Seasonal cocktails (like gingerbread apple martinis), cider, eggnog and cookies will be served throughout December from 11 a.m.–6 p.m. at the famed Millennium Biltmore Hotel. On Wednesdays, live jazz performances liven up the joint from 4–7 p.m. For a little more refinement, winter afternoon tea, sandwiches, scones and desserts will be served Wednesday–Sunday from 2–5 p.m.
2011 will kick off with a bang thanks to Australia’s largest summer festival, the Sydney Festival, bringing together music, theatre, art, film and fun across the city for three fabulous weeks.
From the high profile, John Malkovich starring as Casanova in The Giacomo Variations, to the free this is one event you aren’t going to want to miss.
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Our sister airline, Virgin Blue, is one of the sponsors of the event, but that’s not the only reason we’re excited. The amazing entertainment showcase that is the Australian Open is something we love to behold. Mixing world class tennis with world class entertainment, facilities and technology. An energetic sporting carnival, that blends the fun and enjoyment of tennis with social and cultural attributes that celebrate Australia’s iconic love of the great outdoors and fun in the sun. Click here to learn more or better yet click here to join us and book your Australian Open Blue Holiday.
Crave Sydney International Food Festival is an annual celebration of Sydney’s cultural and outdoor lifestyle that takes place throughout October. Locals will get the opportunity to take in parts of the city they’ve never seen before, while tourists will feel at home in an international city full of great experiences.
There are multiple events as part of Crave Sydney International Food Festival: some established, others brand new and some free. Whether it’s breakfast on the Sydney Harbour Bridge, discovering art in unusual nooks and crannies, or travelling to islands not usually open to the public, make sure you get outside for some October fun.
The 10-day American Film Institute’s Los Angeles International Film Festival is the longest-running LA film festival. It features competitions of films by new filmmakers and showcases the latest works of established masters. Screenings take place at ArcLight Cinemas. 866.234.3378.
Sunset Strip Music Festival (SSMF) commemorates the influential music history of the Sunset Strip while celebrating its present and future and returns for another year of epic shows August 26 – 28. This year’s line-up is slated to be better than ever with performances by: Slash, The Smashing Pumpkins, Common & Neon Tress (just to name a few). Read more »
Earlier this year, our friends at Universal Music picked two winners, Bec and Dan for the My World Tour competition.
They have already travelled around the world to visit and interview headline acts at the Coachella Festival in California, T in the Park in Scotland and Latitude Festival in England.
What an awesome life!
This July saw the two music fans head to Queensland for the very popular ‘Splendour in the Grass’.
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We’re coming back to sponsor another great Sunset Strip Music Fest (SSMF), and this year’s live up is amazing. Mark your calendars & get your tickets because you’re not going to want to miss:
Thursday: August 26
Thursday: SSMF salutes rock icon Slash at House of Blues
Friday: Six legendary venues, one full night of music
House of Blues
The Roxy Theatre
Whisky A Go-Go
Saturday, August 28
Saturday: Street festival Outdoor stages on Sunset between San Vicente and Doheny, performances in the venues, vendors and interactive experiences all day on The Strip.
See you there!
Australia will come a little bit closer to Los Angeles on July 15 when the Santa Monica Pier’s Twilight Concert Series will host a night of all-Australian music. Australian singer/songwriter Ben Lee (We’re All in This Together, Cigarettes Will Kill You) will be joined by two exciting new acts to showcase some of the best of what contemporary Australian music has to offer.
While at the show, be sure to stop by the V Australia booth to enter for a chance to win a 5-night trip to Sydney, Australia including a cruise on Sydney Harbour and round-trip airfare from Los Angles on V Australia. The Prize comes courtesy of V Australia and Tourism New South Wales.