Culture Guide: 22 – 28 November

November 22nd 2021
MONDAY

Millers Point Monday Farmers Market

“This is a special opportunity to buy direct from local farmers and food producers and enjoy a vibrant community atmosphere alongside other families, neighbours and visitors.

“Kicking off at 4pm, you can head straight to Millers Point Monday Farmers Market after work or the school pick-up and stock up on farm-fresh fruits and veggies, freshly baked bread, delicious cheese, fresh seafood and organic meat.”

Click here for full details on this farmer’s market!

TUESDAY

Neighbourhood Earth: NASA-Powered Space Experience

“Neighbourhood Earth is its name and it’s presented by M Live and powered by NASA with cutting-edge science and the latest technology. Wonderful visuals with a simulated space sim tell the story of space science and exploration like the majority of us have never seen before. Exhibition visitors can expect to travel across the solar system, getting up close and personal with the surface of Jupiter, marvelling at Martian sunsets and experiencing electric thrills with lightning storms on Venus. The dome of the main set piece transports you into space together with the epic cinematic environment and the displays of spacecraft models, tools and astronaut suits will have you learning facts and achievements behind space exploration, as well as wondering the possibilities of where space travel is headed.”

Click here for more info on this event!

WEDNESDAY

Doug Aitken: New Era

“To experience the work of Doug Aitken is to challenge the ways in which we think about art. The celebrated American artist, whom The Los Angeles Times has said seeks to “jar viewers awake”, is bringing his boundary-pushing work to Sydney for his first-ever Southern Hemisphere exhibition.

“The show covers a quarter-century of Aitken’s artistic career and will feature immersive multiscreen environments, objects and photographs.”

This exhibition will run from the October 20th 2021 – February 6th 2022 at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Click here for more event info!

THURSDAY

Japanese Film Festival 2021

“The Japanese Film Festival Australia (JFF) is presented by The Japan Foundation, Sydney. The JFF started in 1997 with three free film screenings and is now one of the largest celebrations of Japanese films in the world.

“In 2020, the Festival celebrated its 24th year with an audience of over 40,000 in-person and online Australia-wide. The Festival has enjoyed great success over the years, with the opportunity to showcase a vast variety of cinematic delights from 35mm film prints to newly released titles currently screening in Japan. JFF brings out special guests from Japan and Australia for Q&A evenings and film screenings, as well as programs events for audiences to enjoy Japanese traditional and pop culture.

“JFF Australia is part of JFF Asia-Pacific Platform initiated by The Japan Foundation Head Office based in Tokyo. This initiative aims to support and grow interest in Japanese films and cinema culture throughout the Asia-Pacific region, including Australia.”

Get more info on where you can screen in Sydney here!

FRIDAY

Object Podcast: stories of design and craft

“Australian Design Centre presents a new audio series exploring design and contemporary craft in Australia hosted by CEO and Artistic Director Lisa Cahill.

“This first season of Object: stories of design and craft explores the Masters of Craft, nationally and internationally acclaimed craftspeople, our living treasures.

“Meet Australia’s master craftspeople working in ceramics, jewellery, textiles and metal. Why does their work matter? How do they keep going? How does working in Australia impact their work? What’s their advice for makers now?”

Click here to tune into this podcast at any time!

SATURDAY

The Sunset Drive-in Ku-ring-gai

“Wednesday to Sunday (until December 4) you can enjoy a stellar program of nostalgic classics, family films and the latest blockbuster releases! Highlights include the long-awaited epic The Last Duel, new comedy Free Guy, animated adventure Ron’s Gone Wrong and Marvel’s latest action Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings! In true drive-in style, the 2021 program also includes classics such as Grease, Dirty Dancing and The Greatest Showman.”

This program will run from Wednesday November 24th – Sunday December 4th. Click here for more info!

SUNDAY

IN CONVERSATION: ABDULLAH M. I. SYED

“Join artist Abdullah M. I. Syed and the Gallery’s Curatorial Programs Manager, Toby Chapman, for a discussion of the exhibition, From the Collection X Abdullah M.I. Syed.”

This free event is hosted by Penrith Regional Gallery at 2pm on the 28th! Click here for more information and to book!

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