Open Inner West Festival

May 30, 2017
Immerse yourself in 57 cultures over 10 days, from Friday June 16 — Sunday June 25 at the Open Inner West Festival. Musica Lirica Bellissimo! Enjoy a showcase of young opera singers performing popular Italian […]

Carnival of Cultures

March 3, 2017
Ashfield Park, March 19, 10am-4pm Carnival of Cultures is a day-long celebration of the things that make the Inner West special. A neighbourhood festival held on Saturday March 19 to mark Harmony Day, Carnival of […]

What’s On – 301

March 3, 2017
City of Canada Bay Seniors Festival 2017 3 – 12 March This years Seniors Festival theme is ‘Let’s Do More Together’, so in that spirit, let us tell you about some of the things you […]

Roadtest: Lunar New Year

February 3, 2017
Ready for Lunar New Year’s Eve? Well, guess what – it was last Saturday! But the thing about Lunar New Year is that celebrations ramp up throughout the proceeding fortnight. Welcome in the Year of […]

Grounded!

January 20, 2017
Ciao spoke with three creatives about how the cultures and places important to them have come to inspire their ground-breaking work.   Amalina Aman Fashion designer and stylist My grandmother is the one who inspired […]

Roadtest: Aboriginal art on show

January 20, 2017
Purchasing an artwork is one way to start learning about Indigenous traditional and contemporart arts, as well as some of the most influential artists living in Australia (and in Sydney’s Inner West) today. Local galleries […]

Cooks River People

January 20, 2017
The wellbeing and preservation of the land has always been fundamental to Aboriginal cultures. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are the traditional custodians of Australia and they created a complex system of land management, […]

Rant: Christmas abroad ain’t that bad

December 9, 2016
Looking back, this will be my eighth Christmas not spent with my family. I’ve lived abroad for quite some time and it’s often difficult to fly home during Christmas. Frankly, coming from a Chinese family, […]

Rant: reprieve from culture wars, please

November 25, 2016
All I want for Christmas is a reprieve from the culture wars As 2016 begins to wind down, one thing that seems to be revving up is this country’s so-called culture wars. What could it […]

Inner West Whispers – 292

October 7, 2016
WestConnex Campout – Range Roving – Park bound • Sydney Park has become a 24/7 occupation camp protesting WestConnex roadwork after WestConnex acquired 6000 square metres of parkland for the project’s St Peter’s interchange (8000 square […]
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