Art

Horse shoes to raise money

PROJECT Hope is calling on people to support them in an unforeseen year as they work hard to support horses that have been neglected or abandoned. The volunteer, not-for-profit organisation relies solely on donations and...

Call out for artists

Macedon Ranges Shire Council is seeking roving street performers and chalk artists to submit expressions of interest to activate towns during the lead-up to Christmas. Suitable experienced chalk artists will work alongside businesses, bringing colourful...

Grant to protect arts

NEWHAM’s Victorian Association of Performing Arts Centres, VAPAC, will receive $85,000 in State Government support to prepare for the future. VAPAC was named alongside 77 Victorian arts and cultural organisations sharing in the $7.85 million...

Funding boost for artists

ANOTHER round of the City of Whittlesea’s recently-introduced Whittlesea Creative Communities Fund is opening soon. The grants were originally designed to provide financial support to artists and creative groups who have been economically affected long-term...

Short film to address bullying

By Steph McNicol WHITTLESEA resident Rhiannon Williams hopes to raise awareness about the impacts of bullying on mental health with her short film Laura Please Come Home. Ms Williams has lived in Whittlesea most of her...

Council launches online arts hub

ARTISTS, dancers, musicians and creative people of all types have a new online hub for their talents. The City of Whittlesea has launched a Whittlesea Arts website, showcasing the creative endeavours of local people in...

Song to raise money for mental health

ELECTRONIC music producer Corey Courts, better known as Justflow Music, was inspired to raise money for mental health awareness through his music. Mr Courts, who grew up in Kilmore and currently resides in Albury, NSW,...

Call for Community Comforter contributions

By Colin MacGillivray PEOPLE can make a unique contribution to the social fabric of Whittlesea – literally – with the launch of a community textile art project. The project, entitled the Community Comforter, will be a...

Theatre awards move online

CANCELLATION of community theatre productions due to COVID-19 restrictions has inspired the Georgy Awards Association to move proceedings online. The committee has announced its Three Minute MonoComp, which asks writers and performers to create and...

Musicians to star in new online series

SPECIAL guests, new studio settings, plus top-class musicians and giveaways are all on the horizon for Wallan-based promoter Benjamin Gregory, as he introduces his new series. Mr Gregory, also known as Benny Gregs, has teamed...