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PHOTOS | Ararat’s Marian College to open Little Shop Of Horrors

Marian College production of Little Shop of Horrors at Stawell Entertainment Centre starts on Thursday.

LIVE PERFORMANCE: Marian College Ararat students Keana Thomas and Angus Stoffel rehearse for the school’s production of Little Shop of Horrors. Students and staff have been working hard on final touches ahead of tomorrow’s opening night. The college will present the rock musical with a horror comedy theme at Stawell Entertainment Centre at 7.30pm Thursday, […]

PHOTOS | Avenue Dance Studio annual concert

Brittany Bates, Macey Purdue,  Julia Gasparini, 
Avenue Dance Studio annual concert.

POISE: Horsham’s Avenue Dance Studio wowed audiences with its annual concert at Horsham Town Hall on Sunday. Students showcased tap, jazz and contemporary dance routines. Sophie Koschmann, front, and Georgie Hobbs perform a contemporary number. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER The entire August 16, 2017 edition of The Weekly Advertiser is available online. READ IT HERE!

Antiques appraisal in Stawell

Wimmera people can have their antiques and collectables appraised at Stawell Library on Saturday. Stawell Biarri Group for Geneology has hosted an appraisal fundraiser each August for the past 20 years. Antique dealer and auctioneer Bruce Lowenthal will appraise items between 10am and 3pm. Appraisal costs $5 an item or three for $10. Biarri group […]

PHOTOS: Horsham’s Avenue Dance Studio gets ready for annual concert

Get Stupid - LR Georgie Hobbs, Lily Wynne, Liam Roberson, Grace Camilleri, Natarsha Reichelt.

Avenue Dance Studio concert rehearsal.

READY TO SHINE: Horsham’s Avenue Dance Studio will host its annual concert at Horsham Town Hall on Sunday. Students will showcase tap, jazz and contemporary dance routines. Pictured practising for the show are, from left, Sophie Quick, Olivia Sudholz, Bethany Breuer, Sophie Hallam, Jaz Smith, Tess Jones and Makai Smith. The concert runs from 11am […]

State money for major expansion of Silo Art Trail

The Wimmera-Mallee is primed to set a new international benchmark for landscape-scale artwork with speculative plans for a major expansion of the region’s Silo Art Trail.

The Playground to provide interactive art in Ararat

Interactive media artwork The Playground will provide people in Ararat with an artistic experience with a difference from August 12 to 20. The Playground, part of Ararat Regional Art Gallery’s 2017 program, will be in a vacant shop at 101 Barkly Street in Ararat’s central business district. It features a sculpture, interactive projection mapping and […]

What’s the point? Horsham ‘rubbish’ sculpture sparks conversations

A Horsham artist hopes a ‘monster sculpture made from rubbish’ will spark important conversations about recycling and reducing the city’s landfill.

Grave business: Warracknabeal’s Walter Sholl releases book about ‘navigating the final journey’

A retired Uniting Church minister and former journalist hopes his at-times tongue-in-cheek book about ‘navigating the final journey’ will help Wimmera people with the often-difficult task of planning a funeral. Walter Sholl, who lives at Warracknabeal with his wife Eileen, has released Grave Business 2.0, which expands on his original publication launched in 2010. “Grave […]

PHOTOS: Horsham mega music challenge success for schools

Bella Kay, Phoenix College, and Chloe Deckert, Nhill College, at a Mega Music Day at Horsham College. Schools from Ballarat, Stawell, Horsham and Nhill spent the day making music.

Students from Horsham, Stawell, Nhill and Ballarat Phoenix colleges have pooled their talents for a day of music making. Horsham College music teacher Nick Shirrefs said the schools’ year seven and eight students had combined forces for a Mega Music Day for several years. “The year-seven students are very much in the early stages of […]

Bawdy balladeer Kevin Bloody Wilson to kickstart international tour in the Wimmera

Australian musical comedian Kevin Bloody Wilson has chosen the Wimmera to launch a three-year tour culminating in a performance at the famed London Palladium.

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