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posted 09/04/2019

Community Billboard 9-16 April 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.

Sydney World Film Festival

Narrative films, documentaries, experimental work and shorts

This year marks the 5th anniversary of the Sydney World Film Festival which showcases narrative films, documentaries, experimental work and shorts by both cinema masters and rising talents.

The 5-day event will open with a great selection of short films from around the globe: Boxes/Houses by Jessica Vincenza, Appocundria by Mino Capuano, The Traffic Separating Device by Johan Palmgren, Sleep On The Tracks by Jasmin Mozaffari, Flight Of The Lad by Samuel Hutchinson, Farewell Happy Fields by Kyle William Mcdonnell, and Danny & The Bot by Sean Mcferran.

Free entry. Bookings recommended.

Be on time
Make sure you’re on time for the start of the screening session. Our photographer would love to take a photo against our festival back drop.

Where: Golden Age Cinema & Bar
80 Commonwealth Street, Surry Hills

When: Tuesday 9 April 2019 from 7.15pm to 9.30pm
Thursday 11 April 2019 from 7.15pm to 9.30pm
Friday 12 April 2019 from 7.15pm to 9.30pm

Cost: Free but need to book tickets

Metamorphosis by Matteo Bernasconi

Matteo Bernasconi‘s exhibition Metamorphosis is inspired by the book of Franz Kafka. The work investigates the transformation and the changes that occur in each of us throughout our life span. Metamorphosis can occur at different levels – physically and mentally and is a transformation that provides an escape from a trap that oneself can be caught in.

Matteo’s work explores the human condition; the duality of human nature is a recurring characteristic in his paintings. He shows not only the mere physical appearance, the facade, but he focuses on unveiling something else, unseen. He exposes what the subject is, not just who the subject is.

Opening night

Join us Thursday 28 March for what promises to be a special night, with the opening night of Metamorphosis by Matteo Bernasconi, coinciding with the first night of Art Month Chippendale!

For this special occasion, Peach Black Gallery will open its doors until late for another exciting art party!

Where: 97 Regent St, Chippendale
Peach Black Gallery

When: Every day, 12pm to 6pm now until Wednesday 15 May

Cost: Free

Capturing Nature

Early photography at the Australian Museum 1857–1893

The Australian Museum’s newest exhibition, Capturing Nature, will take you back to a time when photography was revolutionising art, science and society.

This original exhibition features beautiful, haunting and sometimes strange specimens of early experimental photography never before revealed to the public.

Taken from the AM’s extensive archival collection of glass plate negatives, the large-format photographic prints showcase the scientific discoveries of museum scientists between the 1850s and 1890s, while also telling the story of the advent of photography in the young colony.

The images range from the initial tentative experiments in the 1850s to the time when photography was becoming an indispensable part of museum practice in the early 1890s. The subjects vary from fish specimens to mammals and megafauna fossils.

With rich, silvery, large-format prints, period cameras and showcasing some of the original skeletons and taxidermied animals featured in the photographs, Capturing Nature brings to life the story of one of humankind’s greatest inventions and a Victorian obsession with immortality.

Visit the Australian Museum website to find out more and book your tickets now!

Where: Australian Museum
Cnr William & College Streets, Sydney

When: Every day, 9.30am to 5pm
until Sunday 21 July 2019

Cost: Adult: $15
Concession: $8
Members: Free
Children 15 and under: Free
Family (2 Adults, up to 3 Children): $30
Family (1 Adult, up to 3 Children): $15

The Makers and Shakers Market

Beautiful handmade homewares, delicious gourmet foods and stunning lifestyle products

Australia’s premier mid-sized makers market and inner west fave, The Makers and Shakers returns to the Marrickville Town Hall with its strongest lineup to date. You will meet both established and emerging makers of beautiful homewares, stunning lifestyle products to delicious food*.

From vegan donuts, ceramics, candles, to original art and more, the event features a curated lineup where shoppers get the access to the very best in locally, handmade products.

If you appreciate where things come from, how things are made and who made them, then this is your event! You can meet the maker, support local business and come away with amazing and delicious treasures!

Lineup announced soon. Check the pics from the last event here

We do recommend that shoppers bring some cash, but there will be an ATM in the foyer. Many of the stallholders will accept cards (and cash).

*There will be plenty of vegan and vegetarian food options and indoor seating to enjoy the atmosphere.

Where: Marrickville Town Hall, Marrickville Road, Marrickville

When: Saturday 13 April from 9am to 3pm

Cost: Adult $2

Try-a-bike mini festival: Joynton Park

Give yourself a lift and rediscover the bicycle at this fun, free neighbourhood event. Produced by the City of Sydney.

Bring your friends and family for a free afternoon of outdoor fun, food and bicycles.

Take a selection of bikes for a test ride on safe, local routes, with helmets included.

The first 150 people to ride will enjoy a complimentary classic bite from renowned food truck, Shiso Fine and a chill out lounge with garden games will keep the family entertained.

Find out about cycling and maintenance courses, or pick up a free copy of the Sydney Cycling guide and map. Or why not show your own bike some love with a free tune-up?

Green Square residents are riding more than anywhere else in Sydney.

Join the movement and discover for yourself why Zetland and Green Square are perfect places to ride.

Where: Joynton Park
Victoria Park Parade, Zetland

When: Saturday 13 April 2019 from 3pm to 6pm

Cost: Free

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