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Indigo FM celebrates Victorian seniors festival -an interview with Leonie Featonby

Arts Rutherglen Membership Coordinator and committee member, Leonie Featonby talks to  about her life journey on Indigo FM – Tuesday 31 August from around 4pm. Tune in via the media player on the Indigo FM website at this link: www.indigofmradio.com Missed this?…  You can check out and listen to Leonie’s story and profile on Seniors Online Victoria, Recognising senior Victorians.   Photograph Tara Trewhella Border mail
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Toni Harris monochromatic perspective

Look who is featuring in North East Regional Extra … Well done to Arts Rutherglen member an local artist Toni Harris! Toni’s exhibition A Monochromatic Perspective features in the Ballarat Foto Biennale 2021 as part of the open program. The Biennale was set to launch on 28th August but has been postponed to a date to be announced (post current COVID lockdown). In the meantime a big congratulations to Toni and you can find out more about this exhibition and the work on Toni’s website   
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Meet our committee – Helen Chambers

I have always been interested in the arts in any form. In particular I like theatre and films. When I heard about a potential arts committee for Rutherglen that would encourage and support different forms of art in the community, I was immediately interested and quite excited about the potential for this group. I clearly remember our first meeting – Thursday 10th March 2005. We met at 6pm and the facilitator was Chris Pidd, who was the Arts Development Officer at Murray Arts.  A small gathering of about five people attended.  Back then, Chris Dormer,  who was the Arts Officer
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Meet our committee – Scott Landells

Scott tells us why he loves being a member and the current Vice President of Arts Rutherglen and what he’s looking forward to in 2021 and beyond. I’ve lived around the Rutherglen area for over a decade and in town since 2014. I have been an admirer of Arts Rutherglen for a while, and a member since 2019.  There have been many Arts Rutherglen highlights, including in 2010 when Australian author Shane Maloney came to town (his books Stiff and The Brush Off were made into Tele-movies starring David Wenham). Other highlights include several Comedy Festival Roadshows, the ever expanding
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