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Lyric’s California Suite wows audience

LYRIC Theatre’s comedy, California Suite, opened last Friday, March 16 with all four directors combining superbly to produce a cast with some fine performances. Leongatha’s Mesley Hall was closed in cleverly to give the audience a more intimate connection with the set, which was a simple but effective room 203 containing a lounge and bedroom. […]

March 20th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Auction to back Renee’s cancer ride

A CHARITY auction will help Leongatha’s Renee McLennan take part in the 2018 Signature Tour De Cure. To take part in the ride, cyclists must raise a minimum of $12,000 before the epic ride. As well as receiving donations, Renee held a Spin-A-Thon at Leongatha’s Voyage Fitness and a wine tour in February. She is […]

March 14th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Inverloch Jazz Festival turns 25

THE Inverloch Jazz Festival offers a long, lazy weekend of jazz this Labour Day long weekend. The festivities start from Friday night through to Monday’s free concert in The Glade, and the festival is sponsored by Bass Coast Council, Bendigo Bank Inverloch, RACV Resort Inverloch, and L J Hooker Inverloch. The 25th jazz festival welcomes […]

March 6th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Finns delight Meeniyan

THE posters mentioned two Finns. Yet on Tuesday and Wednesday night Meeniyan got a full reunion of New Zealand’s first musical family, as Neil and eldest son Liam were joined by mum Sharon on bass and backing vocals, and youngest Elroy on drums. Lyrebird Arts Council have had a handful of shows that have sold […]

February 27th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Celebrate The Hills Are Alive’s 10th anniversary

GRASSROOTS Victorian music festival mainstay The Hills Are Alive is blowing out 10 candles in 2018 and the venue, The Farm at Krowera, is once again set to become the heart of Australian music come March. The three day music festival will be held from Friday, March 23 through to Sunday, March 25 at The […]

February 27th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

The Hills Are Alive – 10 year anniversary

GRASSROOTS Victorian music festival mainstay The Hills Are Alive three day festival is blowing out 10 candles in 2018 and the venue, The Farm at Krowera, is once again set to become the heart of Australian music come March. The past 10 years has earned The Hills Are Alive a reputation for discovering and promoting […]

February 27th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Tensions rise in Lyric show

LEONGATHA Lyric Theatre’s upcoming comedy, Neil Simon’s California Suite, presents four sets of guests who at different times all come to stay in the same hotel suite. Four friends from Chicago come to stay in the last days of an extended, shared vacation. Tensions have escalated throughout their time together and erupt after a particularly, […]

February 20th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

The Waifs make magic

THE Waifs played on a perfect summer’s day at Mossvale Park at Berrys Creek on Sunday, February 4. Predictions of catastrophic weather forced the Lyrebird Arts Council to postpone this event originally scheduled to take place on December 2, but the forecast weather never eventuated. A near capacity crowd of 2500 people danced and swayed […]

February 13th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Red Sector still rocks, 30 years on

RED Sector has been rocking South Gippsland for 30 years and on Australia Day, held a celebratory gig to mark the occasion with fans. The cover band played songs from the seventies, eighties and nineties to an appreciative crowd of 80 at the Grand Ridge Brewery, Mirboo North. Many of the fans were Red Sector […]

February 6th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Calling all art lovers

IF YOU love art, craft and being creative, volunteering at the Leongatha Gallery could provide a fantastic outlet for you. The gallery is currently operated by a dedicated group of volunteers, but there is always room on the roster for more people. Leongatha Art and Craft Society Inc treasurer and gallery volunteer Patricia Hill said […]

January 30th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

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