Tamara Murphy, bassist and composer, dropped in for a chat

Tamara Murphy, versatile bassist and composer, is known for her solid groove playing and lyrical soloing ability. An esteemed composer, Tamara was awarded the inaugural PBS Young Elder of Jazz Commission for the creation and presentation…


The Shadow Whose Prey the Hunter Becomes

This week we caught up with Back to Back Theatre Artistic Director Bruce Gladwin to talk about the new show The Shadow Whose Prey the Hunter Becomes which is about to embark on a world-premiere…


Verandah Literary and Art Journal – issue 34

Chantelle Gourlay talks about Verandah Literary and Art Journal, which has been showcasing emerging artists and writers since 1986.  Started by students studying creative writing and editing at Deakin University, and produced each year by…


Reddy-Set-Go with Melissa Laffy

Melissa Laffy is a local artist with strong links to Lara and the You Yangs. She draws upon nature as inspiration for her art, which involves textiles, garment making, sculpture, mixed media works and painting….





RANG रंग BY LEIKO at Courthouse Youth Arts

Courthouse Youth Arts has a new exhibition of photographs from artist Leiko, taken while backpacking throughout India. Her photos reflect the vibrancy and the sensory overload she experienced during her journey in India. She joined…



Paul Livingston (aka FLACCO)

Paul Livingston is the mild-mannered persona behind the comedy phenomenon FLACCO whose many television credits include: GOOD NEWS WEEK, THE BIG GIG, DAAS KAPITAL, MONEY OR THE GUN, two SANDMAN AND FLACCO SPECIALS for the Ten Network and THE SIDESHOW for the ABC, and…