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The Thousands 2016 staff wrap-up

Well wasn't 2016 a real treat. Apocalyptic segues aside there was still a lot to be excited by this year. Below are our picks and musings on the best cul...

~ The Thousands Horoscopes ~ Sagittarius Season (Nov...

It’s time, my children. Let’s go on a journey. Sagittarius season is here, let's experience new things. Scorpio season may've brought out our inner h...

~ The Thousands Horoscopes ~ Scorpio Season Oct 23 t...

Alright, here’s the deal: Scorpio season is a big one, but it’s a good one. Scorpio is the House of Sex and Death, but in a good way – sure, death isn’t grea...

Some key phrases to help you seem like a dedicated f...

You don't really care about footy yet you've somehow found yourself standing in front of a plasma screen surrounded a heaving mass of Grand Final exc...

Garage Sale Trail registration is open!

At last year's Garage Sale Trail I bought a gold leotard because I was optimistic about my impending summer bod and unrealistic about potential overthink...

Pokemon Go taught me how to conjure real life bubble...

I grew up near the sea so I've always had a strong affinity with water Pokemon. I'd often have this secret dream where I'd wander the shores of C...

Stay at the Two Thousand Apartment and experience th...

As you know, we’re the proud parents of Airbnb apartments in Melbourne and Sydney. Both act as a mini, livable capsules of the city they’re located in, conta...

A guide to exploring abandoned amusement parks and b...

Many of us pass crumbling structures and overgrown fun parks of the past on highways without much of a second thought, the relics of forgotten entertainment ...

Emma Mulholland contemplates embroidery, pop music a...

Last week we sent comedian Hannah Gadsby into the depths of Grayson Perry: My Pretty Little Art Career, and she did a top job of trying to cram the indefinab...

Adelaide Fringe Survival Guide

The Fringe has been steadily growing in size, popularity, cashflow and business in the past 5-10 years, and while it's great that our city gets the econo...

Grayson Perry’s ‘My Pretty Little Art Career’ in a n...

We’ve imagined how Grayson Perry might traverse through Sydney and now it’s time to get down to the business of reviewing the exhibition. We asked comedian H...

Cats rule everything around me

Neko Atsume means 'cat collection' in Japanese. It's a phone game where you collect cats. That's it. You don't save a cat from a tree. Yo...

Entering an eating competition

I'm an emotional eater and David Bowie died last week, so signing up for a vegan eating competition at Cherry Darlings Bakehouse seemed like a no-brainer...

My Pretty Little Sydney: A guide inspired by Grayson...

This summer Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art Australia is hosting Grayson Perry: My Pretty Art Career. The bustling, bombastic survey of Grayson Perry’s w...

The Thousands 2015 staff wrap-up

We dialled the Hotline Bling, we saw that blue dress, we waved Abbott goodbye (into his fridge-less suburban home) and we learnt to Netflix and chill. You co...

Boxing Day Cup 2015

Once again, the cultural scenes of Adelaide are getting their sporting prowess on in the name of charity and funny moments. After the success of the 2014 Box...

Lost City 3 Final Line-up Announcement

Not long now, and we promise this will be the last 'update' - the final additions to the line-up have just been announced for Lost City 3: Endless Po...

Here's To Now 2016

The party season is well under way (I've heard) and it's only going to get better as the breaks kick in, and you don't have to go to work the nex...

Lost City 3 Second Line-up Announcement

So, if you've been paying attention, the elusive world of experimental sound and art that is the Lost City festival is back in January 2016 with the catc...

Format Festival VII: 'Alright Then'

It's here again: Format Festival and all that confusing, lovely weirdness that comes with it. This will be the first festival in the new fandangled premi...

Lost City 3: Endless Possibilities Forever

I waited about fifteen years to see Radiohead. I waited twenty years to see Beyonce. I'll be waiting my whole life and more to see Arthur Russell. We'...

The ultimate Garage Sale Trail in Adelaide guide

Typing 'Adelaide' into the Garage Sale Trail database unfurls a daunting list of thousands of registered stalls (at the time of print it was 424, hol...

Perfect Match: Melbourne musicians and their locatio...

A few months ago we created an Art-inerary to Melbourne inspired by The Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great exhibition at the NGV. This month we tak...

Garage Sale Trail is back!

To get the prime booty at garage sales you have to be dedicated. You can wake up at the perfectly reasonable time of 10AM Saturday morning, walk out the door...

Near and Far

'The Performance and Art Development Agency' is the deceptively prosaic name of an organisation whose first major project involves a very strange ser...

Tarnanthi Festival

If your high school education times were anything like mine, you would have learnt basically zilch about Aboriginal and Torres Strait art past a half-circle ...

Park(ing) Day

Turns out that there are pros to a car-ruled city, after all. That's right, in a city built for cars and only very slowly changing into an area kind to c...

Three Thousand Apartment furnished by Third Drawer D...

What if you shrunk Melbourne down into one apartment? That’s kind of what we're aiming for with the Three Thousand Apartment (except everything's reg...