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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : February 4th 2009
MB INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, February 5, 2009 25 Alive What's On 26 Cultures merge in Chinese Gardens Percussionist Claire Edwards. AN Ashfield musician is one of the stars of this week's inaugural Chinese Gardens Chamber Music Festival. Leading percussionist Claire Edwards will perform at the festival, which will be held in the beautiful Chinese Gardens, Darling Harbour, from February 5 to 8. With more than 28 musicians from China and Australia performing classics from Debussy to Dvorak, this is a opportunity to hear a wide-ranging repertoire blending Chinese, Australian and European music, new and old. Tickets cost from $65, including a Chinese meal with Australian wine. To book phone Musica Viva box office on 1800 688 482. Visit www.johnhuiemusic.com Rock'n'roll at its best Frankie J Holden and Wilbur Wilde ham it up. WHAT: Music By Moonlight WHERE: The Overflow, Sydney Olympic Park WHEN: 8pm on Saturday, February 7 COST: Free DETAILS: Visit www.sydneyolympic park.com.au or phone the infoline on 9714 7888 SHANNON ANDREUCCI ROCK on down to Sydney Olympic Park this Saturday night for free live performances by iconic Aussie rockers Frankie J Holden, Wilbur Wilde and Ross Wilson. It's the first in the free Music By Moonlight concert series which will take place in the Overflow every Saturday night during February. This Saturday Frankie J Holden and Wilbur Wilde will have the crowd up on their feet performing Ol' 55 songs such as On The Prowl and Looking For An Echo. The lead singer of Daddy Cool, the legendary Ross Wilson, will also perform perennial hits such as Eagle Rock and the chart-topping track Come Back Again. The musicians will be accompanied by a troupe of dancers dressed in their fanciest 1950s poodle skirts and ponytails. As part of the Rock'n'Roll Down Under theme night, there will be a classic cars display in The Overflow featuring hot rods, old Fords, the classic Dodge, Cadillacs and Aussie Holdens. Music lovers are advised to pack a picnic blanket or a low chair and arrive early to enjoy the show. Food is available from 6pm, including gourmet hampers. The other Music By Moonlight concerts are Love Music -- with Sydney Symphony (February 14), Latino Rhythm'n'Groove (February 21) and One of These Nights: A celebration of The Eagles (February 28). Pastels on show at Taylor Galleries A PASTELS exhibition is opening at Summer Hill's Taylor Galleries this week. The exhibition includes works by Ann Cape, Chris Gentle and Margaret Gibson, along with three early works by Shay Docking. The gallery is open Thursday to Sunday from 11am to 4pm. Phone 9716 4039 or visit www.taylorgalleries.net.au Free look at our feathered friends VISIT the Birds Australia Discovery Centre in Newington Armory, Sydney Olympic Park, to learn more about our feathered friends. The centre includes an extensive library, an education room and interactive displays about Birds Australia projects. It is free, and open from 10am to 4pm at weekends. Phone 9714 7888. The ACADEMY of DRESSMAKERS is designed for those who are looking for an alternative to the current vocational training. Refine your skills or learn a new trade. Professional PATTERNMAKING COURSES NOW ENROLLING FOR 2009 ENROL BY JAN 27th AND RECEIVE A 10% DISCOUNT just mention this ad Enrol now for courses starting 2nd February Other courses: BEGINNERS / DOMESTIC INTERMEDIATE GARMENT CONSTRUCTION ALTERATIONS Classes have limited numbers. Enquiries call 9885 3600 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org 2177386i pag wk31 Own the moment Buy pictures from this newspaper www.newsphotos.com.au Bars, Cafes Restaurants Guide
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