Culture Guide: 31 May – 6 June

June 2nd 2021
Monday the 31st of May


“Penrith Regional Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of the powerful cross-cultural collaboration – Bird Petyarre & Middlebrook, plus a drawing workshop – Observational Drawing with David Middlebrook. The two artists, from very different backgrounds, met by chance in the last three years of Ada’s life. They spent time together talking and drinking lots of tea at Alice Springs and Mulga Bore Utopia, forging a collaborative friendship.”

WHERE: Penrith Regional Gallery
WHEN: Saturday 15, May to 22 August 2021, 10am -4pm everyday
HOW MUCH: Free, more info here

Tuesday the 1st of June

ITS The News

“Improv Theatre Sydney and a couple of guests who are smarter than we are break down news and current events of the day for you, and then respin it into comedy improv sketches and silliness. Hot tip: there will probably be something on COVID (and hopefully there’ll be other news too!).”

WHO: Improv Theatre Sydney
WHERE: Giant Dwarf Theatre

WHEN: Tuesday June 1st, 6:30pm
HOW MUCH: tickets between $18-$22 

Wednesday the 2nd of June


“Witness a total transformation of the SBW Stables stage as you tumble down the dingo’s den into a work of sheer Australian Gothic, brought to you by the collaborative collision of playwrights Andrea James (Sunshine Super Girl), AWGIE-winner Catherine Ryan and director Declan Greene (Wake in Fright).”

WHO: Griffin Theatre Company
WHERE: SBW Stables Theatre – 10 Nimrod Street, Darlinghurst
WHEN: Friday 30th April to Saturday 5th June, Saturday at 1pm and 7pm
HOW MUCH: Full $62 / Seniors, Previews $52 / Concession $46 / Under 35 $38 more info here 


Thursday the 3rd of June


Stylised as a playthrough of a video game, Immersion is a series of video and sculptural works that see the artist’s avatar swimming in the contaminated Parramatta River.

WHO: Kalanjay Dhir
WHEN: Thursday from 6pm
WHERE: Creative Space, Wentworth Point Community Centre and Library
HOW MUCH: Free, more info here 

Friday the 4th of June


‘To companion a companion’ is an exhibition of new work by Argentinean-Australian artist Fernando do Campo that proposes the human as the companion species to birds. It proposes ‘companioning’ as an artistic strategy through painting and archiving, listening and non-verbal forms of responding, and plural histories. ”

WHO: Fernando Do Campo
WHEN: 7 MAY – 31 JUL 2021, TUES TO SAT, 10AM–5PM
HOW MUCH: Free, more info here 
Saturday the 5th of June

Animate | Jupiter

AniMate is an International Animation Film Festival and a growing community of animation lovers, students, professionals and film makers.

WHO: Animate Film Festival
WHEN: 6 – 9:30pm – 5 Jun 2021
WHERE: 107 Projects
HOW MUCH: $12 – $17


Sunday the 6th of June


“The Sundance-selected directorial debut of Robin Wright, Land follows one woman’s search for a new life in the harsh American wilderness. In the wake of a loss, Edee Holzer (Robin Wright) removes herself from the stresses of city life and heads out into the wild.”

WHO: Robin Wright (Dir.)
WHERE: Golden Age Cinema
WHEN: Sunday the 6th of June, 3:30pm
HOW MUCH: Adults $22, concession $18, more info here


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