Econo Lodge Sydney South
40-44 Wentworth Avenue
Sydney, NS 2010
Phone: (61) 2 82628844
Fax: (61) 2 82628845
If you think that categorizing music into various genres limits the ability of the artists to delve into new dimensions of innovation and creativity, then you need to head straight for The Oxford Art Factory. This bar cum entertainment venue does not look down upon emerging talent, no matter how radical and new they may seem. The idea of promoting new sounds and beats, while yet upholding the old ones, is what this music lovers' haven is all about. The Oxford Art Factory also has an arts gallery space where it showcases and promotes works by the Australian arts community. There's also a well-equipped bar at this venue where you can either enjoy a quiet drink by yourself, or chat about your new found love for all things arty with some of the folk around. Call for event timings and additional information.
Modern information and diffusion center of the Korean Kulture in Australia. Located nearby at the CBD was created in April of 2011 in the year of friendship between Australia and Korea.
The NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre in Sydney offers its auditorium and other rooms for hosting variety of corporate events, film screenings, exhibitions and conferences, and other gatherings throughout the year.
This 2,000 seat Capitol Theatre was originally a luxury picture palace and circus, with the seal pit still under the auditorium. The Capitol fell into disrepair, but an extensive renovation restored her to her former glory. The elegant Florentine garden theme features Grecian statues, gold, velvet and a wonderful starry night ceiling. It hosts a variety of shows, from big musicals through to classic old film screenings.
One of Sydney's most famous and popular independent rock venues, Metro Theater has witnessed some of the greatest rock shows ever and is a hub of flurry activities round the year. This place is also home to many a local acts and provides a well-deserved spearhead for artists vying to break into the rock scene. Apart from rock concerts, MTV's The Lair is one such show that is held here weekly. The Metro is also available for hire.
Event Cinemas, located right at the heart of Sydney, is a popular hub for movie fanatics and cinema-goers. It consists of various types of cinema halls, such as Vmax, Gold Class and regular, to suit the needs of a wider audience. So the next time you're in the city and wish for a fine movie-going experience, catch a show at this theater and you won't be disappointed.
The word "gallery" is somewhat misleading here, for TAP actually provides a multitude of facilities to artists and visitors from Darlinghurst and beyond. The ground floor area is a massive L-shaped space, giving the building frontage on both Palmer and Burton Streets. Here you'll find artworks from emerging and established artists lining the wall, a second-hand bookshop and the occasional weekend market. Up the stairs you'll find a cafe, a workshop used for life drawing classes held every Monday, and a theater space, which shows regular independent productions.
One of the hottest nightspots in Chinatown, GoodGod Small Club is not as small, though it did have humble beginnings in the back room of a local restaurant. No matter how humble its beginnings were, GoodGod Small Club has grown mammoth-size, at least with regards to prominence, in the city's live music and nightlife scene. Comprising a bar, a 'Danceteria' and a canteen, this venue features and excellent sound and light system, which has helped to make it a spot buzzing with DJs and bands, visiting as well as local,playing here regularly. Do see the website or call to know more.
This five screen, mainstream multiplex near Darling Harbour, is on the top floor of the Market City Shopping Complex in Chinatown. It features digital sound, stadium seating, large screens and love seats! This is a great cinema to catch up on any general release movies you may have missed, since they tend to be a few months behind other cinemas. It often screens Jackie Chan retrospectives, and other Asian movie festivals.
Qantas Credit Union Arena (former Sydney Entertainment Centre). Next door to Darling Harbour and Chinatown, this large indoor entertainment venue, renovated in 1998, can be configured to seat 600 in intimate mode or 11,000 in rock mode. The monolithic 'Ent Cent' is nothing if not flexible ... it has hosted diverse music acts from Barry Manilow to Metallica, as well as tennis, circuses, ice shows, ballet, motorcross bike racing, trade shows, big-name public speakers and a variety of spectacular extravaganzas!
Located at the Pitt Street, the Wesley Conference Centre is a popular venue in town. It features several meeting rooms and auditorium and offers services like catering. For venue hire and other details, call ahead.
The marvelous State Theatre is located in Sydney's central business district. Within it, hangs one of the worlds largest crystal chandeliers. Classified by the National Trust of Australia as a building of historical significance, the theater was lavishly redone in the early 1980s. Its main focus is performing arts and live entertainment. Go along for a show or take yourself on a tour.