On The Theme Machine Sat May 14 from 9 to midday: ‘Cops, Crooks, Courts & Correction’ consists of a 42-track playlist. I was going to call the theme ‘Cops & Robbers’ after the playground game, but as Bowie said, ‘It’s No Game’. To listen: 89.1FM via the airwaves, rbm.org.au to stream, or download (and use) a radio
Story by Paul Young Back in May 2018 Mental As Anything member Greedy Smith shared some of the insights and highlights of his life and career with Radio Blue Mountains announcers Paul Young and Willem Hendriksen. When quizzed on his early musical influences he listed, amongst others, the tracks ‘Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer’ by Nat King Cole, and Patsy Cline’s ‘Crazy’. Are we seeing a theme here yet?
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The Professor will chat with Willem Robert Hendriksen ON THURSDAY NIGHT'S BLUE MOUNTAINS LIVE The Professor will chat with Willem Robert Hendriksen from Retro Rehash about Blue Mountains Theatre & Retro Rehash present SOUNDS OF OUR TOWNS Mountains Get down, Vol. 1 & 2
One of the great quandaries facing an artist when staging an exhibition is what to call the exhibition. Not so for local junk sculptor Peter Shoemark, who was using a shoe theme, so “A Real Shoemozzle” seemed a logical name and besides what could go wrong?The original exhibition was scheduled for Nov 2021, however lockdown masked those plans, so now the exhibition will proceed from 17 March 2022 at Gallery ONE88 in Katoomba until the 28th.
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Blackheath Chamber Music Festival 2022: “Blue Mist”
22 to 25 April 2022 at Phillips Hall, Blackheath
Presented by Mountain Productions Incorporated
After a stellar debut in 2021, Blackheath Chamber Music Festival returns in April 2022 for a wonderful 4-day ANZAC weekend of exquisite classical music, featuring some of Australia’s outstanding artists – sourced nationally, internationally and locally.
Featuring a dozen concerts and 45 top-drawer artists, the festival – this year with the theme of ‘Blue Mist’ – takes place in the Phillips Hall, opposite Blackheath Railway Station, next to picturesque Blackheath Gardens.
I Can’t Stand The Rain! Am I the only one? On The Theme Machine this Saturday morning from 9, March the 12th – 38 anti-rain dance tracks. Let’s hope it achieves the desired effect. 89.1FM, stream from www.rbm.org.au or use an app to change the weather, cos I’d like a hard rain to stop fallin’. At this stage I loathe a rainy night - ok!