Keeping you marching through March, here are Xavier’s top picks for this week in Sydney.
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As part of an ongoing investigation into the different imaginings and approaches United Walls (Opening 6pm // FREE // 107 Projects) presents Alexandra Clapham and Penelope Benton’s individual interpretations of a single brief. Exhibition runs till 22 March.
Be sure to check out Secret Sydney at The Bearded Tit with the Phallic Crochet Club at 6pm, DJ Murray Lee from 7.30 and shows by Justin Shoulder (from 6pm // FREE // Bearded Tit).
Birdcage (10pm // FREE // Sly Fox) featuring a show by the deadliest of Sydney’s queens Destiny Haz Arrived, with Djs Sveta, Natnoiz, Astrix and Tiny.
For a late-late night mid week sing along check out Care?-E?-Okay! (10pm-6am // FREE // Tokyo Sing Song), hosted by Aaron Manhattan.
Check out the Art Month Precinct Night: Chippendale & Redfern (6pm // FREE // Various), and pop into the Bearded Tit for a drink with your hosts Betty Grumble and Matt Format.
Head on down to the Thursday night love fest that is Voguey Bear (10pm-6am // FREE // Tokyo Sing Song). Including shows by the famous glitter beard herself Matt Format, DJs Stereogamous and special guests.
Head down to Redfern for a forum on UN Human Rights Day 2015 discussing the urgent grassroots Human Rights issues for our First Peoples. First Nations Women Speak Out About Treaty (5.30pm // FREE // Redfern Community Centre.
Join Liz Ham for the launch of her limited edition mini book Eastern Suburbs Girls Book Launch (6pm // FREE // Bondi Pavillion).
Join Brand X for an evening of exploring, interacting, surprise and creativity – with music, live art, food, film and fun. 8 artist-run initiatives have taken up residence on Atchison Street transforming underutilised buildings into art galleries, creative retail and workspace for artists. Dream Big #TWT Blockparty (6pm // FREE // St Leonards), featuring our friends Betty Grumble, Bhenji Ra and much, much more.
Black Vanilla, who’s shows seek to present a fight for the marginal, with queer and POC bodies to the front in a celebration of social resistance, hit Sydney for the final show of their Out Tour (9pm // $10+bf // Civic Underground).
On Friday’s the Sydney Harbour Bears take over Kinselas main bar for their weekly sausage fest. Friday Night Bears (7.30pm // FREE // Kinselas Hotel)
All back issues of Dirty Queer Magazine continue to be on sale via our online store for just $5, that’s half price! Sale continues for a limited time only.
Love Club are bringing back the daytime realness with an afternoon Picnic (2pm // FREE // Sydeny Park), beats, sausage sizzle and non-alcoholic drinks available.
As part of Art Month, check out the Rozelle Contemporary Art Precinct Festival (4pm // FREE // Artereal) check out the exhibitions, video art and artists in conversation, including Liam Benson.
TOP PICK: Help clebrate the birthday of performance artist and creative genius Justin Shoulder, as he brings us Club Ate II (9pm // $10-15 // Red Rattler), performances by Sle, Djs Marcus Whale, HipHopHoe, Victoria Kim and more TBA.
TOP PICK: On Sunday we March In March 2015 (1pm // FREE // Sydney Town Hall). The people have spoken but the fight is far from over. Unite with fellow Australians to call for a better government, come and voice your concerns, stand up for what you believe in and demand better policy making now and for our future ahead of the NSW State Election.
House of Mince presents The Original Art Form Of Electronic Dance Music by A Guy Called Gerald (9pm // $20+bf // Oxford Arts Factory). Breaking beats since 1988, Gerald was pivotal in the development of dance music from his own work & early work with 808 State, his live show & work with Funktion One wowed audiences at Glastonbury.
FOR THE DIARY
Get set for your Easter long weekend at Heaps Gay (4 April // $15 // Oxford Hotel), with Dj’s Ollie Henderson, Tennis Boys, Siberia Records, Charlie Chux, Cunningpants, Homosocial and Heaps Gay Parties, with art and stuff by Xavier Moustache, Saba Saliba, Torrie Torrie and Dance Central Hip Hoe Dancers.
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