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Lyric’s latest hits the stage

  OPENING on September 29, Timberlake Wertenbaker’s “Our Country’s Good”, will give you an insight into what life could deliver for those men and women who arrived with the First Fleet, and the impact on the Aborigines. The play is based on fact and most of the characters were real people.   Leongatha Lyric Theatre’s […]

September 26th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Lyric actors to show diverse talents

“IF we treat her as a corpse, of course she will die. Try a little kindness, lieutenant.” These are the words of Governor Phillip in Leongatha Lyric Theatre’s production of Our Country’s Good as he speaks of Liz Morden, played by Leanne Crimp. Leanne says, “Liz Morden is pretty intimidating when she first joins the […]

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

Wings in Spring unites art and nature

EMILY Koenders is hosting a magnificent art exhibition, Wings in Spring, from Saturday, September 16 through to Sunday, October 8, open daily from 11am to 5pm. A visit to this hilltop paradise will guarantee you a memorable experience! That spring is in the air will be abundantly clear as you meander through the avenues of […]

September 12th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Peter Pan Junior wows

PETER Pan Junior soared onto the stage at Chairo Christian School, Leongatha last week. Following on from a fabulous dress rehearsal, the students were excited to present the musical to an audience. Beginning with a matinee on Friday morning, followed by evening shows on Friday and Saturday, the school was thrilled with the number of […]

September 5th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

Rotary’s record breaking show

THE 41st Arts Prom Country Art and Photography Show, presented by the Rotary Club of Leongatha attracted a record number of entries this year. The show, which opened on Friday night and ran across the weekend, showed off 553 artworks, many of them done by Gippsland artists. Rotary’s president elect Jeremy Curtis said the fantastic […]

September 5th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Featured | Read More »

Floral delight at Wonthaggi

  GARDENERS and admirers of all things floral should not miss the South Gippsland Orchid Society Orchid Show. The show presents spectacular displays of orchids and other flowers at the 2017 show in the Wonthaggi Town Hall, Baillieu Street. The show will be held on Friday, September 8, 9.30am to 4.30pm, Saturday, September 9, 9.30am […]

August 29th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Chicago dazzles a full house

CHICAGO enthralled a full house at its opening night last Saturday. With around two months to pull a world renowned musical together, Wonthaggi Theatrical Production absolutely amazed with its incredibly talented cast, sophisticated lighting and set design, and flashy costumes that encapsulated sassy 1920s Chicago. The audience was in awe from the get go as […]

August 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Spotlight on Chicago

THE opening night curtain is about to be raised on the Wonthaggi Theatrical Group’s second major musical for 2017, Chicago. Using the success of Miss Saigon for momentum, the tight ensemble piece with 18 cast, a band onstage, exquisite energetic choreography, and one of the most memorable and addictive scores in musical theatre is sure […]

August 15th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

300 party at Meeniyan

MORE than 300 patrons attended The Sold-Out Meeniyan Dance at the Meeniyan Town Hall last Saturday, part of the celebrations for the hall’s 125th anniversary. The Lyrebird Arts Council presented the event that showcased two fabulous bands and an enraptured audience. Melbourne soul outfit The Meltdown filled the Meeniyan Town Hall with soul and funk, […]

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

Sounds of Summer backs scleroderma research

INVERLOCH’S own summer festival will be supporting research into a rare medical condition. Inverloch Sounds of Summer music festival will support Scleroderma Victoria as the festival’s charity for 2017, event organiser Kate Adkins of Events by Kate announced last week. “We have teamed up with Inverloch’s Ann-Maree Heppell who is a Sunflower Hero for the […]

August 1st, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

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