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Ryno’s Round Up

Ryno’s Round Up

Sally-Anne and Herby Engle are the essence of what a community is built on; honesty, love and integrity. A family who give so much without thought or want for anything in return. Now this family has a hard road in front of them.Ryan Engle sadly took ill with...
Bringing ballroom to the hills

Bringing ballroom to the hills

Dancing with the stars is a reality for Wendy and Christopher Ward, with that sparkling canopy above their Maleny home each night!  Their passion for dance and music is also their favourite way of sharing creativity with the community.  by Jacqui Hensel For...
Obi Art Prize returns

Obi Art Prize returns

It’s the right time of year to let all the artists across the Sunshine Coast Hinterland know that the Obi Art Prize is now open for entries! October 2019 will see the Maleny Neighbourhood Centre’s second Obi Art Prize taking place from October 4 – 7, at the...
Patched, painting and plenty of coffee!

Patched, painting and plenty of coffee!

Maleny is home to many creatives, and this month Victoria McGuin caught up with a local artist and an actor/writer who, between them, have been nurturing a feature film and an Archibald Prize entry. Theirs is a story of friendship, forging a personal path and trusting...
Festival fever with Maleny Ukulele

Festival fever with Maleny Ukulele

When the enthusiastic audience shouted for more at the Baroque Nightclub in Katoomba’s heritage-listed Carrington Hotel, Maleny Ukulele’s Tom Richter issued an open invitation to the packed venue for them to venture north to see the group at the...
Art with a heart

Art with a heart

Local girl Zarah Smolders (ten) is passionate about saving our oceans from plastic. Recently she channelled that passion into creating an artwork for the Hatchery Crusaders Challenge run by the Queensland Museum as a part of World Science Week 2019. Entrants were...