LITERARY LUNCH WITH AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR FIONA CAPP

Fiona Capp; Author: Australian writing

Cakes and Ale Bistro in Sorrento has teamed up with Antipodes Bookshop & Gallery to bring a series of Literary Lunches to the Southern End of the Peninsula. They are delighted to kick the series off with award winning, internationally published Melbourne based author Fiona Capp, who will be in conversation with journalist Jane Sullivan from The Age newspaper. 

Fiona will be talking about her new book ‘To Know My Crime’ that is set in Portsea and tells the story of great financial loss leading to family strain and unthinkable decisions to be made, decisions that perhaps cost the life of the sister of the lead character. Join us for a wonderful lunch and intimate conversation. Fiona’s book will be for sale and she will be signing copies. 

Where: Cakes and Ale Bistro 100 Ocean Beach Road Sorrento 

When: Friday 24th March 12.30pm-3.30pm 

Cost: $85 per person 3 course lunch including wine 

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/lunch-with-award-winning-melbourne-author-fiona-capp-tickets-32036731727

 

THE FULL NOISE – MUSIC WORKSHOP FOR GIRLS

domgarrardtix2‘The Full Noise’ is a workshop and performance event specially for teenage girls. Dominique Garrard, one half of the duo, nyck, will be running a workshop for aspiring musos with a focus on performance skills, song writing and improvisation. Following the workshop will be a teen music night, where participants will get to perform on stage at the Southern Peninsula Arts Centre as part of International Women’s Day celebrations.

Dom will be staying on for the evening session to perform with those who took part in the workshop, as well as perform a few of her own songs. This event is part of A Woman’s Place International Woman’s Day Arts Festival.

Where: Southern Peninsula Arts Centre, 245 Eastbourne Road, Rosebud

When: March 4th 2017

Cost: $5

For further information, vist https://awomansplace2017.squarespace.com

RIGHT HERE: STORIES OF WOMEN OF THE MORNINGTON PENINSULA

1A Woman’s Place brings you the premiere of “Right Here”, a new theatre work created by Carole Patullo and Jane Bayly, from stories shared by women who live on the Mornington Peninsula. 

Where: Southern Peninsula Arts Centre, 245 Eastbourne Road, Rosebud 

When: Sunday March 5th, 5pm 

Tickets: $20 adult, $15 concession 

For more information, visit https://awomansplace2017.squarespace.com/

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ARTS FESTIVAL

1‘A Woman’s Place’ is an innovative mini-festival celebrating local women’s stories through theatre, music and dance, offering workshops, performances and a film screening to celebrate International Women’s Day. 

Workshops include singing with Ling Marra, contemporary dance with Dianne Reid and autobiographical writing with Andrea Louise Thomas. Making its premiere will be ‘Right Here’, a new theatre work created by Carole Patullo and Jane Bayly, based on stories shared by women living on the Mornington Peninsula. The award-winning film ‘Embrace’ will be screened on International Women’s Day, following a reading by the Peninsula Writers’ Club. 

Where: Southern Peninsula Arts Centre, 245 Eastbourne Road, Rosebud 

When: March 4th – 8th 2017 

For further information, visit https://awomansplace2017.squarespace.com/

WHISTLEWOOD EXHIBITION OPENING AND FILM SCREENING

16722386_1849457595326066_3769645913059489783_oWhistlewood Gallery looks forward to welcoming artists Japeth Rangi and Lynley Nagoordah from Mangkaja Arts, Fitzroy Crossing and film director Nicole Ma to a special evening opening, in conversation and film screening of ‘Putuparri and the Rainmakers’ this Saturday February 18 from 6pm.

Lynley and Japeth are both directors of Mangkaja Arts and strong young leaders, passionate about their art and culture. Lynley is the current chair of Mangkaja Arts and niece of Tom Lawford (Putuparri). Japeth is the grandson of the ‘Rainmaker’ Spider Snell and award winning artist Dolly Snell and features in the film.

Where: WHISTLEWOOD, 642 Tucks Road, Shoreham,Vic, 3916

When: Opening Saturday February 18, 6pm-10pm
(Exhibition runs until March 13, Fridays to Mondays, 11am-4pm)

Tickets: $35 including light refreshments 
Bookings: whistlewoodfilm.eventbrite.com.au
E: info@mccullochandmcculloch.com.au T: 03 59 898 282

VIEW exhibition here:
http://www.mccullochandmcculloch.com.au/art/current-exhibition/

READ about the film and director Nicole Ma here:
http://www.mccullochandmcculloch.com.au/upcoming-exhibition/

https://www.facebook.com/whistlewood/?fref=ts

PENINSULA MUSIC SOCIETY PRESENTS ENSEMBLE LIAISON IN CONCERT

16835832_1851984778406681_3580714759971878227_oEnsemble Liaison is a unique chamber music partnership formed in 2006 between David Griffiths (clarinet), Svetlana Bogosavljevic (cello) and Timothy Young (piano). They have performed across Australia and New Zealand and in 2012 gave a series of festival performances in Central Europe. 

Critics have hailed their performances with superlatives such as “spellbinding”, “flawless”, “a revelation”, “moving”, “joyous”, “polished”, “stunningly blended”, “engaging”, “powerful and having boundless lyricism, enthusiasm and dexterity”. They have been regularly recorded for broadcast on ABC Classic FM and 3MBS and have released recordings on both the Melba Recordings and Tall Poppies labels. 

Where: Peninsula Community Theatre, Wilsons Road, Mornington. 

When: Saturday 18 March at 7.30pm with FREE tasting of Bittern Estate Wines before concert.

Tickets: Adult $45; Senior/Pensioner $40; Student< 25 years $18, School students FREE. Group discounts available.

Tickets are available online: www.pmsmusic.asn.au
Farrell’s Bookshop, Mornington
Robinsons Bookshop, Frankston
At the door, or by phone 9789 8392

For information about this, and our other concerts and student activities please visit www.pmsmusic.asn.au or follow us on Facebook Peninsula Music Society Inc., Instagram and Twitter.

PENINSULA CHAMBER MUSICIANS – FIRSTS

16836521_1851997638405395_6224078814796031905_oPeninsula Chamber Musicians kick off their 2017 program with two energetic performances of Firsts – Bach’s 1st Brandenburg Concerto followed by Hadyn, Mozart and Beethoven’s first symphonies.

Saturday, 4th March 2017 | 02:00PM – 03:30PM, All Saints Anglican Church – 1157 Point Nepean Rd, Rosebud (limited seating)

Sunday, 5th March 2017 | 02:00PM – 03:30PM, Peninsula Community Theatre – Wilsons Road, Mornington

Tickets: Adult $25, Concession $20, Students/children free.  Available through https://www.trybooking.com/book/search?keyword=peninsula+chamber+musicians or at the door. 

For more information visit info@peninsulachambermusicians.com.au or follow the Facebook page Peninsula Chamber Musicians

MOTH INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY SHOW

IWD Poster A3 MASTER LThe 2017 Music on the Hill (MOTH) International Women’s Day Show show will be a celebration of female musical talent, with Ella Hooper, Gretta Ray, Leah Senior, Ladychoir, Gena Rose Bruce, Charm of Finches, Jessie Lloyd and the Mission Songs Project, Heidi Luckhurst, Ling Marra and special guests.

Proceeds will go to The Luke Batty Foundation, music scholarships for local students and the MOTH equipment fund. Rosie Batty, 2015 Australian of the Year will be speaking.

The show will launch a week of special events at the Southern Peninsula Arts Centre leading to International Women’s Day including ‘A Woman’s Place’ featuring Carole Patullo and Jane Bayly. More information about other events can be found here:
https://awomansplace2017.squarespace.com/

Where: Southern Peninsula Arts Centre, 145 Eastbourne Road, Rosebud.

When: Friday 3 March. Doors open 6.30pm, performance ends at 10.45pm.

Tickets: Adult member $45, Child member $15, Adult non-member $50, Child non-member $20. Includes complimentary supper snacks served at the interval. Local wines and beers available.

More info and tickets available from www.musiconthehill.com.au/

BRIDGIT THOMAS EXHIBITION – FOYER @ MORNINGTON LIBRARY

1Bridgit Thomas’ exhibition Ship Spotting featuring recent watercolours of maritime traffic on Port Phillip Bay is currently showing in the Foyer@Mornington Library.

Where: Mornington Library, Vancouver Street Mornington

When: Until 23rd March

Entry is FREE.  For further information, visit: www.bridgitthomas.com.au
or contact Bridgit on 0488 300 507 or at bridgit.thomas@bigpond.com

SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR ART RED HILL 2017

1Art Red Hill (ARH) is regarded as the premier art show on the Mornington Peninsula. Located at Red Hill Consolidated School, ARH showcases artists from both the local thriving art community and from around Australia.

 

Submissions are open until March 19. For further information, visit:
https://www.facebook.com/ArtRedHill/?fref=ts
http://artredhill.redhillcs.vic.edu.au/artist-submissions-…/

WEEKEND TEXTILE DYEING WORKSHOP

1“Sampler Selection with Fibre Reactive (Procion MX) Dyes” This workshop will give you hands-on experience in traditional techniques, including low-water immersion dyeing, ice-dyeing and spiral dyeing and introduces exciting stamping, stencilling and mono-printing opportunities, using thickened dyes, to design and create your own fabric art cloth.
 

 

Where:  Kurrara Design Textile Studio, 86 William Road, Red Hill, Vic

When: Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th April 2017 from 9.30am to 4.00 pm

Cost: $250 for the two-day workshop

www.kurraradesigns.com.au

tina@kurraradesigns.com.au or ph. 0417 352 713

AUSTRALIAN DECORATIVE AND FINE ARTS SOCIETY TALK

16700484_1847715012166991_2060370291795602237_oRenowned international harpist Sarah Deere-Jones will visit and share the fascinating “History of the Harp from Mediterranean Antiquity to 20th Century Europe”.

ADFAS lectures are informal events designed to entertain and explain and are open to all with an interest in the arts. No prior knowledge is needed and the lectures are pitched at a very accessible level.

 

Where: Peninsula Community Theatre, Wilsons Rd, Mornington

When: Friday, February 24th from 5.30 – 7.00pm

Cost: $20 including light refreshments

For more information: contact Glad Hungerford on 9787 2092 or email vicky.davison@bigpond.com

2017 PENINSULA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

shortfilmfestNow in its seventh year, the Peninsula Short Film Fest is the Peninsula`s iconic film event. What started out as 500 people packed into a theatre has become an annual pilgrimage of thousands heading to the Peninsula to enjoy quality short films FREE outdoors.

12 shortlisted films will be screened and judged live by a panel of celebrity judges, for a pool of $30K in cash and prizes.

The Mornington Peninsula Shire has provided $35K towards this fantastic program through an annual priority project.

At The Village Green, Rosebud, Saturday 4 February, 4.00pm – 10.30pm. General Admission is FREE. Bring a rug and some friends!

For more information, visit: http://www.peninsulashortfilmfest.com.au/

LYDT – LOCO YOUTH DANCE THEATRE 2017

1Join LYDT’s performing arts classes and enjoy creative movement & creative ballet, hip hop, contemporary dance, drama, dance fitness & theatre work, for youth from 8yrs-25yrs.

Where: Mt Martha Community House, corner Dominion Rd & The Esplanade Mt Martha 3934

When: From Tuesday 31 January ongoing during state school terms

Costs/ Ticketing/ varies: for further information, email info@loco-motion.com.au

trybooking.com/250151

loco-motion.com.au

 

SUPERHOODZ DANCE CREW – SHOW & WORKSHOP

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Aspiring young dancers will get the chance to learn from one of Australia’s best hip-hop crews when Superhoodz rock the Frankston Arts Centre this January.

Four members of this young, vibrant and fresh dance crew, who reached the semi-finals of Australia’s Got Talent in 2012, will perform a half-hour show followed by a 30-minute interactive workshop for ages 5-16.

Where:  Frankston Arts Centre, 27-37 Davey Street, Frankston

When:  Tue 24th January 10.30am – 11.30am

Tickets:  $19.50

www.thefac.com.au

Box Office 9784 1060

blacktie@blacktiecatering.com.au

DRAMA CAMP WITH DREAMHOUSE THEATRE

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An exciting two-day theatre event for 13 to 18 year-olds. Four professional theatre tutors will each lead a different three-hour workshop in performance and stagecraft. Come for the whole two days or to individual sessions.  Bookings essential.

Where: Southern Peninsula Arts Centre

When: 24-25 January 2017, 10.00am – 5.00pm

Cost: $120/100 for 2 days or $40/30 per workshop

Enquiries: email dhtheatreco@gmail.com

Visit: facebook.com/dreamhousetheatrecompany7

BALUK ARTS POP-UP SHOP @ RYE

Baluk Arts logoAboriginal Art Centre – Baluk Arts is opening a summer pop-up shop in Rye on the Mornington Peninsula to promote and sell contemporary Aboriginal art.   Baluk Arts is an Indigenous organisation representing Aboriginal artists from Frankston, the Mornington Peninsula and south east Melbourne.

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Baluk artists are from diverse Aboriginal backgrounds from all over Australia and share their stories through artwork in many different mediums.

Their first Summer pop-up shop will stock quality handmade, authentic and ethical goods including jewellery, silk scarves, cards, prints, paintings, works on paper and timber artefacts.

All proceeds go directly to the artists and to providing services to local Aboriginal community such as Indigenous employment, promotion, skills development and materials. Come in to meet the artists, enjoy browsing their shop and support a good cause.

Where: Rye Scout Hall, Foreshore Reserve, Point Nepean Road, Rye on the Mornington Peninsula

When: 7 – 14 January from 10am-5pm

Visit: balukarts.org.au

Enquiries: Tallara Gray M: 0411 171 818 info@balukarts.org.au

LEARN THE MAGIC OF MOSAIC

To celebrate the first birthday at the Corner Youth Centre, Mornington a mosaic sign was started, visitors who attended the 19 November celebrations further added to the design.

Andrea Ebsworth has vast experience as an art teacher and public artist through the use of mosaic and will work from the centre to finish off the sign while on a break from her work with the Shire.  Andrea is keen to hear from anyone interested in learning a bit about mosaic and to help complete the project.

Mosaic sign in progress
Mosaic sign in progress

When: Daily from 9am – 2pm on Tuesday 3, 4, 5 & 6 of January 2017

Where: The Artspace, Corner Youth Centre Wilsons Road Mornington

Contact: Andrea M: 0438 051 092 or email aebsworth9@gmail.com

ANNUAL MUSIC CONCERT ON THE BALNARRING VILLAGE COMMON

The amazing Summer Solstice annual community gathering on the land in the heart of Balnarring. Bring a picnic, your spirit of enthusiasm, joy and celebration of what a community can do!

When: today Sunday 18 December from 11am unit 6pm

Where: Zoned Community Land Frankston Flinders Road, opposite the shops, Balnarring

Cost: $10

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DRAWING WORKSHOP WITH AMANDA NELSON

Draw 4  is a series of four facilitated drawing sessions beginning in early 2017.

Across four intimate sessions participants will experiment, delve, play and connect to build a creative community. Each evening you’ll be inspired by a new theme and journey, sharing an abundance of creative tools giving you a host of ideas and drawings to take home.

Be inspired. Be brave. Be an explorer. Draw…

When: Thursday evenings from  7.30 to 9pm. February 2, 9, 16 and 23.

Where: Balnarring TBA

Cost: $150 + booking fee (a selection of delicious snacks and drinks along the way will be provided)

Bookings: Amanda Nelson directly on M: 0421184613                                   E: info@amandanelsonart.com

Visit: amandanelsonart.com
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