Entertainment

Family business helps Foxtel’s latest hit show

Lawless — The Real Bushrangers premiered on Foxtel’s History Channel last month, achieving critical acclaim and phenomenal ratings.. And the television show wouldn’t have been possible if it wasn’t for Murchison couple Sarah

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Hayden Thomson
Nov 20 2017
Entertainment

Fest beckons

The Mooroopna Anglican Church is embracing the holiday spirit by introducing its first Christmas Fest to the community.. Christmas Fest is an event everyone can enjoy and will include a community Christmas tree display plus face painting, story

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Sionnie Kelly
Nov 20 2017
Entertainment

Springnats geared for milestone

Shepparton car festival Springnats, which started in 1992, is celebrating its 25th birthday this weekend.. ‘‘It was my idea from the outset,’’ operations manager Les Adams said.. Sitting down at the Victoria Park Lake eating

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Hayden Thomson
Nov 20 2017
Lifestyle

Lighting up

The Shepparton Diwali Mela celebrations are set to light up Mooroopna’s WestSide Performing Arts Centre this weekend.. Diwali Mela — also known as the Festival of Lights — is the most celebrated day on the Hindu calendar, and

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Sionnie Kelly
Nov 17 2017
Entertainment

Lived experiences in...

A program of short films reflecting the lived experiences of people with a disability will mark the international day in Euroa this month.. The Bardic Studio’s Access All Areas Film Festival will celebrate the 10th International Day of People

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Tara Whitsed
Nov 17 2017
Entertainment

Enjoy music and dance...

A Shepparton-based event will share African cultures with live music, entertainment and dance workshops next month.. Event organiser Machinda Maulidi said Australians could learn something new while attending the jam-packed event

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Tara Whitsed
Nov 17 2017
Entertainment

Getting into festive...

The Toolamba Lions Club Twilight Festival committee could be mistaken for Santa’s elves.. The group has been busy preparing for the annual Toolamba Twilight Festival and no task is too big for the capable team, which is keen to make the event

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Sionnie Kelly
Nov 16 2017
Entertainment

Performer back where it started

The Tatura community market is set to feature a home-grown talent this month.. Teenage pop singer Anthony Lucas was incredibly excited to put on a show in his home town, where he has not performed for some time.. Tatura Community House manager

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Tara Whitsed
Nov 15 2017
Entertainment

Oz boy back

Performer Todd McKenney is looking forward to coming to the Shepparton area — a place he remembers despite singing here only once.. ‘‘I do remember Shepparton well because of the cows,’’ he said, referring to Greater

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Tara Whitsed
Nov 14 2017
Entertainment

Star in show

An information night for anyone interested in being part of a new musical version of an original play about Dookie will be held tonight in Shepparton.. Shepparton arts luminary John Head’s play Dookie was first staged in the town’s

by
John Lewis
Nov 14 2017
Entertainment

Class acts in concert

Mooroopna Primary School and Mooroopna Secondary College school students gathered at Rodney Park to treat residents to an outdoor concert on Friday.. The afternoon concert had some residents hop up to dance while others bopped along in their seats

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Sionnie Kelly
Nov 13 2017
Entertainment

By Georgys, here’s...

More than 300 theatre arts fans turned out for the annual Georgy Awards for excellence in theatre performance at Shepparton’s Eastbank Centre on Saturday night.. The Georgys, now in their 44th year, drew a large crowd of excited theatre lovers

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John Lewis
Nov 13 2017
Entertainment

Coming out for fun

A rainbow of colour descended on Shepparton’s Queen’s Gardens on Saturday.. The OUTintheOPEN Festival’s Carnival Day proved a hit with young and old who ventured out to enjoy the lovely weather along with a good dose of

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Sionnie Kelly
Nov 07 2017
Entertainment

Dookie puts on big show

Dookie was the place to be on Saturday when the annual show was in full swing.. In its 134th year, the Dookie Show still manages to attract a large crowd with people travelling from across the Goulburn Valley and Melbourne to join in the fun

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Sionnie Kelly
Nov 06 2017
Entertainment

’50s floor ’em all

People from far and wide were keen to shake it out at the Shepparton Showgrounds during the weekend.. Held across three days, the Shepparton Shake-Out featured everything 1950s, included a drive-in movie session, clothes and the chance to learn some

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Sionnie Kelly
Nov 06 2017
Entertainment

Duo anchors for a ball at home

Two recognisable faces in Shepparton’s dance scene have returned to the district to settle down.. Former Shepparton woman Amanda Costa, nee Garner, and her husband Sebastian Costa recently returned from a stint with Royal Caribbean, where they

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Tara Whitsed
Nov 06 2017
Entertainment

Lyrical yarns

Ardmona-based musician Bailey Slade is releasing his first solo music with The After Party EP album, on November 17.. The first single of the three-song EP, Forgive Me If I’m Wrong, is available on Soundcloud and is soon to be released on

by
Declan Martin
Nov 03 2017
Entertainment

Events promote...

Today sees the start of four days of events promoting awareness and inclusion for Shepparton’s LGBTQIA community.. The OUTintheOpen Festival hosts 11 events in various locations including a special film screening of First Girl I Loved at

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Shepparton News
Nov 03 2017
Entertainment

Big band hits town

Shepparton will be moving to the swinging sounds of the Glenn Miller Orchestra tonight.. More than 20 musicians, singers and dancers will bring the sounds of Glenn Miller’s 1930s and ’40s hits to life at Riverlinks.. Band leader Rick

by
Barclay White
Nov 01 2017
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