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Music fans unified at Tarwin Lower

  MORE than 7500 heavy music lovers gathered in Tarwin Lower over the weekend for the fourth sold out Unify gathering festival which was once again a huge success. Those lucky enough to attend were treated to two nights and three days of some of the best heavy bands in the world, including sets from […]

January 16th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

The Cocky of Bungaree a true blue delight

  WHAT better way to spend the summer holiday than stepping back in time? Wonthaggi Theatrical Group masterfully transports their audience back to the shearer’s strike of 1893 in its rendition of Richard Tulloch’s The Cocky of Bungaree. The show opened at 11am at Wonthaggi Theatrical Group’s Rooms at the Wonthaggi State Coal Mine last […]

January 9th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Sea Days Festival to amaze

TOURISTS and locals alike love the Sea Days Festival and this year’s big event promises fun and excitement for all. The 13th annual Sea Days Festival is set to be held this weekend, January 6 and 7, at the Old Ferry Terminal in Port Welshpool. Everyone’s favourite activities will be on again, but a thrilling […]

January 3rd, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Grace to star in Annie

  MAKING her debut with Leongatha Lyric Theatre, Inverloch’s Grace Farmer is the leading lady in next year’s major musical Annie. Not only will July 6 be the opening night of the production, it is also the young star’s birthday. Grace will be turning 11 on the day, therefore becoming the same age as her […]

December 19th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Blood Brothers nominated for state theatre award

MARY MacKillop College in Leongatha has received several nominations for the Victorian Theatre Guild Awards. The Music Theatre Guild of Victoria provides ongoing support, encouragement and development of non-professional music theatre throughout the state. Mary MacKillop College’s student production Blood Brothers was nominated as Junior Production of the Year. Teacher Bron Kalos was nominated for […]

November 28th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Sculptures explore Australia’s history

AUSTRALIAN history – man-made and natural – is analysed by the latest exhibition at Gecko Studio Gallery at Fish Creek. Travelling, works with wood and paper by Jan Learmonth of Inverloch is a collection of works that are material explorations of the controversial history and culture of land and water in Australia, the movement of […]

November 21st, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Paella warms up Cup party

THE air was cold outside but not for the lucky guests inside at Meeniyan’s Paella Party at Trulli Pizzeria on Melbourne Cup day. Inside these punters had the right idea, enjoying canapés and paella and a glass of Aperol Spritz as they watched the races on the big screen. There was even a bus to […]

November 14th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Annie selection down to the wire

SOME 116 people turned up for Leongatha Lyric Theatre’s Annie auditions that started on Friday evening and went all weekend through till about 5.30pm on Sunday. As for the title role of Anni,e 26 young girls auditioned and now there is a nervous wait this week with the selection down to the last four. Lyric […]

November 14th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Leongatha painters to show their best

PROLIFIC and talented. That sums up the work of the Leongatha Painters Group, whose members will present an exhibition at Korumburra Art Gallery from November 9 to 19, open 11am to 4pm daily. Some 150 artworks will be shown by 17 members, spanning watercolours, gouaches, acrylic and prints, and covering a diversity of subjects, including […]

November 8th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Audition for Annie

LEONGATHA Lyric Theatre is excited to bring iconic musical Annie back to the town. The 2018 production will be directed by the talented Kerryn Lockhart, who brought beloved character Mary Poppins to life in 2016. Lisa Pellin will once again lend her talents as choreographer and Daniel Moldrich will be the musical director. An extremely […]

October 31st, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

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