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About: adamcarswell

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August 23, 2023

Debut mystery novel for local author

BENDIGO wordsmith Amy Doak celebrates the release of her first ever young adult work of fiction next month and quite fittingly will mark the...

August 21, 2023

Tales of two-wheeled transport

A FILM festival with a difference is due to roll in to Eaglehawk’s Star Cinema at the end of the month, with Bendigo’s burgeoning...

August 13, 2023

Local artist profile: Kim Ritchie

THIS week we chat with legendary long-time local country music singer and guitarist Kim Ritchie.   What initially motivated you to become a singer and guitarist? I...

August 5, 2023

Local artist profile: Rose Norton

THIS week we chat with another self-styled emerging local artist whose practice spans signing and visual art.   What motivated you to become a singer and...

July 30, 2023

Local artist profile: Tara Muscatello

THIS week we chat with up-and-coming dynamo singer/songwriter (and rapper) Tara Muscatello.   What motivated you to become a singer/songwriter/rapper? I will always remember the exact moment...

July 23, 2023

Local artist profile: Peter Fidler

THIS week we chat with prolific multi-instrumentalist and dobro master Peter Fidler.   What initially motivated you to become a musician? I bought a guitar with birthday...

July 9, 2023

Local artist profile: Melanie Nash

THIS week we chat with local fine/graphic artist and a home-based art teacher who focuses on personal growth, mindfulness, resiliency, positivity, connection, encouragement and...

July 2, 2023

Local artist profile: Alicia Huddy

THIS week we chat with an amazing local multi-disciplinary artist, Alicia Huddy, a unique talent who is on the up in a big way.   What...

June 25, 2023

Local artist profile: Andre Sardone

THIS week we chat with major prize-winning local sculptor Andre Sardone, a unique artist who creates striking organic pieces, principally with steel.   What initially motivated...

June 18, 2023

Local artist profile: Alanah Brand

THIS week we chat with local painter, secondary school art teacher and recent Archibald Prize for portraiture finalist Alanah Brand.   What initially motivated you to...

June 12, 2023

The Franklin, that year, didn’t get a dam

ONE of the chief protagonists in the successful campaign to halt the damming of Tasmania’s Franklin River more than forty years ago is coming...

June 11, 2023

Local artist profile: Sarah Macumber

THIS week we chat with Bendigo artist Sarah Macumber - also known as Sarah the Painter, who runs after school and adult painting classes...

June 7, 2023

Budding moguls sought for start

ASPIRING entrepreneurs throughout Central Victoria are invited to apply for a free pre-accelerator program designed to help turn their commercial ideas into fully fledged...

June 5, 2023

Talk to provide futuristic peek

A DEEP dive into the use of creative and emerging technologies in education and industry is on the agenda for the next Tech Futures...

June 4, 2023

Local artist profile: Judy Hutchins

THIS week we complete our Heathcote visual artist series by chatting with semi abstract expressionist Judy Hutchins, who works across a number of mediums...

May 28, 2023

Other-worldly Irish production set for Theatre

IRISH dancing with a surreal twist is set to wow the audience at Ulumbarra Theatre on the first Saturday in June. Celtic Illusion Reimagined, the...

May 27, 2023

Local artist profile: Susie Marcroft

THIS week we chat with installation-based Heathcote sculptor Susie Marcroft, whose “frighteningly beautiful” works are renowned for inspiring polarising views.   What initially motivated you to...

May 21, 2023

Local artist profile: Irene Majer

THIS week we chat with award winning Heathcote based contemporary/abstract visual artist Irene Majer.   What initially motivated you to become a visual artist? I have been...

May 17, 2023

Understanding autism

A REMARKABLE Bendigo family will provide an insight into their shared autism experiences later this month during a seminar at The Bendigo Club. Daniel Giles...

May 14, 2023

Local artist profile: Jessie Bleakley

THIS week we chat with Jessie Bleakley, a multi-disciplinary artist heavily inspired by nature, who said creating is something she thinks about every moment...

May 10, 2023

Ageless autos revved up and ready

A ROLLICKING weekend of all things pre-World War Two motoring will descend on central Victoria later this month, with enthusiasts expected to travel from...

May 7, 2023

Local artist profile: Coach Frank

THIS week we chat with Coach Frank (a project by Paul Coppola), another rising local DJ and producer fresh off a barnstorming performance at...

May 6, 2023

Everyone, meet Sally!

SALLY is a big lovable forty-two-kilogram German Shepherd and such sweet girl. Full of love and fun, Sally has spent most of her life growing...

April 30, 2023

Local artist profile: Deus Sax

THIS week we chat with double-threat innovator DJ/saxophonist Deus Sax, another local who’ll be appearing on The Plot stage at this year’s Groovin’ the...