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Thursday, December 14, 2017

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Lennytheshark bites rivals in Victoria Cup

Champion Victorian superstar Lennytheshark made mincemeat of his rivals in Saturday night’s $200,000 (Group 1) Allied Express Victoria Cup over 2240 metres at Melbourne’s harness headquarters Tabcorp Park Melton. Trained to the minute by Avenel’s David Aiken, Lennytheshark with Victoria’s leading reinsman Chris Alford in the sulky was sent out a prohibitive $1.20 favourite after

Rob Foenander’s Country Crossroads column

Award for duo Kinglake country music duo Carter and Carter have taken out the Australian Independent Group/Duo of the Year title at the 2017 Southern Stars Awards at the Mildura Country Music Festival. The husband-and-wife team are one of Australia’s leading country music acts with numerous chart topping albums, awards and industry distinctions achieved over

‘Misterman’ at Bluestone Church Arts Space

Fizzwack Theatre presents Misterman by Enda Walsh from November 21 – December 2 at the Bluestone Church Arts Space, Footscray. Set in an Irish village called Inishfree, Enda Walsh’s Drama Desk Award winning play tells of one man’s journey towards judgment day. Misterman is directed by award winning director Kris Weber and stars award winning

Artist Call-Out at The Butterfly Club

The Butterfly Club is seeking Expressions Of Interest from producers and artists who wish to be a part of their 2018 Curated Autumn Program and also their Melbourne International Comedy Festival Program. Successful applicants will produce a season of their work between March and May 2018. The Butterfly Club will consider independent works including theatre,

Victorian premiere of ‘Outside In’ at Footscray

Wit incorporated presents the Victorian premiere of Outside In by Hilary Beaton, playing at Bluestone Church Arts Space from October 20 to November 4.. wit incorporated continues its mission to place women front-and-centre for 2017, with a line-up of Melbourne theatre-makers to present a taste of life in prison. As the outside seeps in, seven

Whatever Happened To Marge Champion?

There were two major dancing teams in Hollywood films – Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, and then Marge and Gower Champion. Marge and Gower appeared in MGM musical films during the 1950s. Marge was born, Marjorie Celeste Belcher, in Los Angeles, California, in 1919. She began dancing and teaching at an early age. In 1935

Alice in Wonderland at the Ath.

Rapid Fire International and M2 Productions present the Australian production of Lewis Carroll’s timeless classic Alice in Wonderland. The show enjoyed highly successful seasons in Brisbane, New York and Los Angeles, and will play at Melbourne’s Athenaeum Theatre for three performances on Wednesday, January 10 at 11am, 2pm and 7.30pm. Some 20 characters are brought

Kransky Sisters are bound for Melbourne

The Kransky Sisters present their latest show A Very Kransky Christmas at The Alex Theatre St Kilda from November 20 – 26. Hailing from a quiet town in the middle of south east Queensland, the Kransky Sisters have taken a break from tending ants, knitting egg warmers, and hanging out cane toad skins to dry

3AW wins latest ratings … again

Talk station 3AW (16.2%) continues its reign at No 1 Melbourne, reports Greg Newman of Jocks Journal. Full details at http://www.newmedia.com.au/2017-gfk-metro-survey-6-2017.html

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