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A PLATE OF PETERSHAM It’s the latest haven for the Inner West foodie in all of us — the bombastic Petersham precinct has a world of tastes to offer. The area is packed with dining options to suit culinary adventurers with varying tastes or budgets. Although famous for being Little Portugal, Petersham also houses extraordinary special joints for Greek, Chinese, Indian and Thai cuisines.There are some great new places to try, as well as a few old favourites. We’ve put together a mouth-watering list of places to add to your overflowing restaurant bookmarks. Gloria’s Gloria’s Portuguese Restaurant is one of Sydney’s most iconic restaurants. Opened in 1988 by a single Portuguese mum of four kids (Gloria), with a mission to serve only the most authentic Portuguese dishes such as Gloria’s famous salted cod. Gloria’s real charm lies in the taverna feel, which lends homeliness, as if you’ve stumbled into the kitchen of your newfound Portuguese family. 82 Audley St 9568 3966, www.gloriascafe.com.au Gelato Republic With natural ingredients and vegan options, this joint embodies the Inner West health trends that have swept the ‘burbs. These vegan choices aren’t sorbets - they’re creamy and nutty, closely resembling their dairy counterparts. The owner of the establishment proudly states his favourite flavour on offer is “avocado and balsamic vinegar”, and there’s plenty of never before seen flavours in the fridges at Gelato Republic.The softer gelato still offers many fan favourite flavours from pistachio to fig and walnut to coffee. But the real reason to visit is for their quirky ever-changing choices like the vegan black sesame. Although everyone loves a good ice cream all year around, we can tell this place will get a lot of buzz when the mercury rises soon. 63 New Canterbury Road , 9568 1797 The Counter The Counter was opened in 2012, serving up expertly made coffee and comprehensive brunch menu (includes breakfast and lunch). The Counter has worked with Coffee Alchemy to create a special house blend that is rich in caramel, chocolate and almond tones and makes for a spectacular milk based coffee. For black coffee, there is a weekly rotating single origin coffee.The seasonal menu is complemented by a dazzling array of homemade pastries and sweet. The friendly staff are ready to look after you seven days a week. 96 Audley St, Petersham (Next to Commonwealth bank) ChEFS BBQ Try the newest addition to this cosmpolitan strip - Korean! Serving up authentic marinated beef, pork and ribs and wagyu. With 29 years experience, chef Joe’s tasty meats (and veges) makes this new Korean BBQ the next on the list 77 New Canterbury Road Silva’s Silva’s is one of the most popular spots for Portuguese traditional food. The colourful set menu provides a wide selection of quality Portuguese cuisine. Silva’s is a fully licensed establishment, with the finest local and Portuguese wines and traditional home style preparation of Portuguese chicken. Petersham has a suite of new professional and wellness services There’s a take-away counter at the front serving chicken, chips and salad but most of those packing the tables in the restaurant are eating seafood and char-grilled meats. A great lunch or dinner spot, Silva’s is a tried and tested longtime favourite. Shop 1/ 82-86 New Canterbury Rd 9572 9911, www.silvas.com.au Two Fat Greeks Two Fat Greeks is run by George and Kosta and serves traditional Greek food with warm hospitality and excellent service. The restaurant has quickly become a popular meeting point for not only locals but people travelling from afar. You will appreciate the traditional Greek food and great service, as well as the opportunity to enjoy your drink listening to Greek music surrounded by picturesque murals. Two Fat Greeks will certainly indulge your senses. Be sure to bring your appetite. Shop 3/82-86 New Canterbury Rd, 9569 5197 www.twofatgreeks.com.au Mansart Boulangerie and Patisserie The newly opened boulangerie and patisserie is the brainchild of French master pastry chef David Mansart. With a large range of decadent pastries on offer, just looking at the choices will awaken your sweet tooth. Their collection boasts a gluten free orange cake, strawberry and lemon tarts, Parisian eclairs and the fan-favourite black forest cake. It’s enough to make you dizzy from the sugar high. Their brekkie special of a croissant and coffee is a bargain, especially when the price of coffee is rising to ridiculous heights in this city, and the freshly baked sourdough makes sure the scent is divine as soon as you enter. 75 New Canterbury Road 9518 1204 Rocket Boy Pizza Rocketboy isn’t your average pizza delivery chain; their fresh and home-style ingredients make them a winner over the big brand alternative any day. Shop 3, 88-94 New Canterbury Rd 9550 9988 The After School Klub Petersham’s fun and flexible before or after school care, passionate about supporting the local community. 3/138 New Canterbury Rd, Petersham 1300 827 500 F45 The exercise revolution is here and it’s taken the nation by storm — join for a 45-minute workout of high intensity circuit training. 94 Audley street 0403 259 347 House of fertility Enjoy consultations and treatments throughout every stage of your pregnancy, and get in tune with your body through acupuncture and healing. 35D New Canterbury Road 9560 1100 Greg Alternative Therapies The clinic offers natural therapy techniques and treatments with a suite of superb practitioners. 85 New Canterbury Road 0414 192 343 -2- Sant Elia Housing a couture beauty collection, the shop is filled with exquisite vintage-inspired dresses. 188 New Canterbury Road 0411 243 750 ChiroFix This local chiropractic and remedial massage service uses various techniques to suit each patient’s needs. 154 New Canterbury Road 9569 6569

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Moon Koon At Moon Koon, they use the freshest ingredients in their dishes. The standard is maintained by ordering in small amounts and by retaining a large customer base so the stock is always rolling. When you dine at Moon Koon you can expect freshness every time. 81 New Canterbury Rd 9560 3500, www.moonkoonchinese.com Frango’s the Fernandes family have been making world renowned chicken burgers in Petersham since 1992. In that time the food here has been rated by SBS Food Safari and SMH Good Food Guide. The chicken’s sticky, salty skin and succulent meat is breathtaking. 98 New Canterbury Rd 9560 2369, www.frangos.com.au Costa Do sol Since 1996 Costa Do Sol has offered diners a vibrant and cultural Portuguese dining experience. The restaurant offers an intimate atmosphere with authentic artworks lining the walls including a hand painted picture of The River Douro from the north of Portugal and the Harbour of Porto. 102 New Canterbury Rd 9569 2319, www.costasol.com Jamie House Thai Housing authentic and delicious Thai Cuisine perfect for any occasion, Jamie House specialises in best sellers: red and green curry and red chicken wings. 100 New Canterbury Road 9572 7787, www.jamiehousethai.com.au Verde Minho Portuguese An authentic Portuguese Restaurant offering delicious traditional Portuguese food. Everything is excellent; moreover, the butter, olives and bread are complimentary. 86 Audley St 9564 6026 PALACIO Modern Australian fine food housed in a majestic setting. This glorious old theatre is transformed into an eatery with everything from pizza to fine game like salted cod and pork belly 49A New Canterbury Rd 9560 2300 How to get here Petersham station is only a short walk to Audley street. Just pop up the stairs towards the roundabout and there you are. Don’t forget to check out the yellow wall mosaic that is an important part of the Petersham landscape. The 412 meanders through Petersham, from Central and detours past RPA, Stanmore and other Inner West precincts. Bus stops on Trafalgar St and New Canterbury Rd. The 445 also goes through Petersham from Balmain. PETERSHAM PRECINCT PROMOTION TANDOOI DHABA If you like to taste authentic Indian cuisine with lots of flavorful herbs and spices, you have to go to Tandoori Dhaba. They offer a huge selection of Indian specialties such as biryani, chicken tikka masala and lamb roganjosh. 65 New Canterbury Rd 9518 1400, www.tandoridhaba.com.au Seed Greek Kouzina Seed Cuisine opened in Petersham in August 2012 as a Mediterranean, Greek influenced restaurant. After two great years, chef, Tim Vatsaklis, who appropriately named his restaurant “Seed” after the seed that was planted in his mind as he watched his grandmothers cook their wonderful Greek dishes, has decided to return to his roots and concentrate on the wonderful flavours that Greek food has to offer. The demand and popularity of the existing Greek dishes and his desire to introduce more exciting dishes has further influenced this new direction that Seed Greek Kouzina is taking in 2017. 88 Audley St 9560 7798, www.seedcuisine.com.au BON GUSTO This Trattoria is one of the few genuine Italian restaurants left in the Inner West. Bon gusto has everything you want, simple food, Italian home style traditional cooking just like mamma used to make.All pastas and pizzas are made with fresh ingredients and made to order. After dinner, complete your meal with your own ice cream or a choice of desserts. Delivery is also available to the local area. But you can’t beat eating in, the aroma alone invites you to sit down. 98-106 Audley St 9560 5358, www.bongusto.com.au Petersham is a lovely 20 -40 minute walk from Newtown, Ashfield, Summer Hill and other suburbs. There are some wonderful examples of early Victorian palatial houses that are testament to the bygone (and current) wealth of the area. If you must drive, there are a few spots to park for free. Street Parking can be found outside the post office. Free council car parks are on Terminus St and opposite the water tower. There is also a carpark on Chester St. Go Get car share pods nearby on Stanmore Rd. Still hungry...? There is lots of well-brewed coffee, delicious Panini and even sushi at some of Petersham’s other eateries. Portuguese tarts and Sweet Belem’s dessert window cannot be missed or you could also pop past Daisy’s or Big Brekky Café for a mid morning juice fix. Whatever you’re craving, Petersham can serve it up. Honeymoon Famous for their tarts Shop 3, 88-94 New Canterbury Rd 9550 9988 La Patisseria Also famous for their tarts 45 New Canterbury Rd 9569 1107 Sweet Belem Scrumptious, you’ll be back 35B New Canterbury Rd 9572 6685 Daisy’s Milk Bar On trend dining with home made potpies 340 Stanmore Rd 8065 3466 The Big Brekky Café Lunch and breakfast in one 316 Stanmore Rd 9569 8588 3 Arrows A famous coffee roaster and coffee shop, 100% Sumatran Mandheling Arabica coffee. 4/89-97 New Canterbury Rd, Petersham 8540 5621 Tuga & Co. You will find Amazon Power Acai bowls and smoothies there. 78 Audley St The Tiny Giant Open last year, this cafe has already become an icon with unique dishes like the pea smash parmesan and Belgian waffle. 110 Audley St 8065 4684 Casual Dining Charlie Phi Charlie Phi serves all kinds of tasty food and wonderful coffee. The pork rolls and Vietnamese type sandwiches are particularly moreish and unforgettable. 87 New Canterbury Rd 8957 9434 The Pizza Maker The Pizza Maker is an award winning family run business that specialises in traditional and gourmet styled pizzas. Shop 1, 121-123 New Canterbury Rd 9568 4414 Canvas Thai Food The team at Canvas’ food philosophy is fresh, healthy and delicious. 329 Stanmore Road 9560 1240, www.canvasthaifood.com.au Presented by the Urban Centres Program -3-

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Inner West Whispers Complaints of vandalism as the postal survey heats up It’s not ok to spray no We’ve heard that a wave of anti same-sex marriage graffiti in the Inner West has been reported to the police. Opponents of change have sprayed the word “No” across an Enmore mural (the ‘monkey’ one on Liberty Street) and on the rear window of a ute, while the word has also been scrawled across fences, gates, letter boxes and front doors. The Inner West has stayed strong in our expression of support for marriage equality, with plenty of shops and homes displaying the rainbow flag, or even painting their walls or windows in rainbow colours. ‘Social experiments’ hit the streets Newtown residents received an unwelcome surprise when an anti same-sex marriage contingent walked down King Street as a “social experiment” in October. Nick Folkes, the leader of the far-right group ‘The Party for Freedom’, who was also Things we love It’s the colourful characters around the Inner West that make our neighbourhood so bright. There’s nothing we love more than strolling the streets on a spring evening and encountering fellow Inner Westies happy to have a chat and spread some cheer. Local resident Martie Bear brings his own share of colour to the streets of Newtown, cycling around on his fluffy red bike (itself evocative of a lively character in Sesame Street’s Elmo) and doing it all with his friendly pooch at the helm. When he’s not brightening up the walking path through Camperdown Memorial Rest Park, Martie leads a life as an accomplished stilt walker. What can’t this man do? A staunch supporter of marriage equality, Martie will be spreading a message of love this month. one of the chief organisers of the Cronulla riots anniversary events and last month’s failed Straight Lives Matter protest, took cameras through the streets to film encounters with locals. The campaign boasted of laying a trap for the Yes campaign to fall into, trying to prove that Yes voters would be provoked into heckling or hurling abuse. Marriage equality supporters should keep an eye out for any nasty or provocative behaviour. Author’s home up for grabs A Chippendale terrace is going once, going twice! The home of internationally acclaimed author David Malouf for the past three decades has been put onto the market for buyers, with an auction date set for 28 October. The six-metre wide Myrtle Street property was purchased for $175,000 in 1985, but prices for terraces on the street have been as high as $1.9 million, while a residential warehouse recently went for $3.2 million. Will the mergers ever end? More political shakeups are in store for the Inner West, as a police merger was announced to turn four Inner West local area commands into two. Marrickville and Newtown, and Ashfield and Burwood, will be amalgamated in a state-wide ‘re-engineering’ process that hopes to “place more officers on the front line”. Labor MPs have labelled the announcement as “shortsighted cost cutting”, with no guarantee that the merger would safeguard against a reduction in police numbers. After a wave of robberies in Ashfield last month, Marrickville recording the highest rate of domestic violence incidents, and state crime figures showing Burwood ranked in the highest band for robbery, perhaps the Inner West isn’t always as safe as we’d like to think. Martie Bear and his two fluffy accessories Latte Leftie Latte Leftie reflects on how he set the agenda for the huge progressive victories of the last decade. Dear LL – Back when you began writing for Ciao in 2006 there was a buffoon in the White House, a Liberal in the Lodge, neoliberalism was running amok, tax-dodging multinational corporations were playing national governments for mugs, interminable wars in the Middle East were grinding on, serious global action on climate change was a pipe dream, Inner West property prices were ridiculous, Parramatta Road was a nightmare, refugees were being demonised, drug use and euthanasia remained illegal, and there was an unbridgeable gap between the identity politics enthusiasms of (ahem) inner city elites and the reactionary and venal concerns of the Left’s traditional, working-class constituency. Thanks in large part to your tireless and eloquent advocacy, the Overton Window has subsequently shifted. I was hoping you could choose a favourite among your many progressive victories. Nigel, Mascot LL replies: What a different world it was back then, Nigel! There are so many heart-warming leftist triumphs to choose from. But if I had to nominate one, it would be my seminal role in changing the antediluvian uniform code at Newtown High School of the Performing Arts last year. We on the left do have to deal with the occasional (entirely inexplicable) defeat, but it’s profound social changes such as allowing uppermiddle-class teenagers attending a performing arts school at the epicentre of Greens heartland to cross dress that reassures me that the long moral arc of the universe bends towards justice. Maintain the rage (and your unerringly accurate sense of perspective) until we meet once more, readerly comrade! We are Ciao Advertising: Editorial: Creative: Accounts: General: sharon@ciaomagazine.com.au, sonia@ciaomagazine.com.au natassia@ciaomagazine.com.au briana@ciaomagazine.com.au theaccountslady@ciaomagazine.com.au info@ciaomagazine.com.au No responsibility is accepted by Ciao Magazine for the accuracy of advertisements or information. The opinions expressed in Ciao are those of contributors, indemnifying the publisher from inaccuracy or consequences arising from its reproduction. No material is to be reproduced without written permission of the publisher. © All rights reserved. Contributors: Nigel Bowen, Lianna Taranto, Jada BennettCross, Russell Edwards, Lucia Moon, Winsor Dobbin, Alison Xiao, Sophia Chrysanthos, Maria Zarro. Ciao is locally owned and produced. Please recycle. Cover: Join the Nadile family from Euroespresso at Norton Street Italian Festa. Shot by Ben Cregan. L_i_jkiWjJ^[DehjedIjh[[j<[ijW =[deW I_[dW L[hedW FWZkW :[YWdjoekh\Wlekh_j[eb_l[e_bXWbiWc_Yl_d[]Wh_djeWX[Wkj_\kb8ej[bbW$ FWYaW][_dYbkZ[ii_b_Yed[\kdd[b"(i_b_Yed[(Yehaijeff[hi$ Xej[bbWep$Yec -4-

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What’s On HYPNAGOGISM Factory Theatre, 105 Victoria Rd, Marrickville A biting satire on the world of drama school and the bizarre characters you meet. CHEMICAL CLEAN OUT DAY City of Canada Bay The annual event will mean residents can dispose of household paints, chemicals and oils safely. CONCORD CARNIVAL Greenlees Park, Concord A hive of sound and movement. Celebrate dance and music from Junk Percussion workshops to live performances from the Hot Potato Band and much more! ANOMALOUS Enmore Theatre, 118-132 Enmore Rd, Newtown Students at the Design Centre Enmore are producing a show that will feature over 100 handmade costumes and puppets. 4 — 14 OCTOBER FIGHT AGAINST WORLD HUNGER Carriageworks, 245 Wilson St, Eveleigh Zambrero is calling for volunteers for Meal Packing Day to pack nutritious meals for those in need. FRI 20 OCTOBER, 2PM SOUL SESSIONS – YOGA CLASS AND EATING WORKSHOP Egg of the Universe, 711 Darling St, Rozelle The spring yoga class is complemented by a yoga of eating workshop and afternoon tea, a day designed to nourish your body, mind and soul. SAT 28 OCTOBER, 1:30PM — 4:30PM 14 OCTOBER YESFEST – AN EQUALITY CAMPAIGN CONCERT Spotless Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park Attend this benefit concert in support of marriage equality featuring Client Liaison, Nic Cester from Jet, and Flight Facilities. SUN 29 OCTOBER, 4PM PULP FICTION Dendy Cinemas, 261263 King St, Newtown A retro screening of an iconic movie with $5 fries at your local Dendy — what more could you ask for? MON 23 OCTOBER, 6.30PM 15 OCTOBER, 10AM — 4PM IMPROV THEATRE SYDNEY BIRTHDAY FESTIVAL Giant Dwarf Theatre, 199 Cleveland St, Redfern ITS’ third birthday will be celebrated by four days of a jam-packed comedy line-up — come along for a laugh! 24 — 28 OCTOBER THE LAUGH STAND GALA Harold Park Hotel, 70A Ross St, Glebe Get ready to laugh the roof off with these firecrackers: Ciaran Lyons and Cameron James. TUES 31 OCTOBER, 8PM 18 — 19 OCTOBER SEBASTIAN BACH The Forum Theatre, 21-23 Norton Street, Leichhardt One of the finest frontmen from the 80s, Sebastian Bach personifies rock and roll and is ready to rock the Inner West. SAT 28 OCTOBER, 8.30PM THE BLACKLINE CALLIGRAPHY WORKSHOP Left of Field, 3/7 Gauthorpe St, Rhodes Join Lauren for a creative workshop learning pointed-pen calligraphy. Suitable for beginners. WED 1 NOVEMBER, 6.45PM MS SYDNEY TO THE GONG BIKE RIDE Sydney Park, St Peters It’s an epic and scenic ride where tens of thousands of cyclists hit the pavement from Sydney to Wollongong to raise funds for those living with multiple sclerosis. SUN 5 NOVEMBER, 6AM WALK TO D’FEET MND Blaxland Riverside Park, Jamieson St, Homebush The walk is approximately 5km and is wheelchair, stroller and dogs on leash friendly, all for a good cause. SUN 6 NOVEMBER, 9AM MELBOURNE CUP AT THE BANK The Bank Hotel, 324 King St, Newtown Enjoy the big race in the beer garden with charcoal BBQ and a glass of Chandon. Tickets selling fast. TUES 7 NOVEMBER, 12PM FIESTA DE TANGO Glebe Town Hall, 160 St Johns Rd, Glebe It’s the 10th Anniversary of Tango Synergy in Sydney and they’re throwing a party to celebrate. beginner workshops, food, music and the launch of their anniversary magazine. 11 NOVEMBER, 11AM There’s plenty to do around the community in the warm weather. -6-

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WHAT’S ON CIAO’S PICKS A HANDMADE LIFE 11 — 22 OCTOBER Six women artisans will present their work, reflecting the art, craft and culture of Inner West life. Run by Marrickville Council in association with Sydney Craft Week, the exhibition will feature the work of Meryl Blundell (jewellery and object design), Gill Brooks (textiles), Ro Cook (textiles), Lorraine Evans (leatherwork), Kim Davies (embroidery and surface design), and Romana Toson (jewellery and object design). Open Wednesdays to Sundays, these creative powerhouses will surprise and delight audiences with their innovative work. The group have worked collaboratively and individually for more than a decade, and exhibition-goers are guaranteed not to be disappointed. Chrissie Cotter Gallery, Pidcock Street, Camperdown UPLIFTING 22 OCTOBER, 10AM — 4PM A fundraising event organised by the Rotary Club of Sydney Inner West, all proceeds will be donated to the Sydney Survivorship Centre at Concord Cancer Centre. In attendance will be Dame Marie Bashir, with a performance from Michelle Mutyora from The Voice. There will be a stunning belly dancing performance, and an exhibition of decorated bras by local crafters dubbed ‘Thy Cup Runneth Over with a Breast of Talent’. The day will feature plenty of giveaways, as well as a chance to do some art and pamper yourself with rejuvenating nail-painting, massages and henna tattoos. Art and craft from cancer survivors will also be up for bidding, along with a host of other special prizes, all for a good cause. Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL Club MARRICKVILLE FESTIVAL 22 OCTOBER, 10AM — 5PM An annual festival bringing together the community from all walks of life, this day is a special opportunity to celebrate diverse people, cultures and creative community members. With over 120 stalls selling local produce, handmade artisan works, and international cuisine, as well as a Main Stage program packed to the brim with live music and entertainment, the festival is sure to be a fun-filled event for the whole family. The International Dance Floor and The Break music competition are also a chance to get on your feet, or at least admire the dancing skills of others. Marrickville and Illawarra Roads, Marrickville OCTOBERWEST — THE INNER WEST BEER FESTIVAL 22 OCTOBER, 12PM Seven of Sydney’s premiere breweries are teaming up to celebrate the rich culture of Australia’s craft beer capital. The festival will mark the official launch of the Inner West Brewery Association at the ultimate Beer Garden and Beer Hall. It’ll be a day of specialty brews, live music, games and food trucks, with entertainment spread out across multiple stages all day. Highlights of the line-up include DJ Albo (Anthony Albanese), The Bottlers, and Lindsay ‘The Doctor’ McDougall. It’s very much the ‘cool’ event, and is not to be missed if you are a beer fanatic or want to earn some gritty street cred. Or if you just want a fun day out on the weekend. The Factory Theatre, 105 Victoria Rd, Marrickville SUGAR RUSH 31 OCTOBER, 6PM Nic Chester is back with a vengeance on his newest album, Sugar Rush, to be released next month. The Jet frontman has sold six million albums over the past 10 years and this powerful rock ‘n’ roll voice will be on full display in the heart of Newtown. The new album is a radical departure from his previous material, with an all-Italian live touring band alongside him. After taking time off in Berlin, Milan and Como, the rocker returns to Australia with his debut solo album; a mixture of soul, blues and musicianship. Cester also adds that he enjoyed “flirting with different genres and then spinning them into something else”. It’s an intriguing tease for a much-anticipated album and a live show that’s guaranteed to be a good time. Leadbelly, 42 King St, Newtown BALMAIN ART AND CRAFT SHOW 3 — 5 NOVEMBER In its 22nd year, the gallery is showcasing beautiful contemporary art from local and national artists. Kicking off with an opening night cocktail party “A Night Under Lights – Lantern Festival”, it’s sure to start with a bang. The weekend that follows will be filled with music and food stalls, as well as a kids carnival complete with rides, a craft market and entertainment. All of this will complement the highly anticipated art show, with spectacular works ready to be purchased. The show features high-quality contemporary and original art from established and emerging artists and is the primary school’s main fundraiser, providing funds for teaching and learning. Father John Therry Catholic Primary School, Eaton and Jane Street Campus, Balmain       "  "  " *'1'82 2/-'3*+.) 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MOVIES Wild, strange and downright mad To stay safely cocooned this month, stick to your social media feed. But to be surprised and utterly astounded, just head to the movies! THE UNTAMED ★★★★ All the movies featured in this issue are pretty amazing, but boundary-pushing Mexican director Amat Escalante’s wild combination of sci-fi, bizarre sex and down-and dirty social realism is by far the freakiest. It begins like a Latin American TV soap, but deepens into an allegory about the devastating power of lust. Or something, – I actually don’t know what its about, I doubt anyone does: A young mother (Ruth Amos) finds out her macho husband (Jesús Meza) is having an affair with her gay brother (Eden Villavicencio). Annoyed, she allows herself to be lead off by her new best friend (Simone Bucio) to an isolated house deep in the woods where a creature from another planet lives. With the manual dexterity of an all-hands-on-the-job octopus, it has the ability to unleash unfathomable sexual pleasure. For the right subjects that is. Others have the distinctly climatic experience of ending up dead! Let’s call this a high art-house schlocker – and outside of fringe film festivals, you’ll rarely see a movie quite as weird and wonderful as this. After a long, teasing and quite masterful build-up, we do get to see ET. Put it this way: You’ll never eat calamari again. R18+ from Oct 26. A strange encounter with a tentacular sex monster GOOD TIME ★★★★★ Josh and Benny Safdie’s ferocious, darkly comic drama takes place over one furious long night in Queens. Robert Pattinson, in an incredible, galvanising performance plays Connie, a scummy low-life crim who is trying to raise bail money for his intellectually disabled brother (Benny Safdie), who has been arrested after the pair’s botched bank robbery. A jittery camera follows Connie as he lies and cheats his way through a series of increasingly desperate misadventures in the buzzing labyrinth of New York’s mean streets. Some, like when he’s trying to swindle money from his girlfriend A vampire no longer: you’ve never seen Robert Pattinson like this before (Jennifer Jason Leigh) are blackly funny, but others, especially an encounter with an underage teen, attempts, with the Safdies ramming home their political point are so ghastly they’re almost impossible to watch. The pace in a highly uncomfortable third act during an encounter with is relentless and exhausting – augmented by that athletic a black security guard (Barkhad Abdi). Maybe its message camerawork, edgy editing and an eerie electronic score can only be seen through the prism of the US’s fucked-up by Oneohtrix Point Never. The result is a film nearly as race relations, and there some critics were quite upset. But psychotic as its despicable central character. And yet, and from any perspective, this is a powerful, unforgettable piece of yet... there is both honour and logic in everything Connie work, and bravura movie-making. MA15+ from Oct 12. And now for something completely nuts The oddest movie of the year opens in November. It’s also one of the year’s best THE KILLING OF A SACR ED D EER ★★★★★ We can now say this about Nicole Kidman: She’ll do absolutely anything. Walk down the street of a NSW town naked (Strangerland), not a problem. Be beaten up by a sociopath husband in a hit HBO series, just ask Nic. Expose herself in an certifiably mad project by the outrageous Yorgos Lanthimos (Lobster), sure, why not? In his latest bat-shit crazy film she’s married to a successful cardiologist (Colin Farrell), and early on we learn the couple has a very odd sex life indeed. Favoured position is something called “The General Anaesthetic” (yes, exactly what you’re thinking), and the 50-year-old trooper demonstrates it with a complete lack of modesty not once but twice. Far greater challenges lie in store, for Lanthimos is intent on torturing us. The film starts as a strange off-key family drama but soon turns into an absurd surreal thriller as the surgeon is faced with an impossible choice: to atone for the past sin of losing of patient due to criminal negligence, he must kill either one of his two children or his wife. Fortunately, we’re never in any doubt the resulting violence is a metaphor, but such is the skill of this director and the power of his actors, including the superbly creepy Barry Keoghan (Dunkirk) as the deranged instigator of the mayhem, it all remains terrifyingly, shockingly real. You can never step back from the horror and say, “this can’t be happening!” Take something to sedate yourself afterwards – you’ll need to. But do not try that position! Apart from everything else, it’s not covered by Medicare. CTC from Nov 16. ■ Reviews – Russell Edwards A totally new spectrum of weirdness -8- Movie giveaways Doomed people (and the avocado toasts they eat) INGRID GOES WEST ★★★★ Audrey Plaza plays Ingrid in this whip-smart satire about millenials, and we first meet her scrolling through her Insta-feed fuelling an unhealthy relationship with hashtags. Turns out she’s a full time cyber-stalker, and after one resulting misadventure, which lands her in a psych clinic, she’s off to LA to “follow” social media influencer Taylor Sloane (a wonderfully vapid Elizabeth Olsen). She’s soon Taylor and her husband’s bestie. “OMG you’re the most favourite person I have ever met!” says Taylor in the kind of fake familiar hyperbole that characterises most social media conversations. Of course things don’t end well for anyone, disastrously in fact. But not before writer/director Matt Spicer has brilliantly savaged online culture, West Coast hipsters and LA-Cool™. And he has a much bigger target in mind. Our entire economy is now governed by the algorithms generated by people like Ingrid. And like her it’s careering headlong up its own backside. MA15+ from Oct 26 Aussie comedy with a political edge THREE SUMMERS From internationally renowned writer director Ben Elton comes Three Summers, an ensemble comedy which follows the annual festival goers at a regional music festival over three consecutive years. It centres around the difficult relationship of feisty lead singer of an Irish folk band (Rebecca Breeds) and a folk music-hating Theremin player (Robert Sheehan). Characters surrounding this awkward romance include a fiercely Aussie Morris Dancer (Michael Caton), an Indigenous dance troupe, a group of boozy baby boomers, a power tripping security guard, a wannabe girl rock band and even some musical asylum seekers. In fact, all manner of stories collide under the meddling eye of community radio super star, Queenie (Magda Szubanski). Fusing romance, music and Ben Elton’s trademark sharp political wit and satirical edge, Three Summers delivers an engaging folk tale of contemporary Australia with the soundtrack and the belly laughs for the summer to come. M from Nov 2. (Unpreviewed) ■ We have 5 double in season passes to Three Summers plus 10 double passes to Ingrid Goes West (valid for the first two weeks of its season) to give away. Just email info@ciaomagazine.com.au with your name and address letting us know where you picked up your Ciao. You can enter both, but give us a preference.

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PROMOTION Therapies for kids DEB EVANS SHARES 10 TIPS TO ASSIST YOUR FUSSY EATER 1. Posture How your child is sitting while eating is so important! One swallow requires your child to coordinate 26 muscles, 6 cranial nerves and 7 sensory systems. Their feet should be flat on the floor, elbows resting on the table, and a booster seat may be necessary. 2. Eating is a social activity Children are more likely to try new foods when eating with an adult. By sharing at least one meal with your child a day you are able to talk about food choices and eating becomes a social activity — try to avoid distractions! 3. Same food for everyone Ensure that everyone has the same variety of food, as well as ‘safe food’ that your child will happily consume that is served to everyone at the table. This provides your child with an opportunity to learn about different types of food and discuss this with those they are eating with. 4. Talk about the food on their plate Try reframing negative food statements like “I don’t like it” and “I hate that food” to facilitate positive food discussion. Questions like “why is food good to eat?” provides the opportunity to educate your child about nutritious food. 5. Rainbow challenge Challenge your child to eat a different coloured food each day. Utilise a rainbow placement or rainbow chart on fridge to track variety. Encourage your child to make their own food choices in selecting the colour of food and assisting with the preparation of their food choices. 6. Explore and play with food Get them to help prepare dinner, wash vegetables, toss salads, and cut simple vegetables with safe knives. 7. Pretend play with food Children learn through play, so why not play with food! 8. Food painting A helpful idea is to have afternoon tea painting with dips and veggies. You can encourage your child to paint the plate or even your fingernails! 9. Whose responsibility is it to eat? As a parent you are responsible for what food is served, when it is served and where it is eaten. Your child is responsible for eating. They must decide what they eat and how much they eat. This is okay, as children will slowly learn to try new foods when they are offered in a safe predictable environment. 10. Speak to a health professional If your child eats less than 20 foods or eliminates whole food groups, consult your GP or health professional. 37 Nelson St, Annandale 9519 0966 www.therapiesforkids.com.au LEICHHARDT BOWLING & RECREATION CLUB AT THE BOWLO LAST WEEKEND OF OCTOBER, THE 28TH & 29TH GERMAN BEER ON TAP • GERMAN FOOD AND DON’T MISS MELBOURNE CUP DAY TUESDAY NOVEMBER 7TH AT THE BOWLO FASHIONS IN THE FIELD MYSTERY TICKET GIVEAWAYS W W W. L E I C H H A R D T B O W L I N G C L U B . C O M . A U -9- 88-92 Piper St Leichhardt Ph: 9569 1936 / 9560 3574

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SPECIAL EVENT !"#$"!%&$#''$%($)*()!%+'&$) SUNDAY 29 O CTOB ER, 10AM — 5P M NORTON STREET, LEICHHARDT One of Sydney’s biggest street fairs is back again. Celebrating the vibrant community of Leichhardt and all its cultural heritage, Norton Street Italian Festa drew a crowd of 140,000 last year. With cook-offs and concerts, hundreds of stallholders selling the latest, and more food, coffee and gelato than you can set your eyes on — come along to see what all the hype is about! HIGHLIGHTS For the kids Festa has every ingredient for a family day out. With carnival rides, jumping castles, animal farms, face painting, street performers and pony rides, you can bet that the kids will be getting a good night’s sleep after a fun-filled day out. Cooking stage What is Italy, if not the food? The cooking stage at the Norton Street Italian Festa will feature dozens of talented culinary wizards a. Chef Pino Locantro, owner of Locantro Fine Foods, will be battling it out in a Sicilian cook-off against Chef Francesco Spataro. Locantro’s pastries sell out on most days and the cheesecake has won numerous Fine Food awards, so he will be one to watch. Valerie and daughter Courtney, runners up in the most recent season of Channel 7’s My Kitchen Rules, will also be cooking up a storm. Inspired by their Anglo-Indian heritage and recipes from their culture, their passion for food and cooking is sure to inspire festival-goers as they take to the stage at 3pm. We also recommend joining John Susman to learn more about all things seafood. Car show Proudly supported by the West Tigers, Festa’s car show will put hundreds of Italian vehicles on display, including Fiat, Lancia, Ferrari, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Lamborghini, Ducati, Moto Guzzi and Vespa motorcycles — it’s a car lover’s paradise! You’ll find Sydney’s largest collection of classic, vintage and contemporary Italian-made motor cars, motorbikes and scooters. The kids (and parents) will love pretending to hoon in some of the classics. Food stalls Continue the eating bonanza with great food and wine on offer at the 153 stalls present on the day. From Arepas’ and Bar Italia’s street food, to health food offerings from Amazing Vitality, it’s sure to be a delectable day. Great juices from Bulb Soda will be on offer, as well as wine from Bunnamagoo Estate and Cece Liquer. If you’re not craving Italian food that day, there’s also the German Sausage Shack, Souvlaki Express and Paella la Flamenca. Finish off the meal with ice cream from Riva Reno Gelato, or from the many stalls putting delectable cakes and desserts on offer. Also checkout Rylstone Olive Oil who have just won the 2017 best in show! COOKING STAGE 10.30am - Sicilian Battle - Chef Francesco Spataro vs Chef Pino Locantro 11.00am - Luigi De Luca - Studio De Luca 11.30am - The Italianos - Luciano & Martino 12.00pm - Vincenzo Prosperi - Vincenzo’s Plate 12.30pm - Paolo Gatto &; Stefano Brombal - Nth v Sth Chefs Battle 1.30pm - Scott Gooding - Whirlpool Ambassador 2.00pm - Celebrity Chef Luca Ciano v Nonna Ciano 2.30pm - Ottavio Bonaccorsi - Cucina Tipica Pugliese 3.00pm - John Susman & Stephen Hodges – Fishtales 3.00pm - Valerie & Courtney - MKR Special CO.AS .IT. STAGE 10:40am - Mathew Dal Cin [Tenor] 11.20am - Story Time 11.35am - Laura Ducii [Direct from Italy] 12.15pm - Arturo Toscani [Neapolitan Singer] 12.55pm - Official Speeches 1.20pm - Italian Class with IBS Alumni - Part 1: Coffee 1.35pm - John Stephan [Returning from Las Vegas] 1.55pm - Italian Bilingual School [IBS] Performance 2.15pm - Alfie Arcuri [Winner of The Voice Australia 2016] 2.40pm - Claudia Migliaccio [The Voice Australia 2015] 3.20pm - Brianna Holm [The Voice Australia 2016] 3.50pm - Italian Class with IBS Alumni - Part 2: Gelato 4.05pm - Tony Sergi CIAO STAGE 10.15am - Pet Parade supported by Applaws 11am - Euroespresso Home Coffee Demonstration 11.45am - Barista Training With Grinders and Darcy Byrne 1pm - Ciao Fashion Parade with emerging local designers 1.30pm - Live fashion shoot with Sydney Photography People 2.30pm - Grinders and Pauls present the Latte Art Smack Down 4.30pm - Award presentation SHOP LOCAL, SHOP SMALL One of the greatest aspects of living in the Inner West is the strong sense of community. It’s undeniable that the connections between neighbour and neighbour, shop owner and customer, teachers and parents, is more than just lip service. These are real bonds between community members, reflected in the way we shop and live. The overflowing benefits of shopping locally are incredible. It’s a self-perpetuating cycle — the more we shop in places near to our homes, the closer we build bonds with those around us, and the more we continue to revisit the same tried and true favourites. To have our young people and retail workers employed in the same shops and pubs near us means we can weave a tighter knit community even still. For those employees, the benefits to health and the environment in walking to work are also undisputed. Just as we buy fruit and vegetables from local farmers for their numerous health benefits, it’s also easier to trust what you’re buying when you personally know the people behind the counter. This personal investment in the successes of your favourite local business, and the mourning when they are forced to shut their doors, highlights the importance of how we invest our time and money. Not only will services be able to provide their neighbours with a more personalised experience, and better customer service in retail shops, but these connections help foster the unique flair that gives the Inner West it’s sparkle. It’s a one-of-a-kind neighbourhood with a special flavour to it, precisely because residents can lean on one another. It’s clear that stronger local economies mean better local amenities for all, and that supporting the local businesses which make up the fabric of our community is better for us all in the long run. Shop Small, founded by American Express, encourages all Australians to support their local small businesses throughout November. Those with an American Express Card also benefit when they spend in participating businesses during the month to receive a $10 credit after spending $20 in a single transaction, up to five times. Now in its fifth year, Shop Small is truly gaining momentum. In 2016, nearly 1.1 million Card Members participated in the initiative, spending $603 million at Shop Small merchants. Get involved by supporting your local businesses, not just because it’s convenient, but because you’re supporting the local heroes in your community and making the Inner West a thriving place for us to live. Share your #ShopSmallAu experience.

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NORTON STREET FESTA What’s on at the Ciao stage The Ciao stage at Festa will be bringing you a range of cute and quirky entertainment all day, from dog parades to fashion shows and baristas battling it out over latte art. PET SHOW 10.15am: Dog Parade Bring your pooch along to the Ciao Magazine stage to strut their stuff! Whether they’re cute or not, let them have a moment in the spotlight. Take a walk down the catwalk with your best friend and show off their best outfit (and yours). It’s also a great chance to mingle with other dog lovers and make new dates for the dog park. The winner of the dog show will take home a hamper of Applaws goodies valued at over $100. Applaws pet food is natural grain-free dog food with real meat and the highest quality ingredients. This is a not to miss event for dog lovers, as the most beautiful and precious furry balls of fun of the Inner West come together for a morning to remember. Get ready to put your paws together and cheer on your friends. FASHION AT FESTA 1pm: Catwalk Local designers will take to the stage in a showcase of new looks. VoeurnChea in collaboration with Hats & Needles Designed by Patsy Meecham, former Cambodian refugee, now world traveller, the VoeurnChea’s design philosophy is to create colourful and timeless pieces that invoke a spirit of wanderlust and encourage a life of adventure. VoeurnChea seeks to help you make a statement about who you are and where you’re going in the world. At Hats & Needles, a hip brand for hand-made hats, each piece is a unique creation. Sophie draws her inspiration from jewellery making and tattoo design, having accumulated in her mind pictures, colours, ideas, patterns and a unique sense of hip elegance. Mash Accessories in collaboration with Embellish Atelier Mash Accessories proudly offers vegan products from purses to crossbodies to envelopes, all a stylish combination of faux leather and cotton with zero harm to animals. This Australian based company with roots in India loves to experiment with a mixture of textures and earth-inspired tones. Meet all your couture millinery needs with Embellish Atelier’s original and gorgeous headwear pieces. They can also create a bespoke hat for you to reflect your personality or occasion. Join award winning milliner Catherine Kelly at the creative and interactive classes where you can learn to make your own fascinators, tiaras, hats and flowers. Melange chic Offering eclectic collections of pure wool, cotton and silk scarves, kaftans, summer dresses, beach bags and much more, Melange Chic fuses the styles and tastes of East and West to add uniqueness to your wardrobe. THE COFFEE CORNER For the fifth year Ciao is proud to be showcasing the best coffee in the region. With roasters, baristas, trainers, makers and shakers, Stage 3’s coffee corner is the place to be scene. 11:00 — 11:30am: Euroespresso’s live roasting and coffee making demonstrations Our cover stars are local Annandale business Euroespresso. Marcello Nadile, his wife Vera and four daughters have built a quality family business in Annandale, passionate about all things coffee. From roasting to machine care, cleaning, and perfecting the blend, Euroespresso’s international experience has been shared for the last three decades among locals and further afield, with customers coming from interstate to learn from Marcello. “The secret to our success has been in helping our customers to also succeed,” says Vera. “Our family business has continued to offer a complete service and individual attention to the needs of our coffee customers for over 30 years by offering our own brand of freshly roasted coffee beans, Caffe Euroblend, and combining them with the amazing La Pavoni and Isomac coffee machines and various quality grinders including Anfim, for home, office and cafés.” Since 1968, Euroespresso has watched their customers grow — some from single machine operators to restaurant chains. According to Vera, “This is a testament to our experience in helping customers to understand the relationship between coffee beans, the grind and coffee machines.” Euroespresso are also active in the community. Having contributed to many local charities and worked with schools and the disadvantaged, it is a true family business with genuine customer service and excellence in product knowledge. Euroespresso are at Festa again this year and will be handing out their famous chocolate covered coffee beans, teaching you how you can work a machine like a real barista and, above all, how to appreciate a beautiful cup of coffee. 2.30pm — 4.30pm: Latte Art Smackdown Now in its third year, Grinders and Paul’s Milk will bring together the Inner West’s best baristas to battle it out for the title of best latte artist in the region. Latte art has evolved into a competitive creative forum, as baristas always try to out-perform their last latte. Don’t miss the action (and the tension) as baristas bomb out under pressure or create a masterpiece. Winners receive cash and a load of other prizes. The Nadile family will be at Festa again this year -12-             !    

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NORTON STREET FESTA The Voice Australia brings its Italian flavour to Festa The stars of The Voice will travel to ‘Little Italy’ for one of Sydney’s biggest street festivals. Alfie Arcuri, the winner of The Voice 2016, finalist Brianna Holm and Claudia Migliaccio, will all be performing on the Co.As.It. Stage at this year’s Norton Street Italian Festa, on Sunday 29 October. “Co.As.It. has a long-standing relationship with the Norton Street Italian Festa,” said Thomas Camporeale, General Manager of Co.As.It. “We have been a part of the Norton Street community since the official opening of our building, Casa d’Italia, in 1998 by the President of the Republic of Italy, His Excellency Oscar Luigi Scalfaro. “We are very proud to be a part of this year’s Festa to help promote the Italian language and culture in NSW. “Co.As.It. is the leading Italian community organisation in NSW, assisting tens of thousands of Italians for the past 50 years.” Alfie Arcuri was crowned the winner of the fifth season of The Voice, in one of the most competitive fields the show has ever seen. Since winning the popular television show, Universal Music recording artist Alfie has performed at an array of events. With more than 140,000 people attending Norton Street Festa each year, this is one event that is close to his heart. “I am so excited to be performing at Norton Street Festa. I feel like this will give me so many grandson points. My Nonnas and Nonnos are going to be so happy,” said Arcuri. Arcuri was born to a “very Italian” family who are, of course, his biggest fans. “I am a third generation Italian. My dad’s parents were born in Calabria and migrated here as teenagers. My mum’s parents were born in Sicily and migrated here at a similar age. I am so grateful for my heritage as it has meant that I have been gifted with a very cultured life. We have all the traditional Italian customs still in practice like the sauce making, the Salami, the wine. Both my Nonnas still pickle the eggplant and the artichoke, which are my favourites. So family and food are fundamental things in my life,” said Arcuri. Arcuri has a special performance lined up and is thrilled to be working with such a well-respected Italian organisation as Co.As.It. “I am going to mix it up a little for my performance. People can expect a couple of classic hits as well as some originals and an Italian classic that everyone loves. “It’s wonderful to see an organisation continuing to supporting education, language and aged care services — so important for the entire community,” said Arcuri. Arcuri has spent the last year collaborating with some of the world’s most sought after-songwriters both locally and in the United States. “I have a new single out at the moment called ‘Love is Love’ through Universal Music. The title basically explains the theme of the song. I think it’s an important time to release a song with a message of love, equality and acceptance. I am presently in the studio writing and recording an album/EP of original songs for release early next year and hope to hit the road to tour the songs nationally. Stay tuned,” Arcuri said. Brianna Holm, who featured on team Jessie J and reached the final 16 of the show, is looking forward to her first visit to this well-known Italian Festa. “My partner Marco is Italian and I’m blessed to have become a part of his family and to experience the culture first-hand. I have also been studying the Italian language at Co.As.It. for the past year,” Holm said. Holm has a strong connection to Co.As.It. She started as a student attending the Italian classes for adults and now works in the head office, while completing her university nursing course. “Co.As.It. is a fantastic organisation that assists Italian people and advocates the rich culture and language to the wider community. I feel very lucky I get to be a part of Co.As.It. and benefit from their services,” Holm said. Since her experience on The Voice, Brianna has been working on her own material which she is looking to release early next year. “I’ve recently collaborated with a local Sydney rapper called New Age Poet and we have a track coming out very soon,” Holm said. Claudia Migliaccio, who appeared on Season Four of The Voice, is based in Adelaide and will be venturing to Sydney to perform at this year’s Norton Street Festa. “I am happy to be heading back up to Sydney to be part of The Norton Street Festa. It is my first year and I can’t wait,“ said Migliaccio. Migliaccio not only sings a wide range of English songs, but also sings in Italian and has great support from the Italian communities both in Adelaide and Sydney. “I have a strong Italian background. My grandparents are from Benevento and Calabria. Co.As.It. puts on a variety of amazing Italian events which bring the community together and gives everyone a taste of our Italian heritage and helps to keep it alive,” said Migliaccio. The Co.As.It. stage will feature a mix of music, entertainment and Italian culture. “We have worked very hard to put together an amazing line-up of performances that represent the changing face of the Italian community. This includes a performance from our Italian Bilingual School (IBS) and interactive Italian lessons on coffee and gelato presented by students of our Out-of School Hours Italian Language & Culture Program,” said Mr Camporeale. Alfie Arcuri will be connecting to his Italian roots on the Co.As.It stage IBS Primary School Meadowbank The Italian Bilingual School (IBS) caters for children from three-year-olds in Prep class to Year 6 and delivers the NSW curriculum in two languages to help students develop cultural awareness and literacy. The school o ers a range of programs including drama, dance, sport and instrumental tuition as well as a popular Out of School Hour Care (OOSH) Program in English and Italian. ENROL NOW FOR 2018 Private bus service: Leichhardt, Drummoyne, Gladesville & Ryde Join us on a Guided Tour Meet our teachers, take a guided tour and see the many things that make our school di erent. To book your place call (02) 9807 2272 or email: info@ibs.nsw.edu.au 30-32 See St, Meadowbank, NSW 2114 | www.ibs.nsw.edu.au | (02) 9807 2272 | info@ibs.nsw.edu.au -13- Italian Bilingual School

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ENVIRONMENT The Inner West says ‘Stop Adani!’ COMMUNITY VOICES ARE CENTRAL TO RESISTANCE Inner West citizens gathered in Camperdown Rest Memorial Park, Newtown, on 7 October, in protest of Adani’s proposed Carmichael mine in the north of the Galilee Basin, Queensland. The $16 billion planned coal project has caused controversy right across Australia for its deplorable economic and environmental viability. The Carmichael mine is one of the biggest coal extraction projects anywhere on the planet. If it goes ahead, it will release some 128 million tonnes of carbon dioxide each year of its operation. That is the equivalent of a quarter of Australia’s total emissions from fuel combustion. It is also predicted to contribute enormously to coral bleaching. Half the coral colonies of Australia’s prized Great Barrier Reef have already been decimated due to ocean warming. For local Queenslander farmers, the mine is predicted to lower bore water levels by about 20cm, meaning the amount of water pumped out for farming will be less, and water quality will be severely reduced. In early October, ABC’s Four Corners program aired an investigation into the business operations of Adani in its home country, India. The investigation surfaced hundreds of violations of environmental, tax and export laws. Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, renowned economist, commentator and public intellectual of India, has described the Adani corporation as “a business conglomerate who will not stop at anything to maximise their profits”. Despite Adani’s track record, the monopolising mining giant is set to begin construction in Queensland sometime this year. However, with all major Australian banks now having ruled out funding, the project is relying on funding from the Australian federal government. Sunday 7 October marked the day when thousands of activists gathered all over Australia to put pressure on the federal government not to lend $1 billion of taxpayers’ money to Adani. In Newtown, over 1,000 concerned Inner West activists created a giant human sign that spelled out: ‘Stop Adani!’ Local community voices like these are fundamental in vocalising opposition, and driving the fight against the unsustainable mining project. Words by Lucia Moon Photo by Max Phillips Newtown gathers to send an important message ROZELLE CRYSTALS  *ITUIQV:L4QTaÅMTL Ph 0403 530 368 OPEN: TUE,WED & FRI 12-5PM THURS 12-7PM SAT & SUN 11-5PM ZW[M_PQ\MY]IZ\b[MTMVQ\MIVL[IT\ TIUX[IVL0aUITIaIV[IT\TIUX[ Fierce environmentalists Kim Sun Young Hair #1 Best Hairdresser Beautyworks Cosmetica #1 Best Specialised Retail Business Kim Sun Young has been a long business representative of the Korean community for 30 years and with this achievement we would like to thank all of our longtime loyal customers for their endless love and support. Also with Beautyworks winning the award in the rst year of operations we would like to thank all of our customers and promise them we will continue to strive to bring them the very best K-beauty products at best prices! Thank you so much! Kim Sun Young Hair 33B The Boulevarde Strath eld, 2135 www.kimsunyounghair.com.au Phone: 9764 2611 Beautyworks Cosmetica Shop 9 & 10, 11 The Boulevarde Strath eld, 2135 www.bwcosmetica.com.au Phone: 8317 5666 -14-

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STREET STYLE DOUBLE TAKE ON DENIM The couple that denim and dines together, stays together It was once said that “denim is one of the world’s oldest fabrics, yet it remains eternally young”. That quote was from 1969, and it could not have remained truer at Newtown’s Good Food Fair. We saw blue denim, black denim, double denim, embroidered denim, denim dresses and denim playsuits.We saw denim accessoried with hats, boots, sneakers, slides, sandals and dogs. What is it that draws us to this textile like no other? Is it the versaility of denim, or its practicality? Is it the ease of wear and comfort? Is it the ability of denim to say “I tried, but not too hard”? The Good Food Fair definitely tried without trying too hard; there was live music, communal dining areas, and conscession stands from a plethora of Inner West restaurants offering their best dish or two. Words and photos by Sophia Chrysanthos Carefully curated accessories make this look pop There are no holes in this fashionista’s colour co-ordinated outfit Double denim done right, with sneakers giving this look a 90s vibe This sheer lace top gives casual jeans a going out twist A cool denim playsuit is dressed up with a chic jacket Hat’s off to this trendy man about town and his furry friend Vibrant accessories funk up a simple silhouette Tea length denim dresses and skirts are a trend to watch this summer Cropped jeans paired with a sun hat and sandals is ideal for in-between weather -15- It’s all about the detail on these embroidered jeans

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