Top 10 Sydney Culture On this week 24/01/2021

It's time to be restless and frustrated around other people again!   10) Streeton 28th January What: The Art Gallery of NSW presents Streeton, a landmark exhibition of Australia’s iconic impressionist, Arthur Streeton, whose brilliant evocations of light, land and sea captured the spirit and optimism of our country. Why: Pair light-filled optimism...

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Top 10 Melbourne Culture On this week 17/01/2021

Laugh out loud! It's less disruptive to the people around you than the hollow wailing playing on a loop in your head.   Virtual 5) Kamala Harris: How Will America's New Vice President Wield Her Power?  19th January What: Harris is poised to become the first woman, the first Black and the...

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Top 10 Australia Revelry On this week 05/04/2020 (COVID-19 EDITION)

Whisky, anyone?   10) Charli XCX: Live 5th April What: After a week off, the pop singer Charli XCX is back for another week of streaming programming. This live Instagram edition will feature a makeup tutorial with Zara Larsson. Why: It can be genuinely heartening to discover the hidden facets within yourself or...

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You Will Live to Hate Again with Digital Fort

These are interesting times. That's something people used to say when something mildly odd happened as a way to spruce up the slow, milquetoast march towards obsolescence and eventual quiet death we were facing in 2019. Sure, some truly interesting and horrifying events happened during 2019 and...

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Take The Reins at Melbourne Design Week

Humanity was an accident. Whether or not the accident is more akin to penicillin or coca-cola is a matter of perception. The fact remains, however, that we are all at the behest of chaos, and, as humans, we've taken profound issue with that. Because no matter...

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Square Your Shoulders and Brace Yourself at the Urban Square Pop-Up Market

The holiday season is once again upon us. Unlike the many, many other holiday seasons like Easter, Labour Day, ANZAC day or the several days following the decision to get drunk on Horse Jizz (1 part beer, 1 part milk), this time of year still places...

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Top 10 Melbourne Culture On this week 01/12/2019

Summer's here. Opera isn't normally that horrifically shrill, the cast of Turandot is just experiencing heatstroke.   10) Robin Boyd Redux: RMIT Design Archives 5th December What: The launch of the RMIT Design Archives Journal, Vol 9 No 2, 2019 Robin Boyd Redux: at the RMIT Design Archives.This special issue on...

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Top 10 Melbourne Culture On this week 18/08/2019

It's time to channel your inner critic. (Youtube frequenters not welcome.)   10) present tense .2 Auto-Response 22nd August What: Autoresponse is about the interconnectivity between writing, art and dance. Featuring four prolific artists, this performative event uses reflection and response to challenge dominant storytelling narratives. Why: All your intellectual credit for the...

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Top 10 Sydney Culture On this week 21/07/2019

This week's so sweet that when your blood's spilled you'll be attacked by a swarm of bees.   10) Closing Weekend Artist Talks: 2019 John Fries Award 27th July What: Join 2019 John Fries Award finalists Madison Bycroft, Jenna Lee, Hayley Millar-Baker and The Ryan Sisters for a series of artist...

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Top 10 Sydney Culture On this week 30/06/2019

This week things are heating up. Those circus unitards leave nothing to the imagination.   10) Fragments of Reality: Solo Exhibition 6th July What: Thomas W. gets inspired by his travels, both in wild, wide-open spaces and through city landscapes, gathering colours, textures and energies. He then expresses these impressions in...

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