So Hot This Week: April 27


Free Film Series – Neon Gods

Your last chance to head down to the AGNSW to catch a slice of film season ‘Neon Gods’, held as part of the exhibition ‘Heaven and earth in Chinese art: treasures from the National Palace Museum, Taipei’. The best of Chinese-language cinema will be presented on imported 35mm prints. Sunday’s film showing is ‘Small Talk’ directed by Huang Hui-Chen. More info here.



Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney


Jewish Comedy Showcase

For the sixth year in a row the usually sold out Jewish Comedy Showcase features the best of Jewish comedic talent. This year includes headliner Rachel Berger, Alice Fraser, Michael Shafar, Victoria Zerbst, and Jacob Sacher.

Tickets $35 – $45 here


Comedy Store, Moore Park


Dynamic Cities Conference

Professor of architectural design and researcher at the University of Alicante, Spain, Joaquín Alvado Bañón will outline why we should be viewing cities as dynamic entities rather than static systems. In collaboration with University of Sydney, more information on ‘Dynamic Cities’ is here.


Instituto Cervantes (Sydney) – Auditorium. Level 3, 299 Sussex St, Sydney



Interim: Work-in-progress

The redevelopment of the Waterloo Housing Estate is the topic of Milk Crate Theatre’s latest creative pursuit, led by Georgina Wood and Pauline Trennery. 107 Projects will host a preview of the show ‘Interim’ which focuses on personal connections led by residents of Waterloo. More info and registration here.


107 Projects, Redfern



Bec Charlwood and Sian Smyth – Bad Girls

Actual bad gals and rising stars of the Sydney Comedy scene Bec Charlwood and Sian Smyth join forces in this hilarious one hour show as part of the Sydney Comedy Festival.

Thursday 2 May 2019 and Friday 3 May 2019, 9.30pm

Enmore Loft, Enmore Theatre, Newtown


Tickets available here


Head on Photo Festival – Launch and Announcement of Winners

Kick off the 10th annual Head On Photo Festival with a night of excellent photography and live music, plus the announcement of the 2019 winners.


UNSW Art & Design, Greens Road, Paddington

Free with registration here


New & the Now: Sunscreen, Greenwave Beth, Clarissa Mei

Get your live and local music fix at New & the Now #2, which will showcase garage rock outfit Sunscreen, Western Sydney locals DJ Kilimi and electro-soul artist Clarissa Mei, and Sydney duo Greenwave Beth (one half of Flowertruck). Presented by MusicNSW this all-ages event will also have free pizza (!!).

Tickets $10 online or $15 on the door

107 Projects, Redfern


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