2017 marks the 175th anniversary of the formation of the City of Sydney, the 2nd oldest council in Australia. To celebrate, we’ve commissioned Sydney composer Austin Buckett to write a …

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Published: 1 Sep, 2017 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Bangarra Dance Theatre’s upcoming production Bennelong (Sydney Opera House 29 June – 29 July) highlights a significant figure from our city’s history. It tells the story of Woollarawarre Bennelong, a …

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Published: 7 Jun, 2017 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Tony Albert’s major Hyde Park artwork casts light on Australia’s dark history – the treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service people when they returned home from combat.

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Published: 2 May, 2017 | 0 Comments | Tags:

We’re looking for an artist to work with local community groups to create a mural at Wolloomooloo Playground. Even among rising towers and recent warehouse conversions, Woolloomooloo has a special character …

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Published: 6 Apr, 2017 | 0 Comments

Here’s a new way to do Art Month. Go to a talk or exhibition and on your way home, visit a sculpture or mural you haven’t seen before. Great for …

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Published: 10 Feb, 2017 | 0 Comments | Tags:

The inconspicuously named The Other Art Fair is back. This year, it has set up in a great new space at COMMUNE Waterloo and features more than 100 emerging artists handpicked …

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Published: 5 Oct, 2016 | 0 Comments | Tags:

Sydney artists Vanessa, Nat and Emma, who are taking part in our creative live/work program that offers a 12-month affordable apartment lease on William Street, take us into their homes. How …

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Published: 5 Oct, 2016 | 0 Comments

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

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