Ladies sing the blues

Writers in Action student  AMY-JANE WEWER catches up with some of the female artists playing in Bendigo this weekend. The streets of Bendigo are about to get a whole lot more musical, and a whole lot more international. With Americana roots and the spice of Mexico from just […]

Home stage bound

Our campus is counting sleeps until the Bendigo Blues and Roots Festival this weekend. To celebrate, we bring you another festival story, written by Writers in Action student  LISA MARMUR.   When Steve Saxton performs at The Engine Room for the Bendigo Blues and Roots Music Festival this week, the stage […]

Chat room – Simon O’Mallon

If an office reflects the person who works there, Simon O’Mallon’s hints at a beautiful mind. “Have a look around. That’ll help explain where I’m at,” he says. From retro sci fi film posters to Matisse art prints, postcards, photographs, artefacts and quotable quotes, there’s not a dull […]

Life lessons for all

If you’re looking for a sign from a higher power, The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion in Myers Flat is probably a good place to start. And so it was Dr Sue Gillett found herself there one recent weekend, in avoidance of the footy finals. Sue had dropped her son […]

Annie in Wonderland

A little bird told us about tea-lovin’ lady Annie Henderson, whose life post-La Trobe has taken her on many an adventure. Consider for one, her trips to La La Land. Annie graduated with an honours degree in graphic design in May. In 2013, as part of her course, she began interning […]

The poster age

  Right now, our city is peppered with posters of the sunny yellow Believe in Bendigo kind. They demonstrate people’s belief in our city as a welcoming, diverse community. They demonstrate the power of collective action. They demonstrate printed collateral is just as important now, in the digital age, as it […]