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Trio in harmony with Peter, Paul, Mary

A TRIO of local performers is harmonising its way around the Bellarine Peninsula with the songs of a famous folk group from the 1960s. Marion...

Film festival travelling back to city

A TRAVELLING leg of Victoria’s premier film festival will return to Geelong next week after a six-year break. Organisers said new State Government funding had...

Roll up, roll, Circus Oz to hit Geelong

By Paul Millar THE CIRCUS is coming to town but not as it’s traditionally known. Circus Oz, an alternative to big-top shows with caged animals as...

Poet hits street with new play

By NOEL MURPHY GEELONG poet Scott Welsh watched a man die on the floor of a public hospital. Welsh describes the man as a “casualty in...

Mad Max back with a blast

HE’S back – bigger, madder and armed with more Hollywood pyrotechnics than a small war. Mad Max, Anakie’s post-apocalyptic hero, hit the digital world this...

Scandal as Portia looks at becoming a mum

By NOEL MURPHY GEELONG’S Portia de Rossi is set to appear in the next series of US TV series Scandal next month - and could...

Murray flows to coast

By Emily Iannello TJAPWURRUNG is no longer spoken in Neil Murray’s native hometown - but it is sung. Given his love and respect for Aboriginal culture,...

Russell Morris driving his Diemen’s to Geelong

By Emily Iannello The Geelong Independent is giving away 10 double passes to see Russell Morris at The Wool Exchange on 9 August. To enter, follow...

More Portia woes with Ellen fight video claims

By Noel Murphy MORE bombshell claims about Geelong Hollywood star Portia de Rossi have emerged, claiming she secretly filmed fights with wife Ellen DeGeneres...

Mandela’s Soweto choir GPAC-bound

By Emily Iannello SOUTH Africa’s most heavenly voices are dedicating their Aussie tour, in Geelong this week, to one of their biggest fans -- Nelson...

Magic with a touch of urban Grimm

By Emily Iannello Once upon a time stories have never looked so wicked. Big bad wolfs, ferocious captors and ugly stepsisters all receive a wicked twist...

Ongoing battle for Portia with her ‘devils’

By NOEL MURPHY GEELONG’S Hollywood star Portia de Rossi, reportedly in rehab for a month recently, has been suffering from cirrhosis of the liver and...

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Supreme court threat in ‘bizarre’ fight for documents

A councillor's fight for "secret" shire documents could go all the way to the Supreme Court, she said yesterday. Heather Wellington raised the court option...