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Been there, Done that: Ken’s iconic art on exhibition at Casula Powerhouse

Been there, Done that: Ken’s iconic art on exhibition at Casula Powerhouse

When two Ken Done exhibitions open next month, pride of place will go to one of his works that’s been at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre for 10 years. Square Beach2, pictured above, was gifted to the arts centre as part of the Australian Government’s cultural gifts program in 2011. Ken Done painted Square Beach in 1990 and it portrays a quintessential landscape close to the heart of many Australians: the beach in summer. Before arriving at Casula Powerhouse, the painting was part of exhibitions in Japan in 1991 and France in 1996. Ken Done is arguably the nation’s most famous and commercially successful… Read more »

Wests chefs cooking up a storm for Perfect Plate

Korean smoked beef short rib with crispy noodles, sesame seeds, sugar snap salad and a spiced soy and ginger glaze is one of the five Wests Group Macarthur entries in this year’s Perfect Plate competition. Sounds delicious, but what’s even better is that this dish, and the other four entries, are on the menu at Wests venues across the region. The Korean smoked beef short rib above is available from the Flame Kitchen at The Country Club Gledswood Hills. It means Wests members and their guests not only can order these dishes, they can also vote for them in the… Read more »

Hey kids, Bluey and Bingo are heading our way

Hey kids, Bluey and Bingo are coming to town in a few days. For those who have been living on Mars recently, Bluey and her little sister Bingo star in the popular animated TV series Bluey. Bluey is a lovable Blue Heeler puppy who lives with her dad, mum and little sister Bingo. In every episode, Bluey uses her limitless Blue Heeler energy to play elaborate games that unfold in unpredictable and hilarious ways.  On Saturday, May 22, Bluey and Bingo will head to Liverpool for a special performance for their fans in South Western Sydney. Carnes Hill community and… Read more »

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It’s all happening in the library

Liverpool City Library is offering a broad range of events this month, from a lecture on Australian WWII aviation, a talk by a home-grown champion swimmer about her fascinating life journey and international success, to a poetry exhibition featuring the talents of local Liverpool students. Liverpool City Mayor Ned MannounRead more »

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Men’s shed gets a permanent home

The Liverpool district men’s shed has finally got a permanent home. It’s at 31 Shepherd Street, Liverpool, and will be officially opened on Saturday, December 13, from noon. There will be a ribbon cutting, an opportunity to take a tour, meet some of the members and find out what theRead more »

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Enjoy all the fun of the street fair

Be a trapeze artist, join an interactive story-telling experience where theatre and magic combine, or get ready to sail the seven seas in a music extravaganza like no other. It’s all part of the entertainment line-up and fun activities in store for this year’s Festival of Fisher’s Ghost Street FairRead more »

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Funding to boost arts education for youth

THE Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre has been successful in their application for funding of $150,000 from the Western Sydney Arts Initiative. Liverpool City Council chief executive officer Car Wulff says the funding is for a two year period and will go towards Casula Powerhouse’s arts education program. “The funding receivedRead more »


Hit the road with the Happiness Cycle

Liverpool Council says it is proud to support The Happiness Cycle, a Coca-Cola Initiative presented in partnership with the Bicycle Network designed to get young people riding and moving. Three-hundred bikes will be given out to eligible young people, so get in quick and register now! All registered participants areRead more »


Primary school kids to check out our brilliant wildlife

Three primary school classes will have the opportunity to interact with some of our country’s stunning wildlife when Taronga Zoo brings their Zoomobile to the Georges River Environmental Education Centre this Friday, October 24. The competition, initiated by 702 ABC Sydney Breakfast presenter, Robbie Buck, required primary school children toRead more »

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