Going Out

Serial funsters back at The Joan

It’s that time of year again folks. The hilarious satirical minds of Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe and Phillip Scott – aka The Wharf Revue...

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...

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...

Share a laugh with Dave

Dave ‘Hughesy’ Hughes made a name for himself by joking about being a single 20-something university dropout living on the dole. These days the father...

Justice Crew head to the Mountains

They’re the western Sydney hip hop group that walked away with the top prize in the 2010 season of ‘Australia’s Got Talent’. Since then Justice...

Contemporary take on a classic

Introduce the kids to CoisCéim Dance Theatre’s ‘The Wolf and Peter’ at The Joan this school holidays. After a sell-out tour of Ireland, the award-winning...

Comedy duo keeping it fresh

Since meeting at Western Sydney University in the late 80s, David Collins and Shane Dundas have mimed and mimicked their way into Australia’s physical...

Silly laughs on offer this winter

Yulefest in the Blue Mountains brings with it many traditions. One such tradition involves three men, a stage and a whole lot of laughs. ‘The Goon...

Powerful theatre in Penrith

You probably recognise Deborah Mailman from her performances in ‘Rabbit Proof Fence’, ‘The Sapphires’ and ‘The Secret Life of Us’. But before she became the...

Thornton’s lost market finds new home in Emu Plains

The beloved artisan market that was axed in Penrith earlier this year is rising from the ashes with a new name and location. The Westies...

Still making us laugh

There may be plenty of opinionated voices on the comedy scene, but lovable Irish funny man Jimeoin isn’t one of them. “I don’t really have...

Playing for peace

As part of events for National Refugee Week, Syrian-American composer and pianist Malek Jandali will be using his music to introduce audiences to the...

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...

Rockin’ the classics

Next month lovable entertainer Scott McRae returns to the Evan Theatre with his hit show ‘Stevie and The Easybeats’. Co-written and produced by Scott himself,...

Cheeky country duo hit the road

“I’m on top of the world darlin’,” is one of the first things Aussie country music star Adam Harvey says when our call gets...

BMMS takes on a musical smash hit

The Blue Mountains Musical Society (BMMS) is celebrating their 75th production with the Andrew Lloyd Webber hit ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’. This well known rock opera...

Lighting up your Friday

As the nights turn cold there’s no better time to sink into the comfort of a red velvet sofa, with a bite to eat...

Carrying on Ted’s legacy

They’re the band responsible for the hit song ‘Jump in My Car’, which managed to knock ABBA off the singles charts to take out...

Kings of Country come to Penrith

Cash, Nelson and Denver are some of the biggest names in country music history. This May, fans of these three superstars will get a chance...

Makings of a rock star

When we first met Jimmy Barnes in his early Cold Chisel days it was clear he had the makings of a rock star. But behind...