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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 »

Circus set to soar

DAMIAN Syred is returning to South Gippsland next week with his sensational Circus Royale, a high-energy family show featuring a new generation of vibrant young performers. The big top boasts Mexican stunt riders, international stars, Swiss clowns and unique acts hailing from university trained Australian youth. The largest circus to tour Gippsland centres in 2018 […]

January 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

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 »

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