City Happenings – Sydney
Music & Theatre
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Opera zealots will be in complete amazement at the French opera showing of Thaïs, the famous and loved show based on the novel by Anatole France. Head over to the Sydney Town Hall on July 22nd for this exclusive event. You will even get to see a performance by the opera’s star performer, soprano Nicole Car!
When: 22 July 2017
Where: Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney
Vivaldi’s La Stravaganza
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Envision yourself in the Baroque era when attending an evening filled with music from the best French and Italian compositions. Music created by Vivaldi will be accompanied by the artistic works of Rebel, in order to give a whole and well-rounded experience.
When: 23 July 2017
Where: Art Gallery of NSW, Art Gallery Road, Sydney
Space & Ennui: KENTARO!! Showcase
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The Japan Foundation in Sydney is offering an exclusive show this July of their famous series of contemporary dances. KENTARO!! Is a performer who started his career in junior high school, because of his passion and love for street dance. From this experience, he has progressed into creating choreography alongside the most awestricken theatre pieces you can imagine. Don’t miss out!
When: 29 July 2017
Where: 1/93 Bathurst Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000
Art & Culture
Pact Salon: Skeletons and Self-Portraits
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PACT centre, a hub for emerging artists is presenting a showcase immersive festival, “Skeletons and Self-Portraits”. This exhibition will feature a wide range of art pieces that show the female perspective towards the themes of strength and vulnerability. The choices come together to form a beautiful variety of work- you won’t want to miss out!
When: 29 July 2017
Where: PACT Centre for Emerging Artists, 107 Railway Parade, Erskineville
Clinton Barker: New Light
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Award-winning Queensland based artist Clinton Barker debuts his artwork in Sydney with his exhibition, “New Light: Painting and prints”. The exhibition will open on July 14th and continues until July 23rd, with shows every day except the 17th and 18th. Most of his work is consisted of beautiful hand-crafted oils on canvas and printmaking, a wonderful sight to see!
When: 14 July – 23 July 2017
Where: 51 William Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales 2010
Flesh in A Hard World: Talitha Kennedy
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Talitha Kennedy, famed artist presents her new exhibition, “Flesh in a Hard World”, an ode to the beauty in leather products. Most of her work is centred on cutting and stitching the material to create sculptures. To take a closer look at Kennedy’s work, make your way to the gallery in Sydney this July.
When: 20 July – 5 August 2017
Where: 145/131 Glebe Point Road, Glebe, New South Wales 2037
Food & Dining
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This year’s Bondi Feast brings the best winter beach event of the year! The festival celebrates the best theatre, music, comedy, visual arts, and FOOD! The most delightful mulled cider and hot food will be served at the festival as you “feast” your eyes on the spectacular shows for that night. Don’t miss out!
When: 18 July – 29 July 2017
Where: Bondi Pavilion, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach
Pinot Wine Fair
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Sydney’s annual Pinot Wine Fair is back! All wine enthusiast will be in awe at the array of wines to try this July, with over sixty bottles being served for everyone’s preference. Tickets go on sale for 20 AUD.
When: 29 July 2017
Where: 91 Booth Street, Annandale, New South Wales 2038
Christmas in July: The Soda Factory
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This winter, the Soda Factory in Sydney is hosting a Christmas in July event, so you can get the true winter wonderland experience during your time in Australia. Old fashioned honey ham hotdogs, deluxe turkey burgers and heavenly Christmas cocktails are just a few of the amazing treats that will be served. The best part? It’s all free.
When: 12 July 2017
Where: The Soda Factory, 16 Wentworth Avenue, Surry Hills
PBR Australia National Finals
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PBR is returning to Sydney this year in July! Only at the Qudos Bank Arena, you will be exposed to renowned champion athletes that work towards winning the title of a professional bull rider. PBR is an international event that is crazed and loved by many, for their passion towards control the beastly creature that is a bull. With its popularity rising each year, its Sydney 2017 debut is not one to be missed!
When: 22 July 2017
Where: Qudos Bank Arena, Olympic Boulevard, Sydney Olympic Park
Oasis Yoga and Pilates
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Ever wanted to try out Pilates or yoga, but did not want to invest money in classes? Check out Oasis, the dance school and studio that is offering 1 AUD classes this July! Oasis has been a popular studio for all Pilates and yoga aficionados who love to go in the morning, in between work hours or even after to destress! Don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime deal.
When: 30 July 2017
Where: 9 McAleer Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales, Australia
Sydney Tennis Leagues: Winter 2017
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Calling all Tennis fans to join in Sydney’s Winter 2017 Tennis League! Join in the fun and play against others in a friendly non-competitive tournament. You can work on improving your skills and meet new people along the way. Register by July 13th for your spot!
When: 17 July 2017
Where: Centennial Park, Grand Drive, Centennial Park, New South Wales, Australia