Culture Guide 10-16 June

June 9th 2019
Monday 10 June

Beyond the Walls

Six dancers take workshops in two juvenile justice centres in greater Sydney. During the workshops the dancers not only teach but listen, feel and respond. The young people share stories and experiences and begin to shape the dance work to be performed by the dancers.

WHAT: Dance and Dance Workshops
WHEN: Monday 10 June, 4:30-6pm
WHERE: Bankstown Arts Centre
HOW MUCH: Free, RSVP here

The Goonies

In order to save their home from foreclosure, a group of misfits set out to find a pirate’s ancient valuable treasure.

WHAT: Film Screening
WHEN: Monday 19 June, 6:30-9pm
WHERE: Event Cinemas
HOW MUCH: $8-$16.50, get tickets here

Tuesday 11 June

Astronomy at the Calyx

Join us for a night of astronomy, star gazing and storytelling surrounded by the new carnivorous plant display at The Calyx, a beautiful building in the heart of the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney. Two new dates by demand!

WHAT: Astronomy night
WHEN: Tuesday 11 June, 6-8:30pm
WHERE: The Royal Botanic Garden
HOW MUCH: $35-$39, get tickets here

The Ghosts of Exquisite Materials

The Ghosts of Exquisite Materials is a melodrama about an imagined afterlife. This installation delves into new sculptural disciplines and retains familiar themes embedded in each artist’s respective practices; the ephemeral, the mystical, the absurd and the mythological. These artist’s have now come together to reawaken their ghosts.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Tuesday 11 June, 5-8pm
WHERE: Kudos Gallery
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Wednesday 12 June

22: Marisa Suen

This collection of works documents friendships between two entities through a photographic medium. The tension between two, the co-existence of both and the reliance of one another. Each is very sentimental and mirrors myself and my departure from Sydney.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Wednesday 12 June, 6-9pm
WHERE: Goodspace Gallery
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here



1919 is an exhibition of new paintings by 19 Australian artists. With multiple works included from each artist, the gallery will hold within it a network of ideas and influence—one which continually informs our experience of every painting in the room.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Wednesday 12 June, 6-8pm
WHERE: Galerie pompom
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Thursday 13 June

ElectroCities Round 2

We are VR-y excited to be exhibiting our second ElectroCities net.Artist in Residence Edison Chen alongside our first Workshop of the year by an OG Electrofringe fave Dr. Josh Harle. Join us for an interactive evening of Virtual Reality, peaceful online spaces, stimulating discussion and delicious brewskis generously provided by Young Henry’s.

WHAT: Workshop
WHEN: Thursday 13 June, 6-9pm
WHERE: Alpha House Artists Co-Operative
HOW MUCH: Free, RSVP here

Caught Stealing

The National Art School in Darlinghurst presents CAUGHT STEALING, a new exhibition turning the spotlight on a posse of Australian contemporary artists who engage in theft as a creative strategy.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Thursday 13 June, 6-10pm
WHERE: National Art School
HOW MUCH: Free, RSVP here

Friday 14 June

Grumble Boogie

Your deep dizko aerobic dance fitness class of swell and sweat returns! Come join Grumble for a heart thumping, re-fueling session of movement and muscle.

WHAT: Dance Workshop
WHEN: Friday 14 June, 7:30-9pm
WHERE: Sydney Vintage Dance STudio
HOW MUCH: $20, get tickets here

Biryani and Babez

Saturday 15 June


Joe Frost’s first solo exhibition with Liverpool Street Gallery.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Saturday 15 June, 2-5pm
WHERE: Liverpool Street Gallery
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

CLIPPED Music Video Festival

We have a STACKED line-up of events from curated and interactive music video exhibitions, an awards night, live music and art, a trade show featuring the biggest brands, VR experiences and a seriously awesome talks series where industry heavyweights chew the fat on a range of topics.

WHAT: Music Video Festival
WHEN: Saturday 15 June, 10am-10:30pm
HOW MUCH: $20-$40, get tickets here

Sunday 16 June

The Makers Nest Market

This carefully curated event showcases authentic, talented Australian makers with something of interest for all ages and budgets such as Fashion, Jewellery, Homewares, Art/Illustration and more. This event is the perfect opportunity to see excellent examples of what successful Australian artisans are making now.

WHAT: Market
WHEN: Sunday 16 June, 10am-4pm
WHERE: Tramsheds
HOW MUCH: $2, more details here

Anatomy of a Suicide

Anatomy of a Suicide is a powerful, unflinching look at a family afflicted with severe depression and mental illness. It is a stunning theatrical triptych about mothers and daughters, highlighting how the chaos of what has come before often brings with it a painful legacy.

WHAT: Play
WHEN: Sunday 16 June, 5-6:45pm
WHERE: Old Fitz Theatre
HOW MUCH: $33-$48, get tickets here

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