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October 24, 2021

Local artist profile: Dr Jeff Woodger

THIS week we speak to Bendigo master landscape artist Dr Jeff Woodger.   What motivated you to become a landscape artist? My grandfather, a Melbourne art collector,...

October 17, 2021

Local artist profile: Yvonne George

THIS week we speak with Bendigo sculptor Yvonne George.   What motivated you to become a sculptor? I have always been an observer and collector of nature,...

October 14, 2021

Family affair takes home top prize

THE delayed Bendigo Business Excellence Awards’ forced foray into presenting its Gala Awards Night online went forward without a hitch last week, with family...

October 14, 2021

Calmer waters welcomed by yacht club

THE Bendigo Yacht Club is gearing up for a late start to a hopefully uninterrupted season. Members are also putting the word out to attract...

October 13, 2021

Local artist profile: Kain White

THIS week we speak with painter, illustrator, animator, printmaker and educator Kain White   What initially motivated you to become an artist? I have always been fascinated...

October 9, 2021

Lions’ pride

Stadium rock on the agenda for local maestros’ latest album WHAT do you get when you combine five accomplished Bendigo musicians at the top of...

October 3, 2021

Local artist profile: Bill Barber

This week we speak to award winning blues prodigy Bill Barber.   What motivated you to become a musician? To be honest, that was never really...

October 2, 2021

Change of course pays off for local confectioner

YOU’RE sitting at your desk - most likely at home these days - and cast your eye out the window. A fleeting thought crosses your...

September 27, 2021

Entries open for inaugural online show

THE BENDIGO Agricultural Show Society has confirmed plans to hold its first ever virtual show, which will also include several onsite COVID safe competitions...

September 26, 2021

Local artist profile: Kirsten Asche

THIS week we speak to Bendigo and Castlemaine mosaic artist Kirsten Asche.   How and why did you get into mosaics? My art journey began at the...

September 25, 2021

Business awards lock in digital format

ORGANISERS of this year’s Bendigo Business Excellence Awards have bowed to the inevitable and, rather than postpone the gala awards evening for a second...

September 19, 2021

Local artist profile: Katrina Nannestad

THIS week we speak to award winning children’s author Katrina Nannestad.   What motivated you to become an author?  I love the magic of books. A well-told story...

September 18, 2021

Brewing success despite uncertainty

MAYFAIR Park’s East Bendigo Brewing Co., formerly known as Brookes Beer, is looking towards a bright and hoppy future after a major rebrand and...

September 12, 2021

Local artist profile: Sarah Wallace-Smith

THIS week we speak to multi-disciplinary artist Sarah Wallace-Smith   How and why did you initially get into art? Art has always been a passion, but...

September 10, 2021

Event chief says Show must go on… line

ONE of Bendigo’s longest running annual events has been cancelled for the second year in a row, but plans are being busily made to...

September 7, 2021

Sign up to save an icon

RESIDENTS are being invited to register themselves as citizen scientists in an effort to help save the platypus as part of a new initiative...

September 5, 2021

Local artist profile: Wil Barrett

How did you get into djing? My interest in music, and electronic music in particular, started from a pretty young age when I got my...

September 2, 2021

City’s 50th still a golden occasion

ENDURING North Bendigo soccer club Golden City FC is marking its half century since foundation this year, but has so far struggled to properly...

August 29, 2021

Local artist profile: Nathan Sims aka Mr Dimples

This week we speak with street artist Nathan Sims, also known as Mr Dimples.   What motivated you to become an artist? When I was younger...

August 24, 2021

Dinner to mark miners’ revolt

A DINNER to celebrate the anniversary of Bendigo’s famed Red Ribbon Rebellion will be held for the first time at Bendigo Trades Hall on...

August 23, 2021

State Ballet twirls into town

THE tutus and tiaras will be flying left, right and centre when the Victorian State Ballet brings its production of world-famous classical ballet The...

August 22, 2021

Local artist profile: Ash Greblo

Let’s start out with a curly one. Is comedy a form of art? Yeah dude, comedy is more art than actual art. I met...

August 16, 2021

Pause for collectables show on the cards

THE postponement of the thirty-seventh Golden City Collectors Association Militaria & Collectables Show, due to take place at the Bendigo Multi Sports Complex in...

August 12, 2021

Table tennis showdown rallies

DESPITE the odds, the organisers of the Bendigo & District Table Tennis Association’s 2021 Junior/Senior Open are determined to get the annual tournament across...

August 9, 2021

Welsh choir to make triumphant return

THE Victoria Welsh Choir is poised to end an unwelcome 18-month performance hiatus when it pairs its unique four-part harmonies with the distinguished voice...

August 8, 2021

Local musician profile: Shann Lions

What initially motivated you to become a musician? Where I grew up, a bit over an hour out of Bendigo, we had no internet and...

August 4, 2021

Film Festival showcase stars at cinema

THE Melbourne International Film Festival is coming to Eaglehawk’s historic Star Cinema over two weekends in August, with a selection of thirteen feature films...

August 4, 2021

Artists explore climate change

AN exhibition examining themes around resilience and survival in a world increasingly impacted by climate change will take place over three days in August,...