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Star Wars Identities: The Exhibition
Nov.
16
to 10 Jun.

Star Wars Identities: The Exhibition

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Get excited, Star Wars fans! Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum serves up its newest exhibition this November, and let us tell you, it’s a must see. Come face to face with 200 original objects from the popular sci-fi franchise. You might have to wait more than 12 months until the next Star Wars flick, but you can soothe your aching, Star Wars lovin’ heart with this unmissable exhibition until then.

You’ll see Yoda in the flesh and Darth Vader’s suit (yes, we’re serious!). The exhibition’s also interactive, and you’ll get to create your own Star Wars hero as you move through the experience. If you’ve ever felt as though you should be hanging out in a cantina somewhere on a remote planet, now you’ll be able to with the smart technology bracelet and headset: no force necessary.

Bookings essential, costumes optional, but no lightsabers. Sorry.

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Keepers Of The Flame - The Legacy of Murch and Miksevicius
May
3
to 9 Jun.

Keepers Of The Flame - The Legacy of Murch and Miksevicius

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‘Keepers of The Flame’ - cherishing the art of Arthur Murch and Jurgis Miksevicius

Image: Arthur Murch, Avalon studio, 1987. Photo by Chris Duczynski

Image: Arthur Murch, Avalon studio, 1987. Photo by Chris Duczynski

Manly Art Gallery & Museum is to host a joint exhibition featuring the works of two of the most important figures in Australian art over the last 100 years.

The exhibition will be open 10am - 5pm Tuesday to Sunday, from May 3 to June 9.
Entry is free.

Arthur Murch (1902-1989) is among the most recognised Australian painters of the 20th Century and Jurgis Miksevicius (1923-2014) is an unsung hero of art who intentionally withdrew from the art world.

‘Keepers of The Flame: The Legacy of Murch & Miksevicius’ explores their art through the eyes of their daughters Michelle Murch and Carolyn Leigh, who manage their fathers’ archives and artworks.

MAGAM Senior Curator Katherine Roberts said the “exhibition is an absorbing - and at times emotional - voyage through the practicalities of managing the artistic legacies of their artist-fathers”.

“The artists’ daughters are bound to the artworks through love, respect and duty.

“Central to this exhibition are the personal and compelling stories told about these two fascinating artists by their daughters.

“The stories are conveyed through a carefully curated selection of drawings, paintings, photographs, memorabilia and a specially commissioned documentary film.”

Arthur Murch was born in Sydney, studied under Antonio Dattilo Rubbo and Rayner Hoff and worked with George Lambert.

A prolific painter, sculptor, designer and teacher, Murch experimented with many styles and materials.

This exhibition features his portrait of Bonar Dunlop which won the Archibald Prize in 1949, his iconic figure study ‘Leda and the Swan’ (1960) and the pointillist masterpiece ‘Fisherman’s Daughter’ (1950).

Jurgis Miksevicius (1923-2014) was a Lithuanian émigré to Australia, arriving here as a refugee in 1948.

His family had fled initially to Germany to escape the Soviet invasion of Lithuania at the end of World War Two. He studied Architecture and Fine Arts in Darmstadt, Germany.

His artistic roots were in European art and Bauhaus principles which formed the foundation of his practice as an artist in Australia and a career spanning across seven decades.

Miksevicius’ work is represented in the National Gallery of Australia, the Lithuanian Art Museum and national and international private collections.

Despite years of sustained involvement within the Australian art scene, Miksevicius chose to withdraw from this sphere in the early 1960s.

One consequence of this was that Miksevicius never received the recognition his worth deserved.

‘Keepers of The Flame: The Legacy of Murch & Miksevicius’ will be opened by eminent art critic Christopher Allen at Manly Art Gallery & Museum on Saturday 4 May, 2 - 4pm.

Jurgis Miksevicius in his Killara studio, 2004. Photo by Rodney Weidland

Jurgis Miksevicius in his Killara studio, 2004. Photo by Rodney Weidland

Special Exhibition Programs:

Living Art Legacies panel discussion // Sunday May 19, 2-2:30pm.
Michelle and Carolyn will be joined by other ‘Keepers of the Flame’, Cassi Plate (Carl Plate) and Meg Stewart (Margaret Coen), in conversation with Katrina Strickland, author of Affairs of the Art and editor of Good Weekend, about living with artists’ legacies.

Exhibition Talk // Sunday June 2, 3-4pm.
Michelle Murch and Carolyn Leigh share the stories of Arthur Murch and Jurgis Miksevicius as told through the artworks in the exhibition and archives.


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The Skiff Whale Watching Experience
May
20
to 1 Jul.

The Skiff Whale Watching Experience

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Manly Skiff has joined forces with Harbourcat to offer you a whale watching experience you will never forget.

Departing the Club at 10am you will soon be up close and personal with our ocean's gentle giants and other sea life. This is a once in a lifetime experience and the best way to see these magical creatures during their annual migration

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Returning to the Club at 12:30pm you will enjoy a delicious two course lunch including dessert and a glass of wine or beer. Choose between Crispy skin salmon, Fish and chips, Vegetarian Gnocchi or a succulent 250g Angus rump steak plus your choice of dessert and a glass of Robert Oatley Signature Wine or a Schooner of Heineken.

Departs 10am on Mondays during Whale watching season

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The Fabric of Life – A group exhibition
May
31
to 23 Jun.

The Fabric of Life – A group exhibition

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A group exhibition of makers and creatives who express themselves artistically through tapestry, weaving, beading, sewing, embroidery, felting, knitting and constructing new forms from natural materials.

These artists use traditional craft and art skills, often past down through family generations to create fresh shapes, dimensions and textures reflecting  beauty, functionality, diversity, history and cultural creativity. These female makers are from varied cultural backgrounds and celebrate the potential for textiles to bring cultural diversity to the forefront in the contemporary art space.

Showcasing the work of:

Soraya Abidin

Debra Beale

Gill Brooks

Suzanne Davey

Rachel Hine

Caitlin Johnston

Niki McDonald

Julie Nicholson

Emma Peters

Nicole Robins

Tracey Trinder

Kylie Walsh

Becky Williams

And introducing Leimok Peter and Regina Lulu from Vanuatu

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Superhero Week 2019
Jul.
28
to 3 Aug.

Superhero Week 2019

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Sometimes even superheroes need a little extra help.

This July, you can help lighten the load for Bear Cottage’s patients and their families by becoming a superhero too and taking part in Superhero Week.

Your support will help ensure that they can continue to provide respite and end-of-life care for our little superheroes. Save the date and look out for our new website coming soon!

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TRANSITIONS - Solo exhibition by MIGUEL GONZALEZ
May
4
to 19 May

TRANSITIONS - Solo exhibition by MIGUEL GONZALEZ

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By definition, a transition is the process of changing from one state or condition to another. It is an element in between that could be measured with time and distance. It could last the snap of fingers or it could be a 6 metres long hallway.

For Miguel “Transitions” talks about elements and circumstances that helped throughout his process of changes during six years of adapting from one environment to a new nationality. Things that made the hardest and most difficult moments into subtle and gentle instants. These can be shown as hands that connect with each other representing support and strength, partnerships and community.

It is also shown through the use of colours and abstract elements that connect all the pieces together. Some of them representing different situations or actions that helped him overcome inevitable traumas during his transition.

Miguel also experiments with gradients between strong hues over dark colours, as symbols of protest and awareness of the current crisis that faces his home country Venezuela. A country submerged in the darkness of the regime, isolated and now literally in darkness for lack of energy all around.

Desperation and frustration, became the common for every Venezuelan living inside and outside the country, in different levels, but all connected by the same feelings. Colours, gradients and shapes over dark spaces suggest that there is always a light at the end of the tunnel.

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Bio – Miguel Gonzalez (M-Lon)

Miguel Gonzalez [AKA: M-Lon] Australian artist, born in Venezuela, currently based in Sydney’s Northern Beaches. With a background in architecture and more than 10 years practise with his own studio in Caracas, he decided to follow his other passion once he arrived in Sydney: becoming a full-time artist and illustrator. This gave him the opportunity to try new formats focusing in the creation of murals for private clients as well as corporate and institutional projects, creating artworks indoors and outdoors.

Miguel has been part of national and international collective and solo exhibitions, as well as participating in important art fairs. Co-founder and director of La Crème Creative Inc. (not for profit creative community & co-working space) and co-founder of Kayapa Creative Studio (art & design projects).

Contact: art.mlon@gmail.com Instagram: @MLon

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Easter at the Park House Food + Liquor
Apr.
19
to 22 Apr.

Easter at the Park House Food + Liquor

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Enjoy four days of Easter long weekend fun at the Park House Food & Liquor. Homemade Hot Cross Bun Ice Cream sandwiches, a petting zoo, a massive Easter egg hunt and the Easter Bunny - you can't get much better than that. 


Park House Food & Liquor
2 Park St, Mona Vale

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Girls on Tap at Glen Street Theatre
Feb.
14
to 16 Feb.

Girls on Tap at Glen Street Theatre

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Following their sold-out, standing ovation debut at Cabaret in the Glen in 2017, Sally Dashwood (So You Think You Can Dance) is leading the gang back to Glen Street Theatre to perform from Girls On Tap 14 - 16 February.

The award-winning femme fatales of tap, rhythm and song sure have something to say about women in the world today. From Broadway to Beyoncé, they pay homage to the past while keeping it fresh.

The expert choreography of creator Sally Dashwood crashes through stereotypes, challenges expectations and stamps out inequality with exceptional rhythm.

“I’m very excited to return to the Glen Street stage with Girls On Tap; a show that celebrates my love of tap dancing and equality,” says Sally.

I recognised the need for a female platform, something for young Aussie tap dancing ladies to look forward to. Girls On Tap is my answer to that: still masculine and uniquely Australian but with a fierce, feminine touch and plenty of sass!”

 In 2017 when we premiered at Cabaret in the Glen at Glen Street Theatre it coincided with the launch of the #metoo movement.  Disappointingly, the theme is still just as relevant as it was then, and we still have so far to go.”

This high energy production proves that you cannot underestimate the collective power of song, dance and womanhood.

“What’s the outcome of all this noise we’re making? Well, our own hopeful prediction that the future is female. Who run the world? Girls, of course!” Ms Dashwood said.

Times : Thurs 8pm (Opening Night, ticket includes post-show drinks and canapes) Fri 8pm, Sat 2pm and 8pm
Price: Adults $55, Conc $51, 35 & under $35 & Children (16 & under) $32 
Patrons Advice: Mild language

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DIGGERS DRAW
Feb.
6
to 27 Feb.

DIGGERS DRAW

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Harbord Diggers is holding their Diggers Draw every Wednesday from 6-27 February.

Join for your chance to win $20,000 in their Major Draw on Wednesday 27 February. There’s also $1,000 to be won every Wednesday leading up to the Major Draw.

To Enter: Swipe your membership card at the Reward Kiosks on entry.

Enquiries: See Member Service for details. Conditions apply. Authorised under NSW Permit LTPS/18/29488




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World Food Markets at Gilbert Park in Manly
Jan.
11
to 29 Mar.

World Food Markets at Gilbert Park in Manly

Photo courtesy by: Northern Beaches Council

Photo courtesy by: Northern Beaches Council

Enjoy great international food and live music under the beautiful iconic fig trees in Gilbert Park Manly every Friday night from 11 January to 29 March between 5pm – 9pm.

Come and make the most of the warm summer nights, bring your picnic rugs and kick back with family and friends to celebrate the end of the working week.

Each week there will be a different soul, funk or disco band and a wide selection of cuisines.

Food Stalls and Trucks

Find out what amazing flavours will be on offer - food stalls and trucks.

January Tunes

11 January - So What (mix of chart topping covers from the 70s to the latest current hits)

18 January – Kotahi Groove Band (ole skool’ RnB, disco, motown, funk)

25 January – Kool Vibrations (mix of roots, reggae, soca and island vibes)

February Tunes

1 February – JUNIOR Collective (pop/party covers)

8 February – Evergreen Collective (pop/party covers)

15 February – Vicky Turner Band (funk, soul, rhythm and blues and motown classics)

22 February – Kool Vibrations (mix of roots, reggae, soca and island vibes)

March Tunes

1 March – Kotahi Groove Band (ole skool’ RnB, disco, motown, funk)

8 March – Looped up Kicks (party covers)

15 March – Looped up Kicks (party covers)

22 March – So What (mix of chart topping covers from the 70s to the latest current hits)

29 March – Vicky Turner Band (funk, soul, rhythm and blues and motown classics)

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Parkes Elvis Festival
Jan.
9
to 13 Jan.

Parkes Elvis Festival

Parkes Elvis Festival 2019

Well’a, bless my soul, let’s get ready to rock’n’roll — Parkes Elvis™ Festival is back! From Wednesday 9 January — Sunday 13 January 2019, over 26,000 people will shake, rattle and roll into Parkes, NSW for the biggest tribute to The KingTM in the Southern Hemisphere.

The 2019 Parkes Elvis Festival program is filled to the brim with more than 150 unique Elvis-themed events that are sure to get you all shook up. The program includes much loved events; the headline Feature Concert Series, Northparkes Mines Street ParadeRenewal of Vows Ceremony, free ARTC Cooke Park Main Stage EntertainmentElvis Gospel Service, as well as a host of new programming designed to get revellers on their feet and shaking their hips.

Starting out as a small get together between like-minded Elvis fans in 1993, the Festival has grown today into an international renowned phenomenon, endorsed by the estate of Elvis Presley, Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc.

This year’s Festival theme is All Shook Up, celebrating Elvis' iconic song and all things '50s. Released in March 1957, All Shook Up quickly topped several American charts and became certified double-platinum and an instant jukebox hit. Dust off the pompadour wigs, shine those blue suede shoes, and get ready to rock and roll at this celebration of all things '50s!

The 2019 Parkes Elvis Festival will see the country’s best up and coming Elvis Tribute Artists converge on NSW’s Central West for five days of incredible live music. The preliminary round of the international Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest also returns in 2019, with leading Elvis tribute artists from Australia and abroad battling it out at Parkes Leagues Club. Officially endorsed by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc, the winner will represent Parkes in the Semi Final round of the 2019 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest in Memphis, USA, during Elvis Week in August.

 

 

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Embrace Nature at the Coastal Environment Centre
Jan.
7
to 24 Jan.

Embrace Nature at the Coastal Environment Centre

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The Coastal Environment Centre’s Kids on the Coast program is full of exciting outdoor experiences, including fossil hunting, fishing, survival skills, coastal rangers, marine biology for kids and nature inspired art creations.

For some school holiday fun, this’ll set you back just $61 per activity, and is perfect for ages 6-12. Available weekdays only, 10am – 3pm.

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Win a Car or $40k at Harbord Diggers
Jan.
1
to 31 Jan.

Win a Car or $40k at Harbord Diggers

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Win a brand new Volvo XC40 or $40,000 cash.

Swipe your Harbord Diggers membership card daily between 7.30am and 10pm at the reward kiosk for your entry, swipe again after 10pm for a bonus entry!

Win a key and $500 every Thursday and Sunday at 9pm throughout December & January

The Major draw for the Cash or Car Major will be drawn Thursday 31 January from 7.30pm

Conditions apply. See Member Services for full details. Volvo XC40 valued at $53,875 inclusive of on-road costs and stamp duty.
Authorised under NSW Permit LTPS/18/29883

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar at Glen Street Theatre
Dec.
19
to 21 Dec.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar at Glen Street Theatre

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Eric Carle’s timeless classic, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has made its way off the page and onto the stage – and is heading to Glen Street Theatre in December.

The critically acclaimed production features a menagerie of 75 enchanting puppets bringing to life four of Carle’s stories; The Artist Who Painted a Blue HorseMr. SeahorseThe Very Lonely Firefly and the star of the show, The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

Writer and illustrator Eric Carle said the performances will be enjoyed by many.

“I hope the colourful characters will bring comfort and joy to all who see the stories. It is uplifting to see such beautiful and cheerful works inspired by my characters. I hope my books – and this show – will inspire you and your imagination.” Eric Carle said of the show.

The show promises to excite, educate and entertain the whole family – just as Carle’s books are introductions for children to the world of reading and illustration, this immersive Australian production is an introduction for children to the magic of theatre.

This Australian made show will excite, educate and entertain new readers and first-time theatre-goers, while for those who grew up with these books will delight in experiencing one of the most popular children’s books ever written.

Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, directed by Naomi Edwards.

Dates: 19 - 21 Dec
Times: Wed 9.30am, 11.30am & 1.30pm, Thurs 9.30am & 11.30am, Fri 9.30am, 11.30am & 1.30pm
Price: $31 each, $85 Family Pass of 3
Patrons Advice: Ideal for ages 1-7

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Cambage Court Christmas Lights
Nov.
30
to 31 Dec.

Cambage Court Christmas Lights

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Cambage Court Christmas Lights is back this Christmas, bigger and better than ever with over 100,000 Christmas lights. There will be a front and backyard display, three window displays, carols, BBQs and, of course, Santa making an appearance. This year, the event is in support of the Red Nose, Cure Brain Cancer Foundation and the Humpty Dumpty Foundation. If you would like to enter the charity raffle you can go into the draw to win a two-night holiday in Nelson Bay for you and three friends. There will be loads of other prizes up for grabs also!

Display times:

30th November - 13th December 8pm - 10:30pm

14th – 27th December 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

28th December – 31st December 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

*above times are confirmed unless the weather is adverse

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Finders Keepers Market
Nov.
30
to 2 Dec.

Finders Keepers Market

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The Finders Keepers markets features over 200 independent art and design stalls at Sydney’s newest cultural venue - The Cutaway, Barangaroo Reserve. Expect to buy incredible pieces by amazing makers from Sydney, as well as treasured favourites from all around Australia.

Every single market is meticulously curated, featuring fresh talent and debut stalls at every event. With dedicated food and beverage stalls, live music, two bars, two coffee carts, and Food Trucks, there’s something for everyone to enjoy!  Our markets began in Sydney in 2008, this is our spiritual home! The markets have been growing ever since and are massively popular, so come along and find out what the fuss is about!

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Christmas Village @ Park House Food & Liquor
Nov.
30
to 27 Dec.

Christmas Village @ Park House Food & Liquor

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Christmas lovers, get excited! The North Pole is coming north of Sydney Harbour Bridge this week, as Mona Vale’s Park House launches a month of festive fun at its dazzling Christmas Village. The venue has been transformed from top to toe into a Christmas oasis… and they have a schedule of events guaranteed to keep everyone in the family happy.

 

Christmas Night Markets, Friday 7th and Friday 14th December:

As the sun goes down stalls will be popping up with artisan crafts, fashion brands, festive decorations, indulgent desserts and gelato carts.

The Giant Snow Globe:

Give your Christmas photos a Narnia vibe by posing in the life-size snow globe, on site. Step inside, start a snowball fight and get the perfect festive Instagram photo. Open select times. 

Santa Photos:

Santa will be at Park House on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th December from 1pm – 4pm. Way more fun than queuing up in the shopping mall, families with kids and their fur babies can book for free online and head down for a Santa photo session with our professional photographer.

Crafts and Gingerbread Decorating:

We’ll have our craft station so the kids can write their letters to Santa and ginger bread decorating on weekends.

Something for the Adults – Christmas Cocktails:

Pepe the Parkhouse Reindeer is made with Don Julio tequila, a spring of mint and topped with a candy cane. Our Christmas Colada is made with Park House made egg nog and served in a pineapple glass, also topped with a candy cane.

Entry to the Park House Christmas Village is free and all activities, even the Santa photos, are free of charge (online booking for photos is advised to avoid disappointment on the day). The venue’s Taco Truck and Airstream Bar will be open and serving from Friday evening through to Sunday afternoon so families can grab a bite and a drink after their festive frolics.

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Sunrise Yoga on the Steps
Nov.
24
to 15 Dec.

Sunrise Yoga on the Steps

Sunrise Yoga

Salute the sun overlooking Sydney Harbour in our yoga sessions.

If you struggle to get up in the morning, the combination of spectacular views and our inspirational instructor might just do the trick.

You’ll be centred and energised for the day ahead.

Our yoga classes are accessible for beginners while providing enough challenge for the most seasoned yogis.

Namaste!

Sessions:

  • Saturday 24 November 2018 from 9am to 10am

  • Saturday 1 December 2018 from 9am to 10am

  • Saturday 8 December 2018 from 9am to 10am

  • Saturday 15 December 2018 from 9am to 10am

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Spiegelesque – Pop Up Cabaret at Glen Street Theatre
Nov.
23
to 15 Dec.

Spiegelesque – Pop Up Cabaret at Glen Street Theatre

Spiegelesque

Following a sell-out extended season, Spiegelesque is back for an Encore Season due to popular demand!

Be lured into the serendipitous world of cabaret, comedy, circus and burlesque as song, dance and slapstick collide to create entertainment unlike anything you’ve experienced before. Daring, quirky and sexy as hell...

Don’t miss the smash hit cabaret that everyone is talking about! Plus with discounts available for groups of 10 or more, it makes for great Christmas Party entertainment. Come and celebrate this special time of the year with friends and colleagues.

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BRAVE: Exhibition at Avalon Art Space
Nov.
23
to 23 Dec.

BRAVE: Exhibition at Avalon Art Space

Brave Art Exhibition

A community based art gallery, studio and workshop venue.

Be Brave Artspace was an idea that grew out of a love of all things creative.

On street level: a light, spacious Gallery delivering dynamic exhibitions of local and Sydney based artists.

Downstairs a workshop and studio for creators to be bold and fearless.

A space where artists can exhibit, create, connect and be inspired.

BRAVE EXHIBITION

A group exhibition of thirteen artists showcasing courage, creativity and commitment.

Opening Evening: Friday 23rd November, 5pm - 8pm

Featuring:

  • Brenda McKenzie

  • Ingrid Kwong

  • James Cooper

  • Fiona Mitchell

  • Flavia Julius

  • Chris Sutton

  • Nicholas Osmond

  • Tracey Trinder

  • Mark Kingston

  • Sue Richardson

  • Tara Axford

  • Tina Berkeley

  • Kajinki

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Masters of modern art from the Hermitage
Nov.
22
to 3 Mar.

Masters of modern art from the Hermitage

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Monet ● Cézanne ● Matisse ● Picasso ● Gauguin ● Kandinsky ● Pissarro ● Malevich ● Denis ● Bonnard

Masters of modern art from the Hermitage presents a magnificent selection of works from the towering figures of modern art. Drawn from the unparalleled collections of the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, the exhibition captures the ebullience, idealism and confidence of artists as they freed themselves from tradition.

Exploring the origins of modern art, from the bold experiments of Cézanne, to the radical innovation of artists like Matisse and Picasso, this exhibition documents the seismic shifts that took place in European painting in the years after 1900 and encapsulates a defining moment in art history.

Don’t miss this opportunity to see rare works from the modern masters – a journey of startling colour and form, groundbreaking endeavour, and bold leaps of the imagination.

Exclusive to Sydney at the Art Gallery of NSW


On view until 3 Mar 2019
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Art Gallery Road, The Domain, Sydney

Admission
Tickets can be used once, anytime the exhibition is open

$28 adult
$24 concession
$20 member
$72 family (2 adults + up to 3 children)
$16 youth (12-17 years)
Free for children under 12
$2 transaction fee applies online

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'Sense of Place' Exhibition at Sydney Road Gallery
Nov.
22
to 16 Dec.

'Sense of Place' Exhibition at Sydney Road Gallery

Jessica Watts

 Sought-after Sydney artist, Jessica Watts, presents her latest solo exhibition, ‘Sense of Place’, where she will display paintings and sculptures that explore a feminine ecosystem.

Running from November 22 to December 16 at Sydney Road Gallery, Ms Watts takes gender clichés and re-appropriates them into positive and empowering pieces of art.  The paintings are directly inspired by her collection of vintage wallpapers.

 “The idea of re-appropriation isn’t new but the process of repurposing a stereotype and turning negative ideas into positive parts of our own identity is powerful,” said Ms Watts.

“The act of claiming an identity can be transformational. I often refer to my paintings as ‘Wallflowers’, and perhaps this is why they have been so well received as it reflects what we see in ourselves.”

Ms Watts’ multi-layered paintings possess a meditative quality. The repetitive working and reworking of her themes of wallpaper, the female body, flowers, and birds is like a personal mantra.

Ms Watts has been commissioned to paint a mural inside the new Three Beans Café, part of the Dee Why Town Centre redevelopment, also opening this November.

Ms Watts exhibits extensively in Australia and Japan. This is her only solo show in Sydney this year.

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Just For Laughs Sydney
Nov.
19
to 25 Nov.

Just For Laughs Sydney

Just For Laughs

 Just For Laughs Sydney is returning this November 19th to 25th and celebrating its 8th year!

This year the festival lineup includes Bill Bailey, Ken Jeong, Iliza Shlesinger, Reggie Watts, the stars of Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Colin Mochrie, Brad Sherwood and Greg Proops, Fortune Feimster, Ryan Hamilton, Becky Lucas, Kenny Sebastian, Mo Gilligan, Ismo, a star-studded All-Star Gala hosted by Dave Hughes, JFL Australia Live returning for its 6th season hosted by Tommy Little, plus many more to be announced!

Just For Laughs Sydney is an annual week-long comedy festival held at the Sydney Opera House and various venues around Sydney including City Recital Hall, Enmore Theatre and Factory Theatre.

In previous festivals, JFL Sydney has attracted a top lineup of comedians including Russell Brand, John Cleese, Gad Elmaleh, Eddie Izzard, Kevin Bridges, Drew Carey, Noel Fielding, Danny Bhoy, Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Martin Short, Kathy Griffin, Bert Kreischer, Demetri Martin, Tommy Tiernan, Rhys Darby and many others.

Just For Laughs Sydney is now in its 8th year and continues to grow as a major festival on the world’s comedy calendar.

Don’t miss this chance to see your favourite international and local comedians at Just For Laughs Sydney!

Hurry, tickets will sell fast!

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Cine Latino Film Festival
Nov.
19
to 28 Nov.

Cine Latino Film Festival

Cine Latino Festival

Cine Latino, Australia’s largest festival of Latin American cinema, returns for its second year with screenings at Palace Cinemas.

Cine Latino will showcase the best films from Central and South America. This year’s Cine Latino Film Festival features films from across the region, including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Paraguay.

Cine Latino opens with Alfonso Cuaron’s (Gravity and Children of Men) latest film, Roma!

Check out the full program for further info about special events.

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David Goldblatt: Photographs 1948-2018
Oct.
19
to 3 Mar.

David Goldblatt: Photographs 1948-2018

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This summer, experience the legacy of one of the world’s greatest photographers.

David Goldblatt was internationally renowned for documenting South Africa’s people and turbulent history with a quiet determination and unflinching sense of what is right and just, and what is not.

Capturing seven decades of his work, David Goldblatt: Photographs 1948–2018 features his compelling portrayal of the rise and dismantling of apartheid. This Sydney-exclusive exhibition includes his striking key black-and-white and colour photographic series, as well as never-before-seen material from his personal archive.

 

 

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