Welcome to our list of arts and cultural events happening in the NSW Central West gathered from artists, event producers, great local venues and groups across the region. Use the contact or ticketing details listed with each event.
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Sat 5 August - Tue 8 August
Carmen (Melissa Barrera – In the Heights, Scream), a captivating and determined young woman, flees her home in Mexico to escape a brutal cartel. Grief stricken following the death of her mother, she attempts a dangerous and illegal border crossing to the U.S. When she is ambushed by a violent border patrol agent, a fellow patrol member and returned soldier, Aidan, saves her. Now on the run, the two journey towards Los Angeles to seek out Carmen’s godmother, the mercurial nightclub owner Masilda. As they travel north, Aidan finds himself drawn to Carmen’s passion and free spirit, and his attraction to her grows. He too dreams of a new life free from the shadows of his past.
Classification M Violence, coarse language, a sex scene and brief nudity
Sessions: 5 August 2023, 6 August 2023 and 8 August 2023
Tickets Carmen Cowra Civic Centre
Flexi Family Tickets $48
2 x adults +2 x kids or 1 x adult + 3 x kids
Standard Tickets $15
or $15 Tickets at Door
The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.
Event listings are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media. Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.
The best way to include your event is to use our SUBMIT HERE form (under the What’s On menu at the top of each page). These listings will be manually approved by the Arts OutWest team before publication. Please allow a couple of days for listings to be published. If you have submitted an event and want to make changes just email us at email@example.com
‘Featured events‘ are those submitted directly online by presenters.
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