Newcastle Mirage Secret Cocktail Weekend
529 The Terrace
Fast becoming my favourite enabler in Newcastle, bar manager Cleo has created an off-the-menu, secret cocktail for Newcastle Mirage readers only. In the second week of November, head to the original small bar in town, now 529 The Terrace, and ask for ‘The Mirage’. You’re welcome.
Saturday, 5th November
Tix via www.thisthat.com.au
OK, truth. I’m not a festival-goer. Too many flower crowns send me into a catatonic state and while I may be the ‘Out and About’ girl, I just can’t be that out-and-about, y’know? But, damn. The line-up for This That cannot be ignored. I’ll be there with a gin in hand, sans flower crown. I splashed out on a VIP ticket, because this girl needs space to dance.
Drama Special Screening
Thursday, 17th November
Event Cinemas, Newcastle
Three of my favourite things rolled into one: Australian film, the city of Paris, and the multi-faceted, all-consuming topic of love. Lead actress Sophie Mathisen is a local girl, which validates our town’s ever-growing talent pool. Event Cinemas on King Street are known for showing what the mainstream don’t, and for that, I thank them.