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Star taking a Taxiride to motor city festival

By MICHELLE HERBISON TAXIRIDE favourites and new solo works will drive Jason Singh’s recently-announced performance at Motor City Music Festival’s Sunday family day. The former front-man...

100 not-out as Brennan prepares for launch in city

By MICHELLE HERBISON RACH Brennan last year reached her goal to play 100 gigs, so this year she’s upping the stakes to 125. Venues as diverse...

Katie sings on Instinct

By MICHELLE HERBISON “Purely instinct” directs ARIA-award-winning singer Katie Noonan to each of her musical projects. Dabbling in different musical styles from rock to jazz to...

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...

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Holden key to missing couple

A white Holden sedan could be the key to finding a Geelong pair that went missing four days ago, according to police. Bruce Shingles, 72,...