Even at a young age, Yvette Timmins knew that she wanted to be a florist. Often taking the time to pick things from the garden and make arrangements for her family home. “I was always wanting to pick things out of the garden and often getting in trouble for it,” Yvette says.
Stepping on stage with the bright lights glaring back at you, the crowd eagerly awaiting a hilarious five-minute comedy routine might be the scariest possible idea to you. Taking the first step to becoming a comedian – aka entering in the RAW Comedy Heats – may be the best decision of your life, as Geelong born and bred Jonathan Schuster knows all too well about.
Think back to the best horror movie you’ve seen. There would have been blood, and lots of it, rusty weapons, creaking doors and a masked figure lurking in doorways, but did it all unfold created right in front of your eyes on stage like in Live, Live Cinema?
The upcoming Sustainable Hook & Vine Festival in Torquay will be the first ever sustainable seafood festival in Australia and looks to become a permanent fixture on our summer time calendars. Hook & Vine will showcase a number of local restaurants with pop up kitchens focusing on sustainably caught seafood.
Based on the extremely successful movie (starring Reese Witherspoon) this musical comedy tells the story of Elle Woods, the ravishing and oh-so-pink sorority president and calendar girl, who is a big hit on the campus of her sun-drenched Los Angeles college. She’s also got the perfect boyfriend in Warner Huntington III, a wealthy East Coast blue blood.
A watchful cheetah, an eerie bat and migrating cranes are among the 100 award-winning images in the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. Now in its 50th year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the most prestigious photography event of its kind, providing a global platform that showcases the diversity and wonder of the natural world.
Hailing all the way from Seattle, USA, The Atomic Bombshells bring their internationally-renowned burlesque show to Castlemaine’s Theatre Royal for one night only! We had a chat with founder and artistic director, the one and only Kitten LaRue!
Late last year we welcomed the Pivotonian Cinema, an independent film exhibitor that is proudly Geelong. Because we’re a sucker for a good flick, we got some snacks, dimmed the lights, and got comfy with Jessica Litsas as we talked about how things have been travelling.
Miss Saigon is one of those stories that everybody knows. In-between tales of dragons and princesses, everyone remembers the American GI and Vietnamese bargirl who fell in love during the final days of the Vietnam War. It’s a story we all know, or are at least familiar with, but for producer Peter Wills the decision to choose the production wasn’t as easy as you’d think.