Arts & Entertainment

A ‘Boys Own’ adventure for Vernon

A ‘Boys Own’ adventure for Vernon

FROM Cradle to Grave is the latest literary effort from Mildura’s Vernon Knight who, on this occasion, is aided by schoolmates and co-authors Robert Braby and Philip Hughes. Together the trio recount their experiences on the ‘Overland Track’ in Tasmania’s high country...

Eisteddfod a family tradition

Eisteddfod a family tradition

NOW in its second week, the Mildura Eisteddfod is a family affair for the Giuliani children with three of them competing in a myriad of categories for 2022. Pierre, 14, Talya, 11 and Etienne, 8, have been competing for year, and say participating in the Eisteddfod has...

Lacinda loves the Eisteddfod

Lacinda loves the Eisteddfod

WHEN you've been performing in the Mildura Eisteddfod for nine years, you'd have to be considered a bit of a veteran. And in the case of Lacinda Ribarits, she's a 15-year-old veteran. "I've performed in a number of categories including dance, but mostly music...

Brotherboys breaking down barriers

Brotherboys breaking down barriers

WITH a combined TikTok and Instagram presence of almost one million followers, Mildura boys Kieren O’Donnell and Bill Cooper (PICTURED) are determined to break down barriers and normalise disability through the power of social media. And it’s working a treat. “My...

Kings of Leon set to rock this October

Kings of Leon set to rock this October

KINGS of Leon are one of the biggest bands in the world and they are headed our way. That’s right − in case you missed the wave of awe, disbelief and excitement that washed over Sunraysia last week when the news was announced − the American rock band will perform a...

Don’s the main man for Mildura District Orchestra

Don’s the main man for Mildura District Orchestra

MILDURA District Orchestra has a new Musical Director with the appointment of well known local musician Don Mayne taking over the reins much to the delight of the group’s almost 30 strong membership. Maestro extraordinaire, probably best describes Don Mayne, who has...

Irymple home to a little piece of Italy

Irymple home to a little piece of Italy

WHEN the Piscioneri families set out to bring a “little piece of Italy to Irymple,” they weren’t sure exactly what that would look like. “My husband Cosimo always said that he wanted to open a bar,” Miranda Piscioneri explained. “He has a real love of food, especially...

Mamma Mia! Here we go again…

Mamma Mia! Here we go again…

IT'S been a very long road to showtime, but Musical Society Mildura Inc are hopeful that the newly rescheduled dates for their Mamma Mia performance will stick. Director Steve Prescott said despite many performance cancellations due to COVID-19, the cast and crew are...

Nod to past and present

Nod to past and present

TWO mosaic panels representing the past and present of Red Cliffs have recently been unveiled, with local artist Sandra Burton's hard work coming to fruition. A collaborative project between Ms Burton and the Red Cliffs Community Resource Centre Inc, the two mosaic...

Homegrown girls a Hollywood hit

Homegrown girls a Hollywood hit

IF Hollywood hadn’t heard of the Roccisano sisters already, it sure knows them now! Mildura-born and raised fashion and beauty queens, Bianca and Bridgett Roccisano have always known how to throw a party – after all, these are the same girls who had a cash-filled...

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