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September 18, 2018

Sydney Fringe Festival announces multi-sensory ‘feast for the senses’ dining experience at Kensington Street

Sydney Fringe Festival has announced details for its official closing party, The Last Supper, a multi-sensory outdoor dining experience that will transform Kensington Street, for one night only, into a feast for the senses. Held on Sunday 30 September from 5pm, the event will fill Chippendale’s Kensington Street precinct with live music, artworks, fire performances, snake charmers, rain dancers and tango whilst guests sample food from Kensington Street’s twelve restaurants or partake in an immersive three course multi-sensory dining experience.

Sydney Fringe Festival has announced details for its official closing party, The Last Supper, a multi-sensory outdoor dining experience that will transform Kensington Street, for one night only, into a feast for the senses. Held on Sunday 30 September from 5pm, the event will fill Chippendale’s Kensington Street precinct with live music, artworks, fire performances, snake charmers, rain dancers and tango whilst guests sample food from Kensington Street’s twelve restaurants or partake in an immersive three course multi-sensory dining experience.

At the centre of The Last Supper is an exclusive dining experience with restaurants Olio, Eastside, Mekong, Bistro Gavroche and Koi Dessert Bar presenting an intimate three course dinner package paired with wild entertainment. Featuring only two sittings per restaurant, these exclusive tickets will provide guests with an unrivalled view of the night’s festivities including roaming performers and participation. Tickets start at $60 and are strictly limited to 13 disciples per table, with two settings at 5.30pm and 7:30pm respectively.

Program highlights include being serenaded by award winning musical theatre performer Queenie van de Zandt and a performance from acclaimed modern flamenco ensemble Bandaluzia. Shaun McGarth returns to Fringe for a second year and will present a series of bespoke wigs commissioned especially for the event and worn by roaming models in a walking exhibition. Lighting Designer Benjamin Brockman will light up the historic terraces of Spice Alley and set the stage for an evening of live music, DJ and rising star Joan Banoit, Burlesque performances from Porcelain Alice and Diesel Darling, opera, performance art and more.

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September 4, 2018

Carriageworks presents NICK CAVE: UNTIL, the most ambitious project to date by the influential American artist

This November, Carriageworks unveils its most ambitious project to date, a major exhibition by acclaimed American artist Nick Cave, presented free to the public from 23 November 2018 until 3 March 2019.  NICK CAVE: UNTIL represents Carriageworks’ most substantial presentation of work by a solo artist and Nick Cave’s largest exhibition to date.

NICK CAVE: UNTIL, is the result of a partnership between Carriageworks, the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) and the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, with the three organisations co-commissioning and co-presenting the project following four year’s development with the artist.

This November, Carriageworks unveils its most ambitious project to date, a major exhibition by acclaimed American artist Nick Cave, presented free to the public from 23 November 2018 until 3 March 2019.  NICK CAVE: UNTIL represents Carriageworks’ most substantial presentation of work by a solo artist and Nick Cave’s largest exhibition to date.

NICK CAVE: UNTIL, is the result of a partnership between Carriageworks, the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) and the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, with the three organisations co-commissioning and co-presenting the project following four year’s development with the artist. In Australia the exhibition will be seen exclusively at Carriageworks.

A play on the phrase ‘innocent until proven guilty’, or in this case ‘guilty until proven innocent’, UNTIL began with a question Cave asked himself; ‘Is there racism in heaven?’  Rather than providing a direct answer, Cave offers us an experience, an immersive exhibition that addresses issues of race relations, gender politics and gun violence in America, and the resonance of these matters in communities around the world.

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