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Interview: Justin Truong, GigPick

Interview: Justin Truong, GigPick

Blitz chatted to Justin Truong, co-founder of GigPick, a startup empowering local performers and connecting event organisers with live music acts. How did the idea for GigPick come about? I used to be very involved in various student societies on campus, where I organised events for the student constituency and through this, I was exposed …

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What’s On: Pop-Up Pictures

There’s no denying that we all love going to the movies. I have many fond memories of my childhood going with my family to the cinema to watch the latest Hollywood blockbusters. Nothing beats watching Home Alone, Mrs Doubtfire, or The Lion King on a huge screen with surround sound, …

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Nokia 3310: The Brick Phone Is Back

Tech Geek: Nokia 3310

The iconic Nokia 3310 we all know and love as it’s more common name, ‘the brick phone’, is making a big come back this year with an updated version released by HMD Global. The new 3310 boasts an impressive 22 hours of talk-time and an incredible four weeks of battery …

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Review: Warpaint

Sydneysiders were treated to the incredible performances of  Indie rock band Warpaint  as they graced the Concert Hall stage at the Sydney Opera House. Not even the rain could dampen the energy that the band and audience exuded. The four female powerhouses ensured every single person was up from their seats …

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Tech Geek

A round up of the five hottest tech gadgets for this week. Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 Panasonic’s new Lumix DMC-LX10 is a beast of a camera with its F1.4 high-speed lens, 20.1 megapixel, 1” MOS sensor. It can take 4K resolution Photos and Videos. This is definitely an impressive point-and-shoot camera that …

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Review: Best Places to Snorkel in Sydney

Summer is finally here at last! You know what that means? It’s time to spend endless days at the beach and work on your tan. For those you who love the water, then there’s lots you can do like swimming, surfing or kayaking. We are blessed that Sydney is covered …

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Review: Best Things To Do at Taronga Zoo

Who doesn’t love visiting the zoo? Visiting the Taronga Zoo has always been a special treat for me. It’s Australia’s leading zoological park and is home to over 4,000 animals.  The zoo has a comprehensive collection of both native and exotic species. Although it’s not my first visit, I really …

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Review: Best Places to Visit at the Royal Botanic Gardens

The Royal Botanic Garden is Sydney’s most beloved treasure. It’s the oldest botanic garden and scientific institution in Australia since 1816. It’s home to an outstanding collection of plants focusing on Australia and the South Pacific. Also, this year marks its 200th year anniversary. I absolutely love visiting the gardens because …

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Interview: Sculpture by the Sea’s MITCHELL THOMAS

Mitchell Thomas is currently undertaking his final year of honours at UNSW Art & Design, majoring in Sculpture/Performance and Installation studio. You are an entrant at this year’s 20th anniversary of Sculpture by the Sea. Describe how it feels to exhibit your work at the world’s largest annual outdoor sculpture …

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Review: Beautiful Beaches in Sydney

Spring is already in full swing. Flowers are blooming everywhere you look and the sun is making us walk around in shorts again. It’s really a wonderful feeling being able to rock up at the university with a t-shirt and thongs (edit: flip-flops). This is an exciting time for me …

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Review: The Bondi Markets

It’s true like the saying goes, ‘The best things in Life are usually found when you are not looking for them.’ I was strolling along Bondi Beach, enjoying the spectacular views and sea breeze. I wasn’t expecting to visit any place in particular. However, just as I walked back towards …

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Cheap A$$ Sydney (October)

Watch: Mosman Council – Zootopia Under the Stars When: 14 Oct, 7pm-9.30pm Where: Mosman Square & Village Green Spit Junction Cost: FREE! More info: events.mosman.nsw.gov.au/events/2117/zootopia-under-the-stars It’s time to get wild with Zootopia Under the Stars! The Mosman Council is having a free outdoor cinema screening, and there’s even chance to win a …

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Review: Sydney Fish Market

No matter how many times I visited the Sydney Fish Market, every experience was different from the previous ones. As expected, the market was bustling with people from all walks of life gathered at this iconic Sydney institution. Hordes of tourists had occupied the indoor sitting areas, busy gorging on …

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Review: The Rocks Markets

The Rocks Markets are a favourite destination that is enjoyed by tourists and locals alike. Located within walking distance of Sydney’s city centre and Circular Quay, the markets are set within a historical setting where buildings and public places from the city’s colonial past that can still be seen today. …

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Review: Skydive The Beach

The icy wind was cutting across my face and the cabin immediately became like a freezer, just as I slid open the plane door. The instructor was shouting at me because it was already too noisy with the howling winds drowning out the whirling propellers. I had to swing my …

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Review: Fringe Ignite 2016

The Fringe Ignite music festival kicked off the Sydney Fringe Festival 2016 to a great start. This annual opening celebration saw Darlinghurst come alive at the hip Stanley Street with live music and performances. This year’s festival saw performances from blues singer Alice Terry, Rai Thistlethwayte’s jazzy tunes and renowned …

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Review: Cherry Blossom Festival 2016

As I walked through the crimson magnificent red Torii, I was immediately transported to another world. I was greeted with the abundance of rose pink Sakura flowers, as far as my eyes could see. My steps came to a stop as I looked around, taking in my surrounding. I was getting …

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