Multimedia art

Multimedia art

Tim Smith of Penrith has always been good at drawing.

At 38 he is a talented artist who loves to draw houses.

Smith, diagnosed with autism as a child, has a deep fascination and passion for houses.

A time-lapsed video of Smith drawing one of his treasured townscapes will form part of the No Boundaries free public event at the Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre on September 21 and 22.

His work and that of people of different abilities will be projected on the outside of the performing art centre and accompanied by music, lights, video and animation.

Country music

Platinum-selling US country star Joe Nichols will hit Panthers from 7.30pm on Wednesday.

Nichols's hits include Brokenheartsville and Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off. Nichols began his love affair with Australia in 2009, when he was a headline act at CMC Roc. The special guest for the Penrith show is ARIA nominee Jasmine Rae.

I'll Try Anything, her evocative duet was a No.1 hit last year.

Tickets are on sale now at Penrith Panthers reception.

Fairytale on stage

A new fairytale by Australian playwrights Finegan Kruckemeyer will have a season at the Q Theatre during the school holidays as part of the Sydney Children's Festival.

Audiences will join three sisters as they cross oceans topple lighthouses and conquer armies in This Girl Laughs, This Girl Cries, This Girl Does Nothing, a joint production from Barking Gecko Theatre Company, Q Theatre Company and Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre.

Details: Q Theatre, September 28, 10.30am, 1pm and 7pm; September 29, 10.30am and 1pm.

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