Creative Innovation 2010

Coming face to face with the future! Imagine a Conference that was out of the ordinary… that pushed the boundaries… Imagine a gathering of amazing people, bringing the latest thinking on creativity and innovation, speaking in new ways that you have not heard from them before… Imagine exhilarating exploration, innovation challenges and powerful connections…. Creative Innovation 2010 proudly presented by Creative Universe and ANZ is the place to learn from world changing innovators, futurists, inspired thinkers and curious souls gathered together in an interactive community. It’s a place to learn techniques and strategies, unlock and share ideas and gain empowering experiences…. A place to imagine the future. Creative Innovation 2010 is inspired by thought platforms such as TED ( The TED conferences in Long Beach and Oxford bring together the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives (in 18 minutes). Whether you work in Media, Finance, Education, Health, Manufacturing, Commodities, Tourism, NFP…. Whether your passion is football, opera or bushwalking…. Whether your commitment is to building share prices or reducing suffering (or both)…. Whether your contribution is paid or unpaid… Creativity and Innovation matter! This is a once in a lifetime event you cannot miss!


Muso News

1.  Aaron Roberts Solo Gigs

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2.  Brad Kennedy Trio

Heritage Tavern Frankston Flinders Road Balnarring Sunday May 2 @ 3pm

3.  Julian….big J in “Kids in cults” @ Bendigo Hotel Johnson Street, Collingwood Saturday April 24 and in ‘loveproof’ coming up at the Thin Green Line Festival,

4.  The Nervous Dancers: Will, Scott and Sean Supporting “the Broken Splendour” Wednesday April 21 @ 8pm The Empress Hotel, Fitzroy and the Koonya Bar, Sunday April 25 @ 3pm Sorrento

Stencil Art & Multimedia Projects Forum

The aim of the forum is to bring together young deaf students and people, schools, local councils and artists to celebrate the 2009 Stencil Art & Multimedia Projects, and to discuss the possibility of setting up similar projects in your local area.

Would you / your school like to run artistic projects?

Are you or your students interested in stencil arts and filmmaking?

Would you like to know how to develop and run a project with your local community?

Do you want to learn more about the Deaf Arts Network?

This forum will be all about using a model of best practice and information sharing. An experienced panel of speakers will be present to answer all your questions.

When: Wednesday 26 May, 11am – 1pm
Where: Port Melbourne Town Hall Library (upstairs), 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
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RSVP: by Friday 14 May
Wheelchair accessible. Refreshments provided.

This forum will be Auslan interpreted.

Watch the video of the 2009 Deaf Arts Network Stencilling Project at

The Mornington Peninsula’s art blog has arrived

Welcome to the first posting of the artsonthepeninsula blog.  

We hope that you enjoy hearing about what’s on in the arts and culture sector across the Peninsula.  

By leaving comments on the blog we can see how audiences and cultural tourists respond to what’s on offer.

To list information such as an event, activity, workshop, class, exhibition, news, short story, poem, photograph first email to to enable the reformating of the information to be suitable for the blog. 

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Andrea & Keith Ford are resigning

As you know I have written the Arts Column for The Mail and Independent Newspapers for 12 years and we have now moved to Bairnsdale.  I have decided to hang up my hat for the Arts Column and hand it over to Haydn or Mike Hast.  Send any Arts news for JUNE and beyond to  – I will of course redirect any emails which are about the Arts.

 Thank you all for helping me promote the Arts on the Peninsula both performing and visual arts over the years.

 The Arts make our community richer and the stronger the friendship that spins off from this is without doubt the reward.


 Warm regards

Andrea Ford