What: Kids Art
When: Thursday 24th September, 2015
Time: 10am-12noon or 1pm-3pm
Where: Somerville Community House
Bookings & Enquiries: Michele Cleaver 0417 425 116
It is a deliberately broad theme designed to encourage entrants from all genres, whose writing demonstrates creative engagement with place and/or shapes the significance of place for Australian writers and their readership. Short-listed entrants are invited to attend a masterclass with prominent Australian writers, whose work is also centred around the theme of place.
Entries Information: Entries may be up to 3000 words or 40 lines of poetry. There are three categories – youth, open and Baringhup. Entry fees are either $10 or $20 according to category.
Entry form, guidelines and other details are on the website: https://notjackwritersprize.wordpress.com/
Contact: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone 044 88 55 832
Closing date for Entries: 1 November 2015
What: Workshops for actors and directors. Meisner Technique is one of the most systematic and complete acting techniques in the world. Having recently had a lot of interest in my Meisner technique courses … I have put together a short 3 hr introductory workshop for those of you new to Meisner and for Meisner students who have done my courses before, wanting to brush up on their skills and join in the fun.
When: Sunday 30 August @ 2 – 5pm
Where: All Saints Church Hall, Cnr Sixth Avenue & Pt Nepean Rd, 1157 Point Nepean Rd, ROSEBUD
Cost: $25 if you pay in advance by 22nd Aug or $40 on the day
Contact Harriet: The Actor’s Shed on 03 5985 4284 Mon – Fri 6 – 7.30pm
Further details of our ten week course starting Sun 27 Sept at the same time will be available on the day.
Year 10 students from Westernport Secondary College on the MindShop Excellence program visited the Hastings Youth Centre – Shed 11 for a painting workshop with artists Judi Singleton & Mandy Nelson Williams yesterday. Seen here with Mandy (on left) after lunch about to add embellishments to the white ‘patches’ in the design, preliminary drawings are on the board behind the students. Two artworks were created with one to stay at Shed 11 and the other to be hung at the YLounge in Rosebud.
What: A Creative Arts and Inclusion Forum focusing on the importance of arts and cultural experiences in the lives of people with a disability, the forum features guest speakers, facilitated workshops, networking opportunities and a performance by Get Out! (an arts program for artists with disability).
The Art Matters forum is being supported through the Frankston Arts Centre Arts Access and Frankston City Council Metro Access, in partnership with Arts Access Victoria; with additional support from Department of Human Services, Creative Victoria, Helen McPherson Smith Foundation, and Australia Council for the Arts.
Where: Cube 37 Gallery, Daveys Street Frankston
When: Friday 4 September, 10am to 2.00pm
Costs/ Ticketing: Free. Refreshments provided
Website information: www.edgearts.com.au/events/conference/art-matters-forum
Enquiries contact & : Malcolm Merrett on 9784 1955
What: Frankston Theatre Group Inc. is proud to present “Tiptoe through the Tombstones”
Written by Norman Robbins. Directed by Joyce Sedunary. A crusty old lawyer and his secretary!
The Tomb family – an offbeat bunch! Cobwebs, secret corridors and guests!
Fog, poison, disappearances and an increasing number of bodies in the cellar!
This glorious spoof promises laughs, mystery, deaths and an unexpected twist!
Other Information: Cabaret Style with BYO drinks & nibbles
Where: Mt Eliza Community Centre Canadian Bay Road Mt Eliza Vic
Performances: November Fri 20, Sat 21, Fri 27, Sat 28 @ 8:00pm
December: Fri 4, Sat 5, @ 8:00pm
Matinees – Sun 29 Nov, Sun 6 Dec @ 2:00pm
Tickets: Full price $28 Concession $26 Children 10-15 $15 Under 10 $10
What: Koorie Showcase, a survey of Aboriginal craft
To celebrate the experience and breadth of knowledge in the Koorie community, Craft is proud to present the Koorie Showcase, a survey of Aboriginal craft, and a platform for sharing cultural knowledge as part of Craft Cubed Festival, proudly supported by the Gandel Foundation, Fed Square and Creative Victoria.
Craft’s new Aboriginal Projects program is committed to sharing Victorian Aboriginal craft with wider audiences by highlighting the high level of skill and creativity that exists within the Aboriginal craft community.
There is an impressive tradition of creative expression in the Koorie arts and crafts community. Employing traditional and contemporary practices, makers are continuing to develop and share craft that inspires and connects with growing consumer markets.
Craft invites the public to engage with a broad selection of contemporary Koorie craft, and participate in workshops and demonstrations on the day.
Artistic Director and CEO Jane Scott said the appointment of a dedicated Aboriginal Projects Coordinator with the support of Creative Victoria has allowed a series of Koorie craft projects to commence.
“We’re thrilled to showcase and celebrate the skill and diversity of Koorie craft.
“We have some incredibly talented makers whose work will be available to purchase, as well as weaving demonstrations and the opportunity to get involved in making on the day, so there’s something for everyone to enjoy,” Ms Scott said.
When: Thursday 17 September 12 – 6pm
A showcase of local Aboriginal craft, including workshops and demonstrations.
ARTISTS Lee Darroch, Maree Clarke, Vicki Couzens, Josh Muir, Cassie Leatham-Harrap, Donna Blackall, Baluk Arts, Bronwyn Razem, Emma Bamblett, Deanne Gilson, Edward John Flower, Elizabeth Liddle.
Where: The Atrium, Fed Square
What: Dreamhouse Theatre Company presents TALES FROM THE ARABIAN NIGHTS – “Your Majesty you are under the spell of the wrong story”
When: Opening Friday 11 September @ 7.30pm, Matinee Saturday 12 September @ 2pm, Saturday Evening @ 7.30pm
Where: Southern Peninsula Arts Centre, 275 Eastbourne Road, Rosebud
Bookings & Tickets: Student/Consc $20, Full $25, Saturday Matinee Seniors Special $15
What: Philippe de Kraan’s Exhibition “A Moment in Time”
When: Official opening Sunday 6 September, 2 – 4 pm, exhibition continues through September 30
Where: Oak Hill Gallery, 100 Mornington-Tyabb Road, Mornington
Entry Cost: $2 donation
What: Mornington Peninsula Shire Libraries ‘Spring into Sundays’ – Live Music program.
When: Sunday 6 September 2015
Where: Our libraries, Mornington, Rosebud, Hastings & Somerville
Indi/ Roots duo – Mojo Pearls 12pm – 1.45pm @ Mornington Library, Vancouver Street Mornington
Jazz style duo – Mama Blue & Son 12pm – 1.45pm @ Rosebud Library McDowell Street Rosebud
Indi/ Roots – Marty Williams & Fox DeRoche 12pm – 12.45pm @ Somerville Library, Frankston Flinders Road Somerville
Jazzy Blues – Rob Papp 12pm – 1.45pm @ Hastings Library, High Street Hastings
Where: Shop 2 137 Shoreham Rd, Red Hill South, 3937 (opposite the bakery)
When: FRI/SAT/SUN/MON 10am-5pm
Website information: http://www.redartistgallery.com
What: FREE concert – local music students and winners of the 2015 Peninsula Music Society’s Bursary Awards will perform at a concert after being auditioned and interviewed by a panel of adjudicators who will decide the winners. Members of the panel are all professional musicians and independent of PMS.
Where: Peninsula Community Theatre, cnr Nepean Hwy and Wilsons Rd. Mornington Mel. 145 E2. Free parking and great acoustic.
When: Saturday 22 August 7:30pm
Costs/ Ticketing: FREE
Website information: www.pmsmusic.asn.au
Enquiries Contact: Janette Forster 9789 8392
What: Poetry Reading. Includes: Featured Poet & Guest Speaker (topic: “Art that Challenges”) Professor Kevin Brophy; Open Section for any poet to Read (acclaimed performer Santo Cazzati has enlisted); Rhonda Jankovic Society AGM.
When: Sunday 30 August, 2pm for 2.15 Start. Light refreshments provided
Cost: Gold Coin Donation
Where: Talbot Hall, Broughton St, Seaford. 50 metres from Station St.
Enquiries, Reservations to read in Open Section: Philton, email@example.com (limited number of places available)
Rhonda Jankovic Society for Promotion of Social Justice Through Literature Inc.
Another Creative Peninsula project: The artist designed flags launch tomorrow in Rosebud, Wednesday 19 August 2015 @ 10am at the Boneo Road intersection with a morning tea. At 1pm the launch is at the Rye Pier. The artists involved in this first flags project are Miodrag Jankovic, Jennifer Ellen, Sabra Lazarus, Sharron Okines, Michael Leeworthy & Justine McNamara.
It’s been an exciting couple of weeks for the Arts on the Peninsula!
In July the Rye mural project done by visiting French artist Michael Husser was launched. Michael also stayed at Police Point Shire Park for a short term artist residency. This project has been an initiative of the Arts & Culture Strategy – A Creative Peninsula and coordinated by Jo Ridgeway Southern Peninsula Arts Development Officer.
On Monday 17 August 2015 the newly improved Norm Clark Walk Rosebud was a buzz as Councillors David Gibb & Graham Pittock launched a mural done by Red Hill artist Michael Leeworthy. This project began in 2013 when the Rosebud Chamber of Commerce was looking to inspire a positive change to the graffiti tagged ugly and forgotten about laneway. The previous painted panels on the walls were old and irrelevant and with a Streetscape enhancement program about to begin, an application was made to the Shire’s Creative Community Grant program along with help from the now defunct Ward Allowance from Councillor David Gibb a wonderfully improved laneway has come to life.
What: After returning from a massive tour of Canada including shows at the Winnipeg and Vancouver Folk Festivals alongside the likes of Wilco and Jose Gonzalez. Ash Grunwald announces “Second Guess”, the latest single from his forthcoming album NOW premiered last week on Double J. The Mornington Peninsula will host one of the most talked about live shows to recently grace the stages of Bluesfest Byron Bay, Winnepeg and Vancouver Folk Festivals, and Blues on Broadbeach. Ash Grunwald will launch NOW, his forthcoming 8th studio album with an impressive 28 date national tour throughout September and into November including, metro, rural and festival dates.
Where: the Grand Hotel, 124 Main Street Mornington
When: Thursday 24 September, doors open at 8pm.
Costs/ Ticketing: $25 + BF presale online or $30 at the door on the night
Website information: grand.net.au
Enquiries & Booking Contact: Grand Hotel, 03 5975 2001 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Artists involved: Sabra Lazarus, Miodrag Jancovic, Jennifer Ellen, Sharron Okines, Justine McNamara & Michael Leeworthy.
Rosebud Launch: 10am Wednesday 19 August @ Point Nepean Road from Boneo Road to Londsdale St
Rye Launch: 1pm Wednesday 19 August @ Rye Pier
Sorrento Launch: 9.30am 20 August @ Ocean Beach Road
Enquiries: Jo.Ridgeway@mornpen.vic.gov.au or M:0488 337 253
What: Afternoon at the Proms
The Frankston Symphony Orchestra and Mornington Peninsula Chorale present a selection of music with the theme of “Once upon a time”, fairytales for young and old. An afternoon for all ages.
Where: Frankston Arts Centre, Davey Street, Frankston
When: Sunday August 30th.
Costs/ Ticketing: Adults $25, PSSU $22, 14 years and under $12
Website information: www.thefac.com.au
Enquiries & Booking Contact: 9784 1060. www.thefac.com.au