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SSC Newspaper : February 2014
YOUAMI ■ TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11 ED KOWALCZYK The former lead singer of Live and American rock royalty Ed Kowalczyk is in Sydney. Sing along as he pays tribute to the hits of the past and performs songs from his 2010 album Alive and forthcoming album The Flood and the Mercy. Starts at 8.30pm. Where: Enmore Theatre, Enmore. Cost: from $89.90. www.enmoretheatre.com.au ■ FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14 VICTOR VALDES – REAL MEXICO IN CONCERT He’s performed for Queen Elizabeth II, Hollywood stars and the King and Queen of Spain, and now Victor Valdes, a member of the highly acclaimed Mexican folk music group Tlen Huicani is coming to Burwood. Get out your dancing shoes because it’s going to be a fun night! Starts at 6pm. Where: Burwood RSL. Cost: from $70. www.burwoodrsl.com .au ■ SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST The classic fairytale returns to the big screen with this special screening of Disney ’s Beauty and the Beast. Watch as Belle falls unexpectedly in love with her captor and FEBRUARY/MARCH EVENTS CALENDAR ■ SUNDAY FEBRUARY 23 SLEEPING BEAUTY It was the sunset of her 16th birthday, and a curse puts the fairytale kingdom’s beautiful Princess Aurora into a deep sleep. It was a slumber from which she could only be awakened by true love’s kiss. Join the kids on a musical journey of curses, fairies and love at the special screening of Sleeping Beauty. Starts at 10.30am. Where: Event Cinema, Burwood. Cost: $8. www. eventcinemas.com .au ■ SATURDAY MARCH 1 MRS BROWN’S BOYS The mother of all comedy is stepping out of the TV set and onto the stage. Mrs Brown’s Boys Live is touring Australia with the original cast from the BBC TV series. Much like the show, the live performance will have you laughing tears with completely uncensored humour. Starts at 2pm and 7.30pm. Where: Allphones Arena. Cost: from $79. www.allphonesarena. com.au ■ TUESDAY MARCH 1 MASLENITSA RUSSIAN PANCAKE DINNER DANCE Eat, drink and be happy as the Russian Club hosts a dinner of pancakes with hot and cold hors d’oeuvres and a whole lot of Russian dancing. Bookings are essential. Starts at 7pm. Where: Russian Club. Cost: $45 for members and $50 for their guests. ■ THURSDAY MARCH 3 BRIAN MCKNIGHT One of the most iconic and respected R&B singers, songwriters and producers of our time, Brian McKnight is bringing his soulful sound to Australia for the first time. With a full piece band, McKnight’s show will feature his famous hits such as Shoulda Been Lovin’ You as well as new songs from his latest album More Than Words. McKnight won over the world with his 1999 hit Back At One and has since sold more than 20 million albums and worked worldwide with major artists in the urban genre including Mariah Carey, P.Diddy, Justin Timberlake and Nelly. Starts at 8pm. Enmore Theatre, Enmore. Cost: from $82.50. www.enmoretheatre.com .au the man behind the beast. Starts at 10.30am. Where: Event Cinemas, Burwood. Cost: from $8. www.eventcinemas.com .au ■ TUESDAY FEBRUARY 18 – SATURDAY FEBRUARY 22 WHEN DAD MARRIED FURY Two brothers, Ian and Ben, return home to find their widowed 75-year-old father is married to a 30-something American beauty queen, Fury. Is there more to Fury than meets the eye? Do Ben’s loyalties lie with his wife, dad or himself ? Can Ian contain his greed long enough to get a signature on the right will? This witty comedy will have you crying from laughter as you watch a show about family greed, jealousy, love and expectation. Starts at 7.30pm. Where: Lennox Theatre, Parramatta. Cost: $57 adult. www.riversideparramatta.com .au ■ SATURDAY FEBRUARY 22 DARREN CARR COMEDY Australian Club Entertainment (ACE) award-winner ventriloquist Darren Carr will perform with his cast of characters at Burwood RSL. With a blend of ventriloquism and stand-up comedy, you can rest assured that he’ll deliver an entertaining show for all those who love to laugh. Starts at 8.30pm. Where: Burwood RSL. Cost: $12. www.burwoodrsl.com.au BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN ■ WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 The Boss, aka Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, is returning to Sydney for a second time in less than a year. The group brought its Monster Ball tour to our shores in March last year. A hit among fans, it was described as the “greatest rock’n’roll show on earth”. Now the 20-time Grammy Award winner is heading back. Catch him as he performs classic tracks Born in the USA and Working on the Highway as well as songs off his latest album, High Hopes. Where: Allphones Arena. Cost: from $99.70. www.allphonesarena.com.au ■ SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22 RAPTURE FEATURING EMINEM Guess who’s back? Slim Shady aka Eminem - and he’s bringing some of the biggest acts of rap with him for the debut of hip-hop event Rapture. One of the most controversial and best-selling artists of the 2000s, Eminem has sold more than 220 million records and has had 13 number-one singles worldwide, including Lose Yourself, Not Afraid and his more recent chart topper The Monster featuring Rihanna. This month he’ll be performing some of the classics as well as new material from his latest album, Marshall Mathers LP 2. Also taking the stage will be Eminem’s label mate and California rap genius Kendrick Lamar, plus J. Cole, Action Bronson and Aussie rapper 360. Where: ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park. Cost: from $100. www.anzstadium.com.au FEBRUARY 2014 18 Strathfield Scene