Sydney Festival

Sydney Festival Programme As a music and culture expert, I was commissioned to write juicy content about each of the many musical performers at the month-long, internationally renowned Sydney Festival in 2016. You can see a selection of spreads here, featuring previews on headliners the Flaming Lips, plus performances from Joanna Newsom, Kate Tempest and Read more about Sydney Festival[…]

Belmond

Raising the Bar Belmond Hotels / Suitcase Media Walter Bolzonella, head barman at the fabled Belmond Cipriani Hotel shares tales from a truly unique career. YOU KNOW WHAT’S FUNNY? When Walter Bolzonella was invited to meet Belmond Hotel Cipriani’s revered head barman, to interview for the position of assistant barman back in 1979, he wasn’t Read more about Belmond[…]

Soho House

Soho House / House Four What does healthy eating look like? Sophie Harris discovers the true meaning of ‘wellness’, with help from Little Beach House Malibu What does ‘wellness’ mean to you? Does it mean a gaggle of toned young things in Lululemon yoga pants cooing over a smoothie? Is it yet another newspaper profile of an Read more about Soho House[…]

Tileyard Studios

Kiosk Magazine 2018 Sophie Harris meets Nick Keynes, well-connected co-founder of the creative compex that’s attracting the music industry to King’s Cross What does pop maverick Mark Ronson have in common with Denzyl Feigelson, former advisor to Steve Jobs? Both are globally successful, ambitious trailblazers, of course. But the really interesting part is that both Read more about Tileyard Studios[…]

3rd Ward

The Sweet Cheat: Re-experiencing Memories in a Post-Apocalyptic New York 3rd Ward Magazine, New York A community of artists led by Jeff Stark—founder of the Nonsense List—presents a play in an abandoned warehouse. Sophie Harris braves the broken glass to find out why. “We apologize for the elevator situation,” says a man wearing a train Read more about 3rd Ward[…]

1,000 Songs to Change Your Life

“Like “1,000 Films”…and “1,000 Books” …, “1,000 Songs to Change Your Life”, the third book in the series, is a celebration of music’s transformative power: how it shocks and soothes, frightens and comforts, amuses and appalls, but above all how it moves us, perhaps when we least expect it. Over the course of more than Read more about 1,000 Songs to Change Your Life[…]