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Marian College to bring Bonnie and Clyde to life

Luka Fletcher-Leskarac and Imogene Tonks play Bonnie and Clyde in Marian College's production of Bonnie and Clyde.

RUNNING FROM THE LAW: At the height of the Great Depression, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow went from two small-town nobodies in West Texas to America’s most renowned ‘folk heroes’ and Texas law enforcement’s worst nightmares. Ararat Marian College students will portray their story in three shows at Ararat Town Hall, starting tomorrow. Director Tess […]

Horsham gallery director Adam Harding off on new adventure

Horsham Regional Art Gallery director Adam Harding will bid the region farewell next week after winning a coveted position in Melbourne. Harding will replace Naomi Cass as director of the Centre for Contemporary Photography, CCP, in Fitzroy, where he will aim to build on her legacy of growing the centre as a leading exhibition space. […]

Kylie Minogue experience at Ararat gallery

A touring exhibition of costumes worn by iconic Australian performer Kylie Minogue is generating considerable interest at a redeveloped Ararat gallery. Victorian Regional Development Minister Jaala Pulford and Federal Member for Wannon Dan Tehan, speaking at an official launch of Ararat Arts Precinct, spoke glowingly of the exhibition. Both said they had taken the opportunity […]

Artists celebrate diversity at Pomonal Art Exhibition and festival

Metal sculpture, hand blown glass-work, textiles, water colours, photography and traditional and contemporary works will feature at this year’s Pomonal Art Exhibition and festival. Pomonal Primary School will host the 28th annual event at Pomonal Hall from August 31 to September 2. Organiser Timothy Syrota said the exhibition would open at 6.30pm on the Friday […]

PHOTOS: Final preparations for Horsham College’s Happy Days

Oscar O'Brien as Fonzi in Horsham College's production of Happy Days.

All is in readiness for Horsham College’s opening night of Happy Days in Horsham Town Hall. College cast and crew members will present three shows from August 16 to 18 at 7.30pm. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

PHOTOS | Avenue Dance Studio’s annual concerts delights crowds

New World Coming, Avenue Dance Studio annual concert.

Horsham’s Avenue Dance Studio delighted audiences with two concerts at Horsham Town Hall on Sunday. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

VIDEO: Horsham College counts down to opening night of Happy Days

SEE YOU AT THE MALT SHOP: Horsham College performers Liam Robertson, as Richie, Jayden Robertson, Arnold, and Oscar O’Brien, Fonzi, are counting down to the opening night of Happy Days in Horsham Town Hall. The college production is based on the hit television series and reintroduces one of America’s best-loved families, the Cunninghams. Join Richie […]

PHOTOS | Little Mermaid hits the stage before opening night

St Brigid's College's production of The Little Mermaid.

St Brigid’s College students will look the part when they head ‘under the sea’ to present The Little Mermaid in Horsham Town Hall from tomorrow night. Costume co-ordinator Catherine Hobbs said she enlisted talented Susie Mibus and Venetia Elbourne-Hobbs to create several costumes for the lead characters. “Ms Mibus’s extraordinary talents have been showcased in […]

PHOTOS | Avenue dancers prepare for 36th annual dance celebration

TIME TO SHINE: Avenue Dance Studio student Claudia Lopez O’Donnell rehearses a lyrical routine ahead of Sunday’s annual concert at Horsham Town Hall. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER

Horsham Avenue Dance Studio performers are putting the finishing touches on various routines ahead of the studio’s 36th annual concert on Sunday. Dancers took to the stage at the weekend for a full dress rehearsal in Horsham Town Hall. Teacher Louise Ryan said 120 students from across the Wimmera would perform tap, jazz and lyrical routines in […]

Ararat College students set to ‘bring it on’

Connor Sheffield and Ella Wood prepare for Ararat College's 'Another High School Musical, Bring It On' with the rest of the cast.

Ararat College students are busy with final preparations for their ‘mish-mash’ musical production starting tomorrow night. The students will present Another High School Musical: Bring it On at Ararat Town Hall tomorrow and Friday night. The production will be the first in the renovated hall. The play brings elements of popular movies such as Footloose, […]


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