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May 15, 2022

Local artist profile: Jessica Murtagh

THIS week we speak with experimental mixed media artist Jessica Murtagh.   What initially motivated you to become an artist? I have always enjoyed art and making...

May 8, 2022

Local artist profile: Grant Lockwood

THIS week we chew the fat with popular Bendigo funny man Grant Lockwood.   What initially motivated you to have a crack at being a comedian?...

May 3, 2022

Hair today, gone tomorrow

IT will be a case of all locks off in one fell swoop at the Cambrian Hotel next month when local Larissa Denham shaves...

May 1, 2022

Local artist profile: Cameron Mason

THIS week we speak with country singer and guitarist Cameron Mason.   Considering it’s such a cutthroat, competitive industry, what initially motivated you to become a...

April 24, 2022

Local artist profile: Kim Lowe

THIS week we speak with watercolour and acrylic painter Kim Lowe.   What motivated you to become an artist? Creativity has always been a big part of...

April 17, 2022

Local artist profile: Julie Andrews

THIS week we speak with local artist Julie Andrews.   What motivated you to become an artist? I can’t remember a time that I didn’t love making...

April 11, 2022

Crafty quilters’ wonderful wares

ALL the colours of the rainbow, and more, emblazoned upon a sea of quilts will set the scene for this year’s Bendigo & District...

April 10, 2022

Local artist profile: Steve ‘Tonky’ Tonkin

THIS week we speak with man about town, Bendigo DJ Steve Tonkin.   How did you first get into Djing? I have always had a strong interest...

April 10, 2022

The past on show, and sale

ANTIQUE dealers from Tasmania, New South Wales, South Australia, and Victoria are set to converge on Truscott Stadium in California Gully over the Easter...

April 3, 2022

Local artist profile: Tyler Nally-Kinder

THIS week we speak with local hard rock band Black Aces’ lead singer and guitarist Tyler Nally-Kinder   What motivated you to become a musician and...

March 27, 2022

Local artist profile: Lorraine Marwood

THIS week we speak with multi award winning poet and author Lorraine Marwood.   What motivated you to become an author and poet? That’s interesting because I...

March 27, 2022

Dynamic performer set to launch second EP

MUCH-adored local songstress Steph Bitter is positively jumping out of her skin in the lead up to the launch of her second EP and...

March 20, 2022

Local artist profile: Georgia Laughton

THIS week we speak with painter, printmaker and photographer Georgia Laughton.   What initially motivated you to become an artist? I can’t recall the initial motivation, but...

March 15, 2022

Get to know Indonesia through music and dance

DID you know that Bendigo has its very own traditional Indonesian performance ensemble? Known as the Mugi Rahayu Gamelan Ensemble and established and coordinated by...

March 13, 2022

Local artist profile: Sally Poltrock

THIS week we chat with artist and fashion designer Sally Poltrock.   What initially motivated you to become an artist? I have been creating art since I...

March 6, 2022

Local artist profile: Kerryn Finch

THIS week we speak with still-life painter Kerryn Finch.   What initially motivated you to become an artist? I always loved drawing and creating things when I...

March 3, 2022

Commerce group welcomes new head

LOCAL business advocacy organisation Be.Bendigo has announced a new head honcho, with the appointment of well-regarded banker and community leader Rob Herbert as CEO. He...

February 27, 2022

Local artist profile: Gail Tavener

THIS week we chat with award winning painter Gail Tavener   What motivated you to become an artist? After a childhood rich in artistic pursuits like drawing,...

February 20, 2022

Epic show biggest ever for Ulumbarra

A MARATHON opera production stretching from early afternoon into the evening, and bigger than anything seen before in Bendigo, is set to engulf the...

February 20, 2022

Local artist profile: Father Rob Galea

THIS week we chat with world-renowned songwriter and musician Father Rob Galea.   How would you describe your music and performance style? My music is Christian...

February 15, 2022

Touring play delivers important message

A THOUGHT-provoking play featuring a young Afghani who somehow made his way alone to Australia will belatedly grace the Capital Theatre stage later this...

February 14, 2022

Gem Club Expo is ready to rock

DEVOTEES of all things precious and shiny can look forward to the return of the two-day Bendigo Gem Club Expo, a colourful showcase of...

February 13, 2022

Local artist profile: Luke Morris

THIS week we chat with comedian and producer Luke Morris   What initially motivated you to become a comedian? I guess it was inspired by bullying. When...

February 6, 2022

Local artist profile: Tom Harrington

THIS week we chat with indie-folk singer and songwriter Tom Harrington   What motivated you to become a musician and why do you choose to be...