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...

Pop Up Bar back with more music

FREE live entertainment will attract crowds to the fourth annual Pop Up Bar in the Kingston Arts courtyard on Friday nights in February. A range of talented artists will complement the interactive ar...

Seth Sentry

By BILLY DIXON When you career begins in the furthest corners of a sleepy seaside village, nearly two hours from the centre of Melbourne, you’re going to have to put in some serious legwork if the re...

Focusing on life down under

SHEREE Marris submerges herself in her work. An outspoken advocate for the Mornington Peninsula, she concentrates on its rarely seen and hidden attractions. To actually see Marris at work requires so...

Art, summer and the spirit of things

IT’S summertime: a time to experience the beach, the sea and the bush on the Mornington Peninsula. And, this summer, Lamppost Gallery, Mt Eliza, offers another way to connect with the Australian land...