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SSC Newspaper : November 2013
Strathfield Scene 19 www.ourstrathfield.com.au NOVEMBER/DECEMBER EVENTS CALENDAR ■ THURSDAY 7 NOVEMBER STRATHFIELD COUNCIL AUTHOR TALK – KUMAR PEREIRA Food writer, graphic designer and contestant on the third series of MasterChef, Kumar Pereira will be speaking about his new book. Kumar’s Family Cookbook is a collection of recipes for family meals, including dishes the cook grew up eating in Sri Lanka. Starts at 6pm. Cost: Free. Strathfield Library, Homebush. www.strathfield.nsw.gov.au ■ SATURDAY 9 NOVEMBER MOVIES IN THE PARK A movie for the family, Life of Pi follows the story of a young man who survives a disaster at sea. Left to fend for himself, his journey turns to one of adventure and discovery as he forms an unexpected friendship with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger. Starts at 7.45pm. Strathfield Park, Homebush Bay Road, Strathfield. www.strathfieldmovies.com .au ■ SUNDAY 17 NOVEMBER THE ITALIAN PROJECT Take a musical journey from 1940s Sicily to the late-20th century with Australian jazz singer Virna Sanzone and four-time ARIA winner and pianist Paul Grabowsky. Over two sets, the duo will perform rich Sicilian folk songs, the music of Nino Rota and jazz arrangements from the 1960s. Starts at 3pm. Costs: $47 adult, $42 concession. Lennox Theatre, Parramatta. www.riversideparramatta.com .au ■ 18 & 19 NOVEMBER RUSSIAN NATIONAL BALLET: SWAN LAKE Be swept away by a tale of jealousy, sorcery and love of one of the world’s most-loved ballets, Swan Lake. Brought to life by Russia’s best ballet dancers, the story of good meets evil will have you mesmerised the moment the curtain rises. Doors open at 7.30pm. Cost: $105 adult, $95 concession and $85 student. Enmore. www.enmoretheatre.com .au ■ 19 NOVEMBER – 23 NOVEMBER THE FLOATING WORLD It was meant to be a happy occasion when Les and Irene decided to celebrate their wedding anniversary on a cruise ship. But among the sun-baking, cocktails and theme nights, Les – a former WWII prisoner of war – is forced to relive his past. You’ll leave the theatre in a bittersweet state and a new-found insight into the ugliness and long-lasting effects of war. Matinee and evening performances. Cost: $30-$47. Lennox Theatre, Parramatta. www.riversideparramatta.com .au ■ SUNDAY 24 NOVEMBER GO TIME WITH ARJ BARKER It’s “Go Time”! Come see Australia’s favourite American comedian as he performs his first stand-up show in Sydney in two years. Supported by Joel Ozborn, “Go Time” is what Barker describes as a mix of what audiences will expect and the last they’d expect. Doors open at 6.30pm. Cost: $59 adult and $54.90 concession. www.enmoretheatre.com.au THE FLOATING WORLD SWAN LAKE ■ WEDNESDAY 11 DECEMBER ALICIA KEYS –SET THE WORLD ON FIRE WORLD TOUR Alicia Keys will be setting the stage “on fire” when she brings her world tour to Sydney. Joined by special guest John Legend, the 14-time Grammy winner will perform some of her greatest hits and tracks from her latest album Girl on Fire. Starts at 9pm. Cost: from $109.90. Allphones Arena, Sydney Olympic Park . www.allphonesarena.com.au ■ SATURDAY 23 NOVEMBER MOVIES IN THE PARK Grab a picnic blanket and a microphone because you’ll want to sing along to all your favourite tracks. Pitch Perfect is a musical comedy about a college freshman, Beca, who brings new life and beats to her school’s rigid all-girls singing group, The Bellas. Starts at roughly 8pm. Strathfield Park, Homebush Bay Road, Strathfield. www.strathfieldmovies.com .au ■ SATURDAY 30 NOVEMBER THEATRESPORTS CRANSTON CUP GRAND FINAL Watch as the best writers and comics go head-to-head to get their hands on the biggest, ugliest trophy in Australia. Divided into teams, they ’ll be tested on their ad- libbing and comedic skills. Doors open at 7pm. Cost: $65 adult, $58 concession and $178 family. Enmore. www.enmoretheatre.com .au ■ SATURDAY 14 DECEMBER BON JOVI – BECAUSE WE CAN Join the band on their first Australian tour in three years. It will be an unforgettable experience when Bon Jovi perform classic hits and songs off the new What About Now album to a packed stadium. Starts at 5.30pm. Cost: from $99. ANZ Stadium. www.anzstadium.com .au BON JOVI THE ITALIAN PROJECT