Articles tagged ‘Culture’.

Backsliders play Castlemaine
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Australian rock and blues legends Backsliders (AKA Dom Turner and Midnight Oil’s Rob Hirst) are releasing album number 13 from their 28 year career,...
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Talking Justice in Bendigo
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Is there always a clear and just solution to every problem? How do we approach a conversation around justice that respectfully acknowledges different ...
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Nests and Vegetables. An Exhibition Review.
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A vegetable fetish. Its not often that you come across one however that’s the description that springs to mind upon interacting with April Deal-Syme...
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The Potager: History, Art and Influence
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The Australian Garden History Society Seminar- The Potager: History, Art and Influence Lovers of gardens, landscape and history, gardeners, travellers...
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New book at Bokeh
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New book at Bokeh Sixty people gathered at Bokeh Gallery in Daylesford last Friday 14th March, on a balmy evening, to celebrate and launch Rita McInne...
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Man Bites Dog In Magazine World
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A stunning makeover by one of Australia’s longest-running independent magazines – Earth Garden – goes completely against world-wide tren...
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The Bushwackers in Castlemaine Saturday 29th March
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One of Australia’s longest running bands The Bushwackers is bringing their unique music to the Theatre Royal in Castlemaine on Saturday 29th March. ...
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Arts Open Castlemaine 2014
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Take a look at the amazing line-up. On now: Arts Open 2014...
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Why energy-saving homes often use more energy
By André Stephan, Université Libre de Bruxelles and Robert Crawford, University of Melbourne Energy efficient houses are often thought to be a promi...
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Bridge Hotel and Theatre Royal nominated in The Age Music Victoria Awards
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By Kellie Jackson The Bridge Hotel and Theatre Royal are among five regional venues nominated for The Age Music Victoria Awards 2013 in ‘Best Region...
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Nazi bust: Unknown Marc Chagall painting found among works seized from Munich flat
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Previously unknown works by Marc Chagall and Otto Dix are among the trove of Nazi-looted art seized from a Munich flat, German officials have claim...
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48 journalists asked the same question with varying replies of despair
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Joss Whedon, director of The Avengers, has a history of writing strong women characters. Back in 2006, the organization Equality Now honoured him for ...
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Does Australia ‘get’ culture?
By Julian Meyrick, Flinders University Why doesn’t Australia get culture? What is it about culture that defeats our perception to the point where, l...
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Castlemaine creatives gain new online presence
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By Kellie Jackson Castlemaine artists and venues will now have an online presence with the introduction of the Art Registry. The online directory will...
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Theatre Royal presents National Theatre Live’s ‘The Audience’
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THE AUDIENCE A new play by Peter Morgan Starring Helen Mirren Directed by Stephen Daldry October dates: Saturday, 19th – 1.30PM, Sunday, 20th &...
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Your guide to October’s free music gigs in and around Castlemaine
By Kellie Jackson Albeit Mother Nature frolicking between winter and summer moods as she pleases, October is here and so are longer days and warmer we...
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Lovelace: A hard act to swallow
By Kellie Jackson A FILM REVIEW FROM MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2013 FILM: LOVELACE DIRECTORS: JEFFREY FRIEDMAN & ROB EPSTEIN GENRE: DR...
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Dance’s young artists and their showcase of dedication
By Kellie Jackson As one student leans over to tie her jazz shoes in the foyer, another is red-faced and sweaty; eyes fixed intently on her every move...
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Music streaming revenue structures stacked against artists
By Philip Graham, Queensland University of Technology Streaming services like Spotify and Pandora pay many millions of dollars each year for the right...
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Spring Sculpture at Lot 19
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Lot19 strikes again with the 4th annual Spring Sculpture Prize incorporating the 8th annual Tonksculpture Prize. Lot19 is quickly establishing itself ...
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St Luke’s activities during Mental Health Week
For St Luke’s Anglicare, actively participating in Mental Health Week is a way to promote social and emotional wellbeing in our regional community. ...
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Red Shoes – a domestic opera
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Come into an enchanted kitchen, where glamour, music and dance become the ingredients for the recipe of a lifetime. With Rebecca Morton, David Kram, M...
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Red shoes dancing
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Rebecca Morton is appearing in her new show: Red Shoes - a domestic opera, at 8pm on Saturday 5 October at the Phee Broadway Theatre Mechanics Lane...
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A friendship sustained from poles apart
by Georgina Luck Review of  Aurora Calling-The Result of a Joint Observation by Catherine Ryan Produced by Tiffany Raae and Directed by Jason Shorte...
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Seamus Heaney’s 1995 Nobel Lecture
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When I first encountered the name of the city of Stockholm, I little thought that I would ever visit it, never mind end up being welcomed to it as a g...
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Nobel prize winning writer Seamus Heaney dies
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The Irish writer and poet Seamus Heaney, who won the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature, has died at the age of 74. Heaney was widely regarded as the grea...
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Hash browns v new potatoes
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By Ron Burrows Can you picture a waitress with  ‘scrambled yellow hair and marmalade thighs’? Now associate her with hashbrowns. Listen to Tom Wa...
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The Wandering Cloud
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The Wandering Cloud is a cut-up landscape rambling poetry piece dealing with the floods that hit our communities a couple of years ago.  Klare has g...
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Performance Night at Art Fields
As part of this year’s Art Fields, there will be a Performance Night at the Historic Market Building in Castlemaine on Friday 23 August from 6pm –...
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The go-between: The white man who went black and came back
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In 2007 Jan ‘Yarn’ Wositzky’s show about William Buckley was a sell-out hit at the Castlemaine State Festival. Now Jan has updated the script an...
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Campaigning for a seat: Commuter Diary #11
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Long-haul Castlemaine commuters share something very similar to politicians in an election campaign. We commuters wait on the platform as the train sl...
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