Culture Guide :: Stories, Sculptures and Korean Films
August 19th 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…
Mon 19th :: Get storyfied in Surry Hills
Discover stories of loss and being lost, lattes, homies and those time when you’re no longer in Kansas…
Featuring – Alex Lee, Richard Cooke, Max Lavergne, Lindsay McDougall & Zoe Norton Lodge
WHERE: The Raval, 1/42 Wentworth Ave, Surry Hills
HOW MUCH: $20 from eventbrite
Tues 20th :: Relax in a Paddo sculture garden
Maunsell Wickes gallery spreads across three 1840’s terraces in Paddington, featuring nine exhibition spaces and a sculpture courtyard. Sculpture 2013 features works by Lee Tunks, Linda Bowden, Michael Purdy and Oliver Tanner.
WHERE: Maunsell Wickes gallery, 19 Glenmore Rd Paddington
WHEN: 6pm – 8pm
HOW MUCH: FREE
Oliver Tanner – ‘The Gathering Shadow’
Wed 21st :: Experience Korea’s film culture
KOFFIA 2013 is the 4th annual Korean film festival presenting 17 feature-films and many short-films across diverse genres of Korean Cinema. Tonight’s program features the festival’s opening ceremony and the genre-bending ‘A Werewolf Boy’.
WHERE: Event Cinemas, George St
WHEN: Various times until August 29th
HOW MUCH: $16 / $12.50 concession
Thurs 22nd :: Bag a bargain wandering through Sydney’s only night markets
Boasting a reputation as Sydney’s only night markets and offering a bar, so you can have a bevie or two as you browse the artisan stalls, East is East offers clothes, homewares, jewellery, vintage, paper craft, candles and so much more…
WHERE: TAP Gallery, 278 Palmer St, Darlinghurst
WHEN: 6:30pm – 9:30pm
HOW MUCH: FREE
Fri 23rd :: Check out the world premier of an engaging, Aussie political satire
The Sydney Independent Theatre Company presents the world premier of ‘Friday’ a new political satire from Daniela Giorgi, directed by Julie Baz. Set in the legislature of a fictitious modern democracy, ‘Friday’ explores the challenges and necessity of political engagement.
WHERE: Old Fitzroy Theatre, 129 Dowling St (Cnr Cathedral St), Woolloomooloo
WHEN: 8pm (running until 31st August)
HOW MUCH: $32 / $26 concession