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Piercing gaze wins hearts

Guy Pearce has a gaze that draws people in, according to Anne Middleton, whose portrait of the Geelong-born actor won the Archibald Prize People’s...

Young cast to thrill crowd

A dynamic cast of 10 actors aged 17 to 25 will perform classic rock musical Godspell in Geelong for four nights from next Friday. GSODA’s...

Public say on heath future

The public could decide the fate of 6510 hectares of Anglesea heathland during a weekend of wildflowers. Great Otway National Park acquired the land, originally...

Kew mum in Adele tribute at Sphinx

Olivia Hemphill can find herself doing the school run or scoring her daughter’s basketball game one minute - then belting out powerful Adele hits...

Corio to feel Cole comfort

Adelaide country songstress Beccy Cole returns to the Gateway Hotel this month, weeks after releasing 12th album Lioness. “Some of my favourite moments and stories...

Geelong ready for Best interiors

One of the most influential interior designers in Australian history and 11 gold and silver masters will feature in two exhibitions coming to Geelong...

Gleeson at Home in GPAC

Simon Gleeson has won awards for his portrayal of Jean Valjean and played the famous character in the West End’s longest-running musical Les Miserables. So...

Catch Feaver play at GPAC

Award-winning Australian writer Kendall Feaver spoke to more than 30 people on or quitting medication to create her debut play The Almighty Sometimes. The confronting...

One night with Paris

Dark delights from the City of Light come Drysdale next month when Paris Underground plays at the Potato Shed. Madotti & Vegas’ burlesque adventure includes...

Hermits to emerge at GPAC for gig

After 54 years of playing across the world Herman’s Hermits drummer Barry Whitwam still smashes out six-minute solos. “I’m just going to carry on until...

Veitch’s love story in Hell

One-man play Hell Ship is more than an untold saga of a heroic naval surgeon on a nightmare voyage, to actor Michael Veitch. “For me,...

Festival returns to Lorne

Lorne Festival of Performing Arts returns this month, after a year-long hiatus, with award-winning comedy, cabaret, magic, music and more. The "revitalised" festival would...

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Car window-smash thefts ‘up by half’

Thieves are increasingly smashing car windows around Geelong to steal items inside, police have warned. And the city’s train station car parks were the “hot...