It's finally the New Year and there's no way Sydney is slowing down. Now that you've got your well-earned tan and are all about health/fitness/self-improvement, ease into 2017 with these 4 awesome events and get ready for what's guaranteed to be one hell of a year.
Thursday 5th January
Collette Dinnigan: Unlaced
Start the New Year off by getting #cultured at the Powerhouse Museum’s Collette Dinnigan: Unlaced exhibition. Featuring all the glitz and glamour that Dinnigan is famous for; you’ll drool over designs worn by the likes of Nicole Kidman, Taylor Swift and Angelina Jolie as you dream of how the other half dress. The exhibition will come to an end in late January, so get there before you miss it!
Where: Powerhouse Museum, Pyrmont
When: Until 29th January
Cost: Adults $15, Concession $8
Friday 6th January
Havana Fridays @ Coogee Pavilion
Forget the fact that the holidays are over and get your crew down to the Coogee Pavilion for a taste of all things Havana. From 7pm every Friday a live Cuban band takes over the rooftop, providing the perfect beats to sip on a $10 Havana Club mojito (or two) and tropical punch, and devour some tasty Cuban-style eats. At 9pm the house DJ will take control, spinning sultry beats well into the night. Start practising your best salsa, rumba and cha cha cha moves now.
Where: Coogee Pavilion, Coogee
When: Fridays,7pm – 9pm
Cost: Entry is free
Saturday 7th January
Bowie In Berlin
Celebrate 30 years since the release of Bowie’s Berlin trilogy (aka Low, Heroes and Lodger) with a tribute concert like no other at the Enmore Theatre. Directed by musical genius Mick Harvey (think Nick Cave’s Bad Seeds, PJ Harvey and Birthday Party), the night will cover every classic from the era so wear your dancing shoes and get ready to step back in time. Get your tickets here.
Where: Enmore Theatre, Enmore
Cost: From $79.90
Sunday 8th January
Aperol Spritz Sunset Sessions
Celebrate the New Year in style with a classic Sydney Sunday session at The Beresford. Aperol Spritz will be taking over the courtyard, so don’t miss your chance to try the Aperol gelato and get involved in what’s bound to be one big garden party. There are a few options on the menu, with the classic Aperol Spritz ($12), the Rules of Attraction—Aperol, IPA, gin and lemon ($16) and the main event; the Aperol Spider ($16), which stars that Aperol gelato we mentioned earlier. Find all the deets here.
Where: The Beresford, Surry Hills
When: Until late January
Looking for more things to do this month? Check this out.
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