Battle of the Sounds hits the stage

FUSE Productions and Kingston Youth Services are calling on unsigned young musicians to perform at the annual Battle of the Sounds heat in Mordialloc this month. Talented Kingston youth will battle i...

Ups and downs of park fun

A $1.4 MILLION makeover to Chelsea’s Bicentennial Skate Park has skaters, bikers and rollers of all ages flocking there for a little action. The park and youth precinct, on the corner of Thames Prome...

Time to face the faces

THE people of Frankston are the focus of a photographic exhibition at the Frankston Arts Centre until October. Photographer Richard Simpkin’s Locals of Frankston features “a collection of remarkable ...

Vera Blue heads to The Grand

Following the release of ‘Private’, which scored over two million streams worldwide, incandescent singer-songwriter Vera Blue has released her arresting new single, ‘Mended’ and announced dates for a...

Nordic art in peninsula winter

MEMBERS of Mornington’s Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society will attend their regular monthly Friday evening talk on the work of Edvard Munch’s work The Scream on Friday 7 July and then, the ...

More music a near-impossible mission

ROSS Woodward remembers the first record he bought as an 11-year-old in 1974 – Abba’s first UK hit single Waterloo. He bought the band’s second UK hit, too – Mamma Mia, which topped the charts in ear...

Sammy J brings Phantom show ‘home’

A GARDENER at Mt Eliza’s Peninsula School unwittingly set comedian Sammy J off a planned legal career garden path and into a world of adventure and justice dispensed by The Phantom comic book charact...