Art springs from dreaming of water

By Jay McCarthy-Rivero After 48 solo art exhibitions across the world, Dutch born Mornington artist, Phillippe de Kraan, is facing his toughest assignment as an artist – exhibiting at the New Y...

Crowds at Hastings for festival weekend

AN estimated crows of 4000 people was in Hastings for the 50th Western Port Festival on the weekend to watch the parade, enjoy music, and participate in free activities. Organisers were “very happy w...

Soprano off to market

SOMERVILLE soprano Harmony Lee, right, will perform at the 21st anniversary Opera in the Market in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Market on 4 March. The 19-year-old singer, who graduated from secondary s...

‘Moving feast’ of shared stories

PERFORMERS from three generations will put on a multimedia retrospective of stories shared by women living on the Mornington Peninsula next month.  When The Birds Come In, curated and crafted by...

Art eviction in plein air

Artists, especially when spotted at their easels in the open air, can be seen as adding a bit of interest to the landscape. But that feeling is not universal, Bittern artist Peter Woods has found out...

Nashville Live Australian Tour 2019

FOR the very first time in Australia, and direct from Music City, U.S.A, the hit musical production Nashville Live delivers the energy, glamour and magic of a night out in the home of country music d...

The Mission Songs Project

MISSION Songs Project is an initiative to revive contemporary Australian Indigenous songs from 1900 to 1999, focusing on the Christian missions, state run settlements and native camps where Aborigina...

Music of the Night

MUSIC of the Night is an enchanting musical and visual spectacular presented by highly acclaimed multi award winning international pianist Joseph Fimmano.  Joseph is joined on stage by the elite...

The Rubens lead line-up for the Peninsula Picnic

SARAH Blasko, Tia Gostelow and Jackalope’s Rare Hare confirmed for Victoria’s favourite food, wine and music gathering off the back of a sell-out event in 2018, The Peninsula Picnic returns on Saturd...