Exhibition over, artists gear for studio trail

THE Peninsula Studio Trail Exhibition attracted a good crowd of art lovers to Southern Buoy Studios last month. Organiser John Trebilco said: “The sales were good, with many small-to-medium-sized wor...

Like Lightning

As storm clouds gather on the horizon most people seek shelter or prepare their properties for the worst; battening the hatches, so to speak. But that’s not the case with Yanni Dellaportas. The first...

Viva Las Rosebud celebrates all things Elvis

THE Elvis Beach Party starts on Friday evening on The Village Green where for four and a half hours patrons can indulge in all things Elvis. It’s all part of Rosebud’s four-day Foreshore Rockfest and...

Eskimo Joe to hit The Heights

WHILE successfully straddling the line between commercial success and managing to keep their Alternative Music roots secure, over their career, Eskimo Joe have racked up a long list of impressive sta...

Radio plays tune into history

THE first 164 years of European settlement on the Mornington Peninsula had no shortage of dramas and historical events. History was recorded in books and diaries, then newspapers, photographs and eve...

Romp around the circular bed

SOUTHERN Peninsula Players’ latest production is set in an elegant top floor London flat in the 1970s. Move Over Mrs Markham at Rosebud Memorial Hall is described as a hilarious play about misunderst...

Artist’s exploration of different mediums

CAPE Schanck-based artist Di Crawford has explored many mediums in her career. Works from her “early days” with colourful silk threads to acrylics on paper and canvas to her latest painted mannequins...

Igor’s hand up for arts fair bids

MEET Igor, a part-time scarecrow and part-time electrician who is very good at changing light globes and passing solar panels up onto roofs. The gentle giant is a big supporter of Somers Primary Scho...

Mix of media for art show

MORE than 850 artworks, including landscapes and seascapes by Hans Fickler and Gary Laird, will be on show and on sale at the 48th annual Mornington Art Show. Art show judge Regina Hona will also exh...

New challenge for TV’s ninja warriors

THREE of the contestants from this year’s Australian Ninja Warriors contest have now swung their training towards scaling Arthurs Seat. Charlie Robbins, who won the grand final of the latest Channel ...