Jeff Shreds is the clothing brand with a cause. Created and designed by Torquay’s Ryan Torpy, Jeff Shreds came about as a coping mechanism for Torpy’s generalised anxiety disorder, to stop bad thoughts and panic attacks through drawing designs to keep his mind busy and on the present.
Forté chat to the co-authors and film critic duo Mel Campbell and Anthony Morris on their first novel ‘The Hot Guy’.
Having great ideas pop out of thin air is something that comes naturally to me, and drawing cartoons is a way of expressing them – I have so many ideas that I will even write them into my phone calendar so I don’t forget them and turn them into art pieces for ‘It’s Cartoon Time’.
There’s no town quite like Ballarat, and the annual Heritage Weekend is back again to prove it. The final weekend of May is dedicated to celebrating the town’s unique landscapes, street-scape and history. Held in the heart of the CBD, the weekend will highlight the mysterious side of Ballarat’s past, focusing particularly on the 1950s.
The time of year has come to brace ourselves, fellow Australians. Our stomach muscles have a rather large work out ahead of them, as the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow buckles up to hit the road.
With a resurgence in vampire fiction and fascination with vampires, shake and stir theatre co’s adaption of Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel Dracula comes timely in showing the origins of the myths and stories, creating a dark and absorbing thriller production.
Strong leadership, strong initiative, excellent negotiation, presentation and interpersonal skills and motivation, as well as a passion for art, are all the qualities needed to take care of a gallery’s behind-the-scenes business, and are exactly the skills the Geelong Gallery has found in newly appointed Deputy Director Development and Commercial Operations Penny Whitehead.