Going Out

From busking to superstardom

The seven member dance troupe Justice Crew are much more than just your run-of-the-mill dance act. Why? Because in a little...

Classic tale’s scary twist

The walking dead are taking over local theatre company Ruby Productions’ new show ‘Alice in Zombieland’. Audiences will get to experience the classic Lewis Carroll...

Get hot and bothered at Panthers

When it comes to male revues Australia is punching well above its weight. The boys from the world’s number one male revue, Manpower Australia, will...

Tales from behind the mic

Have you heard the one about Possum Man? Eric the Breastfeeder? The Guinea Pig Chef? These are just a handful of the hilariously bizarre tales...

A little bit of Rio in Penrith

Entertainer Todd McKenney will bring a little bit of Rio to the Evan Theatre next month with the return of his hit show ‘Todd...

Paying tribute to a legend

Janis Joplin is one of the rock world’s most iconic women and her musical legacy still lives on today through productions like ‘Pearl –...

Extreme twist on a classic instrument

Prepare to have all your preconceived notions of violin music shattered when ‘Violin Extreme’ takes to The Joan stage next weekend. Internationally acclaimed violinist Alexandre...

Music For Life returns for 7th year

When Ann Willmington was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2008, she was told she had 18 months to live. She refused to listen. Almost a...

Things go boom

Their sound has been compared to 747 aeroplanes taking off, a concrete mixer in motion, a tap dripping away and a...

Hundreds expected to attend school holiday workshops at Mamre Anglican School

For most schools things slow down during the January holidays, but not at Mamre Anglican School. More than 200 children and just as many robots...

A life of fun and feathers

In 2015 Carlotta’s life was played out on the small screen by Jessica Marais in the ABC tele-movie ‘Carlotta’. Now the iconic woman herself is...

Take a seat at Adam’s bar

Though technological advancement has seen an improvement in music production quality there’s really nothing like the sound you get from live music. This is exactly...

Chamber of secrets

She may be an ARIA award-winning musician but you’re more likely to spot country crooner Kasey Chambers down at the schoolyard than on...

Council to celebrate Re-imagine Ageing festival

Penrith is celebrating the Re-imagine Ageing festival in March. The festival is a chance for the community to get together and enjoy an exciting...

Just like the real thing

Neil Diamond’s ‘Hot August Night’ is one of the most iconic live albums of all time. This year the classic release – which was recorded...

WIN: Your school holiday survival pack!

The school holidays are just around the corner and the Weekender wants to make it a little easier to keep the kids entertained! We've got...

Bobby's second coming

Bobby Rydell first stepped onto the stage when he was just eight years old, and now six decades later is still as enthusiastic...

Country duo keep it real

Aussie country music stars Amber Lawrence and Catherine Britt are making it an all-female affair on their current ‘Love & Lies’ tour. Joined by guest...

Festive fun for the family

With Christmas quickly approaching it’s time to start getting the festivities underway. What better way to celebrate the silly season than with a night of...

Guitar kid is back

It’s hard to imagine that a kid, who wasn’t even in high school at the time, could capture the world’s attention...