Tag: arts

Jazz sound of applause

The Generations in Jazz Board has extended its thanks to the incredible volunteers, dedicated sponsors, and supportive community groups and clubs who made the...

Riddoch hosts diverse line-up

The Riddoch Arts and Cultural Centre will present three new exhibitions opening to the public this month as part of the winter 
program.
 The exhibitions...

Artist offers glimpse into Coonawarra childhood

Mount Gambier oil painter Rachel Clayfield has launched an exhibition themed around her childhood memories of her hometown, Coonawarra. The eight-piece exhibition opened on May...

Creative group showcases craft to support good cause

AMount Gambier craft group held their much anticipated annual exhibition over the weekend in a prominent city facility.
Twisted Threads wove together their annual Autumn...

Textile exhibition with a difference

Atextile exhibition at the Naracoorte Regional Art Gallery by Adelaide-based Dave Rosenberg will showcase work to be seen for the first time in the...

Arts festival fanfare

The Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival filled the region with art, music and creativity on the weekend.
 The opening night of the festival featured Victorian artist...

Artists capture imagination

AVictorian artist has won the prestigious John Shaw Neilson Acquisitive Art Prize at the 2024 Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival.
Artist Isabella MacKirdy (pictured below) received...

Volunteer in spotlight

Aquarter of a century of service to Mount Gambier’s Centrestage Community Theatre has been recognised. Chris Davey was honoured with a life membership award at...

Sounds of nation

Multi-award-winning performer Michelle Pearson returns to Brands Laira to present her newest music sensation, Mixtape Australia: The songs that shaped the nation!
Winner of the...

Businesses join in festival fun

The 2024 Penola Coonawarra Arts Festival will this year introduce ‘Festival Friday’ to encourage festival goers to enjoy shopping, cafes and cellar doors in...

Packed program to delight festival fans

AState Opera South Australia performance, edible bug wine flights and bespoke jewellery workshops are just some of the many events to be rolled out...

Artists bring renowned Penola poet’s work to life

Emerging and established artists are putting the final touches on their entries for this year’s John Shaw Neilson Acquisitive Art Prize, asthey vie for...

Opera returns to Penola

After captivating Penola with its bespoke performance in 2023, State Opera South Australia returns to share a thrilling journey into some of opera’s greatest...

Author returns with new book

Noted rural romance writer Maya Linnell will return to her home district on May 31 when she speaks at the Millicent Library and Gallery.
The...