Pablo Picasso said the purpose of art is to wash the dust of daily life off our souls. By Thursday, most of us living in the world’s cultural capital start feeling a little dusty, which is why we suggest you wash your soul with some art (and a drink!) to celebrate the launch of independent…
B_SPACE PRESENTS EVO Saving Ordinary Humans (And Nolitans!) From Themselves
Happy Australia Day, Mate! With so many Aussies living in New York City, there are plenty of Australia Day activities going on across the city. You won’t be surprised that many of them involve a cold beer and a game of Two-Up. Here are some places to check out to get into the spirit:
A FREE MUSIC FESTIVAL TO HELP END EXTREME POVERTY.
New York’s Central Park Summerstage plays host to a boutique festival of Australian indie music THIS SATURDAY August 18th 3pm-7pm.
The mind behind the beans at Toby’s Estate, Toby Smith, is launching his new book Coffee Trails tonight at the Brooklyn coffee shop.
Alright all you Aussies hitting Coachella this weekend, we want to hear your war stories and see your Gonzo photos. Tweet what you’re going to check out @billabout #Auschella, instagram @billabout and Facebook @billabout. And of course a big shout out to Gotye, the only Aussie artist playing the festival.
Billabout caught up with Tropfest founder, John Polson, about the festival’s journey from Darlinghurst to Manhattan’s Bryant Park.
The original French literary salons of the 17th and 18th centuries aimed “either to please or to educate.” This, after all, was the whole point of poetry, according to the Roman poet Horace. Women of Letters, an Australian literary salon, will no doubt be both pleasing and educational when it hits New York for the…
Australian fashion designers Kym Ellery and Fernando Frisoni, recently recognised by Woolmark and Australians in New York Fashion Foundation, were invited to showcase their wares in a special pre-fashion week viewing. Billabout contributor Katherine Keating caught up with the two rising designers over lunch at the Crosby Street Hotel in New York to discuss the Australian fashion…
Happy Australia Day! And Happy 1st Birthday Billabout! A big thanks to everyone involved with Billy; for checking us out, letting us chat you up, and of course, to all of our contributors. Thanks to our friends at Pie Face NYC for donating 36 pies for our Facebook contest. Check it out!
Join Penfolds and raise awareness and realize the goal of an AIDS free generation in 2015 as we turn Ghirardelli Square red for World Aids Day. For every bottle of wine and glass sold, Penfolds will donate 15% of profits to the Global Fund.
Last night in SoHo, New York, the Australian creative community descended upon Brinkley’s Bar and Restaurant to celebrate the launch of Billabout. Over fine Penfolds wine, the lively crowd mingled, dined, danced and celebrated the achievements of different Australians.
Chloe Chick is the founder of the Peaks Foundation, a company that organizes global mountain challenges for women who seek adventure while making a positive difference in the world.
Alright all you snap happy travelers, we want to see your pics from the air up there! Billabout is holding a photography competition to see who can take the best pic from V High (very high, get it). Show us your view at 35,000 feet, catch travelers sleeping with their mouth open or show us…
“Steph Gilmore” took time out from winning at life in the waves to hang out in NYC for a few days. Fresh off the plane, Quicksilver threw Steph a dinner with “Zee Avi” and friends at the recently opened Jamaican restaurant “Miss Lily’s” in SOHO.
Summer is here and Billabout is stoked because there is nothing we love more than outdoor concerts. No need to waste your time sitting in traffic to get out to a crowded beach–there is quite the line up in New York to make this July your best yet…
What: Super Bowl XLV, the National Football League’s (NFL) yearly championship game. Where: Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX — and at your local sports bar!