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So Hot This Week: March 10

Saturday 

Johnny Hunter// Georgia June //Aegean Sun 

Johnny Hunter will once again be spillin all over your local bar mats as they take over the Chippo Hotel tonight featuring Australia’s NEXT hot talent Georgia June & Aegean Sun.
Happening upon a sound that bounces between 80s pop and melancholic chorus fascination, Johnny Hunter consolidates on what talent they have left to bring soul to the stage – nothing quite like what you’ve seen before. Low vocal stumbles and belting, anthemic chorus lines match off with thrashing guitars, rhythmic shimmer and a lot of bravado. The Chippo Hotel, Chippendale, 8pm-1am, $10

International Women’s Day Panel – In Your Dreams

 The ACP and the UNSW Galleries present in conjunction with the exhibition In Your Dreams, an all-female panel of photojournalists, film-makers and social commentators as they offer unseen perspectives on inequality and discuss the vital role of female documentary photographers and film-makers in presenting the everyday realities of women and their families across the globe. Hear their dreams for the future, and the persistence and activism required to #PressforProgress in the historically male dominated industry of photography and film. UNSW Art & Design, Paddington, 2:30-3:30pm, free

Sunday

Pavlova bar w/ DJ Clea (Studio Barnhus/Sweden)

DJ Clea of Studio Barnhus fam in Sweden is in AUS for Red Bull Music stuff and at Days Like This with Kornél Kovács and co! What a better way to end the weekend than at Pavlova bar at the Club 77. Club 77, Darlinghurst, 9pm-3am, free before 10pm

Wednesday 

Biennale of Sydney Artists’ Party

Join participating artists of the 21st Biennale of Sydney at Artspace. Featuring works by Ai Weiwei, Michaël Borremans, Tiffany Chung, Geng Xue and Tanya Goel. The presentation of ‘Crystal Ball’, 2017, at the 21st Biennale of Sydney was made possible with generous support from the Andrew Cameron Family Foundation. Artspace Sydney, Wollomolloo, 6-8pm, free

Vaginal Spray: Feminist Stories

Vaginal Spray: feminist stories brings you stories of women who break away, women who stand their ground and women who stand by each other. A fresh-faced librarian in 1960s Boston uncovers secrets behind a home for unmarried mothers, a young woman hitchhiker stumbles upon a bizarre cult in 1970s Nimbin and a modern-day Newtown cyclist knits her pubic hair into a seat cover. 107 Projects, Redfern, 8-9:30pm, $15.87

Thursday 

JACKIE BROWN JR + NARDEAN + MOTHERFUNK 

We’re an extravagant blend of high octane hip-hop, funk, and jazz, delivered in the most hypnotically charismatic way possible.Bedrock Collective proposes at least 60% quota of female and GNC artists and musicians. We support LGBTQI+ artists and musicians and promote all our events as safe spaces for the community. We want people to come to these events and be surprised by the music and art on offer, to buy some new pieces and walk away with a new found love for a passionate artistic community. The Oxford Art Factory, Darlinghurst, 5pm, $12 +bf

GIRAFFAGE

Astral People are pleased to announce the return of San Francisco-based Giraffage. Armed with material from his brand new record Too Real, Giraffage will be playing headline shows across Australia this March. Giraffage’s dreamy synth-pop productions have appointed him as one of electronic music’s most refreshing and innovative producers among the landscape – and his latest 10-track odyssey Too Real only cements his place on top. The Oxford Art Factory, Darlinghurst, 9pm, $39.01 +bf

Friday

Alien: Moopie

Alien presents their biggest party to date featuring one of Melbourne’s true master mind warpers Moopie for a 3 hour journey into the unknown. The head behind the excellent A Colourful Storm label and parties Moopie combines elements of Electro, Techno, EBM, bass music, jungle, acid and more. His sets at Inner Varnika are the stuff of legend. Anyway enough raving just make sure you join him on the night for some serious raving. Cub 77, Darlinghurst, 10pm,3am, $10-15 +bf (pictured)

Ongoing 

THE SLEEPER AWAKES

In HG Wells’s novel The Sleeper Awakes, the hero emerges from a 200-year coma into a dystopian world whose rulers use poverty and propaganda to keep an enslaved populace under control.In the 1940s, Mao and his revolutionaries set out to awaken the Chinese “sleeping lion” and build a powerful new nation. Seventy years on, the future has arrived—but is it the socialist utopia they dreamed of? In THE SLEEPER AWAKES, some of China’s most original contemporary artists reflect on a society where unprecedented freedom, ambition and optimism coexist uneasily with anxiety, isolation and ubiquitous state surveillance. The White Rabbit Gallery, Chippendale, 10am-5pm, free

 

 

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