Rediscover The Beatles
Aug05

Rediscover The Beatles

FROM the creators of celebrated Australian works Rumour Has It and Wrecking Ball, comes the must-see live music event of the year. Lady Beatle is a modern memory play set to a kaleidoscopic soundtrack of the Beatles’ most monumental hits. Starring Australian stage and screen star Naomi Price (The Tragedy of King Richard III, Ladies in Black, The Voice Australia) and inspired by true accounts, Lady Beatle weaves a fantastical tale...

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The Songs of Paul Simon – ‘Simon & Garfunkel’ to his ‘Graceland’ Album
Aug05

The Songs of Paul Simon – ‘Simon & Garfunkel’ to his ‘Graceland’ Album

CAN you believe it’s over 50 years since Mrs Robinson removed her garter in the Graduate?And over 30 years since the landmark Grammy winning Album – Garceland! Paul Simon is undoubtedly one of the greatest songwriters in Contemporary Music His success & variety of work, spanning 6 decades, is true testament to his genius. From his massive early success in Simon & Garfunkel, who defined the folk rock sound, Mrs Robinson…The...

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The Guru of Chai
Jun03

The Guru of Chai

SCOOPING Best Play, Best Actor and Best Composer, Guru of Chai has gone on to sell out tours around the world – tours that have brought audiences to their feet pronouncing it “the best show”. Now it’s time for our Guru to bring his magic to Frankston Arts Centre’s stage. The contradictions of modern India with its iPhones and ancient gods come alive in this outrageously funny and heartbreakingly beautiful production. Our Guru, a...

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Reminiscing over five rocking decades
May30

Reminiscing over five rocking decades

When you’ve been more than five decades in a career and still love your work, you must be doing something either right, or well. Both can be said of legendary rocker, Glenn Shorrock who, at 74, is still entertaining crowds, and heading to the peninsula this month. Peninsula Essence talks to Shorrock about life, music and longevity. “I have to be honest. I never dreamed I would be doing this in my 70’s although when I started out at 18...

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Light and sound artists and activism through craft
May21

Light and sound artists and activism through craft

ROM 17 May until 21 July Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery is presenting two unique exhibitions. Ross Manning is a Brisbane-based artist and musician who uses everyday objects to create mesmerising light and sound experiences for audiences. His exhibition ‘Dissonant Rhythms’ transforms the space at MPRG and visitors can be amazed at kinetic forces at play. Also on display at MPRG is ‘Craftivism. Dissident Objects and Subversive...

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