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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Buskers turned world performers, sassy jazz divas to a cinematic jazz experience
May21

Buskers turned world performers, sassy jazz divas to a cinematic jazz experience

MORNINGTON heats up over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend with a full program of LIVE MUSIC in over 20 venues and three days of STREET ENTERTAINMENT! “There is a fantastic vibe surrounding this year’s event”, commented Festival Director, Bec Davis. “It’s great to see so many cafes, restaurants, bars and venues hosting live music. We are thrilled to have so many wonderful performers including local Singer/Songerwriter, Simon Imrei;...

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Rose Tattoo – Rock N’ Roll Outlaw – 40th anniversary tour
Aug06

Rose Tattoo – Rock N’ Roll Outlaw – 40th anniversary tour

‘ROCK N’ Roll Outlaw’, was recorded at the famed rock ‘n’ roll Alberts studios, produced by the legendary team, Vanda & Young and, released through Albert, Repertoire Records in late 1978. The band’s debut album, reviewed as “A dangerous, unpredictable, monster of a record whose power has hardly diminished an ounce in the decades since”. Spawning anthemic songs like ‘Nice Boys’ (Don’t Play Rock ‘n’ Roll), ‘Rock N’ Roll Outlaw’,...

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