Rob Greaves

Listen To Older Voices : Elizabeth (Betty) MacClafferty – Part 1

   Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Wesley Mission Victoria and podcast through the Toorak Times.   Listen To Older...

Mick Pacholli

EMBRACE’ ARE SEEKING YOUTH FOR A SOCIALLY INCLUSIVE THEATRE EXPERIENCE

THE Les Twentyman Foundation is teaming with award-winning Australian musical theatre director and composer Warren Wills this month to run a new six-month community...

Murray Schoorman

Pride March 2017

On Sunday 29 January 2017, Victoria's iconic annual Midsumma Pride March will celebrate its 22nd Anniversary in St Kilda, solidifying and celebrating Victoria’s diverse L.G.B.T.Q.I.A+ communities – bringing the streets of St Kilda alive with Pride!

Blain Crellin

Two big nights of Tripod at MEMO Music Hall – Friday...

Blain Crellin speaks with TRIPOD here: Tripod Christmas Turkeys - Two big nights of Tripod at MEMO Music Hall - Friday 9 and Saturday 10...

Magda de la Pesca

WHO WAS JANIS JOPLIN?

To her intimate friends, she was known as Pearl. To her enthralled public, she was Janis Joplin, one of the greatest female singers in...

Frank Howson

MADMEN IN THE WILDERNESS

I saw a crazy man in the heart of the city cursing the people he passed, cursing the buildings, cursing someone long gone, cursing...

Kerrie Pacholli

Tim Finn’s White Cloud at the Art Centre Melbourne

By Tim Finn and Ken Duncum with film by Sue Healey “Salvage something that we need to remember From the wreck of history Family images of...

Meredith Fuller

Love, Loss and What I Wore

Love, Loss and What I Wore is about how our clothes hold our memories and expressions of ourselves and relationships – what we loved,...

Rocky Dabsckeck

Walk with one shoe – Part 2.

Reason When all else evades the honour of giving, reason prevails. Hero on the arm, tortured by faith in compassion she defies traceable actions of...

Stanley Butler

MELODIA

The brainchild of three indefatigable cultural warriors who’ve chosen to call Hong Kong home, “Melodia” is a musical for the universal stage. A peaceful planet,...

Talia Lewis

In The Mens

In The Mens La Mama Courthouse - April 19-30   Kieran Carroll’s In The Mens is an intimate series of snapshots exploring the Australian male identity. Originally...

Kent Parkstreet

Modern Feudalism

There was once a political system called feudalism, lords, vassals and fiefs. In this system a tiny percentage of people owned all the wealth, in...

Jessi Lewis

The Tastiest Party In Town

"The day after I got back I did Yummy Up Late, so the whole time i was using Jedi mind powers telling myself jet...

Brenda Richards

UP TO SPEED

“Often away and believed uneducable.” I stared at the words. This was Phil’s last school report, hand written on a sheet of paper. There was...

Natalie J Heslop

Multi talented artist Nathan Hill, one of Melbourne's hidden gems is to shine at MUFF on closing night with his latest feature film "Revenge...

Catherine Hewitt

Tanya Lee Davies

Souvenir – film review

Isabelle Huppert is always extraordinary. Her face is a story in motion. The only other actress I can think of with such vivid emotional...

Isobel Blckthorn

These Dividing Walls by Fran Cooper

Fran Cooper’s debut novel, These Dividing Walls, is a meditation on the way ordinary lives are impacted by racism, Islamophobia, terror attacks and the far...

Amanda Dweck

BluesTone Part 2 of 2

The Station Hotel is approx. 5.6kms from Flinders Street Station. Built in 1910, people still today reminisce about the Melbourne musicians who played there....

John Topal

Trumbulling Times

What to make of things? Events are marching in front of motives clouded by a mist of confusion and anger. In the US, the...

Dr Greg

Dr Greg notes the passing of Prince and his legacy

Why we should mourn Prince I’m not some crazy besotted fan, but he had an incredible body of work, and like any great artist he...

Lisa Romeo

Jim Moginie’s (Midnight Oil) Electric Guitar Orchestra

 With special guests: ROSIE WESTBROOK & JOHN PHILLIPS The Colour Wheel is performed live by Jim Moginie and an ensemble of painters  and electric...

Charlotte Hewitson

fashion normality vs comfort zone

I used to be loud. Loud talking, loud opinions, loud actions but my fashion sense only expressed the trends. White shoes were on trend,...

Guests

People with creative personalities really do see the world differently

How do you see the world? pixabay.com What is it about a creative work such as a painting or piece of music that elicits...