The Big Grapple: Sarah Krasnostein
'I was 18 and New York City was my mother. It taught me what one wore, and what one read. How to speak, and how to speak up. How to find silence in all that noise.'
Sarah Krasnostein reflects on how the 9th of November 2016 changed her relationship with New York and America, at The Big Grapple: Loving and…
The Big Grapple: Brodie Lancaster
'There's no use chasing the party any more, because the party's been priced out and painted over and turned into a froyo shop.'
Brodie Lancaster talks being sold a lie about the New York lifestyle, at The Big Grapple: Loving and Loathing New York City – a night of storytelling from Melburnians who don't heart NY.
The Big Grapple was…
The Big Grapple: Beverley Wang
'A lot of New York is filled with beige out-of-towners trying to do all the things they think real New Yorkers do, and the real New Yorkers are only too happy to sell it to them.'
Beverley Wang dives into the early 2000s and the terrible food trends launched by Sex and the City, at The Big Grapple: Loving and…
The Full Catastrophe
If you don’t laugh, you’ll cry. At The Full Catastrophe, our event based on the podcast of the same name, we do a bit of both, as writers, comedians, politicians and performers publicly divulge the most excruciating and hilarious events of their lives.
Leave your judgement at the door for this storytelling-slash-therapy session, hosted by Rebecca Huntley and Sarah Macdonald…
This Is Not a Drill: A Hypothetical Crisis in the South China Sea
What if maritime forces of the United States and China clash in the South China Sea, and Australia is called on to come to America’s aid? How far would we be willing to go in a skirmish between our strongest military ally and our biggest trading partner?
At the first event in our This is Not a Drill series, Ali…
Not Racist, But …: Indigenous Australia and Racism
What role does racism play in the entrenched disadvantage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia today? How does racism impact on the health of Indigenous Australians? How has racial oppression become institutionalised over the decades and how has this been rationalised since European settlement?
In this panel – the final in a series of four talks curated…
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