Winter is definitely starting to rear its frosty head, and if it’s already this cold, I’m not sure I want to see how much worse it might get! But before you retreat back into your caves for warmth and hibernation, check out some of the events below to keep you toasty warm from the chill!
Thursday: Bob Saget: The Dirty Daddy Tour
If you recognise Bob Saget as the ‘nice guy’ of Full House, you might want to get that clean-cut image of him out of your head – or if you need help, watch any of his Entourage cameos – because his stand up show is anything but!
The former Full House star will be performing in Sydney, promoting his new book, Dirty Daddy: The Chronicles of a Family Man Turned Filthy Comedian, and showing us his nasty side as part of the Sydney Comedy Festival.
Where: The Enmore Theatre
How Much: $69.90
Friday: Micro Parks – PSpace Social
Following its success as part of the Sydney Festival last year, Micro Parks is back again, hitting various parks and turning them into stages, galleries, and playgrounds for one special weekend in the Surry Hills region! Five Australian artists will be showcasing their live works between noon and 5pm from Friday. Featuring artists include Justin Shoulder, music troupe Ensemble Offspring, Joan Ross, The Fondue Set, and Malcolm Whittaker.
Micro Parks is a part of Performance Space’s PSpace Social season of multidisciplinary works, accessible in the Surry Hills and Darlinghurst areas. Check out the full program on the website!
When: 16-18 May
Where: Various Parks - Map
How Much: Free
Saturday: Conquest of Space: Future Screen
Sci-fi movies have come a long way since those B-grade days (Godzilla vs. Mothra anyone??), and to celebrate the advance, Future Screen presents the Conquest of Space series, a program of films screened at the Art Gallery of NSW and the College of Fine Arts. Comprising of the more thoughtful and mind-bending sci-fi titles such as Dawn of the Dead, Monsters, Starship Troopers, the films will be shown as part of the AGNSW’s Conquest of Space exhibition, looking at the relationship between science and art.
For a full view at the line up, check out the website!
When: Every Saturday until July 5th
Where: AGNSW Domain, COFA
How Much: Free
Sunday: Soul of Sydney Birthday Block Party
Sydney’s monthly soul train returns at another TBA location for it’s massive 3rd birthday! Get ready for an inner city oasis of soul, funk, disco, boogie, early hip-hop and beyond!
Helping with the celebrations is DJ Katch (Resin Dogs, Bris), along with a bursting line up of Sydney’s DJ’s and friends. Live street art, live BBoy & soul train showcases are also on the menu!
Where: 5 mins from CBD – Address released to ticket holders
How Much: $10
All Weekend: Fashion Weekend Sydney
Fashion Weekend is an annual fashion expo, and a chance to shop for designer threads at up to 70% off! With more than 100 Australian designers and brands setting up stalls, numerous new exhibitions from various labels such as We Are Handsome, Kahlo and Bless’ed Are The Meek, as well as numerous beauty stations, ticket-buyers are sure to be privy to all the latest looks on the runway and will get to indulge in some serious retail and beauty therapy.
When: 15-18 May
Where: Royal Hall of Industries
How Much: $20-$100
By Gabriella Khouri