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Walk like an Egyptian at the library these school holidays.

School holiday activities galore, so start planning early

Campbelltown Council’s spring school holiday program is once again packed with new activities and old favourites, offering local children lots of opportunities to learn and have fun during the school holiday break. For example, are you mad about mummies? Crazy for cartouche? Passionate about pyramids? Walk Like an Egyptian, an afternoon of Egyptian-inspired games, craft… Read more »

Oceanic Rhythms - Sounds of the Pacific

Show time: an evening of Pacific classics and new music

Campbelltown is home to a large number of residents with a Pacific Island background. So it’s no surprise to see the return of the successful Oceanic Rhythms – Songs of the Pacific to the Campbelltown Arts Centre later this month. The centre has teamed up with the Sydney Sacred Music Festival to host this wonderful night of music… Read more »

Another scene from the show.

Pirate adventure story with a serious message for kids

Children have always loved adventure stories with pirates in them. Leppington Public School students will almost certainly enjoy the show when Captain Doorknob and his colourful crew in The Water Pirates of Neverland perform there tomorrow, March 21. But there’s a lot more to The Water Pirates of Neverland than pure entertainment value. The play… Read more »

Steve Wisbey, centre, at upstairs@freds, which will host the Greek Carnevale night on Saturday, February 25.

Greek Mardi Gras night of fun in upstairs@freds

Everyone knows what a Mardi Gras is. In some places Mardi Gras is known as Carnival or Carnevale. The Greeks call it Apokries. But whether you call it Mardi Gras, Apokries, Carnival or Carneval it means the same thing. Which pretty much is: Lent is coming, we have to give up meat for 40 days,… Read more »

The great duel between Orlando and Rinaldo to conquer Angelica’s heart

Sicilian puppet theatre Down Under for first time

If you’re on the lookout for local entertainment offering something a little different this weekend you could try a slice of Sicilian puppet theatre. Presented by the Italian Cultural Institute in Sydney, two shows will be on at Casula Powerhouse this Sunday. The magical world of France’s Paladins, which is narrated by Mimmo Cuticchio, master in the… Read more »

Island dreaming: Oceanic Rhythms show is coming.

Island dreaming: Oceanic Rhythms coming to arts centre

Oceanic Rhythms, an operatic, soul fused show is coming to the Campbelltown Arts Centre later this month. Made up of a choir, drummers, dancers, vocalists and hip-hop artists, Oceanic Rhythms will take the audience on an island styled journey, sharing cultural gems and melodic rhythms of yesterday and today. It will feature vocal performances from 501,… Read more »

Revolution Incorporated will perform at the next Liverpool Night Markets, on Saturday, September 6.

Night markets gaining in popularity

Where can you hear the sounds of Balkan-inspired gypsy fusion music, smooth reggae beats and rousing guitar solos, all in the one place, and for free? The increasingly popular Liverpool Night Markets, that’s where. The markets are next on Saturday, September 6 and offer a great musical line up including the unique Lolo Lovina and… Read more »

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