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SSC Newspaper : October 2010
OCTOBER EVENTS CALENDAR ■ THURSDAY 14TH OCTOBER TAME IMPALA Four-piece Perth band are back from their maiden voyage around the USA for a spring tour to promote their second album, Innerspeaker. 7pm. Tickets: $39.80. Enmore eatre, 118-132 Enmore Road, Enmore. Phone: 9550 3666; www.enmoretheatre.com.au CASS EAGER 'DOWN ON MY KNEES' LAUNCH PARTY e soulful tunes, huge vocals and a cranking band have fans coming back to e Vanguard to hear the launch of Cass Eager's new EP, Down On My Knees. 6.30pm. Tickets: $12 (pre-sale), $41 (main meal and show), $15 (door). e Vanguard, 42 King Street, Newtown. Phone: 9557 7992; www.thevanguard.com.au ■ FRIDAY 15TH OCTOBER MISS POLE DANCE AUSTRALIA 2011 In its 6th year running, Miss Pole Dance Australia 2011 will boast some of the best pole dancers from Australia and around the world. 8pm. Tickets: $69. Enmore eatre, 118-132 Enmore Road, Enmore. Phone: 9550 3666; www.enmoretheatre.com.au ■ FRIDAY 15TH OCTOBER -- SUNDAY 17TH OCTOBER BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS LIVE is essential home and lifestyle event showcases interactive seminars, workshops, celebrity talks and free samples. 10am. Tickets: $15 (adult pre-sale), $10 (concession/senior pre-sale), $20 (adult at the door), $15 (concession/senior at the door). Contact: Ticketmaster. Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park; www.sydneyolympicpark.com.au ■ SUNDAY 17TH OCTOBER NSW GOVERNMENT SPRING CYCLE Now in it's 27th year, the NSW Government Spring Cycle has two riding options -- a 50km ride from North Sydney over the Harbour Bridge to Sydney Olympic Park or a 30km ride along the Cooks River to Sydney Olympic Park. Cost: Free. For more information and to register visit www.springcycle.com.au ■ THURSDAY 21ST OCTOBER -- SUNDAY 24TH OCTOBER SPRING SHOW AT STRATHFIELD PLAZA e biggest Orchid show in the Inner West will be hosted at Strath eld Plaza. Meet the growers, purchase some orchids and learn to grow them. Open Shopping Centre hours. Cost: Free. Strath eld Plaza, 11 e Boulevard, Strath eld 2135. Phone: 0416 226 520. ■ FRIDAY 22ND OCTOBER LOW is American indie band is famed for their unique and bare sound. e three-piece combine the drama of Joy Division and the intensity of Big Black. 7pm. Tickets: $45.70. e Factory eatre, 105 Victoria Road, Marrickville. Phone: 9550 3666; www.thefactorytheatre.com.au Strathfield Scene 19 Pick of the Month: Sarah Blasko, the Sydney singer-songwriter returns to the Enmore Theatre to promote her third album As Day Follows Night. WHAT'S ON www.ourstrathfield.com.au ■ FRIDAY 23RD OCTOBER -- SATURDAY 24TH OCTOBER BEN HUR In a urry of chariots, togas and gladiators, Ben Hur -- e Stadium Spectacular will be showing at the ANZ Stadium for two days only. is epic biblical tale, based on the original 1959 movie, is narrated by Russell Crowe. 8pm. Tickets: $299, $249, $159,$99, $69. ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park. www.ticketek.com.au ■ SATURDAY 23RD OCTOBER DIVING NSW METROPOLITAN CHAMPIONSHIPS e state based diving championships for metropolitan entrants. 7.30am -- 2pm. Cost: Free for spectators. Aquatic Centre, Sydney Olympic Park. Phone 9752 3660. www.sydneyolympicpark.com.au. ■ SATURDAY 23RD -- SUNDAY 24TH OCTOBER ALEX & EVE: THE WEDDING An hilarious comedy about Alex & Eve ge ing married. But not if George Karrastopoulos and Salwa El Masri have anything to do with it. Saturday: 8pm, Sunday: 7pm. Tickets: $29 (Full), $23 (Concession). e Factory eatre, 105 Victoria Road, Marrickville. Phone: 9550 3666; www.thefactorytheatre.com.au ■ FRIDAY 29TH OCTOBER SARAH BLASKO To promote the release of her successful third album, As Day Follows Night, singer-songwriter Sarah Blasko is back in Sydney with her untouchable talent and alluring voice. 7pm. Tickets: $72.10. Enmore eatre, 118-132 Enmore Road, Enmore. Phone: 9550 3666; www.enmoretheatre.com.au CINEWEST CINEMATHEQUE e Cinewest Cinematheque are proud to showcase the work of the award-winning director, Federico Fellini. A viewing of Roma (1972) will be played. 2pm. Cost: Free. Newington Armory, Sydney Olympic Park. Phone: 0402 707 010; www.sydneyolympicpark.com.au ■ TUESDAY 2ND NOVERMBER MELBOURNE CUP e Vanguard are hosting their own Melbourne Cup festivities with music, food, chilled champagne and Burlesque performances. 12pm. Tickets: $15 (pre-sale). e Vanguard. 42 King Street, Newtown. Phone: 9557 7992; www.thevanguard.com.au ■ WEDNESDAY 3RD NOVEMBER TAIKOZ: BLESSINGS OF THE EARTH TaikOz is Australia's leading taiko drumming group combining traditional taiko practice with contemporary Australian and Japanese compositions. 7.30pm. Tickets: $44/$39/$31. Riverside eatres, Parrama a. Phone: 8839 3398. www.riversideparrama a.com.au ■ THURSDAY 4TH NOVEMBER CAM TAPP e award winning singer/ songwriter returns to e Vanguard to launch his highly anticipated debut solo album, e Li le Black Book of Light. 6.30pm. Tickets: $12 (pre-sale), $41 (main meal and show), $15 (door). e Vanguard. 42 King Street, Newtown. Phone 9558 7992; www.thevanguard.com.au ■ FRIDAY 5TH NOVEMBER BRIAN WILSON One of the most revered gures in music history, the composer, arranger, producer and one- h of e Beach Boys will be playing in Sydney in one of two Australian shows. 8pm. Tickets: $105 (GA Standing), $135 (Reser ved Seating). Enmore eatre, 118-132 Enmore Road, Enmore. Phone: 9550 3666; www.enmoretheatre.com.au ■ SATURDAY 30TH OCTOBER MOVIES IN THE PARK Strath eld Council will commence the screening of Movies in the Park. e rst on the list of 10 movies that will be showing over the next ve months will be Avatar (M). Cost: Free. Strath eld Park, Strath eld. For more information, contact Strath eld Council on 9748 9999. UNDER THE BLUE MOON FESTIVAL is dark and alternative festival showcases an array of some of the best alternative acts such as Mz Ann ropik and Juke Box Zombies. 7pm. Tickets: $25. e Factory eatre, 105 Victoria Road, Marrickville. Phone: 9550 3666; www.thefactorytheatre.com.au ■ SUNDAY 31ST OCTOBER CHRIS GUDU & BAND AFRO RHYTHMS UNLIMITED Hailing from Zimbabwe, Chris Gudu and his band are bringing the swinging beats of umbaganga music to Sydney to promote his forthcoming album. 6:30pm. Tickets: $20 (pre-sale), $16 (pre-sale concession), $49 (main & show), $25 (door). e Vanguard, 42 King Street, Newtown. Phone: 9557 7992; www.thevanguard.com.au