A terpsichorean anniversary

26/02/2021 Margaret Rockow

After almost 70 years, the Box Hill Ballet School still prides itself on being a welcoming, family-friendly community organisation, where students return year after year, with some second and even third generation students attending classes.

William Ricketts Sanctuary

27/11/2020 Editor

Born on 11 December 1898 in Richmond, William Edward Ricketts, (Bill), was the last of four children of Alfred Clarence Ricketts and Susan Jones. Not trained as a potter, his works often. Before devoting his life to his sculptures, he worked as an apprentice jeweller and violinist for cinema orchestras.

Michael Meszaros, Sculptor

28/08/2020 Editor

LOCAL Kew sculptor, Michael Meszaros, began making portrait medals at the age of 13 under the influence of his father Andor, also a professional sculptor. He continued making portrait medals while at school and at […]

Terry Napier Pardalotes

‘Nature In Art’ Exhibition

07/03/2020 Guest Author

‘Nature in Art’ is a series of classes run at Canterbury Neighbourhood Centre devoted to realistic botanical illustration. In April a select group of students from the classes will be showcasing their talent at the Hawthorn Town Hall Gallery in an exhibition aptly titled ‘Nature in Art’.

Flinders Quartet

Flinders Quartet welcomes local violinist Wilma Smith

06/03/2020 Guest Author

ABC Classic FM listeners will have heard of Australia’s Flinders Quartet (FQ) – one of Australia’s best-loved chamber music ensembles. This year they celebrate their 20th birthday with an outstanding series of concerts, sharing the cake and candles with Beethoven – commemorating his 250th year.

Why not try scrapbooking?

04/12/2019 Raine Biancalt

Artfully arranged scrapbooks documenting family stories become treasured heirlooms to be passed on for generations. Typical memorabilia include photographs, printed media, and artwork. Scrapbook albums are often elaborately decorated and frequently contain extensive journaling or written descriptions.

Sing your way to happiness

02/09/2019 Raine Biancalt

The Ashburton With One Voice Choir at the Burwood Village Autumn Festival in May this year. Creativity Australia believes it offers a unique arts-health social inclusion program and you are invited to experience the joy, […]

Box Hill Art group Exhibition

Box Hill Art group Exhibition

29/08/2019 Raine Biancalt

The Box Hill Art Group’s 67th Annual Exhibition is an eagerly awaited event for art lovers, artists and non-artists alike. On at the Box Hill Lower Town Hall, it features a wide range of original paintings and drawings.