The sounds of music help students find their way

SONGS and music cut across all boundaries and a concert being held in Mornington this month is being held to help young people take up education rather than crime. Run by the Brotherhood of St Lauren...

Art show’s musical background

THE News Mornington Art Show has established itself as the biggest and best quality art show on the Mornington Peninsula and one of the best in Victoria, according to the comments of various show jud...

The Basics: This could be the last time

GOTYE has gone back to The Basics and the band is dropping in on Mornington as part of their national tour in support of their latest The Age of Entitlement album. Guitarist Tim Heath says The Basics...

Braithwaite rocks the Chelsea Heights

Daryl Braithwaite and band will be performing at the Chelsea Heights Hotel on November 2. Braithwaite, the former Countdown King of Pop is looking forward to returning to the Chelsea Heights, where t...

Legendary performers inspire cabaret

IF all goes well, American and European audiences will hear what an audience in Mornington will witness later this month – a new Australian show, Edith and Marlene, which will premiere at historic Be...

A community-based artist initiative

IN a wonderful twist of fate for the Western Port area, Norma Carew’s love of art collecting has resulted in the opening of a brand new gallery, Crib 208 Art Studio. Norma’s life experiences have bee...

Celebrating Frank

ATA AllStar Artists proudly presents the ultimate concert event of the year, The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the legendary Frank Sinatra. 2015 marks a special year as ...

Katie Noonan’s Grand Entrance

One of Australia’s most respected and sublime recording artists, Katie Noonan, has released her latest album, ‘Transmutant’, and is heading off on a national tour that kicks off in Mornington. An eth...

A Woman’s Place brings stories centre stage

By MELISSA HODGE PENINSULA Op shops will combine with performing artists to bring local stories centre stage later this month. The Southern Peninsula Arts Centre in Rosebud will come alive with pop-u...

Fair day mixes fun with art

SOMERS Primary School will be transformed into a magical arena of children’s activities, music, food and market stalls for the Somers Arts Fair, Sunday 25 October. A dedicated exhibition space will b...