Culture Guide :: Halloween edition
October 25th 2013
It’s hard to know what to do after work sometimes… when you’ve got The Z Factor and Please Date My Horribly Awkward Son doubling up on TV, how could you possibly consider heading back outside?! Luckily, we’re keeping our eyes out to bring you the best, brightest, and usually cheapest stuff on the Sydney arts and culture scene.
So when the lure of comfortable pants and reality TV threatens to maroon you on the shores of mediocrity, FBi’s culture guide has got you sorted…
Friday :: Get spooky, Glen O’Brien style
“The sky above the port was the color of television, tuned to a dead channel.” – William Gibson, Neuromancer.
MCA’s after hours art party is getting spooky and they want you to as well, with a night of performance, installation, music and mystery inspired by Glen O’Brien’s TV Party.
WHAT: Halloween TV Party by Alaska Projects
WHERE: MCA Art Bar, 140 George St
WHEN: Tonight 7pm
HOW MUCH: $20 / $15 concession + bf / $25 on the door
Saturday :: A yoga rave in a warehouse. Riiiighhht
Stock up on raw pleasures with cacao, acai and superfoods before heading to heaven for a tantric yoga session and finish your night in hell with DJs and a Future Sound of Yoga Rave.
WHAT: Future Sounds of Yoga: Night Creates, A Halloween Party
WHERE: A warehouse in Alexandria
WHEN: Saturday 7pm
HOW MUCH: Second release tickets are $50… they’ll go fast
Saturday :: Get friendly with your neighbours, then get their
These guys have organised for the whole country to take part in an epic garage sale. Where to begin!? You can have your own sale or trawl through Sydney’s multitude of pop-up homely stalls by making your own map.
WHAT: Garage Sale Trail
WHERE: Errywhere… make your own trail here
HOW MUCH: FREE… depending on your self-restraint
Saturday :: Talk, make and swap zines while eating iced vovos
Sydney self publisher collective Rizzeria make zines. They make them well. And they teach you to make them well. This weekend they’re having a halloween pop-up workshop to show you how it’s done. For a tricky treat they’ll also be discussing American pop-cultural imperialism and its effect on Aussie zine culture.
Oh, and yes there really are iced vovos involved.
WHAT: Rizzeria Zine Club Halloween Special
WHERE: The Rizzeria’s Rocks Pop-up, Metcalfe Arcade, Shop 5, 80-84 George Street, The Rocks
WHEN: Saturday 1pm
HOW MUCH: Freeee!
Sunday :: Get in your favourite artist’s shoes
Over the last 18 months, local and touring musicians got their pens and pencils out to make their mark on a pair of cons. You can check out the shoe-art of Santigold, Macklemore, You Am I, Bon Iver, The Black Keys, Red Hot Chilli Peppers… the list goes on.
Like what you see? They could be yours! They’re all being auctioned now.
WHAT: In Their Shoes custom sneaker exhibition
WHERE: The Standard, Level 3 Kinselas Building, Taylor Square
WHEN: Sunday 12pm – 7pm
HOW MUCH: Gold coin donation