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Archive - March 2018

5 x 5 – the Artist and the Patron at Penrith Regional Gallery
31 Mar 2018
5 x 5 – the Artist and the Patron at Penrith Regional Gallery
The artist and collector relationship has existed for millennia. Imagine, the Western art canon without the enormous patronage of the Medici family. Renaissance artists Raphael and Leonardo DaVinci may not have had the chance to create great art in the service of society, the church and state. 
$47 Million to Support Recycling in NSW
31 Mar 2018
$47 Million to Support Recycling in NSW
The NSW Government will release a one-off package of up to $47 million to support local government and industry to respond to China’s National Sword policy, Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton announced recently. 
Perrottet Condemns Bob Debus Over Calls to Put Green Extremism Above Community Safety
30 Mar 2018
Perrottet Condemns Bob Debus Over Calls to Put Green Extremism Above Community Safety
Member for Hawkesbury Dominic Perrottet has condemned former Labor Member for Blue Mountains Bob Debus, and former Greens Party Leader Bob Brown, for opposing a plan to make Warragamba Dam safer by raising the height of the wall. 
Change Your Clocks and Smoke Alarm Batteries this Weekend
28 Mar 2018
Change Your Clocks and Smoke Alarm Batteries this Weekend
Daylight Savings time ends Sunday 1 April 2018. Check smoke alarms when you change the clock! 
An evening steeped in history, tradition, and grace - Australian Haydn Ensemble
27 Mar 2018
An evening steeped in history, tradition, and grace - Australian Haydn Ensemble
The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre is thrilled to present the Australian Haydn Ensemble as part of The Summit - Richard Bonynge Fine Music Series. 
School Holiday Fun at The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre & Penrith Regional Gallery
25 Mar 2018
School Holiday Fun at The Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre & Penrith Regional Gallery
Holiday fun for kids and their adults! Dance and art workshops, live theatre or even a trip to The Gallery are all on offer right here on your doorstep this school holidays at The Joan and Penrith Regional Gallery. 
Can Money Really Buy You Everything?
24 Mar 2018
Can Money Really Buy You Everything?
David Walliams' best-selling novel Billionaire Boy comes to life onstage at The Joan in a play by Maryann Master. 
New Funding for Museum and Arts Venue in Penrith
22 Mar 2018
New Funding for Museum and Arts Venue in Penrith
Stuart Ayres MP, Member for Penrith and Minister for the Arts Don Harwin on Wednesday announced that the area is home to two of the first recipients of an innovative $350,000 fund designed to support smaller-scale capital infrastructure across arts and cultural venues. 
Launch of "Blue Mountains Geographical Encyclopaedia"
20 Mar 2018
Launch of "Blue Mountains Geographical Encyclopaedia"
Noted Blue Mountains’ author, Brian Fox, will be releasing his new book, The Blue Mountains Geographical Encyclopaedia, written in collaboration with Michael Keats and John Fox, on Monday 26 March at 10.00 am at the Blue Mountains Historical Society, 99 Blaxland Road, Wentworth Falls. 
Bosom Buddies - Nancye Hayes & Todd McKenney
16 Mar 2018
Bosom Buddies - Nancye Hayes & Todd McKenney
Australia’s leading lady of musical theatre and favourite song and dance man, together on stage, two stars are brightly shining. 
Labor to Rebuild Foreign Aid Commitments
15 Mar 2018
Labor to Rebuild Foreign Aid Commitments
Federal Member for Macquarie has welcomed the announcement that a Shorten Labor Government will rebuild Australia’s international development assistance program and increase aid investment beyond current levels. 
Marise Payne Shares her Opinion on Western Sydney City Deal
13 Mar 2018
Marise Payne Shares her Opinion on Western Sydney City Deal
Sunday March 4 was an historic moment for the people of western Sydney with the signing of the momentous Western Sydney City Deal. 
New Jersey Nights at The Joan
12 Mar 2018
New Jersey Nights at The Joan
Direct from the USA & UK with a cast of West End Stars - celebrating the music of Franki Valli & The Four Seasons 
The Vicar Returns to the Blue Mountains!
10 Mar 2018
The Vicar Returns to the Blue Mountains!
The Vicar of Dibley, the heartfelt and humorous BBC series, written by Richard Curtis and immortalised by Dawn French, is to be staged during April and May at the Wentworth Falls Country Club by mountains-based production company, Boxboards Theatre. 
Kick Off Your Sunday Shoes - Footloose at The Joan
10 Mar 2018
Kick Off Your Sunday Shoes - Footloose at The Joan
One of the most explosive movie musicals from the 80s cuts loose live on stage at The Joan on March 16 & 17 with exhilarating results. 
Westfield Fashion Weekend Returns for Autumn 2018
8 Mar 2018
Westfield Fashion Weekend Returns for Autumn 2018
Two-day fashion festival with events, experiences and offers nationwide at Westfield 
Billionaire Boy - CDP Kids - One Show Only
8 Mar 2018
Billionaire Boy - CDP Kids - One Show Only
Twelve-year-old Joe has everything a boy could ever want, from a golden underwater Ferrari to his very own cinema. Joe and his Dad have more money than you could imagine, but what Joe really needs is a friend. 
Heritage Activation Grants Applications Now Open
2 Mar 2018
Heritage Activation Grants Applications Now Open
The third round of the NSW Government, Heritage Activation Grants Program for publicly accessible local heritage items is now open for application. 
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