Match Box Project will extend their stay in The Rocks Pop Up

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Happy to announce that the Match Box Project will stay with us for one more month! Don’t miss the chance to make your own contribution or to see the Portrait of Sydney unfolding!

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August’s Social Media Seminar @ SBIEC

Have you missed the previous Social Media Seminars @ SBIEC? Well now you can listen & learn with podcast series available online!

For the upcoming seminar get your blogging questions ready for How to Make Money from Blogging’a Q&A with popular blogger Christina Butcher of Hair Romance.

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As always, there’s plenty of time before and after the seminar to connect with like minded bloggers and business owners in an inspiring and creative space in the heart of the heritage precinct The Rocks. Plus delicious wine and nibbles, and a fab Goodie Bag full of surprises!

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A sneak peek at the artist talk presented by sisters Leanne and Naomi of the Match Box Projects. Catch their talk this Saturday and Sunday starting at 2pm on 79 George St. Learn more about their history, share their vision or even make your own Matchbox! For more pics, visit our Instagram http://bit.ly/173L4Bp

A sneak peek at the artist talk presented by sisters Leanne and Naomi of the Match Box Projects. Catch their talk this Saturday and Sunday starting at 2pm on 79 George St. Learn more about their history, share their vision or even make your own Matchbox! For more pics, visit our Instagram http://bit.ly/173L4Bp

Last Phase: It holds…

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What will come up next? Do not lose track of the last stage of Mike Hewson & Agatha Gothe-Snape’s 3-stage scaffold artwork on the Museum of Contemporary (MCA).

'Quay to the City' Project

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Australian Theatre for Young People will be starting their project from 5 August in The Rocks precinct. As part of their production, the company will be developing 5 theatre pieces using heritage, landscapes and present day stories and people of the Rocks.

  • Working Class Life

This Piece will take place in the Susannah Place Museum, a rare row of surviving terrace houses. Built in 1844 and occupied until the 1990’s. Inspired by verbatim material and early accounts of life in the area, the production will bring this incredible building back to life.

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Creative Hub Opening

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Yesterday, The City of Sydney opened a new Creative Hub at Wiliam Street (101-111 William Street). This new centre comprises of a three storey warehouse, showrooms, a basement and six residential apartments over two buildings. The purpose of the space is to foster a new creative culture in the heart of Sydney.

Among the artists hosting the event last night, we were thrilled to see Romance was born, a former The Rocks Pop-up participant. 

 

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Rizzeria Pop-up Launch

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Rizzeria Pop-up launch

Rizzeria is launching its Rocks Pop-Up space tonight at 6pm. Come along to bash the stencil press-shaped piñata, see Lucy Rimmer’s site-specific photograms of the Rocks and enter the raffle for a chance to win virtual cash to spend on Riso printing or handmade items from our shop and other prizes.

Zine masterclass

Does a weekend devoted to making a bunch of zines with stencil printing, typewriters, Gocco, and rubber stamps appeal to you? If so, join us and Vanessa Berry this weekend. Ticket prices are $140/120 (concession) and you can book here! Plus if you enter the discount code RIZZA you’ll get a $20 discount.

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3D Printing Studio

@ Shop 5, 80-84 George Street (Metcalfe Arcade)

Bumping-in this week, Stuart Grover will bring us the current 3D printing buzz through exhibitions, training, workshops, forums, and meetups.

The studio will promote the understanding and use of this technique among the general public and local tenants, as well as support emerging designers and artists.

Dates and times to be announced shortly.

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Cahill Glass Gallery Opens Soon

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For more visit the Glass Artist’s Gallery Facebook & Webpage.

This week’s talks & an opportunity to be part of the Match Box Project

Over the coming weeks visit Naomi & Leanne at their Pop Up Depot in The Rocks where they are creating in collaboration with the people of Sydney a multifaceted portrait of the city:

 

Wednesday the 24th of July from 02pm to 06pm

Friday the 26th of July from 12pm to 07pm
(ARTIST TALK 12:30pm-01pm)

Saturday the 27th of July from 1:30pm to 06pm
(ARTIST TALK 02pm-03pm)
Sunday the 28th of July from 12pm to 05pm
(KIDS TALK 02-02.30pm)

Wednesday the 31st of July from 04pm to 06pm

 

All Sydneysiders are welcome to pick up a matchbox and take part!

 

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Coffee Cup Candle Workshop - The Candle Factory

As part of The Rocks Aroma Festival, this special event engages audiences in recycled craft. Bring along an old coffee mug or tea cup and fill it with a coffee, mocha, hot chocolate or chai latte scented candle at The Candle Factory's 'Coffee Cup Candle Workshop'.

18 July - 21 July / 10:00am and 11:00am sessions

Shop 5, 80-24 George Street (Metcalfe Arcade)

Book now!

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Harrie Sengers Workshops 2013

Harrie is running 3 workshops in The Rocks!

Book early to secure your space (there is a limit of 4 people per workshop).

Dates: Sunday July 29, Sunday August 11 and Sunday August 25.

Time: 10:30am - 3.00pm

Includes: All materials and tools required to create your stencil, plus on 30x30cm canvas. Please supply the image you wish to work with prior to the workshop.

Visit him at 85 George Street, The Rocks and ask him for your application today or call 0414 838 081.

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