Culture Guide January 2 – 8: Flickerfest and Vernon Ah Kee, Not an animal or a plant

January 2nd 2017
Monday 2nd January

Monday Movies

The Soda Factory is screening your all time favourite movies every Monday from 5pm.  Grab your popcorn and settle in for Dirty Dancing this week at 8pm.


WHAT: Film Screening – Dirty Dancing
WHEN: 5-11:45pm
WHERE: The Soda Factory,  16 Wentworth Avenue, Surry Hills
HOW MUCH: Free, more info here

Coogee Comedy Night

The Coogee Comedy Night showcases the most talented and hilarious Comedians that; Sydney, Australia and The World has to offer!


WHAT: Coogee Comedy Night
WHEN: 8:30-10pm
WHERE: The Coogee Bay Hotel, 253 Coogee Bay Rd, Coogee
HOW MUCH: Free, more info here

Friday 6th January

Not an animal or a plant

Presented in association with Sydney Festival, this solo exhibition by internationally renowned Australian artist Vernon Ah Kee is a thought-provoking portrait of black and white political issues, attitudes and ideologies.


WHAT: Exhibition Opening – Vernon Ah Kee – not an animal or a plant
WHEN: 5:30-8pm
WHERE: National Art School, Forbes St, Darlinghurst
HOW MUCH: Free, more info here


A fantastic night of films and fun under the stars. See a selection of festival highlights, showcasing the festival’s line-up to give you a wonderful introduction to the 2017 season.


WHAT: Opening Night – Flickerfest
WHEN: 7:45-12am
WHERE: Bondi Pavillion, Bondi Beach
HOW MUCH: $62-67 Tickets and Info here


UNSW Galleries are proud to present the Australian premiere of a major new installation which holds a dramatic mirror to some of the immense challenges confronting the world today. EXIT is a picture of a planet in trouble.


WHAT: Exhibition Opening – EXIT
WHEN: 6:8pm
WHERE: UNSW Art & Design, Cnr Oxford St & Greens Rd, Paddington
HOW MUCH: Free, more info here

Babes in the Woods

Babes in the Woods is a brand new pantomime developed especially for the Old Fitz Theatre in which fiscal temptation and the Australian dream collide.


WHAT: Live Theatre
WHEN: 7pm
WHERE: Old Fitz Theatre – 129 Dowling St, Woolloomooloo
HOW MUCH: $28-55, more info here

Saturday 7th January

Nude Live

Witness dancers moving and breathing, their bodies and souls bared as they explore and respond to one of art’s greatest subjects – the unclothed human body.


WHAT: Live dance performance – Sydney Festival
WHEN: 6 & 7.30pm
WHERE: Art Gallery of NSW – Art Gallery Rd, The Domain, 2000
HOW MUCH: $60 – more info here

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