Get some late night action on William Street, illuminate your week with the lighting of Sydney’s iconic Sails, feast on popcorn, choc-tops and flicks, get pumped for Winter with sweet air and shop to your heart’s content. This week has it all.
Late Night on William Street: No, not that kind of late night activity…we’re talking about late night shopping in Paddington tonight. From discounts to gifts with purchases – each boutique will be offering something different. The street will be lit with lanterns and there will be champagne, oysters, canapés, cosmopolitans, sushi, scotch tasting, BBQ, beers & more. Thursday 27 May, 2010, 5-8pm. William Street, Paddington. www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=125541677472115
Launch My Fashion Label: It’s a new quarterly fashion show for emerging Australian designers to showcase their fantastic collections. Designers include Maria de Guzman, Coco Liberace, Aung, Gossip Couture & others. $15 buys you entry, access to exceptional fashion, cocktails on arrival, entertainment & goody bag. Thursday 27 May, 7pm. Oceania Peace Embassy – 826 George Street, Sydney. Call 0404765643 for more information.
Let There Be Light: See the Opera House Sails illuminated for the first time tonight as part of this year’s Vivid LIVE Festival. Laurie Anderson and Lou Reed will put their mark on Sydney’s favourite icon. Vivid LIVE Sydney: 27 May – 20 June, 2010. Sydney Opera House. Free. www.vividsydney.com
Date Night: For a unique viewing of the Sails and romantic soiree for two, head over to Fort Denison for an exclusive, limited time only dinner. $130 buys you a 3 course meal and return water taxi from the Man O War Steps. Afterwards take a stroll along Macquarie Street to see the Macquarie Visions light show. For bookings call 9361 5208.
Fresh Tracks: Warren Miller’s “Dynasty” opens tonight at the State Theatre. Get pumped for the Winter season with scenes of epic snowfall and huge air in places like Washington’s Crystal Mountain, Lake Tahoe’s Sierra Nevada mountains, and all across Colorado. 27-30 May, 2010. State Theatre – 49 Market Street, Sydney. www.warrenmiller.com.au
On The Fringe: From emerging designers to vintage threads, you’ll find plenty of gems at the Fringe Bar Markets this Saturday. 106 Oxford Street, Paddington. 10am-5pm. www.thefringe.com.au
Popcorn & Choc-Tops: The Sydney Film Festival is coming to town, opening on 2 June, 2010. Whether you’re a dedicated film buff or just wanting to catch the latest movies before their Australian release, you’ll love the offering at this year’s festival from directors including Brillante Mendoza, Florin Serban and Julie Bertucelli. www.sff.org.au
Plan Ahead: New Kid On The Block: It’s the final night of Creative Sydney and everyone’s invited. Open the shoulders at the Block Party featuring Sydney bands, entertainers and DJs. Sunday 13 June 2010, 6pm-midnight. Museum of Contemporary Art – 140 George St, The Rocks. It’s free but you will need to register here as numbers are strictly limited. www.creativesydney.com.au