Take a trip on Island Cruise with a difference
Sep06

Take a trip on Island Cruise with a difference

Hilarious comedy Simon’s Final Sound sails into Frankston Arts Centre on Tuesday 13 September. From the pen of multi-award-winning playwright Finegan Kruckemeyer, it’s an Aussie play about four ordinary people on a cruise who try, fail, try again and fail better. Simon’s a bit of a no-hoper, and he is going deaf. He goes in search of a magical – but possibly mythical – island where, he thinks, he will find some...

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HEART OF FICTION
Aug15

HEART OF FICTION

Melbourne-based author Toni Jordan has penned four critically acclaimed novels. Originally from Brisbane, she studied physiology at the University of Queensland. She worked in molecular biology as a protein chemist amongst other things before becoming interested in copy writing. She took a Professional Writing and Editing course at RMIT and it was there that her first novel, Addition (2008), was born. It became an international...

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2016 National Works on Paper prize winner announced
Aug15

2016 National Works on Paper prize winner announced

Twenty-six-year-old Torres Strait Islander Daniel O’Shane won the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery’s National Works on Paper Prize of $15,000 sponsored by Beleura House & Garden.  National Works on Paper was established in 1998 and incorporated the former Spring Festival of Drawing and the Prints Acquisitive which began in 1973. The National Works on Paper is a biennial prize and exhibition organised by Mornington Peninsula...

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Shadowland
Jul04

Shadowland

It’s a dream, it’s a shadow, it’s a spectacle. Frankston Arts Centre and ATA Allstars Artists bring you the exhilarating Shadowland from world-renowned Pilobolus Dance Theatre. This astounding combination of musicality, projected images and acrobatic dance choreography is daringly dramatic and hugely comedic. The thrilling visuals transform the human body into metaphorical themes before your very eyes. A global sensation, Pilobolus,...

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The Storm and the Fury
May05

The Storm and the Fury

By ANDREA LOUISE THOMAS Emily Brontë wrote only one novel in her lifetime, but it left a lasting impression. Published in 1847, Wuthering Heights, a story of obsessive love, jealousy and revenge is a gothic masterpiece. Shake and Stir Theatre Company have created a spectacularly dramatic adaptation that literally brings the storm to the stage. Using state of the art digital projections, sound and ‘the elements’ the special effects in...

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Frank Creates
May05

Frank Creates

By ANDREA LOUISE THOMAS On the occasion of its first anniversary, FRANK Cre8 Inc. (Frankston Regional Artisan’s Network) has a lot to celebrate. Located in a repurposed dental surgery in Frankston’s CBD, this new gallery offers fortnightly rotating exhibitions with affordable art across all mediums. For artists, it’s a place to meet, collaborate and exhibit at a nominal fee to the artist. FRANK also provides a very affordable studio...

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