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About About the Central Coast

About the Central Coast is a free service specializing in promoting the activities of our local amateur and semi-professional artists and entertainers. It provides readers with information and reviews on their favourite theatre groups, bands and artists from around the Central Coast. If you have a locally produced arts event you would like me to promote, please send details to

What are you doing this weekend?

YOUR WEEKEND AT A GLANCE: Highlights for the week ending Wednesday 12 December JOPUKA’S “Bogan”, WMTC’s “A Ghost Tale for Mr Dickens”, Dance Concert Season at Laycock and The Art House, The Rhythm Hut’s Christmas Party, CCP’s annual exhibition and sale, “Waterline” … Continue reading

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The Paul Ractliffe Scholarship Award 2018

Congratulations to James Kampas, recipient of this year’s Paul Ractliffe Scholarship Award. James received his award at the close of Xtract Drama Academy’s impressive production of A Christmas Carol where he excelled as Scrooge’s nephew, Fred. Academy Director and drama … Continue reading

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Greetings everyone, I’m writing to let you know that I’ve made a big decision regarding the future of “About the Central Coast”. It is approaching ten years now since I first set up “About the Central Coast” on the old … Continue reading

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Phoenix Collective and Central Coast Conservatorium present, Tango Origins & Passion

PHOENIX COLLECTIVE presents CONCERT 4 – Tango Origins & Passion A concert to ignite your fire! Sunday 9 December, 2.30 pm Greenway Chapel, 460 Avoca Drive, Green Point   Phoenix Collective and Central Coast Conservatorium present, Tango Origins & Passion, … Continue reading

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Magic Tree House: A Ghost Tale for Mr Dickens JR

Book by JENNY LAIRD and WILL OSBORNE Lyrics by RANDY COURTS and WILL OSBORNE Music by RANDY COURTS Based upon Magic Tree House #44: A Ghost Tale for Christmas Time By Mary Pope Osborne Magic Tree House: A Ghost Tale … Continue reading

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“Fab Fakes” Art Exhibition 2018

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I always try to get along to this annual exhibition hosted by the Tuggerah Lakes Art Society. I very much enjoy seeing these legal imitations of great masters reproduced by exceptionally talented artists, both local and from farther afield. This … Continue reading

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“Waterline” art and sculpture exhibition

Waterlines are everywhere to be seen and will be portrayed through sculpture, painting and prints at Republik Café Ettalong from the 7th to the 20th December.  Official opening on the 8th December 4-6p.m.  Also there will be a High Tea … Continue reading

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