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July School Holidays at Sydney Opera ...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 29/05/2013 - 12:39 pm
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July school holidays are fast approcaching and it can be really difficult to find something new and exctiting to keep the kids entertained during the holidays!
 
Sydney Opera House continues to be an ideal playground for families with three exciting new shows and free creative play activities from 29 June - 14 July.
 
 
 Bridgette van Leuven, Head of Education and Young People for Sydney Opera House said, "This winter holidays we want to encourage kids to enjoy the performing arts and see their own creativity, responses and ideas in action. We have programmed experiences for families that are comical, interactive and fun for all." 
 
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© Disney's The Lion King - Tickets on...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 23/05/2013 - 01:59 pm
Category: Latest News

Disney's The Lion King is coming back to Sydney!! Tickets are on sale until March 2nd.

In its 16th year, The Lion King remains a force to be recond with, continuing to reign as a cultural phenomenon and one of the most popular stage musicals in the world.
 
Since its Broadway premiere on November 13, 1997, 21 global productions have been seen by more than 68 million people and, cumulatively, run an astonishing 96 years.
 
The award-winning musical will celebrate a new milestone in December 2013 when it returns to Sydney, making it the tenth worldwide production of The Lion King, the highest number of simultaneously running productions in the show’s history.
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City of Shadows - Justice and Police ...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 20/05/2013 - 11:04 am
Category: Latest News

Justice & Police Museum Monday 1 July - Sunday 29 December 2013 - Free with museum entry

Due to popular demand The City of Shadows Exhibition is making a comeback to the Justice & Police Museum, updated with new stories about some of its most intriguing photographs. The exhibition casts a fascinating light on the shadowy underworld of Sydney. These alluring images give you a glimpse into the captivating world of crime in the early 1900’s.
 
 As part of the exhibition there will be over 300 images on display including mug shots and crime scenes, you can expect to encounter thieves, dope users, drug dealers, prostitutes, murd ...

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Vincent Fantauzzo wins the 2013 Archi...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 16/05/2013 - 01:23 pm
Category: Latest News

Congratulations to Vincent Fantauzzo who has won the 2013 Archibald People’s Choice for Love Face, a portrait of his girlfriend, actor Asher Keddie.
 Keddie is one of Australia’s most popular actors, best known for her award-winning performances in television shows Offspring and Paper giants: the birth of Cleo, in which she played Ita Buttrose.
"I had so many ideas about how to paint it that I didn’t quite know which way to go, says Fantauzzo. In the end I decided it needed to be honest and simple. A face can display so much emotion and Asher’s eyes tell you so much of the story."
Arriving home late one evening, Keddie gave Fantau ...

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James Blake coming to Sydney Opera Ho...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 16/05/2013 - 11:05 am
Category: Latest News

Mercury award-nominated electronic wunderkind James Blake will follow up his Splendour in the Grass appearances with a full length show at Sydney Opera House for one night only on 30th July as part of Music at the House.
 
With collaborators including Brian Eno, Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA, Blake’s reputation as the 'next big thing’ was confirmed with the release of his second LP Overgrown in April.
 
His 2011 eponymous debut album sold over 400,000 copies and garnered Mercury, Brit and Ivor Novello award nominations and led Alexis Petridis to write in the Guardian that “Blake is exceptionally good ...

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New Director of Collections for Art G...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 14/05/2013 - 07:36 am
Category: Latest News

What's on In Sydney would like to congratulate Suhanya Raffel on her new role as the new Director of Collections for Art Gallery NSW.
Ms Raffel comes to the Gallery from the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) where she was the deputy director of curatorial and collection development. She was the acting director in the second half of last year and held many senior curatorial positions since joining QAGOMA in 1994.
Ms Raffel will be responsible for curatorial areas such as collection research and development, as well as conservation, collection management, public programs and education.
She joins the Gallery at an exciting time following the recent announcement ...

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