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Inner Western Courier Thursday Not Used Anymore : August 20 2008
44 INNER-WEST WEEKLY, Thursday, August 21, 2008 STEPPING OUT www.innerwestweekly.com.au Spring into the fun and celebrations Rock bands Vandolls (above) and Torche Le Monde (below) will perform at Burwood Festival. THERE'S no stopping Burwood from holding one of its biggest spring festivals, which falls on Father's Day. For the first time ever, the Spring Celebrations will include a ''Kids' World'' full of fun activities for kids, mums and dads, which will be monitored by the local Scouts group and securely fenced to ensure the children's safety. Some ''Kids World'' activities include pony rides, a petting farm, three-legged races for dads and kids, sack races, a story time corner and a climbing bridge built by the Scouts. Friday, September 5, will kick off with a free open-air screening of Alvin & the Chipmunks. The festival launch with free sausage sizzle and entertainment will begin on Saturday, September 6, and the action-packed festival day featuring more than 200 food and merchandise stalls, rides and live performances will start on September 7. Burwood Council has revealed the line-up of entertainment confirmed for the youth stage on festival day. More than 10 bands from the Inner West will take the stage and perform live from 10am through until 9pm. They will present a mix of musical talent and thrilling martial arts demonstrations. The OZ Rock Rescue Concert, starring Guitar Heroes, Torche Le Monde, and Vandolls is on from 3.15 to 5.30pm. Also on the bill, from 5pm to 9pm, are the Noisy by Choice contestants. The nine finalists are Blam! Valiums, Escapade, Michaela Baranov, Wendy Ana Lata' anga Ahosivi, Distorted Sound Theory, Kyle Horsley, Emilie de Villecourt, Inflight Entertainment and Darker Half. All musicians are in with a chance of winning great prizes, as well as getting the chance to showcase their talent in front of thousands of visitors. Winners are chosen by votes on the day, so it is guaranteed to be a real interactive day. Spring Carnival celebrations continue until September 26. Sounds of music past Lecturer and musician Dr Neal Peres Da Costa. HISTORICAL keyboard instruments of centuries past will feature in a unique concert taking place in PLC Croydon next week. The concert will be presented by Sydney Conservatorium of Music lecturer Dr Neal Peres Da Costa. Dr Peres Da Costa specialises in playing keyboard instruments of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Over the last month he has been working with students from PLC's Senior Chamber Orchestra who will play in next week's concert, along with members of the Sydney Conservatorium's Early Music Ensemble and PLC Sydney staff vocalist Mina Kanaridis. They will be performing works by Corelli, Mozart, Pepusch, Handel and Purcell. The concert will take place in the school's Audrey Keown Theatre on Saturday, August 30 at 5pm. A light supper will be provided. Tickets cost $10 ($5 student/ concession) and can be paid at the door. Favourite display FAVOURITE Places is the title of the current exhibition in Summer Hill's Taylor Galleries. The exhibition features works by Jane Bennett, Angelika Erbsland, Lesley Rippon, Norma Ross and Gwen Tinney. The exhibition continues until Sunday, August 31. The gallery is open from Thursday to Sunday, 11am to 4pm. Phone 9716 4039 or visit www.taylorgalleries.net.au ATMs 96 Shaftesbury Rd, Burwood burwoodrsl.com.au ph: 9744 7444 8 avid Stras n 7pm Wed 15th October Tickets: $42 Ted E's Farewell Tour T Jones & the 8pm Saturday 30th August Tickets: $10 Australia's Tom Jones & the Divas Father's D y Adults $29 / Child $12 Sunday 7th September from 12pm Lunch and Show featuring Napoli Tonight ons of Eur 8pm Saturday 23rd August Tickets: $9 Sons of Europe Bars, Cafes Restaurants Guide Own the moment Buy pictures from this newspaper www.newsphotos.com.au
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