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J Ward experience for theatre lovers

Live-theatre enthusiasts will have an opportunity to experience high-quality performances in a unique environment in Ararat on Saturday night. Ararat Performing Arts Centre will host a double-bill presentation in the city’s historic J Ward. The closure of Ararat Regional Arts Centre theatre for redevelopment has provided an interim opportunity for promoters to exploit other venues […]

Artist David Wilson to shed light at Rainbow

Large balls of light are set to burst onto Rainbow’s nightscape when residents and students gather for unique light-painting workshops. South Australian ‘light painter’ David Wilson will lead events for the general community on April 30 and students on May 1. Wilson worked for many years in film and television and turned to light painting about five years […]

Music stars Darren Coggan and Don Costa heading to Horsham

Award-winning singer-songwriter Darren Coggan will celebrate 50 years of Cat Stevens’ greatest hits during a performance in Horsham. Coggan will present Peace Train – A Tribute to Cat Stevens at Wesley Performing Arts Centre on Friday. Peace Train recreates the songs the world sang along with Stevens. Coggan gives audiences an opportunity to relive Stevens’ […]

Art is… ready to be explored

Horsham’s Art is… festival committee has launched its 2017 program. This year’s theme is Footprint: Moving Together. The 10-day annual festival engages rural and isolated communities in high-quality art experiences and art making. The festival uses art as a vehicle for community connection and growth. Art is… has a claim as Australia’s premiere co-created arts […]

More support for Ararat Arts Precinct project

Ararat Rural City Council has an extra $1.5-million in State Government money for its Ararat Arts Precinct Project. Regional Development Minister Jaala Pulford announced the bonus funding, on top of $5.2-million the government had already invested in the redevelopment. Ms Pulford joined guests, including Ararat Mayor Paul Hooper, to make the announcement in Ararat as […]

Youth art on show at Charlegrark

West Wimmera Shire Council has sent an open invitation to young people across the region to experience a day of music, workshops, art and colour at Lake Charlegrark near Goroke. The council will present Youth Art @ Charlegrark on April 30 to provide a public stage for young people creating work in all artistic genres […]

Youth alive at Lake Lascelles

Lake Lascelles at Hopetoun was a sea of colour during a major Yarriambiack event celebrating National Youth Week. Yarriambiack Youth Action Council and FReeZA Group’s Ramp It, Rage It, Stage It included a three-kilometre ‘colour rally’ in the Mallee, where participants had fun getting doused in a variety of colours of powder as they walked, […]

Horsham Arts Council’s Annie rehearsals in full swing

Horsham Arts Council production of Annie rehearsals in full swing.

The cast of Horsham Arts Council’s latest production is busy applying final touches in the lead-up to next month’s performances.

PHOTOS | VIDEO | Nitro Circus rocks Horsham City Oval as thousands turn out for high energy fun

Nitro Circus at Horsham City Oval.


Easter ‘smorgasboard’ for the Wimmera

The Wimmera, southern Mallee, Grampians and Western District are set to provide a smorgasbord of holiday attractions during a hectic Easter long weekend.

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