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FOLLOWING the success of their joint exhibitions in 2013 and 2014, Meeniyan artist Leslie Monahan and her father, Bermagui artist Bill Shaw are currently presenting Rustica, an exhibition of metal sculptures, metal jewellery and photography, at the Meeniyan Art Gallery. Rustica combines their joint passion for metalwork and recycled materials, and Leslie’s unique photographic style, […]
IN PERFECT weather conditions, 43 volunteers turned up at Sandy Point beach on Sunday to work as film extras. Their mission was to be involved in to be used in the production of Waratah the Musical, to be staged by Foster theatre company, FAMDA. The film taken on Sunday shows people jumping out of the […]
MORE than 2000 folks gathered on The Hill in Krowera to ring in the New Year alongside some of the best up-and-coming live acts in the country. Presented by the team behind The Hills Are Alive Festival, the second annual NYE on the Hill event took place from December 30 until January 1, and […]
IT’S 1965 in Sandy Point. It’s summer, love is in the air and there are iconic Australian rock and pop songs on the radio. That’s the background to the brand new musical created by local writer, Chris Dickins, for Foster theatre company, FAMDA, to perform as part of the Prom Coast Seachange Festival. Titled Waratah […]
CHRISTMAS Eve, Boxing Day and New Years have yet again rolled around and pounced upon us without warning. There are fantastic events going on all over the area with Christmas carol nights, sales galore in the stores, lights are up on houses, and the festive spirit is alive in the hearts of young and old […]
MIA Dyson, Liz Stringer and Jen Cloher brought their live music spectacular to the Meeniyan Hall on Friday night. The show continued the series of first class concerts presented by the local volunteers of the Lyrebird Arts Council. Photo: Graeme Wilson.
LISA Pellin Dancers of Leongatha held their annual performance at Wonthaggi Arts Centre over the weekend. The show was called “Extra, Extra” and explored the world of newspapers, from journalists to paparazzi and weather reporters. Junior, intermediate and senior students took part in the performance, put on by Lisa Pellin.
HE has illustrated a book of musician Paul Kelly’s lyrics. Now David Frazer is bringing his renowned prints to Fish Creek’s Gecko Studio Gallery in an exhibition entitled Hanging On. The show opens this Sunday, December 14, between 2pm and 5pm and will continue until January 17. Born in Foster and now living in Castlemaine, […]
LEONGATHA’S Russell Hemming brought home one of the most prestigious trophies at the Gippsland Associated Theatre awards on Saturday night. Russell won the most outstanding male lead actor for his role as Mickey in Leongatha Lyric Theatre’s Blood Brothers production. Russell was up against some stiff competition, including the very talented Tom Green who played […]
LYRIC theatre is celebrating 50 years of entertainment this year. The legacy began in July, 1965, with the first ever Lyric production Trial by Jury. Trial by Jury is a Gilbert and Sullivan operetta and – because it was a very short show – the cast started the program with selected excerpts from other musical […]