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Heavy music fans unite for loud fun at Tarwin Lower

SOME of the biggest acts in heavy music were at Tarwin Lower on the weekend, as the iconic Unify Gathering returned. Among those to grace the stage were the Architects, The Ghost Inside, Silverstein, Stray From The Path and Tired Lion. Two of the biggest Australian metalcore exports around played return sets. Following the August […]

January 14th, 2020 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

The Living End rocks the hill

RENOWNED Australian band The Living End headlined the annual NYE on the Hill concert at Krowera last week. The band brought their energetic punk rock music to the hill in a show that featured a mix of big name and emerging acts together for a memorable show to bring in the new year. Held on […]

January 7th, 2020 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

A feast of food and fun

Friends Varli Blake, formerly of Leongatha and Lynne Roche, formerly of Stony Creek, both  living in Melbourne headed to Phillip Island on Saturday and  savoured the many delights of the Food Truck Carnival at The Shearing Shed. There was a delicious selection of food  including curries, burgers, Greek cuisine, fresh juices and some yummy food […]

December 31st, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Young Frankenstein wins 12 awards

IT was a big night for Leongatha Lyric Theatre at the Gippsland Associated Theatre Awards at the Wonthaggi Workmen’s Club on Saturday. With 23 nominations in 20 categories, the company and its members went on to receive 12 most outstanding awards, including the musical theatre categories of production, lead actor–male, lead actor–female, support actor–male, hair […]

December 10th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

Artist from The Age visits Yarram

RENOWNED and witty cartoon, caricature and oil painting artist for the Age and Time magazine, Todd Davidson, is holding his first solo exhibition in Yarram. The exhibition, titled Art, Sweat and Tears, spans Todd’s remarkable career crafting works for esteemed news companies and magazines. It will run at Yarram Courthouse Gallery until December 17, and […]

December 3rd, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,News | Read More »

Standing ovation for theatre legends

SOUTH Gippsland performers, directors and theatre groups are set to shine again at this year’s Gippsland Associated Theatre Awards after raking in nominations. Wonthaggi Theatrical Group (WTG) and Leongatha Lyric Theatre received a remarkable 23 nominations each across 31 categories. Foster Arts Music and Drama Association (FAMDA) also took out an impressive 12 nominations across […]

November 29th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,News | Read More »

Earthy artists exhibit at Fish Creek

THE delicate beauty of nature will be on display at Fish Creek’s Gecko Studio Gallery during a joint exhibition this month. Sarah Dingwall’s flame worked glass and sculpture pieces will feature alongside the pigment ink pen work and gold lead on cotton rag paper pieces of Emma Morgan’s. Titled Understory, the display will run from […]

November 19th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,News | Read More »

Artist wins a gumboot

THE KernArt Prize is renowned for awarding original trophies and this year’s show was no different, with the winners “given the boot”. Gumboots with the KernArt logo lazer printed into them were awarded to all section winners at the Kernot art exhibition held recently, which attracted record entries. First prize went to Bob Hickman of […]

November 12th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Maddy’s music on the move

Grace Griffith    MADDY May is doing what most of us wish we could: living her childhood dream. The 22 year old singer-songwriter from Phillip Island is doing whatever it takes to ensure she can focus on making folk music. “When I finished school, I thought I wanted to be an outdoor education teacher. I […]

November 6th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,News | Read More »

Fun and frolics at Meeniyan Marty Gras

WHAT started out as a birthday party has turned into a whole town event and fundraiser: The Meeniyan Marty Gras, a clever take on the traditional Mardi Gras by Meeniyan’s Marty Thomas. The inaugural event was held last year following Marty’s same theme at his 30th and 50th birthdays, which attracted significant attention. Now the […]

October 29th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,News | Read More »

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