In the Valley and Cameron Robbins

‘IN the valley’ is an exhibition that highlights the beauty and fragility of our natural environment. Observing and documenting the changing landscape of significant areas of the Mornington Peninsula...

The Clapton Unplugged Show

ERIC Clapton’s career has spanned over 6 decades. Lauded as being the greatest guitarist of all time, his roots are firmly & obviously embedded in the blues tradition of which he remains both a s...

Ross Wilson and the Peaceniks to rock The Grand

FROM Daddy Cool to Mondo Rock and as a solo artist with no less than 26 ARIA Top 40 hits to his credit as a singer, songwriter and producer, Ross Wilson is one of Australia’s most awarded, respected ...

Classical collector at shop centre

Murray Mandel has taken his talents to the road in a bid to raise money for Lifeline. The 65-year-old classical guitarist is two years into a three-year journey on behalf of the national 24-hour cris...

Art springs from dreaming of water

By Jay McCarthy-Rivero After 48 solo art exhibitions across the world, Dutch born Mornington artist, Phillippe de Kraan, is facing his toughest assignment as an artist – exhibiting at the New Y...

Crowds at Hastings for festival weekend

AN estimated crows of 4000 people was in Hastings for the 50th Western Port Festival on the weekend to watch the parade, enjoy music, and participate in free activities. Organisers were “very happy w...

Soprano off to market

SOMERVILLE soprano Harmony Lee, right, will perform at the 21st anniversary Opera in the Market in Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Market on 4 March. The 19-year-old singer, who graduated from secondary s...

‘Moving feast’ of shared stories

PERFORMERS from three generations will put on a multimedia retrospective of stories shared by women living on the Mornington Peninsula next month.  When The Birds Come In, curated and crafted by...

Art eviction in plein air

Artists, especially when spotted at their easels in the open air, can be seen as adding a bit of interest to the landscape. But that feeling is not universal, Bittern artist Peter Woods has found out...