Culture Guide :: Art, Cinema & ANZAC Day

April 20th 2015


As you pull out your winter coats and skip between raindrops it can be tough to discover something to do to beat the winter blues. Every week FBi curates a selection of the best events going on around town to get you out and keep you cultured.

Need Culture? Fbi’s Culture Guide has you sorted…


Monday 20th

Mucho Relaxo & Bad Egg Boys

Check out a great double comedy bill… The Mucho Relaxo boys are back from Touro and the Bad Egg Boys are two bumbling criminals who bust in and hold the audience captive with silly, bawdy, beefy commentary on the world.

WHAT: Mucho Relaxo & Bad Egg Boys
WHERE: Giant Dwarf – 199 Cleveland St, Redfern
WHEN: 7.30 – 10pm
HOW MUCH: $15 for both shows – from Eventbrite

Remembering Gallipoli

Remembering Gallipoli is photographic exploration of the descendants of the Anzac and Turkish soldiers who fought in Gallipoli. Photographer Mine Konakci explores the unusual friendship that has arisen between the Anzacs and the Turks since the fighting and anguish of the Gallipoli campaign.

WHAT: Remembering Gallipoli
WHERE: Customs House, 31 Alfred Street, Circular Quay
WHEN: Daily 10am – 7pm


Tuesday 21st

The Wayward Way

Through a series of painted and hand drawn works in her signature stylistic renderings; Lauren Webster presents a romanticised Western dreamscape – transforming Lane Four with larger-than-life cacti and retro neon signage.

WHAT: The Wayward Way by Lauren Webster
WHERE: Lane Four at The Galeries, 500 George Street Sydney
WHEN: 9am – 6pm


Wednesday 22nd

Cowboy Mouth

Originally a play written in 1971 by Patti Smith and Sam Shepard. It’s being brought to Hibernian House for a short run with a completely independent production. Directed by Arky Michael and starring Nicholas Denton, Diana Popovska and Jonny Hawkins.

WHAT: Cowboy Mouth
WHERE: Studio 205, 342 Elizabeth St Surry Hills
WHEN: 22nd April – 1st May
HOW MUCH: $25 Adults / $20 Concession


PROCESS – The first exhibition at Goodspace

The first exhibition in the new space, Goodspace. We’ll see unseen sketches, plans and works in progress. Featuring works by Chris Yee, Thomas Jackson, Numskull and more!

WHERE: 115 Regent St, Chippendale
WHEN: 6pm


ReArt 2015

Almost 40 artists from ten countries will showcase their upcycling skills and creativity as part of Reart, an Australian-first exhibition set to open on Earth Day celebrating the launch of acclaimed sustainability book Retrash.

WHAT: ReArt 2015
WHERE: m2 Gallery, 450 Elizabeth St Surry Hills
WHEN: Daily 12 – 7pm


Thursday 23rd

Queenie – A Snapshot of WW1 by an Army Nurse

In 1981 former Glebe resident Pat Richardson found old letters her aunt had sent home during World War I that told of the sadness and happiness experienced while she served as a nurse in England, Egypt and France.

WHAT: Queenie – A Snapshot of WW1 by an Army Nurse
WHERE: Glebe Library, 186 Glebe Point Road, Glebe
WHEN: 11am – 1pm
HOW MUCH: FREE – book through Eventbrite


Saturday 25th

ANZAC Day Dawn Service

It’s the 100th anniversary of ANZAC and the perfect opportunity to remember those who’ve served Australia and consider our fortune as a peaceful nation.

WHAT: ANZAC Day Dawn Service
WHERE: Various Locations across Sydney
WHEN: 4am for 4.30am start


Sunday 26th

Golden Daytime – Gallipoli

This moving tale of mateship on the battlefields directed by Peter Weir captures the ideals and personalities of the Australians who signed up to serve in WWI as well as the Australian lifestyle of the time. There’s no better time to revisit this restored classic than over Anzac Weekend, 100 years on since the Gallipoli campaign.

WHAT: Golden Daytime – Gallipoli
WHERE: Golden Age Cinema & Bar – 80 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills
WHEN: 3pm
HOW MUCH: $20 +bf – from Eventbrite

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