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Community Billboard 8th to the 15th of September

Large Hadron Collider

Why not go on a journey inside the largest scientific experiment ever constructed? Buried deep under the border between Switzerland and France, CERN’s Large Hadron Collider is the work of 10,000 men and women from across the globe, united in their quest to uncover the fundamental building blocks of our universe.

This immersive exhibition now at the Powerhouse Museum, from the Science Museum, London, blends theatre, video and sound art with real artefacts from CERN, recreating a visit to the famous particle physics laboratory. Go behind the scenes to witness the uncovering of the Higgs boson, explore the 27-km collider and its cathedral-sized detector caverns, and discover how studying the subatomic world can point the way to a fuller understanding of our universe. Hear how Australian researchers and students are involved in this experiment that is at the frontier of scientific innovation.

WHEN: From Saturday 6 August to Sunday 30 October
Everyday 10am -5pm

WHERE: Powerhouse Museum
500 Harris Street, Ultimo

MAAS Members: Free
Child: $5.00
Concession: $13.00
Adult: $20.00
Family: $45.00

Singin' In the Rain - Last Days!!

Making a splash from the moment it premiered, this sensational production of Singin’ in the Rain extended is set to delight Sydney audiences from 7 July 2016.

This spectacular show is packed full of the charm, romance, comedy and tinseltown glamour of one of the world’s best-loved movies. It tells the story of the first Hollywood musical, when the silver screen found its voice and left silent movies – and some of its stars – behind.

With its joyous story and sumptuous set design and costumes, Singin’ in the Rain showers you with everything you could wish for in a hit musical!

WHEN: Thursday 7 July to Saturday 10 September 2016
Wednesdays to Saturdays, 8pm to 11pm

WHERE: Sydney Lyric Theatre
Pirrama Road, Sydney

Adult: From $89.90

The Lost Lost Cabaret (Alternative Comedy Showcase)

The Lost Lost Cabaret* (*We are the strange little sister to London’s Lost Cabaret. Only a little more lost.) includes a variety of the whackiest and most wonderfool acts from across Sydney Fringe. A full body comedy and cabaret experience hosted by the masters of stupidity Choo Choo Troupe and live music by the melodic octopus Scott Gordon Gillespie.

If you like weird, stupid and beautiful then find yourself at the Lost Lost Cabaret Fringe Edition and revel in the oddities of it all.

Doors open at 7.30pm, show starts at 8.

WHEN: Thursday 8 September 2016 from 8pm to 9.45pm
Thursday 15 September 2016 from 8pm to 9.45pm

WHERE: Mr Falcon’s
92 Glebe Point Road, Glebe


Impermanence Exhibition

Presenting work in a range of mediums including painting, sculpture and installation the artists in this exhibition explore notions of impermanence and change in relation to psychological and physical landscapes.

Brooke Sanderson explores reconstructive memory through natural and synthetic forms.
Hannah Toohey engages with repetitive process, applying the conventions of printmaking in a non-traditional manner. Bringing together disparaging elements, both natural and man-made, Hannah Rose Carroll Harris’ works are a record of her encounters with the environment.

The exhibition will show impermanence through a range of mediums, in which the artists explore natural processes of change.

WHEN: Thursday 1 September to Thursday 18 September 2016

​191 Victoria Street, Potts Point


A Muggle Goes To Hogwarts

Liam Power presents mind blowing slight of hand and muggle tricks

Liam Power is a magician not a wizard yet somehow he found himself in Hogwarts. How does a muggle with no magic blood fit into a school for wizards? He learns magic the old fashioned way with sleight of hand and misdirection.

A Muggle Goes To Hogwarts is a magic show with no actual magic just mind blowing slight of hand and muggle tricks.

If you want to see the closest thing to magic without an actual wizard (and let’s face it, they aren’t allowed to perform to muggles) then this is it.

Last year Liam performed his 1 man show Around The World In 80 Tricks to a sold out run.

WHEN: Thursday 8 September 2016 from 7pm to 8pm
Saturday 10 September 2016 from 7pm to 8pm
Sunday 11 September 2016 from 7pm to 8pm

WHERE: The Factory Theatre
105 Victoria Road, Marrickville

COST: Adult: $20.00
Concession: $15.00

Sydney Latin American Film Festival

Say hola to the 11th annual Sydney Latin American Film Festival (SLAFF) in September.

Returning to Dendy Opera Quays, the festival will screen the very best in award-winning Latin American cinema: eight feature films and three documentaries, teamed with colourful Latin opening and closing night parties, over five jam-packed days.

Films screening include Jules and Dolores, The Pavel Giroud, Walking Distance, Patient, Your Parents Will Come Back, Road to La Paz, The Dreamer, Between Sea and Land, Beyond my Grandfather Allende, Jeremy, and the family film Elephant: The Horse.

WHEN: Thursday 8 September 2016 from 7pm to 11pm
Friday 9 September 2016 from 7pm to 11pm
Saturday 10 September 2016 from 7pm to 11pm
Sunday 11 September 2016 from 4pm to 11pm
Monday 12 September 2016 from 6pm to 6pm

WHERE: Dendy Opera Quays
Shop 9, 2 East, Sydney

COST: Concession: $16.00
Adult: $19.50

R U OK? Day

R U OK?Day is an annual day in September (the second Thursday) dedicated to remind people to ask family, friends and colleagues the question, "R U OK?", in a meaningful way, because connecting regularly and meaningfully is one thing everyone can do to make a difference to anyone who might be struggling.

It is important to not just ask someone if they are feeling ok on just one day a year, but the day aims to raise awareness for people suffering in particular, to silent illnesses, such as depression and anxiety. It aims to raise awareness of these issues, and promotes how just asking someone how they're going is one way for people to find access to the help they need.

The Harry Jensen Community Center is holding its annual Are you OK? Day celebration!

Join them for a delicious afternoon tea and magic show, preferably with a friend who needs a little more sunshine in their day.

Bookings essential.

WHEN: Thursday 8 September 2016 from 2pm to 4pm

WHERE: Harry Jensen Centre
17 Argyle Street, Millers Point


Brett Whiteley: tributes

The influences on Brett Whiteley’s art and life were many and varied, from writers, poets and musicians to photographers and painters.

In mono-prints, drawings and paintings, Whiteley paid tribute to Francis Bacon, Henri Matisse, Vincent van Gogh, Bob Dylan and Arthur Rimbaud as subject and inspiration.

This exhibition celebrates the art of Whiteley through three key themes: visual art, literature and music.

WHEN: Friday 13 May to Thursday 3 November 2016
Thursdays and Fridays, 10am to 4pm

WHERE: Brett Whiteley Studio, Raper Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia


Corroberry: closing event - help transform the gallery space into a relaxed grazing ground

We invite you this Saturday to transform the gallery space into a relaxed grazing ground, in appreciation and discussion of our current exhibition Corroberry by Adelaide based artist Driller Jet Armstrong.

About the show:

“When we are presented with a European style painting of the Australian landscape we are presented with a lie that unwittingly serves to perpetuate the myth of Terra Nullius.
My work is about re-presenting, re-purposing, re-cycling, re-inventing and re-using original landscape paintingsas the site for discussions mainly around Ab-originality and Australian-ness. I steal and I appropriate but through this process a Hybrid is formed. An entirely new work emerges ascribed with fresh meaning and relevancy. I call this work Daubism and this has been my approach to practice since 1989. I’ve been vilified and vindicated for it but throughout I’ve remained its true believer and main protagonist.

Hipster culture has been described as the “embodiment of postmodernism as a spent force, revealing what happens when pastiche and irony exhaust themselves as aesthetics”. – Rob Horning (2009 – PopMatters)

For a subculture known for re-purposing the life out of everything and anything, Daubist art is the epitome of Hipster aesthetics and the proof that pastiche and irony are an inexhaustible resource. The thing I haven’t mentioned yet is that I’ve been working as a professional club deejay since 1985 and of course deejay culture influences me enormously in my everyday life. It should come as no surprise therefore that sampling and cutting and pasting has crossed over into my art and like modern music something new is created from something old. Ironically there’s nothing at all pastiche about that and the same can be said for Daubism.”

–Driller Jet Armstrong

WHEN: Saturday 10 September 2016 from 3pm to 5pm

WHERE: Interlude Gallery
Shop 11 131-145 Glebe Point Road, Glebe


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