Dear <<First Name>>,
It’s time to get out of the house, catch up with a friend or loved one and experience the joy of being part of an audience to a live event or fabulous film. And wouldn’t you know it, we just happen to have some incredible options available to you!
School Holiday entertainment continues with solo puppet show Trinket the Robot on Tuesday and Wednesday, new release film DC League of Super-Pets screens from Thursday, documentary film Embrace Kids is showing Friday and Saturday, and our Street Parade Workshops are also running Tuesday and Wednesday ahead of the street parade on Friday evening.
For adults, don’t miss Steve Kilbey of The Church performing solo on Thursday night, Julia Roberts and George Clooney in the romantic comedy hit film Ticket to Paradise from Friday night. And on Sunday bring the whole family along for the next Live & Kicking event with Central West bands - Raptor County and Civil Hands - tickets are just $10.
Plus we have a special announcement at the bottom of this email.
See you soon!
Cowra Civic Centre
MOVIES THIS WEEK
DC LEAGUE OF SUPER-PETS
PG - Mild animated fantasy violence and coarse language | 106 mins | $14* - includes a popcorn & a popper
In DC League of Super-Pets, Krypto the Super-Dog and Superman are inseparable best friends, sharing the same superpowers and fighting crime in Metropolis side by side. When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto must convince a rag-tag shelter pack—Ace the hound, PB the potbellied pig, Merton the turtle and Chip the squirrel—to master their own newfound powers and help him rescue the superheroes.
Thursday 6 October at 10am
Friday 7 October at 10am
Saturday 8 October at 2pm
Sunday 9 October at 10am
G - Very mild coarse language and references to bullying and discrimination | 79 mins | $14* - includes a popcorn & a popper
Body-image advocate Taryn Brumfitt is a best-selling author and speaker, and the film director behind break-out documentary Embrace (2016). This time she’s talking to school-aged kids and famous friends about body image, bullying, gender identity, advocacy, representation and more. Featuring Taryn’s network of well-known celebrity friends including Celeste Barber, Jameela Jamil, Electric Fields, along with Chico the family dog, Embrace Kids brings together a vibrant collection of stories and voices to entertain and inspire kids and parents alike, showing us that the first step in changing the world, is changing your own mind.
Friday 7 October at 1pm
Saturday 8 October at 4:30pm
TICKET TO PARADISE M - Coarse Language | 104 mins | $14*
Academy Award® winners George Clooney and Julia Roberts reunite on the big screen as two divorced parents who find themselves on a shared mission to Bali to stop their lovestruck daughter from making the same mistake they once made – marriage! With can’t look away chemistry radiating from Clooney and Roberts, Ticket to Paradise is a romantic comedy reminiscent of the best from years gone by.
Friday 7 October at 8pm
Saturday 8 October at 6:30pm
Friday 9 October at 5pm
Wednesday 12 October at 10am
School Holiday Entertainment and Cowra Carnival of Colours
TRINKET THE ROBOT
Suitable for ages 2+ | $15*
A little robot who longs to become “real” – but is he ready for what it means to be alive? Inventor Dr Doovalacky and his assistant, a caterpillar named Gizmo, set out to build a robot. But Trinket is no ordinary robot. Trinket has the ability to have feelings like a “real” human and the audience helps him to navigate the ups and downs of his new world. Trinket the Robot is a lively, funny, interactive solo puppet show, based on the tale of Pinocchio. It explores emotions and offers ways for children to understand different feelings.
Tuesday 4 October at 10am
Wednesday 5 October at 10am
School Holiday Entertainment and Cowra Carnival of Colours
STREET PARADE WORKSHOPS
School students will love these FREE workshops learning to create unique lanterns that will light up the night for the Cowra Carnival of Colours Night Time Street Parade on Friday 7 October. Working with a professional puppet maker, young people will create lanterns that reflect the many colours of the Cowra landscape including cherry blossoms and canola fields.
Numbers are limited and bookings strongly encouraged.
Tuesday 4 October at 11am
Tuesday 4 October at 1pm
Wednesday 5 October at 11am
STEVE KILBEY PLAYS THE CHURCH SINGLES | Earlybird $35*
Steve Kilbey, singer, songwriter and charismatic leader of iconic Australia band The Church, armed with his guild 12 string guitar presents The Church singles. Spanning from 1980 to 1992, Steve performs all the hits with anecdotes and reminiscences to set the scene about the places and people involved.
An intimate and special performance.
Thursday 6 October at 6pm
LIVE & KICKING: RAPTOR COUNTY & CIVIL HANDS | $10*
A series of Live & Kicking shows featuring original music artists from the Central West - two of Dubbo’s finest Indie bands Raptor County & Civil Hands. Civil Hands’ music is hand-crafted indie-rock with a dash of joyful pop; REM by way of San Cisco, Ice cream Hands with a smidge of Cloud Control. Raptor County seek to tell a lifetime of stories set to a rock n roll soundtrack. The band's sound incorporates elements of Americana mashed with progressive blues rock, and lyrics that wrestle with the existential nature of life, love and living the best you can with every remaining second you have.
Catch both of this bands for just $10* per ticket.
Sunday 9 October at 2pm
Cowra Musical & Dramatic Society presents
by Robert Harling
Hilarious and touching, this critically acclaimed play for six women is set in a beauty parlour. Helped by her eager new assistant, Annelle, the outspoken, wise-cracking Truvy dispenses shampoos and free advice. Best known for it’s Golden Globe Award winning adaptation with a stellar cast, Cowra’s own star-studded line up take to the stage in this new production from the Cowra M&D.
Friday 21 October at 7:30pm
Saturday 22 October at 3pm
Sunday 23 October at 3pm
LIFE ON LAND’S EDGE
A musical odyssey to the ends of the earth and back, this Coffee Concert celebrates Australian birdlife with a very special and unique concert – a blend of live music and stunning visuals.
From the creators of Where Song Began (★★★★★ Limelight Magazine) this performance will take you on an epic journey alongside migratory birds as they connect continents and cultures.
A cinematic concert experience, Life on Land’s Edge draws on art, science, and music from across the ages. Spectacular footage and soundscapes set the scene for two of Australia’s most adventurous musicians. The 60-minute performance is followed by a Q&A and proceeded by a delicious morning tea which is included in the ticket price.
Wednesday 2 November – Morning tea at 10am, concert at 11am
We are pleased to be presenting two film festivals in October:
Disney’s Villains Film Festival Oct 15 - Nov 6
Each week audiences can enjoy seeing their favourite Disney villains ruthlessly striving for evil excellence on the big screen for a limited time. Films include 101 Dalmatians, Hercules, The Princess and the Frog, and The Emperors New Groove. Tickets are just $10 each and include a popcorn and a popper.
Ukrainian Film Festival Oct 15 - 17
Get a glimpse into the world of The Ukraine, its people and their lives before the most recent conflict. Hopes and dreams, wins and loses, individual and national identify are some of the themes of the three films we are presenting from the overall selection. 50% of every ticket sold will go to the Quilts for Ukrainians project run by Cowra volunteers who have made hundreds of quilts and blankets so far for Ukrainian children, mothers and elderly who have been displaced due to the horrific war in their homeland. Films include Olga, Home Games, and Sniper: The White Raven. Support this project by seeing one or more of these films - tickets are just $14*.
Click on the poster below for more info about each Film Festival
Online Box Office 24/7 cowraciviccentre.com
Call the Box Office 02-6340 2130
Visit the Box Office Cowra Civic Centre 104 Darling St Cowra
Box Office hours are Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm
and 30 minutes prior to an event start time.
* a transaction fee may apply