Do you have something special you’d love to say to your Dad this Father’s Day?
Leave Dad a message and song request (along with your details) on the Dedications for Dad line – 1300 569 569 – and we could be playing your dedication to him this weekend….
You could even win him a Sonos Playbar – the soundbar for music lovers, and a 12 month Rdio subscription!
The nine speaker design of the SONOS PLAYBAR floods any room with epic, full-theatre HiFi sound - it also doubles as a stand-alone, all-in-one Sonos player – so Dad can stream all his digital music, including his iTunes library, his fave music services like Rdio, and thousands of radio stations, shows and podcasts!
Find out more about the Sonos Playbar now, at sonos.com
With luxurious surrounds and aristocratic displays of affluence, BELLE's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet her skin colour prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing….
BELLE voices the true story of the woman whose life and love defied convention and left a mark on history. With Director Amma Asante (A Way of Life) and penned by Misan Sagay, it follows Dido Elizabeth Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed-race daughter of Royal Navy Admiral John Lindsay (Matthew Goode),whom due to Royal Navy commitments has left Belle to the care of her great uncle, Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson), the Lord Chief Justice of England.
As she matures, Belle is faced with mistrust and disdain from the English aristocracy due to her skin colour and left to wonder if she will ever find love and what her future will hold. She falls for an idealistic young vicar's son bent on change who, with her help, shapes Lord Mansfield's role in ending slavery in England.
Out on DVD September 10
For your chance to win a copy tell us in 25 words or less why you’d love to win BELLE on DVD.
To celebrate the release of lavish period drama Mr. Selfridge: Season 2,out now on DVD, we are giving you the chance to win a stylish afternoon tea for you and five friends at the Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney and a copy of Mr. Selfridge: Season 1 and 2 on DVD.
15 Runner Ups will also receive a copy of Season 2 on DVD.
Tell us in 25 words or less why you’d love to treat your friends to something special to win!
Enjoyed in the tranquil surrounds of the Lobby Lounge & Terrace at the Shangri-La, the afternoon tea includes three tiers of macarons, mille-feuille, delice, verrine, a selection of savoury creations and scones with clotted cream and housemade preserves, all enjoyed with Perrier Jouet Brut Champagne.
Find the High Tea Society’s review of the Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney here:
Nat King Cole forever lives on as one of popular music’s most prominent and beloved artists, continuing to influence fans or every generation.
To celebrate his silky aura we are giving you the chance to win a prize pack of Nat King Cole’s ‘The Extraordinary Nat King Cole’ CD and ‘Afraid of the Dark’ DVD.
‘The Extraordinary Nat King Cole’ is an exciting new collection of his mastery with rare unreleased tracks and a pair of duets with Dean Martin.
‘Afraid of the Dark’ is a journey though the happenings of fame and fortune taken from his very own personal journals. Featuring Maria Cole revealing her last words to the man we all loved, family mementos and newly-discovered unreleased tracks sung by Nat King Cole, ‘Afraid of the Dark’ tells the real story.
For your chance to win simply tell us in 25 words or less when you’ve been most afraid of the dark!
Bringing together a handpicked selection of wines, beers, and restaurants from various regions around Italy, The Sydney Italian Wine & Food Festival returns to Sydney Town Hall on Sunday September 14…
To celebrate the day long festival of the best of Italian gastronomy, smoothfm is giving you the chance to win the best that the Sydney Italian Wine & Food Festival has to offer!
Just leave your details below, and we could be treating you to a swag of goodies from the festival like wines, beers, or even Italian Cook Books!
My Hubby, My Hero – with smoothfm, Womans’ Day, and Toyota Camry.
Competition closes 11:59pm (AEST) September 07, 2014. One entry permitted per person. Open to all Australian residents. Entrants under 18 years must have parental or legal guardian consent to enter. For full terms and conditions, visit womansday.com.au. See http://www.bauer-media.com.au/privacy.htm for Bauer Media’s. Privacy Notice. If you do not want your information given to any other organization not associated with this promotion, please indicate this clearly on your entry. The Promoter is Bauer Media Pty Ltd (ABN 18 053 273 546).
The most awarded new musical and Broadway’s number one show, WICKED, returns to Sydney, with preview performances starting from September 20, at The Capitol Theatre!
To celebrate, smoothfm invites you to come along to a special preview performanceat 7pm on Tuesday 23 September at the Capitol Theatre for just $89.90* – price is available exclusively to you, for being a fan of smoothfm!
Love cooking, creating and baking? Then you need to be at the smooth Festival of Chocolate Callebaut Test Kitchen, designed and built for use by the very talented team at Knebel Kitchens!
Hosted by smoothfm's very own Cameron Daddo, some of Sydney’s most talented chefs and pastry chefs will be appearing in the Callebaut Test Kitchen demonstrating delectable desserts, mouth watering macarons and even showing you how to get involved in the Raw Real Food movement!
Here's a rundown of the talent you can see in the Callebaut Test Kitchen...
11am - Carlos Heng, Mak Mak Macarons Founder of Mak Mak Macarons, Carlos Heng’s macarons are legendary in Sydney, even beating global macaron makers Laduree and celebrity chef Adriano Zumbo to claim a Best title in a blind tasting challenge in 2012! For Callebaut Test Kitchen audience members at the smooth Festival of Chocolate, Carlos will be demonstrating how to make his Five Textured Macaron.
12pm – Emma Braz, Australian Women’s Weekly Food Editor There are two things we love at smoothfm: peanut butter and chocolate. So when the Australian Women’s Weekly’s Cookbook Food Editor Emma Braz told us she had a recipe that combined these two loves in one indulgent cake, we told her she just had to bring it to the Callebaut Test Kitchen! Emma will be demonstrating how to make her Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake (from The Australian Women’s Weekly Cookbook titled 'Indulgent Cakes') for the audience at the smooth Festival of Chocolate.
1pm – Jean-Michel Raynaud, Executive Pastry Chef, Baroque Bistro and La Renaissance Patisserie, The Rocks One of Sydney’s best and most acclaimed pastry chefs, Jean-Michel’s work must be seen and tasted to be truly understood. We are so honored to have a chef of Jean-Michel’s caliber appearing in the Callebaut Test Kitchen, demonstrating his Jaffa mousse, chewy caramel centre, coconut streusel in chocolate sphere.
2pm – Damien Brassel, Corporate Executive Chef, Urban Purveyor Group Heading up the team at some of Sydney’s best restaurants, Ananas Brasserie, Sake, The Bavarian Bier Café and The Cut Bar & Grill, Damien Brassel will demonstrate his Dragons Breath of Chocolate Macarons with liquid nitrogen. We are so excited to see this dish come to life!
3pm – Danielle Minnebo, Founder of Food to Nourish Qualified Nutritionist and passionate home cook, Dannielle Minnebo is committed to spreading the word about real food. She will be demonstrating her Raw Chocolate Orange Tart for our lucky audience in the Test Kitchen.
4pm - Dean Gibson, Master Pastry Chef, Team Pastry Australia and Hunter Tafe Lauded all over the country for his amazing showpieces, artistic flair and talent, Dean will be demonstrating the Croffle, a cross between a waffle and a croissant - very new to Australia and really tasty. The Croffle is served with chilli chocolate sauce using Alunga pur lait Cocoa Barry chocolate, raspberry caramel sauce, honeycomb, vanilla bean ice cream and salty caramel popcorn.
11am - Jennene Plummer Bauer Food Studio and Women’s Day Food Director Having headed up some of the country’s most respected food titles such as Family Circle, Super Food Ideas and Australian Table, it’s an understatement to say Jennene knows a thing or two about great food and baking! We are thrilled to have Jennene demonstrating her delicious Rocky Road topped Brownies.
12pm – Pradeep Devamittage, Executive Pastry Chef, Kazbah Restaurant Group The smooth team has been lucky enough to dine at the eclectic, Moroccan-inspired Kazbah restaurant, so when we discovered their very talent Executive Pastry Chef, Pradeep, was joining the festival we were just a little excited! Pradeep will be demonstrating his delectable Moroccan Rocky Road.
1pm – Julia Taylor, Pastry Chef, La Renaissance Patisserie An official ambassador for the smooth Festival of Chocolate, Julia started her career on Masterchef Australia where she was the runner up on the 2012 season. Julia has since gone onto to be one of the most successful exports of the hugely popular show, training as a Pastry Chef under the watchful eye of acclaimed chef Jean-Michel Raynaud at La Renaissance Patisserie in The Rocks. Julia will be demonstrating her caramelised apple, orange and Cacao Barry Alto El Sol mousse cake for our audience.
2pm – Major winner judging, Callebaut Chef Competition Our six Callebaut competition finalists will come together to have their chocolate creations judged by a team including Dean Gibson and smoothfm’s very own Ty Frost. The major winner will travel Belgium to attend a workshop in the Callebaut International Academy, while the winning business will score an advertising package on smoothfm.
3pm - Danielle Minnebo, Founder of Food to Nourish Qualified Nutritionist and passionate home cook, Dannielle Minnebo is committed to spreading the word about real food. She will be demonstrating her Raw Chocolate Orange Tart for our lucky audience in the Test Kitchen.
4pm – Tamas Pamer, Executive Chef, InterContinental Sydney More info to come - watch this space.
5pm – Bar 100 More info to come - watch this space!
For your chance to win tickets to a session in the Callebaut Test Kitchen, proudly designed and built by Knebel Kitchens, simply enter below!
We’re treating you to VIP tickets to three of Riverside’s premier theatre events of September – TaikOz – Crimson Sky, Spot On Children’s Festival and Monkey… Journey to the West.
To win a VIP pass to each of these shows – including tickets for you & a friend, and an invite to the opening night party with drinks & nibbles, simply tell us your most memorable theatre moment below.
Australia’s world-acclaimed taiko drumming ensemble, TaikOz, presents a stunning new work.
The thunderous drumming of the taiko is interwoven with the hypnotic melodies of the shakuhachi and shinobue bamboo flutes, voice and a rare performance on the bass koto, a traditional Japanese 17-stringed plucked instrument, played by special guest artist Satsuki Odamura.
This award winning company will mesmerise with their new compositions and their dynamic, high-energy drumming – a must see!
Spot On Children’s Festival
September 30 – 4 October
Experience a mix of live theatre, film and workshops, plus a stack of free activities at Riverside during the Spot On Children’s Festival these September school holidays. Shows include The Magic Chicken, Z for Giraffe and Monkey… Journey to the West. The Riverside courtyard will turn into an indoor playground with climbing equipment, face painting and balloons.
Live on-stage, in a large-scale production, Monkey…Journey to the West is based on China’s popular classic story of The Monkey King and remembered by generations of Australians from the 70’s cult TV show Monkey Magic.
Join our iconic hero characters Pigsy, Sandy, Tripitaka and the immortal Monkey in their adventures to return the sacred scriptures – and peace and harmony – to China. Meet heavenly beings and fallible mortals and cheer our heroes on in their exciting battles with devious spirits and treacherous monsters.
Bring the family on an adventure with Monkey and his friends and live the magic!