Culture Guide :: Rooftop Art, Tastemaker Talks and Films!
June 1st 2015
Kino #95 – Open-Screen Film Night
An open screen film night where you can submit your own short film. There are a few rules though… Films must be under 5 minutes, have Kino Sydney and screening number in credits, must be world premieres, must not be home videos, and must not be advertisements. A place to meet budding film makers, eat pizza and watch some great local films.
Story Club & Zoe Norton Lodge’s Book Launch
A night of hilarious stories from Rob Carlton, Cait Harris, David Cunningham & David Quirk + celebrate the launch of Giant Dwarf favourite, Zoe Norton Lodge’s new book, Almost Sincerely.
Debby Doesn’t Do It For Free
Debby Doesn’t Do It For Free is an art collective inspired by the 70s porn film Debby Does Dallas. The exhibition will feature works from sex worker artists in Sydney, Melbourne and Hobart through a range of mediums from digital video, oils, sensory soundscapes and installation, to an “Ask a Hooker a Question” interactive booth.
WHAT: Debby Doesn’t Do It For Free
WHERE: TAP Gallery – 278 Palmer St, Darlinghurst
HOW MUCH: FREE
Sydney Film Festival
Sydney Film Festival is back with an incredible lineup of over 200 films sprawled across a number of venues in Sydney, out West and even on a cruise ship! Heaps of films have already sold out so be quick and get booking. Need some help? Check out FBI’s picks here.
Society of Tastemakers & Elegant People – ‘The Sydney Edition’
STEP events consist of a 40-minute moderated panel of expert guests followed by a live showcase performance. The first ever Sydney STEP panel ‘The Sydney Edition’ will feature Stephen Goodhew (FBI), Isabella Manfredi (The Preatures), Vic Edirisinghe (Astral People & Plastic World), Jimmy Sing (GoodGod), Julia Wilson (Rice Is Nice) and Jacob Stone (Bluejuice) as moderator. Following the discussion will be a special live performance by Marcus Whale (Collarbones & Black Vanilla) and a DJ set from Adi Toohey.
Locals Only – Californian Skateboarding 1975-1978
Blender Gallery has been given the opportunity to host a very special exhibition of Hugh Holland’s collection of Skate photographs along with these brand new additions which will be seen as their worldwide debut. In conjunction with this exhibition, Hugh Holland’s book “Locals Only” will also be launched in Australia at the same time. It is a wonderful opportunity to be able to showcase Hugh’s photographs alongside the release of the boo
WHAT: Locals Only – Californian Skateboarding 1975-1978 Photographs by Hugh Holland
WHERE: Blender Gallery – 16 Elizabeth St, Paddington
HOW MUCH: FREE
The Rydges hotel will be transformed into an immersive art space exploring themes of ancient and contemporary Mythology. Set upon the rooftop. The event will be a labyrinth of sensory experiences, interactive art pieces and contemporary takes on stories that have outlasted time. Tantalizing cocktails and creatively themed canapés from Rydges Head Chef Rick Fowden will be served throughout the evening.
WHERE: Rydges Sydney Central – 28 Albion St, Surry Hills
HOW MUCH: FREE
Forage and Feast Markets
What: Forage and Feast Markets
When: Sunday 7 June 2015 10:00 am
Where: Penrith Regional Gallery
Find more info here