Sydney Fringe Festival is the largest platform for independent artists, spread across our parks, streets, pubs and theatres. It brings us a program brimming with surprising theatre, comedy, performances and …

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Published: 3 Aug, 2016 | 0 Comments

Industrial buildings contain a particular type of sublime. In Sydney today, they’re almost synonymous with conversions into designer loft apartments or slick, contemporary workspaces and cafes. But over their lifetime …

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Published: 8 Jun, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Engaging new audiences is a priority for every theatre company in Sydney and the City’s new ‘Theatre Passport’ scheme is one way to make it happen Who doesn’t remember the …

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Published: 10 May, 2016 | 0 Comments

We have a really big ambition. We can only do this in partnership with an organisation who has the expertise and shares our vision. On any given night there are …

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Published: 27 Apr, 2016 | 0 Comments

What is ‘tutting’ exactly? Buzzfeed calls it “like breakdancing but with more arm stuff going on” but in reality it’s a hypnotic dance form that draws inspiration from the the hieroglyphics …

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Just like in Melbourne, where the local comedy festival is traditionally housed in the civic heart of the city, Sydney Comedy Festival is moving into Sydney Town Hall. For punters …

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Published: 6 Apr, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Keg de Souza’s work for the 20th Biennale of Sydney Redfern School of Displacement (RSD), is a call to arms to notice globally relevant issues of displacement and spatial equality. Believing …

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Published: 6 Apr, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cockatoo Island’s charismatic post-industrial backdrop is perfect for contemporary art. Ever wondered what it takes to get Australia’s biggest contemporary art festival into 16 different venues? Gina Hall, the 20th …

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Published: 8 Mar, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags:

We’re right in the thick of Art Month, so there’s no better time than now to get yourself to a couple of special happenings. In no particular order, we’ve created …

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Published: 8 Mar, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Newell Harry’s Circle/s in the Round for (Miles and Miles +1) is an elegant neon wall sculpture in Temperance Lane. Running beneath the coloured concentric circles is text reading, and …

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Published: 18 Feb, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags:

What does water taste like? Does water have a language? What if it stopped? These are just some of the questions Sydney-born artist Janet Laurence addresses with H20 Water Bar, …

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Published: 18 Feb, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags:

George Gittoes, the prolific Australian painter and activist who has advocated for justice for over 45 years, was recently awarded the prestigious Sydney Peace Prize. As an artist, photojournalist and …

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Published: 18 Feb, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s been six months since 10 Group launched Art Money, an interest-free loan scheme to help you buy local art. Backed with seed funding by the City of Sydney as …

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Published: 7 Dec, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Sydney is a city full of art and art galleries. It’s also a city with many blank walls. Art & About Sydney and Elliott Routledge of Funstudio have collaborated to …

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Published: 7 Dec, 2015 | 0 Comments

Which public artwork makes you stop and look up? Some like Jason Wing’s piercing blue cherubs of In Between Two Worlds, which light up an unassuming Chinatown alleyway (shown above). …

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Published: 9 Nov, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags: ,

On one day only, some of Sydney’s most intriguing buildings are throwing open their doors to the public. Ever wanted to explore the subterranean world of St James Station? Or …

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Published: 12 Oct, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the last 10 years, the number of Australians engaged in paid or unpaid artistic or cultural activity has increased by over 50%. Western Sydney University, Arts NSW, six local …

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Published: 17 Sep, 2015 | 0 Comments

Since the inception of our rehearsal space program, a bunch of venues across our local area have been getting a workout. Designed to ensure we make use of available space …

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Published: 12 Aug, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags:

The Other Art Fair (10-13 September) is where you can buy directly from local emerging artists, not yet represented by a gallery and maybe even discover future stars. The artists …

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Published: 12 Aug, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags:

If its 2013 debut is anything to go by, this year’s Sydney Contemporary from 10 – 13 September, is going to be massive. The international art fair is Australia’s largest, …

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Published: 12 Aug, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Today Sydney Park is a popular spot for dog lovers and kite flyers, but its rambunctious history as an industrial site in the 1880s and later a waste dump, is …

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Published: 13 Jul, 2015 | 0 Comments

Since 1982, Cleveland Street Theatre (formerly Railway Union Hall) has been home for independent contemporary art and performance. For over two decades, it provided affordable venue for Performance Space, which …

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Published: 17 Jun, 2015 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Feeling like you just need some space? We hear you. We’ve compiled a list of sites that can help you find the room that you need – whether it’s to …

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Published: 17 Jun, 2015 | 0 Comments

As part of Vivid Sydney, the REMIX Summit will take on some of the issues biggest faced by the cultural sector right now. Posed as the intersection between culture, technology …

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Published: 21 May, 2015 | 0 Comments

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