The finishing touches are being put to the Lorne Film Festival, with submissions closing tomorrow, October 16. The inaugural event took place in 2013, which received over 1000 submissions before 29 films were screened across the festival’s duration.
Geelong’s newest exciting business venture is officially opening its doors today. The part cafe and part creative studio, Craft Space, opens from 11am-3pm with the first 60 customers to receive a bag of goodies and everyone else able to purchase some damn tasty treats.
In Black Diva Power, the acclaimed powerhouse singer/actor Ruth Rogers-Wright is set to take on the roles of Nina Simone and Billie Holiday. Backed by a three-piece band, the show is set to enlighten, mesmerise and give one hell of an entertaining time.
Colour and texture are beautiful things, especially when put together. In her newest exhibition, Leah Grant will explore these two elements through various mediums of photography, ink, gouache and resin. Opening night is tomorrow night (October 2) from 6pm at Analogue Academy in Geelong.
As part of the Australian International Tea Expo there are a series of workshops and classes where you can expand your knowledge on the delicious liquid and daily ritual. Classes include; Oolong Sommelier, Green Teas of China, Hands-On Tea Blending, Starting a Tea Business, Aroma Training and Tea and Food Pairing and much more. Visit australianteaexpo.com.au for more information on the event (held on October 17-18).
The Melbourne Finders Keepers Market is back again with plenty of time for you to pick up something for yourself or to get in early for Christmas. Held over three days (October 2-4) the market has the best of Melbourne design ware on offer as well as selections from throughout Australia. Head to the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne this weekend.
Jimmy Carr will return to Australian shores early next year. A TV regular on the likes of 10 O’Clock Live, 8 Out of 10 Cats and Big Fat Quiz, Carr will bring his Funny Business tour Down Under, on which he’s currently performed over 200 dates around the United Kingdom.
Laughter is the best medicine and giving to a good cause is surely close behind that. An event you can do both at is the Comedy 4 Karma event at the Daylesford Town Hall, a fundraiser for the Daylesford Dharma School. Last year’s event saw comedians Hannah Gadsby, Sammy J & Randy, Dave O’Neil as MC and many more. At this stage Melody Moon is confirmed as the musical entertainment with wholesome food supplied by the Organic Sunrise Food Van and a silent auction on the night. The bill for this year is said to be on par (if not above) that of last year’s event. The fundraiser takes place on October 16, visit www.dharmaschool.com.au to get tickets.