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From Colombia to Castlemaine - Camila Serrano demonstrates the irresistible rhythms of salsa dancing ahead of this Saturday night's Fiesta de Salsa.

Fiesta de Salsa!

Castlemaine may be a long way from Colombia but for local salsa dance instructor Camila Serrano that's no reason to leave the rhythms of...
Davide Monti returns for this year's Woodend Winter Arts Festival.

Two Mad Italians – And a dinner at Braemar College

Back by popular demand, and with the support of the Italian Institute of Culture, accordionist Pietro Roffi and violinist Davide Monti return to Australia...
The vibrant Arabic musical improvisations of Joseph Tawadros will be performed for one night only at this year's festival.

Colour, movement and Middle Eastern spin

With the (musical) flavour of the Middle East presented by an ARIA award-winning artist, and the chance to watch an award-winning Australian poet and...
The fabulous Max Gillies will switch between a performance as Spain's mad King Ferdinand VI and some of the most notable leaders of our times as part of this year's Woodend Winter Arts Festival.

Gillies showcase Mad King Ferdinand and other political leaders

The elastic features and sharp wit of the fabulous Max Gillies will be showcased at this year's Woodend Winter Arts Festival as he switches...
Members of the 18-piece Goldfelds Jazz Orchestra, Jude Russell, Emmanuel Hall, Kirsten Boerema, Michael Timcke and Wendy Laidler are looking forward to the orchestra's big debut gig at the Castlemaine Jazz Festival.

Homegrown jazz debut

Castlemaine's own Goldfields Jazz Orchestra is a testament to people power - and to the zest of the region's homegrown music talent. Inspired after catching...
The Melbourne Ensemble will perform Schubert's Octet at this coming weekend's Woodend Winter Arts Festival.

Music and movement

This weekend Woodend will be bursting with colour, music and movement as the Woodend Winter Arts Festival launches with the much-loved free fireworks on...
Mary Poppins 'family cast' members on the steps of the Bluestone Theatre.

A family affair!

In a 'perfect in every way' coincidence, Sprout Theatre Company's upcoming production of Mary Poppins the Broadway Musical boasts a host of performing families. Artistic...
Georgie Mattingley is pictured with one of her installations at the old Ajax foundry in Kyneton.

Art in unusual places

Art installations have popped up at unusual sites all over Kyneton this week. It's all part of the inaugural Kyneton Contemporary Art Triennial, which was...

Topical art makes Blake Prize finals

Kyneton artist Daniel Butterworth has been named among the 80 finalists for the 65th Blake Prize - one of Australia's longest standing and most...

Classic musical thriller comes to Castlemaine

Local theatre troupe Three's A Crowd are in the thick of rehearsals as they prepare to present Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece Sweeney Todd -...

Art treasure hunt

With a passion for the arts and their local community a group of professional artists and curators living in Kyneton have come together to...


Radio 88fm to feature

Castlemaine-based seniors radio station Radio 88fm is once again being featured as part of the Victorian Seniors Festival program.

C-DOC this weekend