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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...
Poet’s Corner

Poet’s Corner

PROFILE OF A POET Grew up in a leafy Brisbane suburb By a sleepy Brisbane River; That eventually would burst its’ banks Cause the populace to shiver. My childhood was idyllic Blithe – with not a care; Concerts. Picnics, bushwalking, Loving family – always there. But I...
Creating an understory

Creating an understory

This month, our artist profile is focussing on an entire group of young painters. Graduating Year 6 students of Montville Primary School worked with local professional artist, Judith Sinnamon, to create a rainforest mural to gift to their school and student community....
Sunshine Coast’s purposeful puppets

Sunshine Coast’s purposeful puppets

Disillusioned with working in high-end fashion in Sydney, Rebecca Dostal decided to put her creative talents to better use, bringing wonderment and joy to thousands with her colourful and intriguing puppets.   By Judy Fredriksen Convention is not a doctrine that...
Maleny Hotel hosts Col Finley

Maleny Hotel hosts Col Finley

There’s not much that can’t be said about singer-songwriter Col Finley. After notching up 25 years of writing, recording and performing, Col recently released his sixth album, The Collective, a celebration of songs written over his illustrious career. This is only a...