If you think that deciding between Vegemite and Peanut Butter is your biggest decision come breakfast time, there’s much bigger issues at play. On September 3 for breakfast you’ll find out just how to break the internet.
Opening your doors to a stranger is a hard task, but Cinnamon Stephens is opening the doors to her studio as part of the Surf Coast Arts Trail, giving an insight into the artists living in our community. We had a chat with her ahead of the event next weekend.
It’s rare that health gets a spotlight shone on it through film, and the Reel Health International Short Film Festival is doing just that. Touring through the region – from Norlane to Lorne – the festival showcases 10 international films that inspire, touch and challenge audiences.
Part of the joy of art is discovering new things, whether that’s in the form of a new artistic friend, something you didn’t realise about yourself or just a new art form you’ve never seen before. Held over August 15 and 16 throughout the Shire, the event showcases over 25 artists with the chance to see their studios as well. Look up www.facebook.com/SurfCoastArtsTrail for more.
Bucking the trend for summer festivals, Lorne Arts Festival is back for its fifth year and with a killer program in tow (August 28-30). Proving that the coast is where it’s at, this year sees a breadth of events that showcase some of Australia’s best cabaret, sideshow, circus, theatre, comedy, visual art and music events.
We’ve all been to that one festival, or many, where you feel one with the crowd. They’re your family, and for those 45 minutes of a band’s set where you’re rubbing up against each other’s sweaty body it feels like home. Capturing that and more is Australian music photographer Nic Bezzina, who is launching a crowdfunding campaign to help make his festival crowd photography book, Release the Crowd, a reality.