BYO Culture Guide January 7 - 14

Kick the new year off in the right way by checking out some of Sydney’s most exciting cultural events. If being part of the burgeoning cultural fields wasn’t your New Year’s resolution, it should be!

Fool for Love by Sam Shepard 

Eddie and May meet at a motel on the edge of the desert, and learn about their dark past when they rekindle their explosive love affair. Telling the stories of those who have suffered, playwright Sam Shepard has constructed an intense production. 

Until January 12
Limelight on Oxford 
231 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst,

A Westerner’s Guide To The Opium Wars

This one woman show from Asian Australian actress Tabitha Woo puts a heartwarming and hilarious spin on the Victorian Era. The main focus is, however, slightly closer to home, celebrating the lives of second generation Australians and poking fun at superficial attempts at diversity. This work is the product of Woo’s time in the KXT Step Up program which supports new artists, companies and works.

January 10 – 12
Kings Cross Theatre
Level 2, Kings Cross Hotel
244-248 William St, Kings Cross, 7.30pm

Exhibition: Surface Tension 

This showcase highlights four contemporary Japanese artists with new approaches to the drawn surface. They bridge calligraphy and expressive performance, while merging formal drawing and painting with the influence of graffiti and mural paintings. 

January 7-25
Level 4 Central Park
28 Broadway, Chippendale, 
Mon – Fri, 10am – 6pm / Sat, 10am – 4pm