Dangerous deeds: Birra-li Ward and Heather Lawson, above, preparing for the Dangerous Deeds exhibition of works created by deafblind artists which may be coming to Frankston, top.

Art tells the unknown

THE proposition that art knows no boundaries has been proved again with a video exhibition of ceramics created by deafblind artists. The art and its exhibition was organised by Woodleigh School teach...
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It’s Australia Day?

IN Coriole, a little country town in Northern NSW, folks are getting ready for the big day. But what are they really celebrating? No one seems to have a proper answer to this question, but all partie...
Look, up in the sky: Is it a bird? Is it a plane? It’s an…ant, man. Picture: Frank Amato

Ants on the march at Kingston Arts

GIANT ants are on the march at Kingston Arts Centre thanks to a striking new video projection on show throughout August. The video – by artist Simon Grennan and titled Formica, which is Latin for ant...
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Besto Mondo

By MELISSA WALSH When you’ve been in the music industry as long as Ross Wilson, doing a gig like The Besto Mondo Tour is more like fun than hard work. Ross and the original line-up of Mondo Rock will...
Listen to the band: H & C Jack Howard and the Ambassadors of Love will perform Burt Bacharach and Hal David penned hits at Kingston City Hall later this month.

Band honours the classics

IN December 2012, trumpet player with H & C Jack Howard, together with the band Ambassadors of Love, performed Burt Bacharach’s album Reach Out from start to finish as part of Pure Pop’s Summer o...
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Spend a hot August night at FAC

Hear Neil Diamond’s legendary Hot August Night album in its entirety – one of the best-selling albums in Australian music history – 1 in 3 homes has a copy! The show also features interesting s...
Come all ye faithful: Kingston Council communications development officer Timmah Ball, left, and The Venerable Jennie Savage prepare for last year’s Interfaith Network Art Exhibition. Picture: Gary Sissons

Celebrate our shared humanity

ABOUT 30 local artists have been selected to take part in the annual Kingston Interfaith Network Art Exhibition to help celebrate the many faiths and cultures in the community. This year’s exhibition...
Following her dreams: Artist Bernadette Jordan basks in her exotic night garden exhibition at Parkdale’s Shirley Burke Theatre. Picture: Gary Sissons

Night colours on display

ARTIST Bernadette Jordan gives an insight into an exotic night garden in her first exhibition called Out of the Shadows. Her colourful collection of roses, tulips, lilies, orchids and freesias come t...
Wedded bliss amiss: Happy couple Robbie and Julia, played by Aiden Prewett and Amy Gridley and Stuart Anderson, right, who plays a Boy George impersonator in Robbie’s band in The Wedding Singer theatre show.

’80s culture club on show

A SHOW based on the 1998 Adam Sandler movie The Wedding Singer will entertain audiences at the Shirley Burke Theatre, Parkdale, over the next week. Set in 1985, it portrays rock-star wannabe Robby Ha...
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Paper works

BALUK Arts’ Lisa Waup, left, shows off her Kart Koodin display at Frankston Arts Centre. A Boon Warrung word meaning “paper”, it is, fittingly, part of the Works on Paper exhibition running until Sat...