IT'S TIME to hitch up the caravan or pack the motorhome – the Gympie Music Muster is on next month. Now in its 33rd year, the muster will be held from August 28-31 in the spectacular Amamoor Creek State Forest Park, about a 90-minute drive north of Brisbane.
AS far as Reg Livermore was concerned, he was involuntarily retired and “feeling a touch redundant” when a phone call came out of the blue offering him the role of the Wizard in the 10th anniversary tour of the stage play Wicked.
She's probably well over 100 by now, but Maggie Beare is returning to wreak havoc in the lives of her family in a stage version of the TV classic Mother and Son. This time Noeline Brown plays the wily character made famous by the late Ruth Cracknell – and the evergreen comedian is thrilled to bits.
SEARCHING for the right thing to say? Choosing the right poems and music for a funeral can be a very difficult task at a very difficult time.However, an album of recorded poems, suitable for funerals and performed by Australian greats Noni Hazlehurst, Jack Thompson and Paul Kelly, might help.