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Community Billboard

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posted 19/03/2019

Community Billboard 19-26 March 2019

(presented by Sydney 2030: City of Sydney’s Plan for the Future)

This weekly community billboard is proudly sponsored by the City of Sydney’s Plan for the future – Sydney 2030 – making our city more green, global and connected.



City Farm volunteer working bee

Come and get hands-on at a Sydney City Farm working bee.

Tasks vary, but can include watering, weeding, plant care, plant propagation, potting and other farm-related activities.

This is a great opportunity to get involved with Sydney City Farm and meet others in your community.

No experience needed. Just bring a can-do attitude and we’ll show you everything you need to know. Please wear clothes that can get dirty and covered sturdy shoes. Bring a water bottle and hat.

Bookings essential. No group bookings please.

The session will not proceed in wet, extreme or dangerous weather.

Where: Sydney City Farm
52 Barwon Park Road, St Peters

When: Saturday 23 March from 10am to 11.30am

Cost: Free

Sydney East Art Walk

Explore, "get your art on...." discover East Sydney's art vibe in

Join Stanley Street Gallery and 12 local galleries for the Sydney East art walk.

For the duration of the Sydney East Art Walk Stanley Street Gallery will be hosting a performance by Jackson Farley in conjunction with his current exhibition “Self conscious kev and other friends” (pictured; The ‘Gimp Alliance League of Pluralistic and Open Masculinity’ (GALPOM) offers a solution to Kevs woes! Sacrifice autonomy! Sacrifice privilege! Sacrifice power! Get off on getting told what to do! Get off your podium and get gimp! This is clearly the only reasonable and logical way masculinity can survive into the future.*
*At least, until we dismantle the system of patriarchal oppression and build a new generation of gimp suit free, non-dickheads who are emotionally stable, more inclusive and less sad all the time.” Jackson Farley)

1. Australian Design Centre
101 – 115 William Street, Darlinghurst

2. Chalk Horse
167 William Street, Darlinghurst

3. Conny Dietzschold Gallery
1 Crown Lane, Cnr of Yurong and Crown Lanes, East Sydney

4.. COMA
1st Floor, 71-73 Stanley St, Darlinghurst

5. Disorder Gallery
Door 108, Corner of Stanley Street and Bourke street Darlinghurst.

6. The Cross Art Projects

8 Llankelly Place, Kings Cross

7. Firstdraft
13-17 Riley Street, Woolloomooloo

8. Gallery 9
9 Darley Street, Darlinghurst

9. Jerico Contemporary
94 Cathedral Street, Woolloomooloo

10. Liverpool Street Gallery
243a Liverpool Street, East Sydney

11. STACKS Projects
191 Victoria Street, Potts Point

12. Stanley Street Gallery
52-54 Stanley Street, East Sydney

Where: Stanley Street Gallery
1/52-54 Stanley Street, Darlinghurst

When: Thursday 21 March from 6pm to 8pm
12 Galleries, 12 destinations and a performance.

Cost: Free

March Dance

94 independent dance artists, 15 organisations, 82 dance events in 31 days

Taking place for the first time in 2019 March Dance will bring together the diversity of ongoing independent dance practice in Sydney; opening these activities to a wide audience.

March Dance will see over 60 artists and 9 companies in Sydney presenting new dance works, engaging in workshops, dance classes, residencies, sharings, screenings, forums and talks throughout the entire month. Showcasing the dynamic ongoing work of local dance artists and organisations in a range of spaces and contexts.

March Dance is a project of Independent Dance Alliance (IDA) a collaboration between Critical Path, DirtyFeet and Readymade Works who have joined forces with other companies and organisations to facilitate artists’ participation in this month-long dance festival, celebrating the culture of independent dance in Sydney.

Together they have created March Dance a place to shine the spotlight on independent dance.

Where: East Sydney Community and Arts Centre
34–40 Burton Street, Darlinghurst
Various venues. Check website for details.

When: Every day, 10am to 9.30pm
Now until Sunday 31 March

Cost various: Visit website for details

Guide Dogs puppies come to the Marly

Celebrating National Puppy Day the right way!

Clear your schedule. You won’t want to be anywhere else for National Puppy Day. The Marly is once again teaming up with Guide Dogs NSW/ACT to bring some Guide Dog puppies out for a day of fundraising, cuddles and awwwws.

The pups will be out in the beer garden waiting for you to come and say g’day. Bringing your own 4-legged friends is also strongly encouraged! Our photographer on the day will take family photos for fur families, with matching outfits for you and your doggos available! On top of that we’ll have a backyard barbecue, a Wayward Brewing Karma Keg and a pop-up stall by Lilly’s Pawtisserie on the day all helping to raise funds for Guide Dogs NSW/ACT.

In March, we’ll also have tap and donate stations available at our public bar to help raise funds and awareness for Guide Dogs NSW/ACT. Every donation goes a long way to helping train a dog in the journey to becoming a guide, service or therapy dog.

Whether you need a cuddly study break, don’t have a dog yourself or just can’t resist puppers in general, the Marly has you covered. We’ll see you on National Puppy Day!

Where: 145 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia

When: Saturday 23 March from 12pm to 5pm

Cost: Free

Subverting the Intolerable Narrative

Subverting the Intolerable Narrative is an exhibition that explores the multiple ways that beauty and gentle aesthetics can be employed to address traumatic events or intolerable narratives that are embedded within familial histories.

The exhibition is a curatorial project between Australian writer and curator Nikita Holcombe with Taiwanese Australian artist Stella Chen, Kamilaroi/Gamillaraay artist Dennis Golding Weatherall, Southern Arrernte, Kaytetye and Ammatyerre nations artist Carmen Glynn-Braun, Cambodian Australian artist Linda Sok and Biri artist Kirra Weingarth.

The selected artworks stem from the artist’s position within Australia and their individual exploration the intergenerational effects of trauma through the lens of their indigenous and migrant perspectives. The artists will actively engage with each other’s narratives to present confronting histories and traumatic events through a range of varied aesthetic strategies.

Where: Firstdraft
13-17 Riley Street, Woolloomooloo

When: Wednesday 20 March to Sunday 24 March from 10am to 5.30pm
and Wednesday 27 March 2019 to Friday 29 March from 10am to 5.30pm

Cost: Free

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