When: Friday June 3rd, 9:00pm
Where: Hayden Orpheum Picture Palace – Cremorne, 380 Military Road
The cult phenomenon The Room returns to The Orpheum and, as always, will be an audience interactive screening filled costumes, laughs, heckling and re-enactment. The Room is an independent romantic drama film starring Tommy Wiseau, who also wrote, directed, and produced the feature. The film quickly developed a following as fans found humour in the film’s bizarre storytelling, horrendous acting and various technical and narrative flaws. Sound like your cuppa tea? Bring your friends, have a drink (you’ll probably need a few to get through this film) and enjoy what has been referred to as ‘The worst movie ever made’.
When: Mon-Sunday, ending Wednesday June 5th, 10am-5pm
Where: Museum of Sydney- Corner of Phillip St and Bridge St
Head On Portrait Prize is Australia’s most critically acclaimed photographic portrait competition and exhibition reflecting a vibrant diverse cross-section of new and traditional photographic practices. Prizes are awarded to three photographers for the best Australian contemporary photographic portrait. Head on over to the Museum of Sydney to take a peek at the top 40 anonymous finalists whose images encapsulate the personality of the sitter and evoke strong emotional response from the viewer.
When: Wednesday June 1st, 7:30 – 9:30pm
Where: Giant Dwarf Theatre – 199 Cleveland St, Redfern
Are you a basement dwelling nerd and or improve comedy enthusiast? If you answered yes to either of these then what could be more enthralling to you than a rag-tag group of comedians playing Dungeons & Dragons for the very first time, live on stage? Strap on your jerkin, grab your longsword and join Ben Jenkins (The Checkout), Alex Lee (Buzzfeed), Michael Hing (Good Game) and Simon Greiner (Cranston Cup Champion) as they roll the fate sealing 20 sided die in this epic adventure quest of noobism. While this is happening kick back and listen to the sweet, sweet tunes provided by Benny Davis (Axis of Awesome).
When: Every day until Sunday June 5th, From 10am
Where: Cockatoo Island- Sydney Harbour
Cost: Free (just buy a ferry ticket)
Every two years, the Harbour Trust welcomes Australia’s largest contemporary visual arts event, showcasing innovative and thought-provoking works from around the world. Cockatoo Island will feature artists who are interested in science fiction, the way we perceive reality through new technology and the importance of the physical body in contemporary life. The large spaces in and around the former convict settlement facilitate a unique exploration of the virtual and the physical, through breathtaking installations, multimedia works and live performances. This year, Korean artist Lee Bul has created a giant utopian cityscape inside a turbine hall.
When: Tuesday May 31st, 8:00pm
Where: Harold Park Hotel- 70A Ross Street, Forest Lodge
Prepare yourself for a night of side-splitting lol-gasim with emcee Seamus McAlary and headliner Peter Berner. Peter is a legend of Australian comedy, television and radio, best known for his work on The Einstein Factor, Tripple M and Good News Week. But the laughs don’t stop there with featured support sets by Benny Davis, Greta Lee Jackson, Dane Hiser, Suren Jayemanne and Alex Wasiel. Plus, the greatest part of all, $5 schooners of One Fifty Lashes!