City Happenings – Sydney
Music & Theatre
13th Annual Sydney Comedy Festival
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More than 300 international and new comedians will hit the stage in this year’s Sydney comedy festival. Selling out the last 4 years in a row the Gala is a comedy extravaganza bringing together the top acts of the 2017 Festival under one very glamourous roof!
When: 24 April – 21 May 2017
Where: Various venues, Sydney
Nutcracker- The story of Clara
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Graeme Murphy’s acclaimed reimagining of The Nutcracker, like his Swan Lake, masterfully weaves together the enchantment and fantasy of the beloved classic with emotional depth and a modern perspective.
When: 02 May- 20 May 2017
Where: Sydney Opera House, Sydney
Art & Culture
The National 2017- New Australian Art
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New Australian Art presents the latest ideas and forms in contemporary Australian art, curated across three of Sydney’s premier cultural institutions: the Art Gallery of NSW, Carriageworks and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia.
When: 30 March – 16 July 2017
Where: various venues, Sydney
Escape from Pompeii
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Escape from Pompeii that will reveal the untold story of a dramatic rescue attempt from the Roman navy that followed one of the world’s most devastating natural disasters that buried the Italian city under volcanic ash in 79AD.
When: 31 March – 30 August 2017
Where: Australian National Maritime Museum
Food & Dining
Pyrmont Food and Wine festival
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The dynamic ten day Pyrmont Festival returns to Pyrmont, showcasing the very best of the Pyrmont Precinct and Mudgee Region, with more than 50 restaurants, wine bars, hotels, winemakers, and artists featured.
When: 13 May – 27 May 2017
Where: various venues, Pyrmont, Sydney
Taste of the Opera House
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The Sydney Opera House’s first ever degustation tour offers a unique opportunity to experience the symbol of modern Australia through the finest contemporary Australian cuisine.
Where: Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney
When: Sunday 5 February 2017 from 10.45am to 2.30pm, Sunday 12 March 2017 from 10.45am to 2.30pm, Sunday 2 April 2017 from 10.45am to 2.30pm, Monday 3 April 2017 from 10.45am to 2.30pm, Sunday 7 May 2017 from 10.45am to 2.30pm, Sunday 4 June 2017 from 10.45am to 2.30pm, Sunday 2 July 2017 from 10.45am to 2.30pm, Sunday 6 August 2017 from 10.45am to 2.30pm, Sunday 10 September 2017 from 10.45am to 2.30pm, Sunday 1 October 2017 from 10.45am to 2.30pm, Sunday 5 November 2017 from 10.45am to 2.30pm