The 3rd Annual AU Review SXSW Music Awards!

Another year at SXSW is behind us once more. From March 15th through until March 20th, we’ve seen Australian bands take their international profiles up another notch with impressive showcase performances. We’ve fallen in love with new artists and bands, and old favourites even more. We’ve participated in the classic SXSW traditions of waiting stupidly long in…

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Opinion: Australia – Where highlighting racism is more offensive than committing the act itself.

Many well-known Australian figures have faced a tirade of online abuse in response to naming and shaming those who think it’s appropriate to don blackface to a party. Recently, a photo of two young Victorian men dressed up as Indigenous Australians, complete with blackface, surfaced on Facebook. The post, which was shared by Victorian woman Sis…

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A Culinary Adventure through the Summer Festivals of North America: Part One – New Orleans Jazz Fest

Though plenty of international festivals, including the Calgary Stampede which we will feature later in this article series, still embrace our most basic culinary appetites – fried, salty, greasy carnival food – the popularity of the modern, often “gourmet” food truck has undeniably changed the landscape of what we eat at festivals and how we…

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