In cinemas 20 October
Starring Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart and Steve Carell, Woody Allen’s Café Society follows Bronx-born Bobby from New York to Hollywood and back again as he falls in love and becomes swept up in the excitement and glamour of 1930s café society.
Win a double pass to see the film. Enter using promo code CAFE. Competition closes 16 October 2016.
In cinemas 3 November
The Light Between Oceans
On a remote island off the coast of Western Australia in the years following WWI, a couple rescue a baby from an adrift rowboat and decide to raise the child as their own, unaware of the devastating consequences of their decision. Based on the bestselling Australian novel, The Light Between Oceans is a beautiful, heartrending romance starring Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander.
Win a double pass to see the film. Enter using promo code OCEANS. Competition closes 16 October 2016.
In cinemas 3 November
Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge tells the true story of Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield) who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII, saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun.
Win a double pass to see the film. Enter using promo code RIDGE. Competition closes 16 October 2016.
Musica Viva presents
Three extraordinary soloists come together for a concert of collective brilliance. Experience the shimmering music of Beethoven, Chausson, Schubert, Mendelssohn and Smalley in a joyous concert of classics. Touring nationally 7-19 November.
Receive 20% off tickets to the performances below.
Sydney City Recital Hall, 12 Nov 2pm & 14 Nov, 7pm. Book now
Melbourne Recital Centre, 15 Nov 7pm & 19 Nov 7pm. Book now
Australian Chamber Orchestra presents
Slava, Rodrigo & Beethoven VII
Get 25% off adult tickets for the Australian Chamber Orchestra’s grand symphonic event of the year. Features guitar virtuoso Slava Grigoryan performing one of the most popular concertos of our time, Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez, and Richard Tognetti directing Beethoven’s joyful Seventh Symphony. 30-31 October at Arts Centre Melbourne. To redeem the offer, quote promo code SYMPHONIC when booking online for Melbourne performances.
Melbourne Festival presents
Voces performed by Ballet Flamanco Sara Baras
At one end is birth, at the other is death. Everything in between is just dancing. Voces is Sara Baras’ salute to the maestros who have shaped her gift, and a tribute to the art of flamenco itself. Featuring 14 dancers and musicians, this lavish, large-scale production will lead you back to where it all begins: the human heart. Exclusive to Melbourne Festival from 21-23 October at Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall.
Win a double pass to see the film. Enter using promo code VOCES. Competition closes 16 October 2016.
In cinemas 28 October - 2 November
Screening in cinemas, direct from London! Antonio Pappano conducts a superlative cast including Sonya Yoncheva and Joseph Calleja in the first ROH staging of Bellini’s classic bel canto opera on love and honour in over 30 years, here directed by Àlex Ollé from La Fura dels Baus. Captured live at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden last month.
Win a double pass to see the screening courtesy of Palace Opera & Ballet. Enter using promo code NORMA. Competition closes 16 October 2016.
City Recital Hall
Love Songs: Kate Ceberano & Paul Grabowsky
Win a double pass to see one of Australia’s most cherished performers Kate Ceberano and her close musical partner Paul Grabowsky in an unforgettable evening of love songs. In this perfect pairing of Ceberano’s versatile voice and Grabowsky’s masterful piano playing, the duo perform great love songs of the past 50 years. Read more.
City Recital Hall, Saturday 22 October 8pm. Enter using promo code KATE. Competition closes 16 October 2016.
Belvoir St Theatre presents
The legendary Judy Davis directs veteran actor Colin Friels in this masterpiece from the late Brian Friel, which asks: what does it mean to be healed, and can you ever be truly saved?
Win a double pass on November 3rd at 8pm to see Faith Healer at Belvoir St Theatre, Surry Hills. Enter using promo code HEALER.
China National Peking Opera Company presents
Warrior Women of Yang
On Sunday 6 November The China National Peking Opera Company will give Australian audiences a rare opportunity to experience the fine art of Peking Opera when they perform the rarely seen masterpiece Warrior Women of Yang at Sydney’s State Theatre.
The performance blends music, mime, martial arts, song and spectacle and provides an exceptional opportunity to take a cultural adventure into Chinese traditional artistic heritage and experience a visual feast presented on a three-dimensional stage design.
Win one of three double passes to see the performance at 7.30pm on Sunday 6 November. Enter using promo code WARRIOR. Competition closes 16 October 2016.
St Petersburg Ballet presents
The world’s two most loved ballets, Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake and The Nutcracker are showing from 21-24 December at the Sydney Lyric Theatre.
Win two tickets to see the internationally acclaimed St Petersburg Ballet Theatre perform The Nutcracker at a special Christmas Eve performance on 24 December, 11am at the Sydney Lyric Theatre. Enter using promo code NUTCRACKER. Competition closes 16 October 2016.
Museum of Contemporary Art Australia presents
The Last Song with Lee Mingwei
Sunday 9 October 1-3pm, MCA, Sydney
For the last 4 months’ opera singers have been roaming the Museum of Contemporary Art, giving the gift of song to visitors as part of Lee Mingwei’s artwork Sonic Blossom. Hear from the artist and participating opera signers about their experience. Access discounted tickets courtesy of our friends at the MCA.
One of Australia’s most popular annual variety shows, the Schools Spectacular, returns bigger and better than ever this year, in its new home, the Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney’s Olympic Park. 2016 marks the largest event in the 33-year history of this popular live-and-televised extravaganza, with over 5,000 NSW Public School students performing over two days on 25 and 26 November.
Win a family pass to see the performance on Friday 25 November. Enter using promo code SCHOOLS. Competition closes 16 October 2016.
Voices in the Forest
Canberra’s operatic spectacular, Voices in the Forest, will be held at the National Arboretum Canberra on Saturday 19 November. This year’s concert offers a superb program of well-known arias and famous love songs from Broadway. Headlining the concert are Sumi Jo, Richard Troxell and Sally-Anne Russell. For information and ticket bookings, click here or phone 02 6242 4660.
Win an A Reserve double pass and a carpark voucher. Enter using promo code FOREST. Competition closes 16 October 2016.