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James Reyne to perform in Horsham

Iconic Australian singer-songwriter James Reyne will bring his ‘A Crawl To Now’ tour to Horsham this month. The former front man of 1980s signature band Australian Crawl, will perform at Horsham Town Hall on May 24. Reyne is touring across regional Australia performing with guitarist Josh Owen as an acoustic duo. ‘A Crawl To Now’ […]

New opportunities for Horsham duo at Wimmera Music Eisteddfod

A mother-daughter duo will perform on stage together for the first time as part of a revamped program set to breathe new life into this year’s Wimmera Music Eisteddfod.

Focus on performing arts at careers expo

A Western Victorian Careers Expo next month will highlight opportunities for education and employment in the performing and creative arts industries. The ever-expanding expo, at Longerenong on June 25, will include a dedicated ‘Arts Pavilion’ this year. Expo chairman Andrew Vague said student demand for information about education and career pathways in performing and creative […]

Wimmera schools invited to Robot Song

Schools across the region have an invitation to attend a special student performance of the play Robot Song at Ararat Town Hall this month. Robot Song is on the 2019 Victorian Certificate of Education drama syllabus and is aimed at children aged eight and above. The play is based on writer director Jolyon James’ experience […]

VIDEO | Rock of Ages opening night – what the crowd thought

Horsham Arts Council’s production of Rock of Ages thrilled an opening night crowd at Horsham Town Hall. PHOTOS | Rock Of Ages band ready to rock

PHOTOS | Rock Of Ages band ready to rock

ROCK ’N ROLL ALL NIGHT: Rock of Ages’ live band Arsenal are ready to rock the stage across eight performances starting tomorrow night. Band members are, from back left, Nick Campesato and Josh Young, and front, Tony Block, Michael Peterson, Sean Wales and Shannon Waterworth. Pictures: PAUL CARRACHER.

Horsham Arts Council’s latest production is taking bass guitarist Michael Peterson back to the ‘good old days’. Peterson has returned to the long hair and is making the most of the high energy that defined the 1980s. Rock of Ages hits Horsham Town Hall’s stage for the first time tomorrow at 8pm. Live band Arsenal, […]

PHOTOS | Thousands attend Grampians Grape Escape

Amy Kemp, Taylor Mentha, Billie Bibby, Luca Jende and Chloe Jones at the Grampians Grape Escape.

STOMP: Beaming youngster Chloe shows off the results of her grape-crushing efforts during Grampians Grape Escape festival at Halls Gap at the weekend. Chloe was among thousands of visitors who made the most of festival activities. Organisers were delighted with the turnout for the annual celebration of Grampians wine and produce, which swelled Halls Gap […]

Art Is… workshops ‘Spring into Winter’

Artist Nikki Clarke will lead a series of free community sculpture workshops during Horsham’s Art Is… festival in early June. The sculptures, made from recycled materials, will be on display in Firebrace Street for a ‘Spring into Winter’ project. The theme of Art Is… 2019, from May 31 to June 9, is A Footprint: Moulding […]

Jaya off to state aerobics finals

STATE TITLE IN SIGHTS: Horsham student Jaya Meadows will compete at Schoolaerobics Victorian State Finals next month after securing her place at a regional qualifier on Sunday. Jaya is the first singles representative for Horsham’s Holy Trinity Lutheran College in ‘many years’, and her competing is helping coach Amanda Wik through her cancer treatment. “Jaya […]

Kevin ‘Bloody’ Wilson takes aim at ‘politically correct’

Veteran Australian musical comedian Kevin Bloody Wilson will return to the Wimmera for the first time in two years with a new album that takes aim at ‘politically correct’ culture. Wilson’s new album, entitled F.U.P.C., is a stab at people he labels ‘snowflakes’. “I think the title F.U.P.C. doesn’t take a lot of explaining,” he […]


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