Ground beneath her feet inspires

AS far back as she can remember, Jenny Jessop always wanted to be an artist. The 39-year-old Irish artist now calls Mordialloc home but she recalls art being a big part of her family’s life back in t...

Food, wine, music and more

KINGSTON’S two-day Mordialloc Food, Wine & Music Festival is on Saturday 5 March-Sunday 6 March at Peter Scullin Reserve, Mordialloc. The festival features non-stop music across three stages, rov...

Take centre stage

BUDDING young Kingston musicians will take to the stage for the first gig of the year from Fuse Productions FReeZA. Kingston Youth Services is hosting the event at the Chelsea Activity Hub this Satur...

A taste of the exotic

Each year Frankston is taken by storm as the city is immersed in the stories, music, sport, dance, food, film and arts of Latin American, Spanish and Portuguese cultures. The annual month-long Ventan...

An art to recycled trash for fest

THE saying ‘one man’s trash is another man’s treasure’ will be put to the test by some amazing installations at this year’s Ventana Fiesta. Ventana, which means ‘window’, is Frankston’s month-long ce...

Tribute shows cream of Cat

ROSEBUD’S own Ron Vincent bears an uncanny resemblance to singer Cat Stevens. But it doesn’t stop there. Ron has been a life-long fan of Stevens and his tribute show has been applauded both here and ...

RÜFÜS – BLOOM

By BILLY DIXON “IN the first few years we were playing, getting to play a show at the Oxford Art Factory in Sydney was a dream… when you actually get to a milestone like that, you’re pinching each ot...

Jen Mize

By LACHLAN BRYAN Jen Mize grew up on the outskirts of Las Vegas, Nevada. Her early years were spent loitering around casinos (both her parents worked in the gambling game) and her first jobs included...

The Electric Church

By TERRI LEE FATOUROS  THINK your rock might be lacking gutsy grunge blues, or your passion for it withering? Then atone, my friends, and get yourself down to soul repenting, mystical “shakin & r...