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Percival pointed at peninsula

By MICHELLE HERBISON Fame and fortune might be by-products of television appearances but 2012 The Voice runner-up Darren Percival has his sights set on other...

Young actors star with GSODA

By JOHN VAN KLAVEREN DEBBIE Fraser can name drop with the best of them: Guy Peace, Portia De Rossi, Chrissy Amphlett, Peter Colman-Wright - even...

Gig’s heart for CFA

By MICHELLE HERBISON CFA volunteer and roots singer-songwriter Tim ‘Tonic’ Hulsman realised the strength of Geelong’s music community when pulling together 13 local acts to...

New push for wharf to host stingray shows

By MICHELLE HERBISON QUEENSCLIFF Harbour management is pushing to repair Fisherman’s Wharf and develop infrastructure for a stingray-feeding tourist attraction following State Government inaction. Harbour manager...

Exhibitions capture Geelong spirit

By NOEL MURPHY   YOUTHS lounging at Eastern Beach, Buckley as interpreter in Batman’s talks with the Wathaurong, a brooding Corio Bay, the You Yangs by...

FINALLY FRIDAY: A Stache of music

By MICHELLE HERBISON SARAH Armstrong’s computer crashed after making her second EP as Von Stache but the committed electronic artist accepted the loss with optimism. “I’m...

FINALLY FRIDAY: Courthouse on a Fony journey

By MICHELLE HERBISON PLAYWRIGHTS Ross Mueller and Georgina Capper took their four Fony 2013 cast-members on a journey as they wrote the production specifically for...

FINALLY FRIDAY: Fanning’s city show

By MICHELLE HERBISON AUSTRALIAN rock royalty Bernard Fanning will play Geelong’s Costa Hall on 10 August, the former Powderfinger front-man has announced. Following the release of...

FINALLY FRIDAY: Our opera royalty

By MICHELLE HERBISON SOPRANO Donna King owes her opera career to renowned Geelong singing teacher Marcelle Cortous Grose-Menzel. The 41-year-old from a “completely non-musical family” wanted...

Art wizard shows Hollywood how to get real with Oz

By NOEL MURPHY DISNEY’S latest retelling of The Wizard of Oz might be a provocative prequel but artist Robert Ingpen’s take on the classic is...

FINALLY FRIDAY: Run for the covers

By MICHELLE HERBISON A PLAN to include a cover song in Mark Seymour’s next original album resulted in a whole CD covering some of his...

Breaker to roll in over coast stage

By MICHELLE HERBISON BREAKER Morant is “just as relevant today” as when Kenneth Ross wrote his famous play about the Australian’s tragic fate in the...

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Police nab speeding biker

State Highway Patrol officers put the brakes on a motorcyclist they caught travelling almost 50km/h over the speed limit at Hamlyn Heights on Thursday. Police...