Jazz Hands at the ready…

Mornington Street corners, bars and restaurants will come alive over the Queen’s Birthday Weekend, June 10 – 12, as some of the biggest names in the business hit town for the fourth annual Mornington...

Tex Perkins and the evolution of Aussie Rock

It’s hard to pin down exactly what kind of impact Tex Perkins has had on the Australian music industry, or on music more broadly. He’s not your typical front-man superstar, yet he’d be more widely re...

Racing against the train

THE historic 75-year-old steam train K163 is ready to fire up this Sunday 17 April for a kids fun run at Moorooduc Railway Station, on Moorooduc Highway alongside Mt Eliza Regional Park (Melway 105/K...

Artists make progress at The Nook

THREE Commonfolk Studio artists drew inspiration from the Mornington Peninsula’s natural beauty for their first group exhibition, Safe Keeping. The exhibition combines the work of glass artist Sarah ...

Artist with internationally recognised borders

ENGRAVER Perry Fletcher found his niche in the art world after completing a five-month tour of Vietnam during his two years as a national service conscript, or Nasho. Now living in Mt Martha, Fletche...

Thirsty Merc

“I don’t know if anyone really thinks five years ahead in any tangible way… I’ve taken a long term approach to being a musician and my career with this band.” It’s a solid answer to a seemingly innoc...

Sounds of Africa on peninsula

UBUNTU is a group of singers, musicians and dancers from the former renowned African Children’s Choir. Touring the world as small children they performed at Carnegie Hall and the London Palladium, fo...