Jessica Litsas and Mark Walker are bringing life to an old idea, with their independent cinema officially open for a pop up Summer season at the Ukrainian Hall on Pakington St. Amidst organising their program launch, and hanging of the screen, I had the chance to sit down with the pair for a much needed coffee break.
What happens when we die? Are loved ones and friends still around us after they pass? How do babies represent as souls? Bestselling author and award-winning journalist, Scott Podmore, went on a mission to investigate many different theories, which he reveals in his latest book, Conversations With Mediums.
A day shaped by racing tradition; the Ballarat Cup is the perfect way to celebrate the end of an always-spectacular Spring Racing Carnival. Reminisce with friends from the past, soak up the colourful atmosphere and enjoy the roar of the crowd as the finest thoroughbreds battle it out down the straight.
Who’s afraid of William Shakespeare? We aren’t. We are going to make Big Willy memorable as short and funny. This is a romp through all thirty-seven of Will Shakespeare’s plays and aims to out-Python Monty. A small number of brave actors will brazenly blend the best of Shakespeare with the bottom of the absurdity barrel.
Held only three times a year the market is held in the historic Wintergarden Precinct on McKillop Street Geelong. The market attracts designers from all over the region, artists with the gift to make beautiful and desirable pieces. Are you looking for a delightful present or treat for a friend?
For many tea is a chance to take some time out, to drink while catching up with friends or to satisfy those mid-afternoon cravings, but for Benjamin Neoh of Modern Tea, it was the perfect escape during a rough time of his life. “It was only when I started to have trouble with my mental health that I went to a naturopath and I tried all the tinctures and disgusting concoctions they give you,” Ben said, his expression reliving the moment.
This showcases the talent of the GSODA Junior Players with musical numbers from stage and screen. Featuring songs from classic shows such as “Pippin”, “Chicago”, “Thoroughly Modern Millie and “Sister Act”, and from modern hits such as “Book of Morman”, “Matilda”, “Wicked”, “Avenue Q” and “Legally Blonde”, the show has something for everyone.
It isn’t every day that you get three Aussie blokes so passionate about menswear that they decide to start a mens clothing line out of their garage, which is essentially what the founders of St. Goliath did way back in 2003. Today, the designs you see on St. Goliath clothing are all due to a very lovely man named Paul Cooper, the head designer for two years at St. Goliath.
Emma Watson’s UN speech might have sparked conversations about equality, and while this was a one-off for the actress, advocating change is something Clementine Ford does on a daily basis. While Emma’s speech was created for a specific event, everything Clementine does originated from a much more organic process. Once she was aware of the inequality in Australia, she began calling herself a feminist and advocating for social change.