Tauranga Society of Artists Exhibition

Another great range of artworks by local artists is on display at Elizabeth Street Community Centre, Tauranga this weekend. The original art sale is full of quality works, over a great range of media, sizes and wonderful prices. Something for everyone – landscapes, abstracts, mixed media works, watercolours, oils, sketches.  Always some new works and […]

State Highway 48

Stated as a rock opera based on the journey of middle age starring Shane Cortese and Delia Hannah playing at Baycourt Theatre in Tauranga I was a little surprised when I encountered a New Zealand written and produced musical instead of the ‘rock and roll’ I’ve been used to from Shane Cortese. The singing and […]

Eliza Rose art

Market places are a great place to see craft works and local artists.  For me the ones that stood out at the Brisbane South Bank markets were the animal sketchs of Eliza Rose.  The most beautiful Australian animal portraits such as koala, wombat in the lovely pen and ink style but which are actually very […]

The Fergies

Watching and listening to buskers in Queen Street Mall, Central Brisbane must bring a smile to lunchtime shoppers if they are all as good as The Fergies.  The lively music from violin, guitar and exhuberant singing lifted my mood and soon had a large following.  Songs were folksy/country but with some well-known numbers included and […]