Culture Guide 18-24 Mar

March 17th 2019
Momday 18 March

Kino #137

Kino’s third screening for the year! Have you got a short film you’re dying to show a bunch of supportive film lovers? That’s what Kino is about! Come for short films, delicious food, filmmakers and film-enthusiasts.

WHAT: Film festival
WHEN: Monday 18 Mar, 6:30-9:30pm
WHERE: Sun Studios
HOW MUCH: $10, get tickets here

Lisa Scott: For One Night Only

Hand stitching and journal writing embody a rhythm, a steady pace that can imbue calm into rough waters and tumultuous times. Studio A artist Lisa Scott is a writer, graphic and textile artist for whom the pattern of text and stitch has brought insight and stability.

WHAT: Exhibition opening
WHEN: Money 18 Mar, 5:30-7pm
WHERE: Australian Design Centre
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Tuesday 19 March

Rako Pasefika

In collaboration with Sydney Opera House Partner Airbnb, this intimate, shared experience celebrates the vibrant, rich contemporary culture of our First Nations. Join us in the intimate Utzon Room as collaborative First Nations dance collective, Rako Pasefika performs for a night of unforgettable music and dance.

WHAT: Dance performance
WHEN: Tuesday 19 Mar, 7:30-9pm
WHERE: Sydney Opera House
HOW MUCH: $30 + $8.50 bf, get tickets here

Art Month Presents: Political Confusion, Artistic Courage

As we hurtle towards state and federal elections whose priorities confuse us more by the day, artists are just getting on with it. Getting on with sustaining their practice, getting on with new projects – and getting on with it all despite policies that thwart all that hard work. How best can we draw on our collective power to inspire investment in artistic courage? Join NAVA for this urgent discussion and let’s collaborate on national action.

WHAT: Discussion panel
WHEN: Tuesday 19 Mar, 6-7:30pm
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Wednesday 20 March

Chris Dolman: Falling From a Broken Ladder

Falling from a Broken Ladder is mostly inspired by the artist’s recent employment as a gallery installer. The exhibition touches on the idea of labour, both the labour of making (painting/sculpting) a body of work, and also the labour of preparing (sanding/painting/measuring) a gallery space for an exhibition.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Wednesday 20 Mar, 6-8pm
WHERE: Galerie pompom
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Three Times

A trio of rapturous love stories, each starring the same actors, yet set in three different eras. Directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien.

WHAT: Film Screening
WHEN: Wednesday 20 Mar, 2-4pm and 7:15-9:15pm
WHERE: Art Gallery of New South Wales
HOW MUCH: Free, RSVP here

Thursday 21 March

Anna Pogossova: X (Satellite)

‘X (Satellite)’ explores the hidden mythologies of objects. In creating an artificial world using recognisable images from popular culture, Pogossova creates otherworldly objects that transcend time.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Thursday 21 Mar, 6-8pm
WHERE: Jerico Contemporary
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Art at Night: East Sydney Precinct

Our third week sees the galleries of East Sydney open their doors late. Grab your map and hit the streets of Kings Cross and Woolloomooloo before making your way to Australia’s longest running Artist Led Organisation, Firstdraft, to see the work of Sydney’s hottest new talent.

WHAT: Gallery crawl
WHEN: Thursday 21 Mar, 6-10pm
WHERE: Kings Cross & Woolloomooloo
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Friday 22 March

Suzanne Archer: Song of the Cicada

The exhibition will explore three major themes which recur in Archer’s practice – death and skeletons, travel and landscapes – and will trace Archer’s artistic success and personal tales.  Linking these three major themes is Archer’s recurring fascination with text, pointing toward the diversity of mediums in Archer’s practice that span painting, sculpture, works on paper and sound.

WHAT: Exhibition Opening
WHEN: Friday 22 Mar, 6pm
WHERE: Campbelltown Arts Centre
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Aoyama Archive Pop Up

Since our inception, every individual garment in our extensively curated archive has been carefully considered and collected for their distinctive nature and historical value within the context of their brand’s heritage.

WHAT: Fashion pop-up store
WHEN: Friday 22 Mar, 5:30-8pm
WHERE: Campbell Project Space
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

Saturday 23 March

Lano & Woodley: FLY

Australia’s favourite comedy double act return to deliver what is being widely recognised as their finest show to date. After 12 years apart, Colin Lane and Frank Woodley bring The Wright Brothers to life with this epic story of the pioneers of flight.

WHAT: Comedy performance
WHEN: Saturday 23 Mar, 5:30-7pm
WHERE: Sydney Opera House
HOW MUCH: $69.90 + $8.50 bf, get tickets here

SUDS Presents: Caligula

“Caligula is the story of a superior suicide. It is the story of the most human and tragic of errors. Unfaithful to humanity, loyal to himself, Caligula consents to die for having understood that he cannot save himself all alone, and that he cannot be free in opposition to all others.” – Albert Camus

WHAT: Play
WHEN: Saturday 23 mar, 7-9:30pm
WHERE: Cellar Theatre, USYD
HOW MUCH: $3-$10 +bf, get tickets here

Sunday 24 March

The Uncast x Usfin Atelier present Out of Orbit #3

Out of Orbit is an exhibition series presented by The Uncast and USFIN ATELIER, which celebrates the different communities that make up contemporary Australia.This series aims to connect the vast number of artists in Sydney by encouraging communication and collaboration between contributors and attendees.

WHAT: Exhibition opening
WHEN: Sunday 24 Mar, 6-9pm
HOW MUCH: $5, get tickets here

Hop Harvest Festival 2019

4 Pines Brewing Company, The Plant Room, Berkelo & Ryefield Hops come together for Hop Harvest Festival! Enjoy fresh produce from Berkelo and The Plant Room in a farmers market style setup at the Truck Bar. We’ll be launching our Wet Hop IPA – brewed with newly harvested hop flowers from Ryefield Hops.

WHAT: Beer Festival
WHEN: Sunday 24 Mar, 12-11pm
WHERE: 4 Pines Brewing Company (Truckbar, Brookvale)
HOW MUCH: Free, more details here

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