Block Party

Horwood Place

Don’t miss an exclusive opening-night partay with legends Uncle Kurt’s and The Darcy Street Project serving up specialty single origin espresso martinis and gourmet double smoked NY style hotdogs. Spin out to epic hip hop tunes and 90s dance anthems all week, with reinforcements in the way of sticky pork ribs, spicy tacos and soft bao buns.

EAT & DRINK

Tuesday 10 October (only)

ShisofineUncle Kurt’s and Darcy Street Project - Parramatta’s very own small bar is teaming up with neighbours and espresso aficionados the Darcy Street Project for a one night only collaboration. Visit this pop-up restaurant for Espresso Martinis made with boutique coffees and gourmet NY style hot dogs.

Sticky PorkWednesday 11 – Friday 13 October

Sticky Pork - get your hands on these mouth-watering sticky pork ribs – the best in town!

La RazaLa Raza celebrates and expresses the life and culinary culture of Latin American, serving up delicious grass roots Latino American fares that will be sure to keep you coming back for more.

Tsuru - Translating the very essence of Asian street food, Tsuru is all about its signature steamed pillow-like buns. These soft steamed bun sandwiches come with a variety of fillings – the signature Pork Belly Bun, Roast Duck & Lychee, Shiitake and Tofu Teriyaki just to name a few.

Shisofine - the first Japanese Food Truck to join the brigade of diverse street vending options serving Modern Japanese Street Food with a twist. Swing by and tuck into some juicy handmade gyozas, and delicious yakitori, freshly grilled on a lava rock char grill.

LISTEN & EXPERIENCE

DJ Andrew Levins
Andrew Levins is a DJ, ex-chef, writer and dad. He co-hosts three podcasts, including Serious Issues and Hey Fam on Planet Broadcasting, plus The Mitchen, which is all about food. As a DJ he’s toured with Childish Gambino, Diplo and The Vengaboys. In Sydney he runs the 90s dance party The Rhythm of the Night, and Sydney’s longest running hip hop party Halfway Crooks. Levins was head chef and owner of The Dip and released the cookbook Diner. He was once named one of Sydney’s 100 most influential people by The Sydney Morning Herald and Time Out said he was one of the '30 Young People Making Sydney Awesome Right Now’ when he was still a young person. 

People of Parramatta Projections by Sam Fraser & The Little Projector Company
Ever dreamt about seeing your own face up in lights? Take a seat with the Little Projector Bike and let artist Sam Fraser add your portrait to his artwork, the People of Parramatta, or jump on one of the participatory iPads and see your artistic skills lit up on a mega scale.

Finishing School
Installation by Marion Abboud and Felicity Castagna

Local artist Marian Abboud and local author Felicity Castagna examine our complex relationships and connections with place with a series of beautiful, yet defiant, portraits of Western Sydney writers. As you explore and uncover the narrative of each storyteller through a series of listening stations, consider how our environment shapes our sense of self and belonging. Presented with support of Western Sydney University.

TUT Workshops
Learn the art of this street dance featuring highly intricate and rhythmic patterns of the hands, fingers and arms, is inspired by ancient hieroglyphics found on the Egyptian pyramids of King Tutankhamen. The art form has found popularity among young street dancers who are embracing the new form and making it their own.



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