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Christine Anu will headline Last Night of the Proms in Williamstown

Australian pop singer and actor Christine Anu has been announced as the headline act for the Last Night of the Proms in Williamstown next...

Leap of faith in Footscray for Fringe Festival

A group of performers is taking a leap of faith in Footscray with a new production for the Fringe Festival. Echo Collective’s Leap, directed by...

Short films from Hobsons Bay chosen for festival

Short films by two Hobsons Bay filmmakers will screen at this month's international Joy House Film Festival in Sydney. Heart of a Lion, by Newport’s Tom...

West’s best up-and-coming musical talent get a ‘Push Start’

The west’s best up-and-coming musical talent will be on show this Saturday when ‘’ takes over Footscray’s Phoenix Youth Hub. SK Simeon will light up...

Footscray comes alive with Maddern Square celebration

Footscray’s Maddern Square will light up this Friday night with vivid projections, roving performers and the launch of a street art project by French...

Pipedreams artwork a warm welcome to Maribyrnong parklands

A spectacular steel creation by acclaimed sculptor Matthew Harding is welcoming visitors to a popular Maribyrnong park. Maribyrnong council commissioned the Pipedreams public sculpture for...

Peter Pan musical set for centre stage at Bacchus Marsh

Here’s to never growing up … not anytime soon. The boy who never grew old, Peter Pan, will be centre stage at Bacchus Marsh theatre...

Keeping old-time dancing alive in Hobsons Bay

The tradition of old-time dancing is keeping the jive alive in Hobsons Bay. Altona Sports Club’s John Dawson said Saturday night dances started at the...

Macbeth hits Footscray stage

A western suburbs theatre group is marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death with a gender-flipped version of the Bard’s most famous tragedy. The wit...

Footscray doughnut icon short film to show at MIFF

A short film tracing the story of a Footscray icon is hitting the big screen as part of one of the world’s oldest film...

Reversal of fortunes for The Substation arts venue at Newport

The Substation arts venue at Newport has been awarded $300,000 over four years from the state government through Creative Victoria. It’s a reversal of fortunes...

Blues with a street vibe in Williamstown

An eight-hour blues benefit gig to help the homeless will be held in Williamstown on Saturday, with all proceeds going to the Anonymous X charity. Greg...

Monkey tale for Footscray actor in the Australian premiere of Trevor

A Footscray actor has been channelling his inner chimpanzee in readiness for his latest production. Rory Kelly is taking the title role in Red Stitch’s...

Footscray portrait snaps up photography prize

A “message to the future” featuring Footscray entertainer Ocoro has snapped up the $1000 first prize in a photography contest. Art Thai Studio photographer Wirut...

Music industry experts talk the talk for young

Young people looking to make a name in the music business have a chance to rub shoulders with industry insiders in Footscray next week. Music...

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There’s a real buzz around centre

Laverton Community Children’s Centre is abuzz with a beehive bringing joy to the children. Educational leader Tina Ludvigsen said the beehive had provided many new and surprising learning...