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Preview: ARNA 2012

Preview: ARNA 2012

Packed with a dozen short stories and a delectable mix of photography and artworks; with poetry ranging from eccentric Haikus and mini-anthologies to an original poem by Les Murray, ARNA – the creative journal released annually by the Sydney Arts Students’ Society (SASS) – has been compiled and is now ready for its release. Honi […]

Soundtrack to: Your first driving test

Soundtrack to: Your first driving test

Clueless – The Teen Idols Hey, you just passed a multiple choice test and this is crazy, but here’s a motor vehicle with the potential to kill everything in and around it. So, drive it maybe? Once you’ve reconciled the logistical insanity of the situation with your noble, automobile-related experiences in Grand Theft Auto IV, […]

The Lady and the Clarinet

The Lady and the Clarinet

Honi Soit was a willing voyeur at this salacious SUDS production.

Young, creative, and on the fringe

Young, creative, and on the fringe

Startup theatre companies are breathing new life into Sydney’s amateur drama scene, and the Fringe festival is an ideal starting point, reports Honi Soit.

The beauty of the animal kingdom, live on stage

Described by Ray Martin as ’86 going on 16′, Sir David Attenborough delighted Leo Gordon at the Sydney State Theatre.

Manfred: After Lord Byron

Manfred: After Lord Byron

The dramatic conception of bringing a Romantic poem to the stage will be truly original entertainment, writes William Haines.

No crying over spilled Milkk

No crying over spilled Milkk

Lauren Hunter rocked out at the Sydney Uni Band Comp.

TV Review: The Newsroom

TV Review: The Newsroom

Madeleine King finds Sorkin doesn’t quite live up to lofty expectations.

Film Review: Magic Mike

Film Review: Magic Mike

Chiselled abs and slick moves were not enough to impress Nathan Olivieri.

Review: SUDS Presents “The Glass Menagerie”

Review: SUDS Presents “The Glass Menagerie”

Passionate performances and an honest script create a deeply affecting production, writes Jackson Busse.

Power, Privilege, Patron – SYD2030

Power, Privilege, Patron – SYD2030

James O’Doherty and Kira Spucys-Tahar sat at Taste and talked pretentiousness, privilege, and law-students with the cast of law-school web-series SYD2030.

Northern Heartbeats

Northern Heartbeats

Forcing the beat is contrived, writes John Gooding.

Challenge Accepted: Instagramming ugly things

Challenge Accepted: Instagramming ugly things

Lucy Watson tried to Filter ugly things to make them pretty

Splendour in the Grass

Splendour in the Grass

Honi Soit editors, Jack Gow, Paul Ellis, and Bebe D’Souza make the pilgrimage to hipster Mecca.

Preview: Nocturne

Preview: Nocturne

Virat Nehru went to Nocturne and was enthralled. And seduced.

Book Review: Northern Heartbeats

Book Review: Northern Heartbeats

Forcing the beat is contrived, writes John Gooding.

Hermes: A writer’s odyssey

Hermes: A writer’s odyssey

Two youths in their prime, Arcadian singers both of them, And equally keen to make up a verse, or match one. Such is the epigraph to The Ilex Tree, a collection of poems written by Les Murray and Geoffrey Lehmann. The collection was published in 1965, only a few years after the duo had finished […]

Review: The Dark Knight Rises

Review: The Dark Knight Rises

The Dark Knight Rises, but not to new heights, writes Richard Withers

Review: A Hoax, Griffin Theatre Company

Review: A Hoax, Griffin Theatre Company

A thought-provoking but implausible tale, writes Jack D’Arcy.

Ocean’s outing makes few waves

Ocean’s outing makes few waves

Frank Ocean’s confession marks change in hip-hop’s sexuality, writes Victoria Lui.

Talk of the Town: the Different Drummer

Talk of the Town: the Different Drummer

Before there were small bars, there was the Different Drummer, writes Nick Rowbotham.

Letter from New York: the Met

Letter from New York: the Met

On a hot New York afternoon, Madeleine King took refuge in the coolness of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The buzz about Banks

The buzz about Banks

Matt Clarke is ready to dance when the vamp up. Azealia Banks has what every young artist dreams of: buzz. Late last year, the 20 year old rapper released her debut single ‘212,’ which rocket-launched the Harlem singer from total unknown, to industry up and comer.

Let the record play

Let the record play

The phonograph never died, writes Avani Dias as she dives into Sydney’s own vinyl culture (and labels).

Cartoon: Engineering Student

Cartoon: Engineering Student

Ye shall know the Engineering Student by its beard. The beard’s colour, size, and texture is associated with sexual maturity, climate, and testosterone production; generally, the darker and fuller the beard, the healthier the Engineering Student. It makes the Engineer appear wiser and more fearsome, aiding it in confrontations with its primary foe: bar management. […]

Cartoon: Law Student

Cartoon: Law Student

The most distinctive aspect of the Law Student’s appearance is the Country Road tote bag that can commonly be found slung over its shoulder. Cutting this bag open will reveal a small tower of textbooks full of nonsense words like “mens rea”, “pari delicto”, and “defamation”. In fact, it was only when Country Road expanded […]

Cartoon: Science Student

Cartoon: Science Student

Lanky and awkward, Science Students can be identified by their emaciated frames and long, greasy hair. Their days and nights are spent doing three things gaming reading/watching/debating science fiction playing God Not much is known about them but they are feared for their great knowledge and strange screams can often be heard emanating from the […]

Cartoon: Arts Student

Cartoon: Arts Student

The members of this species are all unique, individual, and completely indistinguishable from each other. They devote the majority of their time to subverting the dominant paradigm, a dangerous task that requires a high level of protective clothing; namely: skinny jeans, ironic t-shirts, Chuck Converse sneakers, and Buddy Holly glasses. They can often be spotted […]

Captured by Cannes

Captured by Cannes

As the biggest event in world cinema comes to a close, Brad Mariano stops to chronicle the sights, sounds, and successes of this year’s Cannes film festival.

SUDS Presents: The Lonesome West

SUDS Presents: The Lonesome West

SUDS debutantes shine as Patrick Morrow grabs a pint.

Dro Carey

Dro Carey

Dan Zwi delves into the music and depression of Sydney producer Dro Carey.

Sydney Gets Vivid

Sydney Gets Vivid

Drew Rooke was at the opening of Sydney’s most colourful fortnight: the Vivid Sydney festival of lights.

The new era of music consumption

The new era of music consumption

Christopher J. Browne test-drives Spotify, the streaming app giving you access to over 15 million songs.

Cartoon: The Hack

Cartoon: The Hack

Honi Soit cartoons. The Hack by Bryant Apolonio.

Review: Groovin’ The Moo

Review: Groovin’ The Moo

Justin Pen was Friesian cold in Canberra as Honi’s man on the ground for Groovin’ The Moo.

Do I look gay in these genes?

Do I look gay in these genes?

Zara Jackson-Martin discusses the science of sexuality.

San Cisco

San Cisco

With their kooky call-response single ‘Awkward’ hitting number seven in Triple J’s Hottest 100 last year, Fremantle based four-piece, San Cisco are rapidly climbing the indie-pop ranks with their catchy hooks and carefree lyrics. Paul Ellis caught up with vocalist, guitarist and keyboard player Jordi Davieson.

One Direction, Up All Night

One Direction, Up All Night

This album got a lot better after Matthew Clarke lost his hearing when One Direction came to Martin Place

Big Scary

Big Scary

Avani Dias chats with with Jo Syme, the female half of Big Scary, and stumbles upon a treasure trove of fun facts: what it was like to play SXSW, their lives before Big Scary,
and just where ‘Bad Friends’ came from.

Bluejuice

Bluejuice

Avani Dias chats with vocalist Stav Yiannoukas about the unexpected path of music, groupies and his Greek mum.

Grimes: emerging indie girl

Grimes: emerging indie girl

Avani Dias discovers the woman behind the indie scene’s emerging ‘it-girl’.

Where Aren’t They Now: Billy Redden

Where Aren’t They Now: Billy Redden

Brad Mariano exposes the life trajectory of film’s favourite hillbilly banjo player.

MONA, Museum of Old and New Art

MONA, Museum of Old and New Art

Lucy Bradshaw finds some worth in Tasmania

What’s new in the house

What’s new in the house

Tim Newman predicts the future trends for electronic music in Sydney.

Film Review: The Rum Diary

Film Review: The Rum Diary

Absolutely nothing in moderation, except of course the true spirit of Hunter S. Thompson, writes Richard Withers

Sydney’s FRAMES

Sydney’s FRAMES

Angus Farrell talks with the renowned fbi presenter and up-and-coming Sydney artist.

Raven: the black prince of burlesque

Raven: the black prince of burlesque

“I’ve been called a “faggot”, a “whore”, a “bitch”. I’ve been told to “take it off you slut”. Some guy even tried to push me off the stage. That incident was actually quite entertaining though because I pushed him right back! He fell off the stage and was escorted out.”
Honi Soit editor Bebe D’Souza meets Melbourne-born burlesque performer Raven.

The Art of Memory

The Art of Memory

Felicity Nelson looks at ways to improve your memory, starting with how to remember people’s names

All Tweet and No Peck

All Tweet and No Peck

Ironically, it takes Bryant Apolonio takes more than 140 characters to defend Twitter

Look what they’ve done to our characters, ma

Neha Kasbekar says all that Internet history was for research, she swears

We Grew Here, You Flew Here (And Played Our Festival)

We Grew Here, You Flew Here (And Played Our Festival)

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times: it was the Sydney Big Day Out, write Jack Gow and James O’Doherty.

An interview with Stefan Popescu

An interview with Stefan Popescu

Hannah Ryan interview Stefan Popescu, the director of the Sydney Underground Film Festival

Art Attack!

Art Attack!

Hannah Ryan reviews Wolfmother drummer Myles Heskett’s exhibition, The Valleys of Ash

Review: The Australian Chamber Orchestra’s The Rest Is Noise and Listen To This

Review: The Australian Chamber Orchestra’s The Rest Is Noise and Listen To This

Hannah Ryan reviews the latest offering from the Australian Chamber Orchestra.

The Finkler Question answered

The Finkler Question answered

Hannah Ryan reviews the latest Booker Prize winner.

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