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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...

Colours of the Whittlesea Colour Carnival

There’ll be a cloud of colour over Epping on Sunday, with the Meadowglen athletics stadium set to host the Whittlesea Colour Carnival. The annual event...

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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...

Melbourne band Shadowqueen releases new album

Melbourne rock band Shawdowqueen, which features Mernda’s Alex Deegan, is on a mission to introduce their music to more people. The band, which also comprises...

Manus Island artworks on display in Broadmeadows

Artworks and music created by an artist detained on Manus Island are on display at Broadmeadows. The Manus Moon exhibition features artworks drawn and painted...

Shakespeare in the park at Redleap Reserve

Mill Park’s Redleap Reserve will morph into magical woods this long weekend when Waterdale youth theatre puts on its production of the timeless, A...

New exhibition highlights family violence in Hume

Poems about family violence – written and performed by a victim, child, perpetrator and bystander – are part of a digital exhibition in Craigieburn. The...

Budding Whittlesea ballerinas offered masterclass with Melbourne City Ballet

Fifteen budding ballerinas from across Whittlesea are dancing their dreams after being selected to take part in a masterclass with dancers from the Melbourne...

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...

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...

Former Hollywood screenwriter to lead First Impressions youth theatre group

Screenwriter Paul Kooperman has swapped the glitz and glamour of the silver screen to come to Epping, signing on as artistic director for a...

Chester Vega’s drawings to be displayed at Craigieburn’s Gee Lee-Wik Doleen Gallery

For Chester Vega, drawing has become the most effective way of dealing with his emotions. Whenever he feels a strong sense of sadness or rage,...

Josef Hanna makes a name for himself in the music world

Roxburgh Park’s Josef Hanna might be only 19 years old, but that hasn’t stopped him making a name for himself in the music world. Mr...

Queue the puppets

Waterdale youth theatre stars are preparing to share the stage with some felt friends in their latest production. The not-for-profit, volunteer theatre group is putting...

7 things to do this weekend

From laughing out loud to classic cars and winter arts, here's seven things to do around the north west this weekend.   Cherry Laughter Club Where: Cherry...

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The hidden dangers of ethanol

As part of its Drink Less, Live More campaign to raise awareness of the link between alcohol consumption and cancer, Cancer Council Victoria has...

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