Culture Guide: August 8 – 14

August 8th 2022
Monday - Up Late

Kerfew Radio

Tune in to Area3000 to listen to Kerfew showcasing South Asian experiences, through conversation and music, one Wednesday a month.

Kerfew is a South Asian creative collective operating on unceded Aboriginal land.

WHO: Kerfew & Are3000 Radio
WHERE: Available online. See here for more direct access.
WHEN: One Wednesday per month, 5-7pm
HOW MUCH: Free to stream on Soundcloud or accessible on Spotify.

Tuesday - Sounding Out

Sound Design with Deepchild and Luke Warren

Ableton User Group Sydney invites producers of all experience levels to our free sound design workshop and discussion panel at TAFE Ultimo.

Our guests this month are Rick Bull (aka Deepchild) and Luke Warren (Ableton Certified Trainer), who will be sharing tips on sound design, sampling, and making music in Ableton Live. This will include an open-panel discussion with questions from attendees.

WHO: Ultimo TAFE, Deepchild & Luke Warren
WHERE: 651-731 Harris St, Ultimo
WHEN: 9 August, 6pm onwards
HOW MUCH: Free

Wednesday - Stay Up to Date

NCIE Closure

Last week the National Centre for Indigenous Excellence (NCIE) was unexpectedly informed that they would be shutting their doors.

Despite an announcement from the Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation that the decision will be reversed, local activists remain unconvinced until written confirmation is given.  Keep an eye on the Tribal Warrior Aboriginal Corp Instagram page for the latest updates from community members.

WHO: Tribal Warrior Aboriginal Corp

Thursday - Laughing out Loud

Queers of Joy

Sydney’s only regular trans and gender diverse performance night is back! We’re known for creating safe, affirming spaces so come and get your community spirit nourished!

This even is wheelchair accessible and Auslan Interpreted.

WHO: Queers of Joy
WHERE: 6 Faversham St, Marrickville
WHEN: 11 August, 7-10pm|
HOW MUCH: $35, for more ticketing information please see here

Friday - Lab Coats On

Sydney Science Festival

Sydney Science Festival aims to challenge and broaden perceptions of science while critically examining its influential role in society.

This year’s theme of ‘Revival’ – speaks to diverse science disciplines including climate and environment (100 Climate Conversations) and notions of rebounding and renewal post pandemic.

WHO: Powerhouse Museum & Western Sydney University
WHERE: Varius
WHEN: 12-20 August
HOW MUCH: Free

Weekend - Trailing On

Midjuburi Creative Trail

Creative Trails is back! Come join us and rediscover all the fantastic artists in the Midjuburi Marrickville area.

Meet your local artists and makers and take a glimpse into their workspaces, challenge yourself creatively with a workshop or be inspired by a guided tour of local studios.

WHO: Inner West Council
WHERE: Various locations in Marrickville, Sydenham, St Peters and Tempe
WHEN: 13-14 August
HOW MUCH: Free

Tit Talks #3

Tit Talks is back  with a panel to discuss the topic ‘How has queerness shaped community & identity in Pacific cultures?’.
The panel includes Latai Taumoepeau, Tommy Misa, Stelly Gappasauress and Ben Parangi and is being moderated by FBi Radio Sunset 2K host Kilimi Aketi Foketi, a Western Sydney-based queer Tongan DJ, Radio presenter and thought leader.

WHO: The Bearded Tit
WHERE: 183 Regent St, Redfern
WHEN: 14 August, doors at 2pm
HOW MUCH: Free

Culture Guide is made possible thanks to Inner West Council.

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