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Madman Entertainment present

The Death of Stalin

Moscow, 1953. Stalin is dead. 

Madman Entertainment brings you The Death of Stalin – A bitingly sharp political-satire featuring a stellar ensemble cast including Steve Buscemi, Rupert Friend, Simon Russell, Jeffrey Tambor, Jason Isaacs, Olga Kurylenko and more.

In cinemas from 29 March.

Win one of 10 double passes to The Death of Stalin. Enter using the promo STALIN. Competition closes at 5pm, Sunday 11 March 2018.

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NIXCO present

Delicious Box Set

Delicious is an honest and compelling story of love, sex, lies and betrayal, where things are never as they seem.

Each copy of the critically acclaimed series starring Dawn French (French & Saunders/Vicar of Dibley) includes Season 1 and the brand new Season 2.

Win one of 10 Delicious box sets. Enter using the promo DELICIOUS. Competition closes at 5pm, Sunday 11 March 2018.




Alliance Française present

French Film Festival

Returning to Palace Cinemas nationally, the 29th annual Alliance Française French Film Festival, is poised to seduce audiences with an incendiary selection of 47 features, 2 documentaries and a cheeky Parisian TV series, which showcase the passion, artistry and dazzling diversity of contemporary French cinema.

Whether your taste runs to drama, comedy, romance or historical fare, this year’s eclectic line-up has something for everyone and resonates with themes of courage, friendship and egalitarianism showcased by the nation’s biggest stars from both sides of the camera.

The festival runs in most capital cities between 27 February–8 April. Check the website for locations and screening dates.

Win one of 10 double passes to a film of your choice Enter using the promo FRENCH. Competition closes at 5pm, Sunday 11 March 2018.



CODA and NMA present

Teddy's weekend away

Join international opera star Teddy Tahu Rhodes with host Jonathan Biggins, for an evening of exceptional orchestral entertainment, conversation and fine dining at the National Museum of Australia, Canberra.

Escape for the weekend with Teddy and be pampered with your exclusive, all-inclusive premium travel package. Find out more.

Teddy's Weekend Away at the National Museum of Australia, Canberra on Saturday 5 May.

Receive 10% off packages when you book using the link below.




Transmission Films present

Have You Seen The Listers?

Have You Seen The Listers? provides a candid insight into world-renowned street artist Anthony Lister. Lister will have you gasping for air as he rises the ranks from street artist to celebrated contemporary artist, while battling his own demons. We witness the breakdown of a family unit, juxtaposed with the rise of a star. Directed by Eddie Martin (All This Mayhem).

In cinemas from 5 April.

Win one of 10 double passes to Have You Seen The Listers? Enter using the promo LISTERS. Competition closes at 5pm, Sunday 11 March 2018.



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Palace Opera & Ballet present

Teatro Communale's La Bohème 

Screening in cinemas, direct from Bologna. Graham Vick’s acclaimed new production, conducted by Michele Mariotti, stars tenor Franceso Demuro as Rodolfo, and soprano Mariangela Sicilia as Mimì, reprising the role she performed for Opera Australia in 2017. Captured live at Teatro Comunale. 

In cinemas nationally 16—21 March.

Win one of 10 double passes to Teatro Communale's La Bohème. Enter using the promo PALACE. Competition closes at 5pm, Sunday 11 March 2018.



Art Gallery of New South Wales present

The Lady and The Unicorn exhibition

Only the third time The lady and the unicorn has left France in 500 years, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the beauty and intricacy of some of the world’s most enigmatic masterpieces in Sydney at the Art Gallery of NSW.

The lady and the unicorn exhibition is open until 24 June.

Win one of 3 double passes to The lady and the unicorn. Enter using the promo AGNSW. Competition closes at 5pm, Sunday 11 March 2018.


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Sydney Symphony Orchestra present

anne sofie von otter sings schubert

Star mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter makes her long awaited return to Sydney. A superb Schubert interpreter, she will sing orchestral versions of his songs ranging from the eerie drama of the Erl-King, to the cautionary tale of The Trout. A concert not to be missed!

Anne Sofie von Otter sings Schubert at Sydney Opera House 22—24 March

Use the code 18409 to receive 10% off tickets for the performance on Friday 23 March at 8pm.



Hayllar Music Tours present

The birth of Italian Opera with Richard gill ao

Join Hayllar Music Tours for the second in our series of talks and events with Richard Gill AO, as we explore The Birth of Italian Opera - How we got from Monteverdi to Puccini.

The talk begins at 10:30am and runs for one hour. After the talk, please join us for a cup of tea or coffee to continue the informal discussion with Richard Gill and to chat with fellow inquisitive minds.

The Birth of Italian Opera is on at The Elizabeth Room, Sir Stamford Circular Quay on Monday 26 March.

Tickets for this event are free.


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Opera Bites present

Opera, Wine & Dine series

Experience Opera Bites, Sydney’s boutique opera company, in a stunning heritage listed dining room, complete with a bespoke menu and select fines wines to match.

Opera Safari plays for one night only and is comic opera at its best!  A vivacious romp through mistaken identity in one of Donizetti’s most brilliant and popular operas, Don Pasquale.

Opera Safari plays at The Castlereagh Boutique Hotel on  Friday 20 April at 7:15pm.

Use the code ALLERTA to recieve 10% off standard tickets.


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Ausdance NSW and Ausdance VIC present

Big Dance

Big Dance is the largest free celebration of dance in the world and it's hitting Australia in 2018.

Big Dance is a participatory dance festival, a celebration of dance for all ages and all levels of ability. Join thousands of people around Australia to perform the Big Dance, choreographed by acclaimed choreographers Frances Rings and Craig Bary.  

Participate in one of the free Big Dance workshops near you, and join the rest of Australia as we do the Big Dance on International Dance Day— Sunday 29 April 2018 in Sydney, Melbourne, Castlemaine and Lilydale.

Click here to register for Big Dance or learn the dance here