So Hot This Week: Nov 18


Vino Paradiso

For two days First Fleet Park in the Rocks will transform into a hub of all things delicious – food, coffee, wine, beer and craft spirit purveyors will be setting up more than 100 stalls for you to peruse, choose and try. The Rocks, Double Bay, Nov 18-19, 11am, $30-100 festival packages 

The Yack Festival

Sydney’s got a new festival for you to laugh yourself silly to. The Yack festival is bringing together some of Australia’s top comedians, writers, commentators and filmmakers for two weeks of events inspired by the fine Australian tradition of “banging on”. There’ll live comedy, podcasts and live discussions on a host of topics including race, gender, conflict and religion. The Giant Dwarf, Redfern, Nov 18-19, $35-42 +bf


Mulholland Drive at the Dendy

Join us at the Dendy Cinemas for a very special retro screening of Mulholland Drive. Walk the red carpet and enjoy a glass of sparkling on arrival Hollywood style. The plot goes there’s an actress longing to be a star and a woman searching for herself. Both worlds will collide. Dendy Cinemas, Newtown, Nov 20, 6:30-9pm $15-18.


Afterglow: Shiting>Shapes + Fem Menace

PACT’s final AFTERGLOW Season of 2017, features the world premiere of two provocative works by First Nation Artists – SHIFTING > SHAPES by Karul Projects and Fem Menace by Fish Hook. PACT, Erskineville, Nov 22-25, 7pm, $25-45 +bf


Punk Girls Launch Events

RSVP to the PUNK GIRLS ⚡️ party at Sun Studios to celebrate photographer Liz Ham’s book launch!Bring your crew to see performances from Betty Grumble, Venus Vamp, Killjoy The Show and more! There will be books, merch,poster prints and it’s free!! Sun Studios, Alexandria, Nov 23, 6:30-8:30pm, free

D&AD Rare Closing Party (+Maud and Sample Beer Launch)

The D&AD Rare masterclass wraps up with a the closing party, as well as the beer launch of Maud and Sample. Emily Kortlang will release the official Rare white paper, and the limited edition works – from Rare artists in residence, Minky Stapleton, Vexta and more will go under the hammer in the official Rare art auction. The Glue Society, Alexandria, Nov 23, 5:30-9pm, free


BEC SANDRIDGE – ‘I’ll Never Want A BF’

I’ll Never Want A BF’ is Sandridge’s most unapologetic and meatiest work to date. Nodding somewhat to the eighties, Sandridge’s theatrical vocals spill over the top of fuzzed out guitars, a gritty synth bass and hard hitting disco hi-hats. Oxford Art Factory, Darlinghurst, Nov 24, 8pm, $20 +bf

CORE #003: Movember Edition

Movember supports all things to do with men’s health and for this edition we’ll be giving -% of our ticket sales to the cause. Get ready to party for a good cause with all sorts of beats, bass and trap bangers. Oxford Art Factory, Darlinghurst, Nov 24, 7pm, $10-15 +bf


Ritual Spirit

Ritual Spirit is the ongoing exhibition featuring Chinese art, once regarded as gifts from the gods to bring them down to earth.  In this showcase, artists were conduits between earth and heaven, featuring works from Tianzhuo Chen, Geng Xue ,Chen Yu-Lin and more!White Rabbit Gallery, Chippendale, till Jan 28, 10am-5pm, free


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