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Sorted: November 9-11

Need something to do this weekend? Every Friday, we’ve got you Sorted with a list of the best music, art, and cultural events around Sydney and Australia.

Newtown Festival

Newtown Neighbourhood Centre is celebrating 40 years of Newtown Festival by bringing the community together through a brilliant day of music, art, literature, markets, food, four-legged friends and incredibly diverse cultural showcases and festivities.

Happy Mag has a stall there this year, too. Head over to the Facebook page for all the details.

When: Sunday, November 11
Where: Camperdown Park


Psyched As 1000

The team at Psyched As and Young Henrys are putting on a fourteen-band, two-stage party and have invited all of their favourite bands to play. Catch Nick Nuisance and the Delinquents, Sunscreen, Jonny Hunter, The Buoys, plus heaps more.

For the full lineup plus more details, head over to the Psyched As 1000 event page.

When: Saturday, November 10
Where: Portugal Maderia Club, Marrickville


Australian Music Week Film Festival

The Australian Music Week Film Festival returns to Cronulla this weekend, with six feature films being premiered from around the world, accompanied by another six short films.

For the event program, head over to the Facebook event page.

When: Saturday, November 10 and Sunday, November 11
Where: GU Film House, Cronulla


Cruelty Free Festival

The Cruelty Free Festival is back for another year to celebrate all things, well, cruelty-free. The team at CFF showcase the groups giving a voice to animals, alongside inspiring advocates and innovative businesses creating inspiration and options for vegan and cruelty-free living.

There’ll be heaps of food and drink stalls, plus cruelty-free merchandise. For more info, head over to the Facebook page.

When: Sunday, November 11
Where: The Venue, Alexandria


Milk! Records Sydney Party

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Milk! Records are showcasing their pride and joy to the people of Sydney. With new albums out this year by Loose Tooth, East Brunswick All Girls Choir and Evelyn Ida Morris, and a debut album set to land from Jade Imagine early next year, the team at Milk! saw it fitting to put on a party to bring the sounds of Melbourne up to Sydney.

For set times, follow the Facebook event page.

When: Friday, November 9
Where: Leadbelly, Newtown

MELBOURNE: Peel Street Festival

Peel Street, Collingwood’s favourite street festival, is back for another year. Witness Totally Mild, MOD CON and Loose Tooth, plus many other bands, alongside DJs, food stalls and performance artists turn Peel Street into a wonderland of community celebrations in an inclusive, family, and doggo friendly public space.

When: Saturday, November 10
Where: Peel Street, Collingwood


ADELAIDE: Spirit Festival Concert

Image courtesy of Lachlan Douglas Photography (via Facebook)

Catch live sets by Indigenous artists Yothu Yindi and The Treaty Project, The Merindas, Frank Yamma, Robert K Champion, David Spry and Dhungala Baarka, attend a ukulele workshop with Uke-Ladys or play traditional Kaurna games with James Tylor at Adelaide’s Spirit Festival, South Australia’s premier Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts and Culture Festival.

For the whole festival program, head over to the Facebook page.

When: Saturday, November 10
Where: Wauwi (Light Square), Adelaide


BRISBANE: SS18 Finders Keepers

Finders Keepers makers markets are back for another season, showcasing the best handmade and artisan products Queensland has to offer. With dedicated food and beverage stalls, live music, a bar, fresh coffee and food trucks, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

For more info, check out their website.

When: Friday, November 9 – Sunday, November 11
Where: The Marquee, Brisbane Showgrounds


HOBART: Open House Hobart

Image courtesy of Open House Hobart Facebook

Like the event held in Sydney last weekend, Open House Hobart sees some of the most intriguing and interesting buildings in the city open their doors to the public. Open House is your chance to experience a wealth of architecture in a diverse range of buildings that includes both private homes and public buildings.

To register your interest, and to see which buildings are open to the public, head over to the Open House Hobart website.

When: Saturday, November 10
Where: Hobart-wide


CAIRNS: Japanese Film Festival

Experience a selected few of the films from the travelling Japanese Film Festival for free, right in the heart of Cairns. There are options for the whole family. Catch Mary and the Witch’s Flower, In This Corner of The World or Gintama, or all three (if you’re up for it), at the Event Cinema complex in Smithfield.

For more information, check out the Facebook event page.

When: Sunday, November 11
Where: Event Cinemas, Smithfield


By Molly Lasker


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November 9, 2018