Going Out

Things go boom

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

Noni takes us on an emotional journey in new play ‘Mother’

One of the great things about storytelling is that it allows us to form emotional connections with characters that we may never have had...

Festive spirit shines bright in St Marys

Christmas celebrations in St Marys will kick off next Friday, December 11, with the lighting of a 20-foot Christmas tree. The tree will then become...

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...

Local bands collide in search for talent

Independent bands will have the chance to show local audiences what they’re made of with Original Bands Collide 2, which kicks off at the...

Want to rock this weekend?

Get ready to rock because the world's biggest AC/DC tribute show, Long Way to the Top, is set to bring the band's anthemic...

Doc's still got it

We all love the 'Back to the Future' movies. Last week, we caught up with Christopher Lloyd, aka Doc, for a chat about...

RSL shoots for the stars

Penrith RSL has made history with the opening of their new buffet as the local club continues to emerge as a revitalised market...

Queen of country

Over the last couple of years I’ve been lucky enough to speak to some of the biggest names in the Australian country music industry. One...

Rock favourite's new Angel

While Australian rocker Dave Gleeson might be a veteran on the stage with more than 25 years experience, he’s about to...

10 wakes up to new breakfast show

The new hosts of Chanel Ten’s upcoming breakfast show ‘Wake Up’ aren’t too worried about their longstanding competition on the other networks, instead...

Love of 60s music is still Crystal clear

Dolores ‘Dee Dee’ Kenniebrew wasn’t even out of her teens yet when she was invited to become part of the girl group ‘The Crystals’....

Classic story on stage

The 80’s flick ‘The Blues Brothers’ has become a cult classic and now audiences will have a chance to see Jake and Elwood brought...

Titan of a film

The follow-up to 2010’s ‘Clash of the Titans’ blasts into cinemas this week and is sure to have people talking. Australian action...

This musical really rocks

The Who’s ‘Tommy’ is hitting the stage this month with local theatre group the Blue Mountains Musical Society set to take audiences into the...

Proud of premiere

It is the movie that Olivia Newton John made famous, and now ‘Xanadu’ is about to hit the stage at the...

Beccy's honest journey

For Aussie country music star Beccy Cole it was the writing of her very candid memoir Poster Girl that inspired her to further explore...

Play makes you think

Jonathan Harvey’s delightful comedy about youth, first love, self-discovery and three young people on the threshold of adulthood is currently playing at the Henry...

Have a ghoulish time in St Marys

It’s time to get out your best Halloween costume and join St Marys Town Centre for a ‘FANG-tastic’ day next Saturday. The centre will be...

Back to Luddenham

Luddenham is about to experience a weekend like never before when the small yet vibrant pocket of our community celebrates its 200 year...

Political satire at its best

Politics can often be more drama filled than a soap opera, which makes it the ultimate comedy fodder. Masters of theatrical satire ‘The Wharf Revue’...

Q LAB offers plenty of opportunities

Budding artists in Penrith will have the chance to hone their creative skills with a new residency program at the Joan Sutherland Performing...

Capturing the right sound

Every Friday night, countless cover bands can be found playing in western Sydney yet Seattle Sound manages to stand out in the crowd....

ANZAC Dinner Dance to be held on April 17

With the centenary of ANZAC quickly approaching, preparations for Penrith's Dawn Service are well underway. To raise money to assist in...

Best of the best on stage in Penrith

Curating a year’s worth of theatre and music performances is no mean feat. There’s many factors to be considered when deciding on a program that...

Q Theatre up for big awards

The Q Theatre Company has picked up four nominations for the prestigious Sydney Theatre Awards for 2012, including Best Direction of an Independent...

Morning of music at The Joan

The Joan brings together two of Australia’s greatest entertainment icons for ‘Tenterfield to Rio – A Peter Allen Tribute’. The next concert in The Joan’s...

Oh my Gord!

Country music star Gord Bamford may have a hugely successful career in Canada, but in his birth country of Australia he’s still relatively unknown. The...

Sisters open next chapter

Talking to Mollie McClymont, you get a sense that things for her – and sisters Sam and Brooke who make up The McClymonts...

Kieran’s looking for laughs

Werrington Downs resident and comedian, Kieran Daughton, will be taking to the stage in this year's Sydney Fringe Comedy program. Having been a comedian for...

Music magic in Penrith

Penrith residents have the chance to be part of an exciting music event when the Aurora Festival of Living Music comes to western...

Sounds of the world

Broaden your musical horizons and take a journey through the sounds of world music at the Blue Mountains Theatre this February. The critically acclaimed London...

So, this lawyer walks into a bar…

Most comedians you speak to have childhood memories of the first moment they realised they wanted to get into comedy. It might have been...

Grease to rock in Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains Musical Society (BMMS) has presented many musicals over the years but one theme has always remained constant – love! The...

WIN tickets to the Top Gear Festival

The stars of the British TV show 'Top Gear' are set to thrill Australian car lovers when they burn rubber in Eastern Creek...

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...

Hotter than ever

When my call gets connected to Hot Chocolate’s Patrick Olive it’s late in the evening in the UK and the musician is sitting back...

Ron's bold new move

After playing the character of Ridge Forrester on the US soap opera 'The Bold and The Beautiful' from 1987 to 2012 – an...

Get In The Mood for some Broadway fun

Tickets to ‘In The Mood’ have been in such high demand with Penrith audiences that a third matinee performance has been announced. The hit show...

Honesty is the aim for Jasmine

Country music star Jasmine Rae puts her heart and soul into her music. After writing candidly about the passing of her father on her...