Culture Guide :: Luminescent laneways, odd art & craft beer

September 13th 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 13th ::  Get freaky in a lane way

For one night only of folklore fed superstition, the laneway behind St Peters Tortuga Studios will be filled with writers, music and luminescent art.

WHAT: In the Night Garden
WHERE: Tortuga Studios, 31 Princes Highway Sydney, NSW 2044
WHEN: Tonight 6:30pm

In The Night Garden

Friday 13th :: Gender really is a drag

It’s been 20 years since artist/writer/curator Daniel Maudie Cunningham first performed this beauty. If you missed or loved it in 1993, or were a knee-high little grasshoppers who wouldn’t have had a clue what he was on about, you’re in luck – he’s doing it again tonight.

WHAT: Gender is a Drag: performance 
WHERE: Alaska Projects , Level 2, Kings Cross Car Park, 9A Elizabeth Bay Road, Elizabeth Bay
WHEN: Tonight 6-8pm

Gender is a Drag 1993 performance

Saturday 14th :: Get culturally beached as, bro

The art festival that started in Atlanta in 1996 and then made a home in NYC as a response to the lack of public art has come to Sydney! You can un-expect odd performances, installations and who knows what else.

WHAT: Art in Odd Places
WHERE: Dee Why Beach
WHEN: 11am-3pm, Saturday 14th – Sunday 15th

Art in Odd Places

Saturday 14th :: Flashback to the pains of being 13

A chilling examination of family politics and the confusion of adolescence, written by Anya Reiss when she was just 17, Spur of the Moment examines the way we grow, parent and mature, here, now.

WHAT: Spur of the Moment – final show
WHERE: ATYP, Pier 4/5, Hickson Rd Walsh Bay
WHEN: Saturday 2pm & 7pm
HOW MUCH: $35 / $25 concession

Spur of the Moment @ ATYP

Sunday 15th :: Have a beer-filled crafternoon

Craft beer and wine tastings, international food bazaar, live music, beer and food matching seminars from some of the country’s leading brewers.

WHAT: Willoughby Craft Beer Fair
WHEN: Sunday 11am-6pm
WHERE: The Willoughby Hotel, MacMahon St & Penshurst St, Willoughby
HOW MUCH: $20 pre-sale / $25 on the day

Willoughby Craft Beer Festival


Ongoing :: Design the new Cake Wine bottle

Our favourite indipendent art, music and radio loving Cake Wines has launched their annual Archi-bottle Prize, a search for the next collaborating artist who’s work will appear on their 2013 Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc set to be released into stores in November.

WHAT: Cake Wines Archi-bottle Prize
WHEN: Now until Oct 4th
More details / download an info pack

Cake wine


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