Culture Guide July 10 – 16: Joycity, colouring books + the ultimate Kate Bush experience

July 13th 2017
Monday 10th July

Cloud 9

It’s a story about people bursting to change who they are.

WHAT: Theatre: Cloud 9
WHEN: 12 – 31 July 2017
WHERE: Sydney Theatre Company
HOW MUCH: $74 – $94

Tuesday 11th July

Terms and Conditions

Continuing in the stylistic language of children’s colouring-in books and cartoon imagery, Sydney artist Anthony Bartok’s recent work explores the everyday realities and contradictions of living in the modern western world.

WHAT: Art Opening: Terms and Conditions by Anthony Bartok
WHEN: 6pm – 8pm
WHERE: Stacks Projects, 191 Victoria St, Potts Point

Wednesday 12th July


After their mother’s death, two estranged half-sisters discover a book of rare stamps that may include the crown jewel for collectors. One sister tries to collect on the windfall, while the other resists for sentimental reasons.
WHAT: Theatre: Mauritius
WHEN: 12 July -29 July
WHERE: New Theatre Newtown
HOW MUCH: $30 – $38, more info here

Mervyn Bishop, His Life and Work

The second part of AGNSW’s Mervyn Bishop artist talk series. This week with film director and writer Warwick Thornton who talks about Mervyn’s influence on recent generations of young aboriginal photographers and filmmakers.

WHAT: Artist Talk
WHEN: 6.30- 7:15
WHERE: Entrance court, Art Gallery of NSW
HOW MUCH: Free, more info here

Joycity: Genevieve Felix Reynolds

A painting exhibition with works that literally jumps off the walls, emphasising the necessity of first- hand experiences in an era of globalized online art appreciation.

WHAT: Exhibition
WHEN: 6-8pm
WHERE: Wellington St Projects, Chippendale
HOW MUCH: Free, more info here

Thursday 13th July

The Incredible Here and Now

The Incredible Here and Now is a play about cars and boys and having to grow up too soon.

WHAT: Theatre: The Incredible Here and Now
WHEN: 13 July – 22 July
WHERE: Riverside Theatre Parramatta
HOW MUCH: $24 – $39

Friday 14th July

Headgear 6LC

Mils Gallery presents its 6th edition of Headgear!

Featuring Ida Lawrence, h.j.huwman, Simon Griffin, Adriano Rosselli and many more.

WHAT: Art Exhibition Opening
WHEN:Friday July 14  6-8pm
WHERE: Lilac City Studio 1/103 – 105 Oxford Street
HOW MUCH: Free, more info here


They’re back! Following on from their last Art for Your Sake, YMO Collective have rounded up some fresh faces for an evening of art, music, films and live painting.

WHAT: Art and music event
WHEN: Friday July 14  5pm- 12am
WHERE:The Two Wolves: Community Cantina 202 Broadway,  Ultimo
HOW MUCH: Gold Coin donation, more info here

Saturday 15th July

The Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever

Dance freely and experience the whimsical joy that is the 1978 Kate Bush masterpiece, “Wuthering Heights”.

WHAT: Flash Mob / Film Clip Recreation
WHEN: Saturday July 15  12pm-2pm
WHERE: Sydney Park, Sydney Park Rd, Saint Peters
HOW MUCH: Free, more info here.

Discussion: Reframing the Collection

Join key artists and curator speakers in a discussion that unpacks the problematic nature of institutions and collections held within them, whilst drawing from their own personal experiences.

WHAT: Art Discussion
WHEN: 1pm-3pm
WHERE: Verge Gallery
HOW MUCH: Free, more info here

Sunday 16th July

I Am Not Your Negro

See the acclaimed “I Am Not Your Negro”, a film written by James Baldwin and directed by Raoul Peck.

Grab a delicious dinner at the screening for a mere $10 and help raise funds for refugee and lands rights organisation Solidarity.

WHAT: Film Screening
WHEN: Sunday July 16  7-11pm
WHERE:102 Victoria Rd, Marrickville
HOW MUCH: $10-$15, more info here

Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour

A 95-minute theatrical program of seven short films selected form this years Sundance Film Festival including fiction, documentary and animation from around the world.

WHAT: Short Film Tour
WHEN: 5:30 pm
WHERE: Golden Age Cinema and Bar
HOW MUCH: $15-$20, more info here.

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