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Acting up over death

CONVERSATIONS about death and the end of life are not ordinary subject matter for a play but on Wednesday they were part of an enlightening show at the Foster War Memorial Arts Centre. Performed by roving theatre troupe Born In A Taxi, Unspoken – what will become of me? sometimes comically, sometimes sadly, followed the […]

May 29th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

New look arts centre dazzles

THE $2.2 million refurbishment of the much loved Wonthaggi Union Community Arts Centre is complete and impressed people who joined an official tour of the new centre on Saturday. Bass Coast Shire Council invited the community to come and have a sneak peak at the centre before it officially opens its doors for Wonthaggi Theatrical […]

May 22nd, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,News | Read More »

Tea pots rug up in Fish Creek

THE fourth annual Fish Creek Tea Cosy Festival was a huge hit on Saturday with 183 tea cosies on display. The nine day festival theme is TEAnational and the event highlights the many cultures where the making and taking of tea are symbols of hospitality. Around 1000 people from within the shire and beyond attended […]

May 22nd, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

Bass Coast artists star in Iceland

LOCAL artists went global recently, with some of their artworks featured in galleries in Iceland. Intraliminal – a collective of artists in Bass Coast initiated by sibling team Shasta Stevic and Caigan Meade – were invited to hold an exhibition as part of the Skammdegi Festival in Northern Iceland. The exhibition featured work and music […]

May 1st, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

The Web will captivate

A WHODUNIT for the modern age, The Web is a contemporary Australian drama by Kate Mulvany. Foster theatre company, FAMDA, is about to stage this gripping psychological thriller raising issues of the seductive power of the internet, life in rural Australia, family relationships, teenage angst and more. Its title could refer to the internet but […]

April 24th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Suspense builds for FAMDA’S new thriller

FAMDA is preparing to bring to Foster the exciting contemporary Australian drama, The Web, a suspense thriller by Kate Mulvany. The Web explores the power of the internet, where it takes only a nanosecond to send a compromising photo to thousands and the news, real or fake, can spread in a blink to millions. The […]

April 17th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Artistic talent on show

ART enthusiasts who visited The Goods Shed in Wonthaggi over Easter were delighted with the excellent and diverse quality of art that was on display for the 51st Easter Art Show of the Bass Coast Artists Society. Hundreds of people passed through the doors over the long weekend. There can be no doubt this exhibition offers new […]

April 10th, 2018 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Lester’s new book backs hospital

by purchasing the book, The Silver Sea you will be helping support the Royal Children’s Hospital. Award winning author and illustrator Alison Lester has kicked a goal with her new collaboration with fellow author Jane Godwin and the children from the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. Together they have created a stunning new book, The […]

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

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 »

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