The worlds of art, music, film, surfing and skateboarding will converge at The Happening, which makes it’s first stop in a global tour in Sydney on March 14th, 2008. The event will feature a select group of artists and photographers exhibiting work based in contemporary beach and street cultures, followed by acoustic music performances and film screenings.
In addition, The Happening will help raise money and awareness for a group of non-profit organizations, including Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Upcoming events on the tour include stops in Tokyo, New York, San Francisco and European destinations of Paris and Cornwall.
The Happening will take place at the Bondi Beach Pavilion in Sydney. The affair kicks off with the art exhibition opening at 6pm. Featured artists and photographers include: Thomas Campbell, Andy Davis, Wolfgang Bloch, Andrew Kidman, Jeff Canham, Ryan Heywood, Mark Sutherland, David Lloyd, Greg LaMarche, Peter Webb, Harry Daily, Scott Richards, Julie Goldstein, Alex Kopps, Herbie Fletcher, Kate Sutton, Joe Curren and more.
The evening continues with music performances at 7pm by Andrew Kidman, Will Conner and Matt Costa, who is celebrating his recent release ‘Unfamiliar Faces’ on Jack Johnson’s Brushfire Records. The event will showcase four films including feature film, “Sliding Liberia” by Britton Caillouette and Nicholai Lidow. In addition, there will be short films by the Malloys, Thomas Campbell and The Gothic Dolphins.
All-inclusive tickets are available for $35 through the event website. Ticket price includes all music performances, film screenings and entrance to the art exhibition.
Venue: Bondi Openair at The Bondi Beach Pavilion. Address: Bondi Pavilion, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach NSW 2026
Date: March 14, 2008 – doors open at 6pm.
Art: Galleries open at 6pm.
After Party: 10:30 – Midnight at the Bondi Beach Pavilion Bar.