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Guys and Dolls opens Friday

  WITH the expectation of sell-out shows, students and staff involved in Newhaven College’s production Guys and Dolls have only a few more sleeps until opening night, this Friday, May 5. They are planning to knock your socks off with an energetic, funny, warm, sparkling performance. Originating from a series of short stories by Damon […]

May 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Big tick for Blood Brothers

MARY MacKillop College students brought the West End’s third longest running production in history Blood Brothers to life on the Wonthaggi stage last Friday. The show delighted opening nighters with an emotionally charged show of a very high standard. Brooke Materia was outstanding in her role as Mrs Johnstone with her strong and beautiful singing […]

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

Blood Brothers opens this Friday

ALL is in readiness for the stunning performance of Mary MacKillop College’s production of Blood Brothers which opens this Friday, April 21 at the Wonthaggi Arts Centre. The story is a contemporary nature versus nurture plot, revolving around fraternal twins Mickey and Eddie, who were separated at birth. One is raised in a wealthy family […]

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

Easter magic comes to life at Coal Creek

EASTER is a special time of the year and none more so than at Coal Creek Community Park and Museum in Korumburra. The historical village will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday, April 16, from 10am to 1.30pm. Come along and hunt for three gold blocks to exchange for Easter eggs. Hunting licences […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Portraits turn heads

  THE 11th Great Southern Portrait Prize opened on Saturday at Foster’s Stockyard Gallery, on the last weekend of the Prom Coast Seachange Festival. South Gippsland Shire Council mayor Cr Ray Argento attended with fellow councillors Alyson Skinner, Meg Edwards and deputy mayor Maxine Kiel. Festival chair Deb Bray welcomed everyone to the third occasion […]

April 4th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

Music brings hills alive

  THE 9th annual The Hills Are Alive Festival took place at Krowera recently and was once again was a roaring success. More than 1500 music lovers of all-ages gathered from the Friday to Sunday to watch some of Australia’s most loved artists perform, including Cloud Control, Dope Lemon (Angus Stone), REMI, Dave O’Neil and […]

April 4th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Jack to dance on city stage

A LEONGATHA teenager will perform in Melbourne after being chosen to be part of a prestigious performance. Jack McDonald will dance and silent act in the ensemble of Lord of the Flies at Arts Centre Melbourne from April 5-9. The Newhaven College student was one of 23 boys from across Victoria chosen after an extensive […]

March 28th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Newhaven College to host Arts Learning Festival

NEWHAVEN College will host the Independent Schools Arts Learning Festival next week, as it embarks on a regional tour across Victoria. The festival will be held on Thursday, March 30 and Friday, March 31. The Arts Learning Festival is organised by Independent Schools Victoria, and celebrates the importance of art and creative thinking in education […]

March 21st, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Lyric’s Hairspray in full swing

‘YOU Can’t Stop the Beat’ at the rehearsals for the Lyric Theatre’s Hairspray. The cast is quickly mastering the high energy and physical demands of the 60’s styled dance numbers, for what is going to be a fun and feel good production. Set in 1962 Baltimore, Maryland, plump teenager Tracy Turnblad’s dream is to dance […]

March 7th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Show stopping entertainment

  THE Korumburra entertainment committee worked on increasing the variety and quality of entertainment at this year’s show. A first for the show was the tug of war competition, gymnastics, and buskers performing around the oval and later on stage. Another highlight of entertainment was the Chairo College band, which won the school band competition. […]

February 28th, 2017 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

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