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March at a Glance


Ongoing How To Rule The World

Award-winning playwright Nakkiah dui returns to the Sydney lheatre Company with a brand new political satire, “How to Rule the Worldˮ. lhe fast-paced comedy tackles the Australian myths of multicultu­ralism and a ‘fair go’ with stinging social commentary. Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Sydney. 9250 1777. sydneythea­tre.com.au

Mar 10 All About Women

A one-day extravagan­za of talks and ideas, "All About Women" celebrates Internatio­nal Women's Day with talks, panels, lessons in skills from carpentry to flower arranging, and live podcasts that ask questions about gender, justice and equality. Join the conversati­on and discuss thought provoking topics with inspiring speakers. Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney. 9250 7777. sydneyoper­ahouse.com/all-about-women


Choose from one of four exciting operas this month. “La Bohème”, Pucciniʼs masterpiec­e, is a glittering production set in the world of 1930s bohemian Berlin. “Salome”, Strauss’ taboobreak­ing opera based on the play by Oscar Wilde. “Turandot” is a fantasy opera of poetry and myth set in an exotic and thrilling world, while “Wertherˮ is the ultimate Romantic opera by Massenet. Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point, Sydney. 9318 8200. opera.org.au/sydney

Mar 15-17 Dirty Dancing

Carry your watermelon­s down to The Domain for the "Dirty Dancing: Immersive Cinema Experience". Be transporte­d to summer of ‘63 with a life-size re-creation of Kellerman’s Mountain Resort. Gates open at 5pm with food, fun activities like dance lessons and golf, and 50+ actors bringing Johnny and Baby's illicit love story to life. The movie screening kicks off at 8:30pm. The Domain, Sydney. immersivec­inema.com.au

Mar 15-17 Parramasal­a

Celebrate the vibrant cummunitie­s in Western Sydney at one of the largest multicultu­ral events in NSW. The three-day event celebrates cultures from South America to the Middle East, and Indigenous Australia to South East Asia. During Parramasal­a, Parramatta­ʼs laneways, parks and streets come alive with live music, vivid dance and theatre and a breathtaki­ng parade of splendid colour. Relax at the bar or explore the brand new bustling food precinct and try food from around the world. parramasal­a.com

Mar 2 Mardi Gras Parade

The annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade brings the streets of Sydney to a glittering halt and shines a global spotlight on LGBTQI lives, culture, communitie­s and creativity. Make your way to Oxford Street or Flinders Street early in the day to secure a spot. The parade kicks off at 7pm with a series of spectacula­r floats and thousands of participan­ts, from drag queens to dykes on bikes, Sydney lifesavers to community heroes and Rainbow Families. Expect a colouful night, with all things glitz and glamour on parade! 9383 0900. mardigras.org.au/events/parade

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