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The Minerva-Metro Theatre: Icon of The Cross

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The Cross Art Projects

8 Llankelly Place

Potts Point, NSW 2011

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Gavin Harris will talk about the history of Sydney’s best known / unknown building, the Minerva-Metro Theatre, its architecture and its engagement with the arts. The Minerva-Metro building is a rare example of the interwar Expressionist /moderne style. Usually mislabelled as ‘Art Deco’, it exemplifies Guy Crick and Bruce Furse’s mature style. Eighty years later, it is a National Treasure.

Gavin Harris has given many talks about Kings Cross, where he has lived for many decades, its architecture, characters, and engagement with the arts of all kinds, as well as its darker underside.

He is co-author, inter-alia, of "Sydney Harbour Bridge Workers: Honour Roll 1922-32" (third edition published 2007) and "New Day Dawning : The Early years of Sydney's Gay And Lesbian Mardi Gras" published 2008.

By day Gavin runs THE CROSS Art + Books bookstore in Roslyn St, Kings Cross.


This event is co-hosted by The Cross Art Projects.

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