Meringues, Macarons and Monet at the National Gallery of Australia
What's On
In a major coup for Australian audiences, the National Gallery of Australia is bringing Claude Monet’s pioneering painting Impression, Soleil levant (Impression, Sunrise) 1872, from which Impressionism takes its name, to the Southern Hemisphere for the very first time. This exclusive exhibition called Monet: Impression Sunrise is the Gallery’s latest blockbuster on from 7 June – 1 September 2019. It...
Intimacy, drama and dinner party passions are dancing at the Q
What's On
A poisonously emotional social gathering filled with jealousy, passion and seething rage sounds like great fodder for the theatre. But when The Dinner Party rolls into the Q Theatre on June 21, don't expect the expletives to fly: the emotions are all in the dance. The Dinner Party is a tense character-driven work, exceptionally well suited to the intimate surrounds...
Julian Laffan, the Braidwood printmaker who makes no prints
Arts & Culture
Julian Laffan is a Braidwood schoolteacher. He is also a collector, traveller and historic home renovator. And he is an artist. Laffan trained in printmaking at the Canberra School of Art and came away with a love of wood cut printing. But these days he doesn’t make any prints at all, preferring to colour in the carved woodblock, and display that...
Sunshine, surf and single-tracks – Tathra is set and ready for MTB Enduro this long weekend
Sport
This June long weekend, hundreds of mountain bike riders, their families and fans will converge on the seaside village of Tathra to take part in the town's annual Tathra Beach & Bike MTB Enduro. Tathra's cross-country, mountain bike event has gained a cult following due to its fantastic, easily accessible, and well-maintained trails, the surrounding natural beauty and great community spirit...
An early start to another good snow season
News
"The prospects of follow up snow falls in the coming weeks are very good," according to a senior weather forecaster at the Bureau of Meteorology. Sean Carson comes to any conversation about the approaching snow season with his own passion and love for the region and what it offers. "As much as we love the beach, we love the winter as...
Bega District Band turns BAAD as it looks to the future
Arts & Culture
In their 120th year, the Bega District Band (BDB) is taking action to ensure its future and that of the 'town's soul'. Already boasting a proud history of developing local musicians and supporting community events the BDB is hoping to attract and work with new learner musicians of all ages and abilities for a new band - The Bega All Age...
Go behind the scenes of the new Bemboka Water Treatment Plant this Saturday
News
The upgraded Bemboka Water Treatment Plant will officially come online this Saturday (June 1) with the community invited to inspect the plant and celebrate its opening. People will be able to take in walking tour of the site, see the inner workings of the plant and ask questions, as well as enjoy a free sausage sizzle with Bemboka Lions. Mayor,...
Management Plan for African Lovegrass on Snowy Monaro
Environment
Snowy Monaro Regional Council is holding a series of African Lovegrass Management Plan workshops across the region. Workshops have already been held in Jindabyne, Cooma, Berridale, Bombala, and Nimmitabel, however, you still have time to attend one in Adaminaby, Smiths Rd, Bredbo, and Michelago. African lovegrass (Eragrostis curvula) has become a priority weed and a coordinated plan is needed to manage the...
Narooma Jobs Drive seeks to fill positions in care sector
Business
A jobs drive for the health and community sector will be held at the Narooma Golf Club tomorrow (May 28) with job seekers from Moruya to Bermagui able to speak to potential employers and apply for vacant positions on the spot. This is the first time Eurobodalla Shire Council’s Jobs and Training Project has run the drive and it will...
Sunday’s bridal fair looks to build Sapphire Coast as a wedding destination
Business
Are you looking for a laid back wedding with a stunning beach or bush backdrop? Then look no further than the Something Blue Bespoke Wedding Fair, this Sunday (May 26) at Robyn's Nest in Merimbula from 10:30 am. The fair is the result of five small business owners banding together to combine resources and lift one another up to highlight the...
Tour Merimbula Sewage Treatment Plant this Saturday
News
See where much of the Bega Valley's poo and wee ends up now and where it will end up in the future - Bega Valley Shire Council is opening the gates of the Merimbula Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) on Saturday (May 25). This is a rare opportunity to take an inside look at one of Council's ten sewage treatment plants...
Autumn arts trail from the coast to the capital
Arts & Culture
There is so much art happening across the region this autumn, from Broulee to Beaver Gallery in Canberra. Here is your headstart...  Art on the Path, Broulee, Sunday, May 26, 8 am to 12 pm Art on the Path is a community run market, sponsored by Dunecare and promoting sustainability. Stalls can only sell locally made art and craft. Eurobodalla Shire Council’s...
Narooma fills with music this Saturday for Busking Championships
Arts & Culture
Narooma will fill with music this Saturday as 44 buskers do battle in the third Narooma Regional Busking Championships. “It’s a great opportunity to showcase our local talent as well as see buskers from elsewhere,” says Festival Coordinator John Rungen. “It wouldn’t happen without the support of our sponsors and volunteers, and the community on the day.” Hosted by Narooma...
Program for TEDx livestream in Bega now available – plan your day!
What's On
Imagine a day filled with brilliant speakers, thought-provoking video and mind-blowing conversation - it's happening Friday (May 24) in Bega - the TEDx Sydney Livestream. This unique day has been part of the local calendar for the last two years, and once again it promises to unleash new ideas, driven by a purpose to inspire and inform. This partnership between...
‘The Sapphires’ come to The Sapphire Coast for a night of music
Arts & Culture
The Bega Valley is in for an absolute treat next week when a new production of the fabulous show ‘The Sapphires’ comes to town. There will be one show only of this multiple award-winning production on the stage of the Bega Valley Commemorative Civic Centre on Thursday, May 30. Produced by Christine Harris and one of Australia’s premier theatre touring...
‘Looking Through a Glass Bottom Boat’ in Mogo
Arts & Culture
About Regional dropped into the exhibition opening of “Looking Through a Glass Bottom Boat” at The Gallery in Mogo on Wednesday evening. The exhibition is a showcase of works by members of Creative Arts Batemans Bay Inc. (CABBI) and is part of the River of Art Festival, that runs for 10 days throughout the Eurobodalla. The Gallery, Mogo offers a wide...
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