So Hot This Week: 9 Feb


Queer Lunar New Year Cabaret is on at the Red Rattler in Marrickville. It’s showcasing the talents of Asian-Australian musicians, artists, and performance artists. Tickets are $15-25 and you can get them here and it kicks off at 7pm. 


Chain Play is probably not what you’re thinking of. 26 writers were challenged to write one scene each with only knowing the previous scene. Head to The Cellar Theatre for this play that’s full of plot holes, unexplained characters and unsolved mysteries. Tickets are $3-$10 and it starts at 7.30pm. 


An Aboriginal Heritage Tour is kicking off at The Royal Botanic Gardens at 11am. Learn about the richly diverse history and culture of the Aboriginal People of Australia on an important ceremonial site for many of the Sydney Aboriginal Nations, and home to the Cadigal people of the Eora Nation. Get tickets here


A fictional documentary video installation with algorithmic editing. Curious? We are too. Artist Zanny Begg and producer Philippa Bateman explore true crime with themes of gentrification and corruption in the Sydney experience today in their work Beehive. Viewings commence at 10am and its free to see at the UNSW Art & Design building. 


If you haven’t seen Masters of modern at from the Hermitage, you should definitely go. But another option is the Art Gallery of New South Wales’ short talks by the artists from the exhibition. Running for the next three Wednesdays, you can hear from Australian contemporary artists about how the work of modern pioneers, think Matisse and Picasso, still inspire them today. It starts at 5.30pm and tickets are $16-28. 


An Aboriginal, an Asian, and an Islander walk into a bar…. And want to take over the Parliament House. What could go wrong? How To Rule The World is the new comedy by Nakkiah Lui, known for her work Black Comedy, is premiering at the Sydney Theatre. We had Anthony Tafua on the show and you can listen to our chat with him here

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