Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Going Out

High School Musical rocks the John Lees Centre

Ruby Productions’ ‘High School Musical’ premiered at the John Lees Centre in Penrith last weekend, and performances continue throughout June.

At The Movies: Those Who Wish Me Dead

We're back at the movies!

Police Band brings stage and screen classics to life

The Joan will host a very exciting Morning Melodies concert this month with the NSW Police Band playing ‘Music from the Stage & Screen’.

Bob’s still making memories and music

After many years in the industry, Kevin Mitchell – more commonly known these days as Bob Evans – is still finding ways to challenge himself and create great music.

Still an Idol: Anthony Callea set for Panthers show

17 years on, Australia still has a soft spot for Anthony Callea, the runner-up in season two of ‘Australian Idol’.

At The Movies: Wrath of Man

From its tense opening scenes through to its bloody, bitter conclusion, ‘Wrath of Man’ delivers an engaging ride throughout.

Stunning film offers insight into an extraordinary lifestyle

Chloé Zhao’s award-winning ‘Nomadland’ is both ambitious and understated

At The Movies: Voyagers

Director Neil Burger takes us nowhere particularly new with ‘Voyagers’, the science-fiction film that sees a fleet of young people being raised for the purpose of finding a new Earth.

Who’s ready for a hot night out in St Marys?

The hunks from Sydney Hotshots are back to sizzle next month with their brand new killer show from their Secret Fantasies Tour.

At The Movies: The Courier

Based on the gut-wrenching true story of a Soviet agent and the kind-hearted man recruited to help him, ‘The Courier’ is a gripping watch for any modern history buff.

At The Movies: Ascendant

The trend of teen-based sci-fi films seems to be circling back this year, first with ‘Chaos Walking’, and now with ‘Ascendant’, the part-fantasy, part-thriller film from Antaine Furlong.

Penrith’s Lakeside Long Lunch spearheads return of major festivals

Live music returns in the biggest possible way next weekend with Penrith hosting the Lakeside Long Lunch – one of the first festivals in the world to go ahead after the pandemic.

What can we learn from Keating?

Visionary, reformer and rabble rouser Paul Keating is embodied by one of Australia’s most beloved actors, Jonathan Biggins, in ‘The Gospel According to Paul’.

Lonnie Lee’s still making music and memories

After 60 years in the industry, Lonnie Lee is still going strong, bringing joy to his audiences by sharing his music all around Australia. Speaking...

At The Movies: Nobody

There may be some overly familiar ingredients in the new low-budget action flick ‘Nobody’, but this quick, fast-paced movie certainly doesn’t suffer.

Magic on stage at The Joan

Adapted for the stage by Finegan Kruchemeyer, this production celebrates the power of imagination, and the differences that make children special.

At The Movies: Godzilla vs. Kong

A battle of two cinematic giants.

At The Movies: Raya and the Last Dragon

A family movie with a strong message.

At The Movies: The Little Things

‘The Little Things’ throws us back to a time some 25 years ago, hoping to revive the dark and brooding thriller that became popular with the likes of ‘Seven’ and ‘The Bone Collector’.

Lakeside Long Lunch returns bigger and better

Thirsty Merc and Sneaky Sound System locked in for April 24 event.