Rat Pack jet in to entertain

THOSE kings of cool – the singing, dancing and wisecracking members of the famed Hollywood “Rat Pack” – will entertain this month at Frankston Arts Centre. ‘Frank’ (David deCosta), ‘Dean’ (John...

An evening of jazz favourites

A WOMAN described as “Australia’s first lady of jazz singing” (Penguin Guide to Jazz, UK), will perform with her band in the Banquet Room, Kingston City Hall, 8pm, Friday 12 June. Janet Seidel has be...

Artist takes bite out of the Big Apple

FROM Bonbeach to Chelsea – New York’s Chelsea, that is – might seem a long way away. But it’s indicative of the progress being made by Bonbeach painter Michelle Endersby, who is staging her In Reveri...

Quest for laughs on Grail trail

THE cast will have as much fun as the audience when MLOC – formerly the Mordialloc Light Opera Company – presents Monty Python’s Spamalot at the Phoenix Theatre next month. Edithvale resi...

BRITISH INDIA: the last gang in towns

QUIETLY, just quietly, British India have become one of Australia’s best bands. While they haven’t fully crossed over into the mainstream yet, relentless touring in far-flung cities and towns and the...

Reaping the Harvest with food, music

CROWDS of 8000 and up flocked to Roy Dore Reserve, Carrum, on the weekend to enjoy a taste of country at the City of Kingston’s annual Harvest Festival. The ninth annual festival has its roots in the...

The shows must go on

THE Big O has survived the Big C. Entertainer-at-large John Wells, who regularly performs at venues around Frankston as Roy Orbison in a tribute show, was stopped in his tracks by a throat cancer dia...