Culture Guide 10/11 :: Poetry, perfume for your pup + pop-up art

November 10th 2015


 Every week FBi curates a selection of the best events going on around town. Need Culture? Need to leave the house? FBi’s Culture Guide has you sorted…

Tuesday 10th


Ana Paz, ink, A2, Anton Pulvirenti


For lovers of art, music and poetry

A blending of art, music and poetry, Parramatta Poetry Slam is a monthly event where you have the opportunity to have your poetry heard. Compete for prizes and a feature spot at the next slam.

WHAT: Parramatta Poetry Slam
WHEN: 6.30 pm
WHERE: Ssh Centre 4 Hybrid Arts, 9 ALbert St, North Parramatta

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Sharp Short Dance festival

Sharp Short Dance is a dance festival for young people (21 and under) unearthing some of the best up and coming talent in Sydney.  The festival celebrates dance in all its forms and encourages young aspiring choreographers and dancers to reach their own artistic excellence. Three heats lead up to the Finals on Saturday 14th November at Riverside Theatres.

WHAT: Sharp Short Dance festival
WHEN: Heats: 10 Nov, 11 Nov, 12 Nov + Finals: 14 Nov   – 7:30pm
WHERE: Riverside Theatres
HOW MUCH: $12-25

Wednesday 11th


Scoring Patti Smith

An exhibition of works inspired by poet, musician, writer and icon, Patti Smith.

WHAT: Scoring Patti Smith
WHEN: 6pm
WHERE: Affiliated Text, 33 Rosyln St Potts Point
HOW MUCH: Buy Online

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Puppy Perfume…

Eau de Wet Dogge is an extension of Teena’s Bathtime, a project commissioned by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia for the Jackson Bella Room. In Teena’s Bathtime, David Capra encourages members of the public to help give his five-year-old sausage dog a wash. Inviting physical and sensory engagement, the project is informed by Capra’s interest in animal assisted therapies.

WHAT: Perfume Launch: Teena’s Bathtime  – Eau De Wet Dogge
WHEN: 8pm
WHERE: Gallery 9, 9 Darley St, Darlinghurst


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Let’s talk about place and identity…

Award winning print publication, Archer curates a discussion of place, culture and identity hosted by Editor Amy Middleton and featuring a panel of three Archer contributors.

WHAT: Late Night Library: Archer in Conversation
WHEN: 8pm
WHERE: Kings Cross Library, Level 1 50-52 Darlinghurst Rd
HOW MUCH: Free via rsvp here

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Pop Up Art

Promoting local talent, LOCO Project will be exhibiting over 30 artists from the inner city and inner west in a new pop-up shipping container gallery.

WHAT: Loco Project Pop Up in Glebe
WHEN: 6pm
WHERE: Burger 10, Glebe Point Road, Gleve

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4:3 guest presents…

A special screening of Johnnie To’s, DRUG WAR.

WHAT: Drug War
WHEN: 8:30pm
WHERE: Golden Age Cinema & Bar, 80 Commonwealth St, Surry Hills
HOW MUCH: $15-20 via eventbrite

Thursday 12th


A night of slam poetry

Your source for monthly inner west slam poetry held at the Camelot Lounge in Marrickville. Saba Vasefi will be your feature poet for the night.

WHAT: Caravan Slam
WHEN: 7pm
WHERE: Camelot Lounge, 18 Marrickville Rd Marrickville

Friday 13th


Cream series by Evi O



All of the ladies..

Curated by The Ladies Network, the exhibition promises to feature over 30 talented female artists displaying their work without theme or premise. The night features music by DJs Mira Boru, Nite Fleit & Chunyin.

WHAT: The Ladies Exhibition
WHEN: 6pm
WHERE: AmBush Gallery, Central Park


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