As we head into crunch time at uni, all we can think about is that next way to drown our sorrows (or forget they exist). Keen to share some stories over too many drinks, or wow your senses with some of the country’s finest art? Then take a leaf out of good ol’ Ferris Bueller’s book while keeping your wallet intact…
When: 8pm (door and food 7pm), 4 April
Where: Giant Dwarf, Redfern
More info: storyclub.com.au
They pick a theme. The best people are chosen to (rule the world) write a story around that theme. Then they sit in an armchair and read it to you. You LOL, and then you drink. Get ready for a wild evening with the likes of former NSW premier and now Sky News host Kristina Keneally and funny lady Jessica Tuckwell. Yeah you heard right.
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off: 30th Anniversary Screening
When: 9pm, 8 April
More info: orpheum.com.au
So it’s been 30 years since Ferris Bueller took his day off and charmed his way into our lives. He’s a character we can all relate to in some form – he skipped school, has masterful ways of avoiding authority figures (need we go on?). Hit the Hayden Orpheum when it celebrates three decades of “Bueller…Bueller…Bueller” with this special night screening.
smart ARTS Festival 2016
When: 6-9pm, 8-14 April
Where: Pine St Creative Arts Centre, Chippendale
More info: cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au
Join the next generation of visual artists in all shapes and forms at Pine Street. Including an art exhibition, careers forum and free workshops, there’s bound to be something for you. Celebrate the fest in style with a killer launch party and live beats on the Friday to get you in the zone. Whether you’re into paintings, sketches, prints, film or music, this one’s sure to be a banger.