Culture Interviews

Bill Nye the Science Guy: “Let’s Save the World!”

Before he takes to the Sydney Opera House stage, Bill Nye chatted with Up & Atom’s Dr Alice Williamson. From climate change to outer space, sceptics to saving the world, expect plenty of big ideas to get you thinking.

How to Stay Underground at the Sydney Underground Festival

There’s more to the Festival than films that keep you awake at night. There are also beautiful experiments with documentary footage, blacker-than-black comedies, and ingenious dramas – assembled into a dawn-till-dusk line-up which turns the Factory Theatre into a second home for cult-film cinephiles.

Why we need Antidote Festival

It was like we were in a club and it was good to know that this club could fill the seats of the Opera House. And that’s important, because it’s dark out there and sometimes we all need to “get together for a ridiculous, fun and boozy shin dig” (Opera House style).

Three things you didn’t know about Paulini

We met her on Australian Idol, and now she’s touring the country in The Bodyguard. Paulini tells David Capra about her love of Whitney Houston and growing up in Western Sydney.

Angus Mordant captures the grim battle at Standing Rock

Angus Mordant discusses his time photographing the valiance of protesters at Standing Rock, and the great injustices that they endured.

The fight to Save Our Sirius

Read about the fight to save Sirius — the iconic building at the foot of the Harbour Bridge and home to one community of Sydneysiders for almost four decades.

Matt Okine and Harriet Dyer chat ‘The Other Guy’: “Life is just not as interesting as TV”

Few people experience the adventure that is working in breakfast radio. Up For It’s Lucy Smith chatted with former triple j host Matt Okine and his co-star Harriet Dyer ahead of the release of their new Stan series ‘The Other Guy’.

Five Picks for Antidote – A festival of ideas, art & action

This weekend, Sydney Opera House will host leading artists, thinkers and doers for the debut of Antidote. The festival features immersive stories and courageous ideas – some local, some global. Here are five of the most captivating events on the program.

The Important Reason Your Social Media Feeds Will Look Different Today

From 5pm to 8pm on Wednesday August 23, FBi Radio, PEDESTRIAN.TV, Junkee, Broadsheet & VICE will black out our sites & social channels. Take the time you’d spend enjoying our content to check your enrolment and make sure you’re in the best possible position to Vote Yes.

From Wave Hill to the National Indigenous Art Triennial

Mervyn Bishop, iconic Australian photographer, and Brenda Croft, Indigenous artist and curator, discuss their practice and interweaving histories with the Indigenous land rights movement.