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UNIFY unites heavy music fans

FOR the third year in a row UNIFY, a self-described gathering of heavy music, has blown away festival-goers with its amazing line-up and unique atmosphere. Playing for a sold-out crowd of 7000, the festival had its biggest line up including performances from headlining acts Alexisonfire, Violent Soho, and Northlane. Starting on the rainy Friday, January […]

January 17th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Get your geek on

THE annual GeekFest is on for the third year in a row at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, Korumburra. There will be more activities and more opportunity to unleash your inner geek at the event, this weekend. There is something for everyone at the festival, from newcomers to the geek world to die-hard fans. […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Prints, paintings to make impact

ART tinged with humour and a feeling of the absurd will be available to appreciate at Gecko Studio Gallery, Fish Creek, from this Sunday, January 15. Prints and Paintings – Geoffrey Ricardo – January 15 to February 18, 2017, opens this Sunday at 2pm. Drawing on a heritage of Surrealism and figurative expressionism, Ricardo explores […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Get your geek on

THE annual GeekFest is on for the third year in a row at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum, Korumburra. There will be more activities and more opportunity to unleash your inner geek at the event, this weekend. There is something for everyone at the festival, from newcomers to the geek world to die-hard fans. […]

January 10th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Emily dreams of drama

EMILY Ardley has had a unique vision for 15 years to start a drama club in South Gippsland that she could be a part of. She is no ordinary visionary; she has, unlike many, succeeded in her dream while overcoming the difficulties she faces with her intellectual disability. “This has been Emily’s 15 year long […]

December 20th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

State award for Janie

LEONGATHA’S Janie Gordon was presented with a prestigious Music Theatre Guild of Victoria, the Tony McShanagh Dancer’s Award for her role in Wonthaggi Theatrical Group’s 2016 musical Evita, as Peron’s Mistress at the annual Bruce Awards for Excellence 2016 on Saturday night at the Frankston Arts Centre.    

December 13th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Carols to light up Leongatha

TIS the season to be jolly and sing! Carols in the Drome is on again this Saturday, December 10 in Leongatha. This event will showcase the exceptional talent South Gippsland has to offer. Hosted by the much loved local Russell Hemming the night will feature a long list of talented guest soloists including Kerryn Lockhart, […]

December 6th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Country music thrills seniors

EASY listening and country music was enjoyed at the Leongatha Dakers Centre on Friday afternoon. The Howie Brothers, Wayne Horsburgh and Gill Delaney entertained an audience of more than 100 people from 1pm. Senior Citizens Club secretary Ian Rasmussen said the musicians had a big following in South Gippsland and many people were excited to […]

November 29th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Carols in Leongatha draws closer

IT’S that time of year again and preparations are well underway for the annual Carols in the Drome concert in Leongatha. So keep the date, Saturday, December 10 free a night where the whole community comes together. The event will once again be hosted by the much loved local Russell Hemming with an even longer […]

November 22nd, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

New faces front for combined auditions

    SOME 150 people including lots of new faces turned up for Wonthaggi Theatrical Group’s recent Miss Saigon and Chicago information session at the State Coal Mine.   Both shows will be staged in 2017 with Miss Saigon opening on May 27 for 12 shows and Chicago opening August 19 for 12 shows.   […]

November 15th, 2016 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

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