Culture Guide :: Perlex, Tacita Dean & Free Comics

May 2nd 2014

FBi's Weekend Culture Guide


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 :: Perplex

Catch Marius von Mayenburg’s latest play in it’s final days and get a dose of prolonged male nudity, strange costumes and elaborate, over-the top German names.

WHAT: Perplex, directed by Sarah Giles
WHERE: Sydney Theatre Company, Wharf 1, Pier 4/5 Hickson Rd Walsh Bay
WHEN: Ends Saturday
HOW MUCH:  $35 – $65




Saturday :: Runway Australian Experimental Arts digital launch

This year, Runway magazine said goodbye to print and embraced the digital world, letting us enjoy their take on Australian experimental arts online for free. Their second digital issue launches this weekend featuring works from artists Kate Britton, Lucinda Dayhew, Sumugan Sivanesan, Tim Woodward and more.

WHAT: Runway Australian Experimental Arts Issue #24 [ISLANDS]  launch
WHERE: Breezeblock, Shop 10, 24-30 Springfield Ave, Potts Point
WHEN: Saturday 4pm

runway launch

Saturday :: Free Comic Book Day

Around the world this coming Saturday, book shops are going to be giving away comics for free to anyone who wants one. Kinokuniya books are participating in Sydney and to celebrate there’ll be an after party at Luna Park.

WHAT: Free comic book day
WHERE: Kinokuniya, Level 2 of The Galleries Victoria, 500 George St
WHEN: Saturday 10am – 7pm. After party  6pm – midnight
HOW MUCH: FREE. But the after party will set you back $25.

Comic Book Day


Sunday :: Premiere of Tacita Dean’s new work

Internationally acclaimed artist Tacita Dean is turning her creative endeavours to theatre, sound and voice for her first live performance work as part of the Biennale of Sydney. Centred around the filming of a portrait of an actor on stage, the work explores the relationship between the aural and visual. Don’t miss it!

WHAT: ‘Event for a Stage’,  new works by performance artist Tacita Dean
WHERE: Carriageworks, 245 Wilson St Eveleigh
WHEN: Friday & Saturday 8pm. Sunday 5pm. In Conversation special with the artist on Sunday 2-3pm
HOW MUCH: $35/$25 concession. In Conversation is free.

Tacita Dean - Event for a Stage

Sunday :: Unleash Creative

In the most epic crafternoon Sydney has seen, the folk at Unleash Creative are selling golden tickets to a full day of workshops to get the creative juices flowing. Along with a heap of workshops from some pretty inspiring people, the course includes morning tea, lunch and macrons.

WHAT: Unleash Creative – a full day of craft workshops
WHERE: Level 3, 80 Broadway Chippendale
WHEN: Sunday 9am – 5pm
HOW MUCH: $179 – $259. Buy tickets here 


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