Showing posts from August, 2016

Sing, Sing a Song...with Helen Davey!

 We're going to have a Singing 'PLAYSHOP' on  TIPS  &  TRICKS  FOR  SINGING WELL! For people wanting to expand their vocal confidence around harmony, volume and projection, in this play-shop we practice basic techniques then apply them directly to songs. The emphasis will be  on hearing and feeling the difference in our sound and the sheer joy of experiencing harmonic resonance when singing in a group. BYO water bottle, comfy clothes, your smile and a blanket. Monday, 29 th August, 7pm - 8:30 pm Birregurra Anglican Church Hall, Sladen Street, Birregurra Members $10 - Non-members $20. This PLAYSHOP replaces the planned Singing Circle session on this date. Please register your attendance with Angie or come along and pay at the door! Helen Davey is an Australian vocalist and multi instrumentalist with over 20 years of experience as a music teacher and workshop leader. She has a B.Ed (mus) and has been trained in the "Estill Voice System&q

Miss Brontë comes to the Carolyn Theatre!

Charlotte Brontë has a secret. In fact secrets seem to run in the family…  Inspired by the letters and novels of Charlotte Bronte, along with the many biographical works about her life, Miss Brontë tells a story of ambition, forbidden love and the bond of family. Brave Theatre and Red Rock Regional Theatre and Gallery present Miss Brontë    By Mel Dodge and Charlotte Bronte Friday  7.30 2 nd  September at the Carolyn Theatre Cororooke

2016 Surf Coast Arts Trail Saturday Highlights!

Start your Surf Coast Art Trail in Deans Marsh this Saturday! Some of great action kicks off at The Store in Deans Marsh -  Local Musicians Steve James, Mark Fagan, Rob Phillips & Tyler Lunn will be playing on the back veranda throughout the morning. The very talented local wood craftsman Bryan Poynton will be carving a small project on the day. Sandra Hickford will be demonstrating Jade & hard stone carving techniques & Veronica Phillips will be working on her current Etchings & Printmaking. Other Studio's in the area will also be open. These talented artists and musicians will ONLY be EXHIBITING ON SATURDAY this year at THE STORE Deans Marsh....Great coffee & delicious food will be available all day. Don't miss it!

Explore the work of local artist at the 5th Annual Surf Coast Arts Trail

The Early Bird get the worm! After the rooster crows on Saturday morning, head down to the Torquay or Lorne Visitor Centres, Council Offices or one of the many local galleries and pick up your official Arts Trail map and Artist Guide and immerse yourself in the work of the artists of our region. 

Coming Up...Birregurra Music Salon presents David Bridie / 8pm Friday 26 August

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Birregurra Music Salon - A magical night with Miles and Simone

Birregurra Christ Church sparkled with sound and vision on a cold winters night! It was a chilly night on Saturday 23 rd July but that didn’t stop over 85 eager music lovers head to Birregurra Christ Church for a night of amazing music and a chance to enjoy a mulled wine with friends and neighbours by fairy lights and fires. With wines in hand, the crowd streamed in to the beautiful church and got comfy by candlelight for the first of two sets. First to the stage was Miles—an Irish flame haired Ned Kelly look alike with the vocal tones of famous country baritone, Johnny Cash. Moments later, Simone fluttered down the aisle like a beautiful fairy wren adorned in lace and jewels and flowers—a vision instantly beguiling everyone in the audience, big and small. In their ‘other’ lives, Simone Page Jones is a classically trained opera singer who went to school in Geelong and Miles O’Neil an actor who grew up in Torquay…and before too long, the alternate lives of these best fr

Local Artists Finalists in the 2016 Acquisitive $7500 Corangamarah ART PRIZE - con.ceit’16

Red Rock Regional Theatre and Gallery are pleased to announce finalists for the Corangamarah Art Prize have been chosen.   It is most pleasing and exciting that a number of local artists in the Colac Otway Shire  have been selected this year and will be showing their work as part of the Corangamarah Art Prize conc.ceit ’16 exhibition throughout August.     26 artists out of 64 entries from all over Victoria and Australia have been selected as finalists by an external selection panel including Director of Geelong Art Gallery Jason Smith and well respected visual artist and educator Godwin Bradbeer. The opening will be held in the evening on Saturday 6 th  August with announcement of prize winners by Jason Smith, Director of Geelong Art Gallery. con.ceit’16 Sunday 7 th August – Sunday 28 th August Exhibition Opening and Announcement of Prize Winners at RRRTAG Saturday 6th August, 7.30 – 9pm Finger Food Provided, Drinks at Bar Prices Tickets $15 per person (se