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Young Kilmore performers to star in University of Melbourne musical this weekend

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk Three young graduates from Assumption College and The Kilmore International School have been reunited to star in a University of Melbourne music theatre production in Melbourne’s north this week. John Sharp, of Kilmore,...

Plans for tree stumps near Kilmore Racecourse Reserve

The safety and interests of the 8000 people living in Kilmore trump the demands of a small minority protesting against cypress trees cut down at Kilmore Racecourse and Recreational Reserve, according to its trustees...

Kilmore Art Expo’s return a resounding success

By Colin MacGillivray THE return of Kilmore Art Expo at the weekend proved to be worth the wait, with organisers reporting increased crowds and sales after a year off in 2020. With the COVID-19 pandemic causing...

Bumper field of entries for Kilmore Art Expo and busking championships

AFTER a COVID-induced year in hiatus, Kilmore Art Expo is ready to return this weekend with a bumper field of about 400 entries. Painters, photographers and sculptors alike have submitted a range of high-quality artwork...

Art to engage Romsey youth

By Colin MacGillivray AN innovative Romsey Neighbourhood House program will attempt to engage the town’s young people through the medium of graffiti art. Romsey leaders and police organised a youth forum in the town last month...

Boogie at Tallarook provides opening act for music festivals in Victoria

Victoria’s first post-lockdown multi-day music festival with no restrictions on standing or dancing was held in Tallarook over the Easter long weekend. With restrictions easing further in late March, Boogie Music Festival was able to...

Seymour Health 100-year mosaic design revealed

SEYMOUR Health and Kilmore artist Marina Villani last week unveiled the design for a mosaic planned to commemorate the hospital’s 100-year anniversary. The sketch designs for the mosaic were unveiled at Seymour Health by Ms...

Kilmore Art Expo flooded with sculpture entries

WITH Kilmore Art Expo just over two weeks away, entries have flooded in for a new sculpture category. The expo, from April 16 to 18, has always attracted a range of quality entries in both...

$1.2 million for Great Victorian Rail Trail art

THE Great Victorian Rail Trail will receive $1.2 million in State Government money for standout art installations and signs. The trail is one of 30 regional Victorian projects announced last week to receive funding through...

Doreen harpist fuses music and meditation

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk Music’s beneficial physiological effects have always been evident to Doreen harpist Michael Johnson. The accomplished musician is about to embark on a series which will bring harp music and meditation together, with a...