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Interview with Street Artist: Fintan Magee

Interview with Street Artist: Fintan Magee
Fintan Magee recently moved to Sydney and has already left his mark in a BIG way. Brisbane’s loss is our gain. He’s painted walls around Sydney and the Inner West on a massive and mind blowing scale. Fintan has his first Sydney solo exhibition opening this Wednesday (27 March) at The Tate Gallery in Glebe which will undoubtedly draw a massive crowd. The Storm Water exhibition is open for... 

LOST – Leichhardt Open Studio Trail

LOST - Leichhardt Open Studio Trail
LOST, Leichhardt Open Studio Trail is here again! It is a great event held in conjunction with Art Month each year in March. Just a couple of weeks ago I had a great time visiting studios around the Inner West which were a part of the Marrickville Open Studio Trail, so I’m expecting this weekend to be just as good! This year, LOST is a two day event and it’s one of the few chances the... 

Beastman & Phibs Upcoming Exhibition “In Our Nature”

Beastman & Phibs Upcoming Exhibition
The artwork of Beastman and Phibs never fails to impress! I’ve been lucky enough to see both of these talented artists creating amazing walls throughout the Inner West. Their style, colours, characters and clean, crisp lines are instantly recognisable and exhibitions that feature their work always draw a massive crowd. Be sure to check out their upcoming exhibition “In Our Nature”... 

Earth Hour 2013 in Newtown and Enmore

Earth Hour 2013 in Newtown and Enmore
This year, local artists, Sydney Fringe musical acts and local businesses are joining forces to create NEWTOWN UNPLUGGED to raise awareness of Earth Hour and the issue of climate change. Between the hours of 8.30pm and 9.30pm on Saturday 23 March,  Newtown’s green businesses will be turning off the power and making a commitment to become more energy conscious. Restaurants, bars , businesses and... 

Op Shop @ Newtown Hotel

Op Shop @ Newtown Hotel
Every Thursday The Newtown Hotel will play host to Op Shop, the new weekly party showcasing the best in Soul, Hip Hop and Rock n Roll from the last 50 years. Leading this crash course in music are two of Sydney’s finest DJ’s, PHDJ (Purple Sneakers) and Shantan Wantan Ichiban (FBI/Stolen Records). Expect to hear anything from Aretha Franklin to Biggie Smalls all the way to Kings of Leon and everything... 

Bafcat & Jumbo ‘FUNBOX’ Exhibition

Bafcat & Jumbo 'FUNBOX' Exhibition
I love getting the opportunity to watch talented street artists creating walls for all to enjoy. Lately I have been lucky enough to see Bafcat and Jumbo in action, adding colour and design to walls as only they can. Their individual styles work so well together and it’s great seeing their collaborations being showcased around the Inner West. The great news is Bafcat and Jumbo have an exhibition... 

MOST – Marrickville Open Studio Trail

MOST - Marrickville Open Studio Trail
Make sure you keep Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 March free for the Marrickville Open Studio Trail. Don’t miss the opportunity to check out forty two studios, galleries, and artist-run initiatives which will open their doors to the public. This is a great opportunity to experience Marrickville’s arts scene, watch artists at work and take advantage of purchasing art at studio prices. MOST is... 

Skulk Solo Exhibition on tonight!

Skulk Solo Exhibition on tonight!
Inner Westies will be very familiar with the work of local artist, Skulk. The great news is, he has a solo exhibition showcasing his latest illustrations and paintings opening tonight. So if you love encountering his work on the street and would like to have an original artwork of your very own then make sure you pop into the m2 Gallery tonight from 6pm. m2 Gallery 4/450 Elizabeth Street Surry Hills        Read More →

Interview with Street Artist: Bafcat

Interview with Street Artist: Bafcat
Living in the Inner West I have become very familiar with the great work of street artist Bafcat. His colourful wacky creations always stop me in my tracks and bring a smile to my face and I’ve loved watching his style develop on the street, both individually and in collaboration with others. I recently bought an awesome Bafcat drawing at the “Dirty Laundry” exhibition at The Tate Gallery in... 

The Projects launch this Sunday!

The Projects launch this Sunday!
It’s always exciting to hear about new creative events taking place in our very own Inner West. The team behind Lo-Fi Collective and the refurbished Toxteth Hotel have added another string to their bow at The Vic Hotel in Enmore. The Projects will be taking place in The Vic’s abandoned car park which will be transformed into a multipurpose creative space and beer garden. Weekends will be... 
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