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Art a journey of healing for Melissa Pym

Art has been a lifelong passion for Melissa Pym – and she’s hoping her art will help her healing journey. She was diagnosed in 2014...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Carols by Candlelight Gisborne and New Gisborne primary schools and a choir will perform at Carols by Candlelight on Sunday, December 10 from 6pm at...

Yana Alana descends on Williamstown

Award-winning cabaret performer Yana Alana is coming to Williamstown to perform her latest show, Yana Alana Covered. Yana Alana is the alter ego of Melburnian...

Seddon dancer Alice Dixon rolls into role

Seddon dancer Alice Dixon’s stage career is really on a roll. She is hopping on board this week’s world premiere of Tiny Slopes, by award-winning...

Hopes for new arts festival to replace Big West

A new arts-based festival may replace the scuttled Big West Festival this year, despite the withdrawal of a proposal by key inner-west arts organisations. Maribyrnong...

Maxine Beneba Clarke takes major poetry prize

The power of poetry to say a lot with a little has long attracted Yarraville writer Maxine Beneba Clarke. Fifteen years after she began playing...

Jam-packed day at St Jerome’s Laneway Festival

Thousands of music fans turned out in Footscray on Saturday to enjoy a jam-packed St Jerome’s Laneway Festival. Nestled along the banks of the Maribyrnong...

Tanna puts West Footscray director on verge of Oscars history

A film co-created by West Footscray director Bentley Dean is on the verge of making Oscars history after being shortlisted for the 2017 Academy...

Footscray film-maker wins Sundance fellowship

A Footscray film-maker is on the path to producing her first feature-length film after being awarded a prestigious fellowship. Amie Batalibasi is the 2017 recipient...

Seddon creator Saulwick offers Permission to Speak

The complex relationship between a parent and their child has proven fertile creative fodder for the latest production by Seddon theatre creator-performer Tamara Saulwick. Chamber...

Women’s Circus celebrates 25 magic years

Footscray’s treasured Women’s Circus is chalking up its 25th anniversary with an exhibition and an ambitious take on a literary classic. An ensemble of 30...

Mobil tank girl to launch Art & Industry Festival

Some people draw inspiration from nature, others from industrial landscapes. Altona designer Alexandra Zvi has created a “Take Five” tank dress inspired by the Mobil...

Australia’s first Jamaican Music and Food Festival in Williamstown

Australia’s first Jamaican music and food festival will be held this Sunday at the Seaworks maritime precinct in Williamstown. Festival founder DJ Stick Mareebo (pictured)...

Footscray artist Steven Rhall veers off the grid

The multi-layered history of an iconic Melbourne site has inspired the latest work by Footscray artist Steven Rhall. Rhall is one of a handful of...

The Silent Anzac concert at Williamstown Town Hall

A chance discovery in the Footscray-Yarraville City Band’s storeroom has led to the creation of a concert to commemorate local soldiers who fought in...

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Succeed. Belong. Learn.

Starting school is the first little step into your child’s big future. If you are thinking of enrolling your child into primary school next...