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Be prepared for an extraordinary scho...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 27/06/2013 - 02:26 pm
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Man of Steel in IMAX 3D flies into Darling Harbour this week and is guaranteed to WOW audiences with spectacular visuals and a contemporary reimaging of the classic Superman story, starring Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Kevin Costner and Russell Crowe. 
 
But watch out! There are minions at 20 paces as Despicable Me 2 hits the screen in digital IMAX from Saturday 29 June. It's an exclusive school holiday season, with various morning and lunchtime sessions throughout the two weeks. 
 
The blockbuster action continues with Pacific Rim 3D, opening on 11 July, in the second week of the school holidays. Promising giant robotic monsters and a soundtrack of cl ...

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Free Exhibitions on at The State Libr...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 27/06/2013 - 08:59 am
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There has been a lot happening at The State Library of NSW this month including The World Press Photo Exibition, Sydney Morning Herald Photo Exhibition and the Benjamon Lowy Exhibition. These fascinating and FREE exhibitions are all coming to a close at the end of July, so make sure you get on down to The State Library before it's to late!

World Press Photo 2013
This year’s prestigious World Press Photo exhibition presents a spectacular and provocative collection of the world's best photojournalism from 2012. Chosen from over 100,000 entries by 5,666 photographers from 124 countries, Australian photographers Daniel Berhulak and Chris McGrath are among this year's&nbs ...

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Man of Steel flies into IMAX Darling ...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 25/06/2013 - 01:58 pm
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There's no other place to see Man of Steel 3D than at IMAX in Darling Harbour. Be first to experience the jaw-dropping action in IMAX 3D, with images of the highest quality and scale, at our two advance screenings at 6.15pm and 9.15pm on Wednesday this week. Tickets are on sale now.
 
In Man of Steel 3D, a young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.
 
Advanced screenings this Wednesday at 6.15pm & 9.15pm. Ticke ...

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Celebrate Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary’s ...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 24/06/2013 - 04:11 pm
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This July, head to Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary to help celebrate the attraction’s first birthday and witness a brand new exhibit; the first to open since relaunching last June and set to feature an ethereal display of Sea Jellies.
 
These mesmerising creatures, known for the graceful way they propel themselves through the water, have been living in our oceans for between 500-700 million years, making them older than both sharks and even dinosaurs.
 
To celebrate a year of conservation at Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary, annual pass holders will be invited to come down on Friday 28 June for Penguin Cove’s first birthday party. Complete with party games, birthday cake and a spe ...

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In conversation with George R. R. Mar...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 21/06/2013 - 08:41 pm
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George R. R. Martin and Emmy award-winning actor Peter Dinklage will take to the stage of the Opera House this November in a must-see event for any Game of Thrones fan.

A series of novels unlike any other – collectively the Game of Thrones series has sold more than 20 million copies worldwide and has spawned one of the most active and global fan bases. In 2011, it was turned into an epic HBO TV series which has since won wide-spread critical acclaim, being nominated for numerous awards including both Emmy and Golden Globe Awards.
 
This unmissable Ideas at the House event presented in collaboration with Supanova Pop ...

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Anne Landa Award 2013 Winner

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 20/06/2013 - 03:21 pm
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The Art Gallery of New South Wales announced today that artist Angelica Mesiti has won the $25,000 acquisitive Anne Landa Award for video and new media arts for her video work Citizens Band.

This year’s award was selected by Michael Brand, Director of the Art Gallery of NSW and Wayne Tunnicliffe, Head of Australian Art, in consultation with the exhibition curator Charlotte Day.
 
The Anne Landa Award was the first acquisitive award in Australia to focus on moving image and practices and the application of new technologies to contemporary art. Established in 2004, in honour of Anne Landa, a former trustee of the gallery who embraced challenging art and ideas, th ...

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Sydney Moderns is Coming to the Art G...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 19/06/2013 - 04:13 pm
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Sydney moderns: art for a new world showcases more than 180 of these early modern works by Australia’s most celebrated and respected artists. Spanning the years between 1915 and the early 1940s, the exhibition presents the diverse and versatile forms of Sydney modernism and considers their relationship to modern Australian life, to nationalism and internationalism, and to Australia’s dominant artistic genre, landscape painting.
 
The exhibition includes the artists Margaret Preston, Roy de Maistre, Roland Wakelin, Grace Cossington Smith, Thea Proctor, Grace Crowley, Ralph Balson, Rah Fizelle, Frank and Margel Hinder, Margo and Gerald Lewers, Dorrit Black, Olive Cotton ...

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Be Inspired with Indian Cooking, Book...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 18/06/2013 - 04:40 pm
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Explore the Australian National Maritime Museum’s new East of India – Forgotten trade with Australia exhibition through a range of inspiring adult public programs this June, July and August!!
 
Curator talk & lunch, Friday 21 June - 10am-2pm
Enjoy a delicious Indian-themed lunch with masterchef and Akhi restaurant owners Kumar and Suba Mahadean, authors of new cookbook and autobiography Food, Family and Tradition, who will speak about the regional flavours of India. Then join curators Nigel Erskine and Michelle Linder for a personalised tour of the East of India exhibition. Cost: $55pp includes two-course lunch and tour.
 
 
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Sydney Theatre Company Presents Storm...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 17/06/2013 - 09:39 am
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In the 50th anniversary of the book’s publication, Colin Thiele’s Storm Boy is adapted for the stage by Tom Holloway in a co-production for the whole family by Sydney Theatre Company and Perth’s Barking Gecko Theatre Company.

Directed by John Sheedy, the play follows Storm Boy as he roams the beautiful, savage landscape of wave-beaten shores and windswept dunes, picking up some unlikely friends along the way, among them the enigmatic Fingerbone Bill and a family of orphaned pelicans, including his favourite, Mr Percival.
 
This theatrical version of Colin Thiele’s much loved classic explores Storm Boy’s last childhood summer s ...

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Ansel Adams – Photography from the Mo...

by whatsoninsydney.com.au on 14/06/2013 - 05:07 pm
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A new exhibition will be coming to the Australian National Maritime Museum July 4th! 
 
The exhibition showcases works by Ansel Adams (1902-1984), one of the United States’ most celebrated photographers. His spectacular black and white images of mountains, rivers and the sea captured the epic proportions of the American landscape from New England to Yosemite and Alaska to Hawaii.
 
The exhibition of more than 70 photographs taken between 1918 and 1968 feature iconic images such as The Tetons and the Snake River, Grand Teton National Park from 1942, and perhaps less well known but equally extraordinary works such as the Shipwreck Serie ...

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