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Easter parade – artists’ showcase

EASTER is almost here and leaves are turning russet tones of gold and red, and every shade in between. The fresh, new grass is springing up everywhere, and long autumn shadows play across our beautiful South Gippsland hills. To celebrate this lovely time of year, Di and John Koenders will be holding an exhibition of […]

April 16th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Barnum-a juggling act for young Jonah

BALANCING his lead role in Newhaven College’s Barnum – The Circus Musical and Year 12 studies Jonah van Stekelenburg, 17 of Loch is taking it all in his stride. The lure of the circus and his passion for the stage have combined perfectly for Jonah who seemed destined for the role of Barnum , the […]

April 9th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Dreams come to life on stage

LOCAL theatre group It’s No Drama was proud to present its production of Real, Not Real at Leongatha’s Mesley Hall on Friday afternoon. It’s No Drama is an inclusive drama ensemble, founded by local artist Emily Ardley. It’s No Drama worked in partnership with South Gippsland Shire Council to bring the production to fruition. The […]

April 2nd, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Celtic band to launch album

FOLLOWING a hugely successful concert here in 2018, the Celtic band John John Festival returns to launch its 2019 tour and brand new album in Wonthaggi this Saturday, March 30. Arguably Japan’s most popular Celtic band, John John Festival has continued to delight and thrill audiences around the globe with its exuberant and joyful Celtic […]

March 26th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Teens act scary

REHEARSALS are ramping up for Mary MacKillop College students performing in their upcoming production of The Addams Family. Despite still being in school uniform at their rehearsals, cast members were in full character and putting on a convincing and comical show recently – so much so that director Bron Kalos and music director Elly Poletti […]

March 19th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Art appeals

THE Inverloch Art Show raised funds for Bass Coast Health, at the Inverloch Community Hub over the weekend.

March 13th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment,Community | Read More »

Intrepid funnyman’s Wonthaggi base

POSSIBLY the only comedian to have ever come out of Wonthaggi, Marcus Ryan has been travelling across the globe for about 18 years, catching the travel bug with a funny strainin his early 20s. Starting off at the community radio station 3MFM he started doing stand-up, which won him a chance to perform at the […]

March 13th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Foster welcomes Vicar

IN the television series, The Vicar of Dibley, the local villagers did not exactly welcome their new vicar with open arms. It has been quite a different experience in Foster where FAMDA’s production has been greeted with full houses of happy patrons who have come to embrace all of the crazy characters on stage. Christine […]

March 5th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Antics of Dibley to fill Foster with laughs

THE Vicar arrives in Foster on Friday in a stage play crafted by Ian Gower and Paul Carpenter from some of the best loved moments from the popular 1990s British television series, The Vicar of Dibley. A wonderful evening of comedy is in store as the play takes its audience from the time when the […]

February 26th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Discover jazz in Inverloch

ALL jazz lovers in the local community are invited to enjoy some great live music at the 2019 Inverloch Jazz Festival from Friday, March 8 to Monday, March 11. The weekend of music begins with a Gala Performance on Friday evening and concludes with a free concert in the park on Monday. In between are […]

February 26th, 2019 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

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