Scene News: New album from The Nature Strip

August 31, 2017 Scene News

Beetle Bones is the culmination of nearly ten years of pop and roll exploration and the third full-length album from Sydney’s The Nature Strip. Their sound might be best summed up as a collision between 1960s guitar jangle on the cusp of psychedelia and the concise, assertive, and sometimes experimental pop statements of new wave and post-punk. […]

Q&A Scene: Ari & Rhiannon for Comedy 4 Karma

August 31, 2017 Mandy Hall

Comedy 4 Karma, the annual fundraiser for the Daylesford Dharma School on Saturday 16th September at Daylesford Town Hall is set to host a stellar bill of comedians including Bob Franklin, and MC Dave Callan, plus more to be announced soon.

Providing pre-event warm up tunes for the audience before the laughs begin, will be much loved local act Ari & Rhiannon. Punters will be treated with their sassy tunes whilst grabbing the opportunity to nourish their souls and bellies with great wholesome local food via the food truck and bid on the Silent Auction featuring excellent locally sourced items. Comedy 4 Karma is an important and much needed annual fundraiser for the Daylesford Dharma School (currently Australia’s only Buddhist primary school and one of only three schools of its kind in the world). […]

Snap Scene: Sydney Guitar Festival – Slide Evolution: Jeff Lang, Dom Turner & Fiona Boyes, Factory Theatre. 26th August 2017

August 30, 2017 Mandy Hall

Sydney Guitar Festival 2017 proudly presents an evening of Blues inspired Slide Guitar with Jeff Lang, Dom Turner (Backsliders) and The Fiona Boyes Band.

These three iconic artists each presented a set of their finest original compositions in a variety of arrangements, followed by a unique and exciting collaboration exploring some of the Slide pioneers from the Delta to the Contemporary use of Slide around the globe. […]

Recipe Scene: Sticky Peanut Butter Pecan Buns

August 30, 2017 Kate Delbridge

I adore peanut butter – love it in savoury satay sauces, sweet things or just straight form the jar. This recipe comes from the cookbook The Ultimate Peanut Butter Book. I’ve changed the dough recipe to make it quicker, and they put raisins in the filling. Feel free to do so, but I felt there was enough going on without adding them. You can use crunchy or smooth peanut butter, I favour smooth. These buns smell divine as they are baking, and are best eaten while still slightly warm with the deliciously sticky topping running down the sides. […]

Scene News: Heartaches & Hangovers – new monthly country rock night at the Thornbury Theatre

August 30, 2017 Scene News

Heartaches and Hangovers is a new regular honky-tonk night in the Thornbury Theatre’s Velvet Room on the *second Saturday of every month*. Unique to this night is the pairing of community radio legends Denise Hylands (Twang -Triple R FM, Saturdays 2pm – 4pm) with Dave Heard (Acid Country – PBS FM, Thursdays 3pm – 5pm) as resident DJs playing back to back country favourites to get the two steppers on the dance floor. […]

Scene News: Slutwalk Melbourne March – Saturday September 2nd

August 29, 2017 Scene News

SlutWalk is a global movement and public protest that rallies against the notion of “victim blaming”- the concept that people who have been assaulted or raped made themselves a target through the way they dressed or acted.

On September 2nd, 2017 at 1pm, we will be peacefully assembling at the State Library in Melbourne- as we do every year- to stand in protest against victim-blaming and slut-shaming; we will be standing in solidarity with all those who have been abused, and marching against a society that bends over backwards to disregard the feelings and safety of survivors, and protects their abusers. […]

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