So Hot This Week: Nov 25


The General Assembly: Sydney Album Launch

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY launches its debut album, Vanishing Point at The Bearded Tit in Sydney and it’s free entry! The 12 tracks on Vanishing Point read like a series of short stories. Incorporating myth and magic realism, they paint a picture of the world that is both engrossing and unsettling.The Bearded Tit, Redfern, 4-7pm, free


Celebrate the power of contemporary First Nations artists and ancient customs from Australia and around the world at this two-day festival with live music, dance, workshops, markets and more. Features performances from Electric Fields, Mau Power and Yothu Yindi and the Treaty Project. Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, November 25-26, free


The Wayward Movember Staff Shave

This Movember Wayward are going BIG with live music from Blueshound, great eats from Modern Yaki, fake moustaches for all, and most importantly we’ll be shaving a staff member to raise money for prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide prevention. Wayward Brewing Company, Camperdown, 12.00pm, free

Taste Orange at Barangaroo

Taste over 30 local wines and food from Orange NSW and additional Sydney gourmet foodies and get to know the Orange cool climate wine growing region of Central NSW. Stargazer Lawn, Barangaroo Reserve, 11.00am-5.00pm, free 


Women of Distilling

Meet, greet and taste with some of Australia’s most talented female distillers including Samantha Stefani, Holly Klintworth, Angela Andrews and Genise Hollingworth. Price includes drink, tour, masterclass/tasting and snacks. Archie Rose Distillery, Rosebery, 6.00pm, $60


A Night Of Horror Film Festival

Presented by Deadhouse Films, the 11th annual A Night of Horror Film Festival takes place in conjunction with Fantastic Planet Film Festival.

Together the two festivals provide Australia’s leading showcase of the latest in horror, sci-fi, fantasy, thriller, and cult films. Dendy Cinemas, Newtown, November 29 – December 3, prices are varied

Etchings to experimental film: new wave of artistic talent on show

Video games, landscape etchings and experimental film are among more than 200 projects from the next generation of graduate artists and designers exhibiting at this year’s UNSW Art & Design ANNUAL. These projects will be exhibited across six venues, with work covering disciplines such as painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, textile design, installation, animation, photography, printmaking and, for the first time, virtual reality. UNSW Art & Design, Paddington Courtyard, 29 November – Saturday 9 December, free


Opening Night: Graduate Exhibition 2017

After three years of intensive study, an exponential expansion of ideas and mastery of technical skills, the graduating artists of the National Art School are now ready to throw open a window and welcome you into a new world of expression and imagination. As a NAS Nights event there will be food, bars, DJs, live music and performances throughout the night followed by the Official After Party at the Darlo Bar from 9.45pm. National Art School, Darlinghurst, 6.00pm, free


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