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The Rocks Village Bizarre 2014

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Seek Out The Mystery & Magic Under the Moonlight Market
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Welcome! Expect surprises around every corner!


The annual Rocks Village Bizarre is on every Friday night from 7 November to 19 December 2014. Wander into The Rocks and be mesmerised by the cobblestone laneways which have been transformed into a curious world filled with secrets, intrigue and treasures.

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Lose yourself in hidden laneway


Come in and mix-n-mingle. Seek out the secret installations, join in the frivolities, glam-up with a makeover and sample delicious food at one of the open-air food stalls. You will walk away into the night feeling enlightened with a bit of playfulness.

I am going to reveal a few glimpses of the Best of Bizarre to give you the foresight for a fun, quirky and spontaneous Friday night out.

Look Behind the Windows:

When you walk along George Street, the Rocks precinct's shopfronts are transformed into stages where you will see incredible live performance artists dance and wiggle to entertain the onlookers.

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Behind the Windows


First you will see Jessica Wong, who is saturated in vibrant colours. Step closer to exam this curious character and watch her perform a short punk movement piece. Window shopping will never be the same again!

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Shopfronts become the Stages


Next you will be wowed by Rakini Devi, the Kali Madonna who integrated Indian classical dance with surreal visual installations. Her performance has been presented in New York and Mexico and draws intercultural inspiration from deities such as the Mexican Virgin Guadalupe and the Hindu goodess Kali.

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The Urban Altar of Rakini Devi


Get ready to be hypnotized by Paul Cordeiro with his movements inside Denham - the iconic Amsterdam jean label.

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Paul Cordeiro's unique window performance


He is an internationally acclaimed dancer and physical performer and he definitely knows how to sizzling up the atmosphere with his hips and dance routines.

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iconic Amsterdam Jean Label - Denham


Laneway Theatre Performance:

Delight yourself with laneway theatrical performance hidden within The Rocks' historical buildings.

Full Fathom Five:

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A relish riveting convict tale


A ghost tale of First fleet shoemaker George Legg and his convict wife Ann Armsden as they re-telling their tale about drowning, highway robbery and freshly baked bread. This is a 20 minutes performance at The Rocks Discovery Museum.

Art Installation:

Intrude Rabbit Installation by Amanda Parer

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Amanda Parer's Colossal White Rabbit


This giant inflatable rabbit was a hit at VIVID Sydney earlier this year. One of the bunnies decided to hop into The Rocks Village Bizarre for more fun and photo opportunities.

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O Bunny, Where Art Thou?


Every week, this mischievous bunny wants to play hide and seek with all families. Check out all the sneaky hidden spot to find this naughty bunny.

The Gin Mill Social:

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The Gin Mill Social


Hidden in the heart of The Rocks Square, the roaring Gin Mill Social will transport you back to the prohibition era of the1920s.

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Lively 1920 juke joint


This merry juke joint also serves free-flowing drinks. There will be plenty of cold craft beer, ciders and cocktails stocked by The Rocks Brewing Company.

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A well-stocked bar


Enjoy burlesque and vaudeville performances and swing along with the band. It's as authentic as 1920's party and you will never know where this fun night will take you.

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Banned booze tastes so much sweeter


Market Feast:

Surely by now, you are feeling a bit ravenous.

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It's feasting time!


Let your appetite take a wander around the open-air restaurant food stalls. This is a great foodie festival showcasing some of the great restaurants in The Rocks area. You will see Baroque Bistro Bar Patisserie dishing up their tantalising signature Truffled Cheeseburger, or be amazed at Lowenbrau's giant German sausages.

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Ohhh.... kebabs


So many alluring mouth-watering dishes, what shall I have?
Tonight, kebabs and assorted skewers got my fancy.

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ohhh... sumptuous skewers


Enjoy an abundance of world flavours. Life is unhurried under the buzzing moonlight foodie market.

The Argyle Oracle:

Need some direction in your life? Take a seat for a free psychic reading with the Argyle Oracle.

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Free Fortune-Reading


There will be palm reading, tarot cards shuffling and crystal ball gazing. Whichever method she used, you will get some guidance for your future.

Register your spot early as places are limited and you don't want to miss out what the future might have in store for you.

Parlour Bizarre:

Tired of your old look? Make your way to the Parlour Bizarre to transform yourself into an extraordinary living art work.

Glitta Supernova's Parlour Bizarre:

Want to set yourself apart from the crowd? Under the talented make-up artist- Glitta Supernova's quick 20 minutes makeover, you will look like a magical superstar and feel fabulous at the same time.

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Parlour Bizarre


MOHS Hair and Beauty:

Fancy a free, new look for the night? Get an eclectic 1980's inspired makeover with the MOHS stylist duos. You will walk away with an amazing Pop-art inspired curly hair style.

Barber Supreme:

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Barber Supreme Station


If you think Parlour Bizarre is just for the ladies, think again. Barber Supreme offers the old-world charm of a classic barber experience to the modern gentlemen. Barber Supreme will be on hand to trim and shape your beards and mustaches. Enjoy the old-fashion details like hot towel and personalised service.

Places are limited for all Parlour Bizarre makeovers. Be sure to register early so you don't miss out these free services.

Love TV:

Love Hostess - Aphrodite invites celebrities, musicians and local hero into her mobile chat studio for an intimate and spontaneous interviews about love and passion in Sydney.

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Love TV - Check your love pulse


The Village Bizarre Clubhouse with Peter Baecker - LIVE

Peter Baecker, a Berlin-based performance artist, dancer, DJ will transform a local shopfront into an interactive art installation.

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Check out Peter Baecker - LIVE


Etsy Art & Craft Market:

Are you having trouble buying that special Christmas gift? Check out the internationally renowned craft mecca Etsy stalls. Here, you will find charming hand-crafted gifts and art prints.

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Etsy Art & Craft Stalls


The Footstool Phantom:

Muster up your courage and enter a spooky room on George Street and try your wheel-of-misfortune. It is filled with live action, participation from the audience, puppetry and watch with merriment at someone else's torture. The show runs for approximately 15 minutes.

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Follies of the Footstool Phantom


The Rocks Village Bizarre is a great place to explore The Rocks like you never know it. This fun event adds a hint of excitement, mystery, entertainment and fantasy to your Friday nights. There are many more performances and activities to see.

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Satisfy your curiosity and imagination


You will be so dazzled and excited with the Rocks Village Bizarre, you will definitely be back for more surprises.

Proudly presented by the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority. Check out the Offical Program here.

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An enchanted night out filled with magic, mystery, music and market.
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Why? Expect the unexpected at this Village Bizarre with Magic, Music, Mystery and Moonlight Market
When: 6.30pm - 10pm
Phone: (02) 9240 8500
Where: The Rocks, NSW
Cost: FREE
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I love the blow-up rabbit.
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Great article and I love the photos :)
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