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

WHAT: Story Club: Not in Kansas Anymore

WHERE: The Raval, 1/42 Wentworth Ave, Surry Hills

WHEN: 7:30pm

HOW MUCH: $20 from eventbrite

 Story Club 2

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.

WHAT: Maunsell Wickes – Sculpture 2013 exhibition

WHERE: Maunsell Wickes gallery, 19 Glenmore Rd Paddington

WHEN: 6pm – 8pm


The Gathering Shadow

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’.

WHAT: Korean Film Festival launch

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…

WHAT: East is East night markets

WHERE: TAP Gallery, 278 Palmer St, Darlinghurst

WHEN: 6:30pm – 9:30pm


 East is East

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.

WHAT: Friday

WHERE: Old Fitzroy Theatre, 129 Dowling St (Cnr Cathedral St), Woolloomooloo

WHEN: 8pm (running until 31st August)

HOW MUCH: $32 / $26 concession



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