Start blocking out your diaries Sydney, this weekend is packed to the brim! High fashion, vintage films, and mouthwatering pop-ups . . . you'd best take tomorrow off! Blame us, we can take it.
Fashion Weekend Sydney 2014
Grab your wallet fashion-forward Sydney folk, Fashion Weekend is almost upon us offering the ultimate four-day shopping spree. Browse some of the best Australian and international designers, with discounts up to 70% off! Running from Thursday 15 May till Sunday 18 May, tickets are going fast so be sure to get yours at fashionweekend.com.au.
Pyrmont Festival Of Wine Food & Art
The delectable Pyrmont Festival returns with a 10-day celebration of the finest wine, food and art from the Pyrmont precinct and Mudgee Region of NSW. With more than 50 restaurants, wineries and artists featured, revellers will experience an exciting blend of city and regional produce and creativity, including wine-paired dinners and tastings, photographic exhibitions and art displays. For the complete festival program head here.
Woollahra Book Fair
Who said books are dead? For the love of a good read, Woollahra's annual Book Fair is once again taking place as part of Library and Information Week 2014. Browse from thousands of books, magazines and DVDs from the library's impressive collective—from back issues of The New Yorker and Vogue, to bestselling fiction, cookbooks and more. Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 at Woollahra Council.
Hiromi Tango At Sullivan+Strumpf
The first commercial exhibition by Japanese-born artist Hiromi Tango, Promised, arrives at Sullivan+Strumpf engulfing the space with her evocative, colourful and playful sculptural and neon works. Until now, Tango's breathtaking works of art have only been presented within institutions—her first solo exhibition is a must for any art enthusiast.
Forrest Gump At Palace Norton Street
As part of its new classic films series, Forrest Gump will be screening at Palace Norton Street at 3pm. With tickets at just $10 per adult, this is the perfect opportunity to relish an old favourite, over a box of chocolates.
iPhone Photography With Benjamin Lowy
In collaboration with the Head On Photo Festival, celebrated NY-based photojournalist, Benjamin Lowy, will be hosting a festival talk and exhibition at the Apple Store this coming Monday night. As a pioneer in iPhone photography, his powerful works span Iraq, Afghanistan, Haiti and Darfur. From 6pm.