Art

Laneway library

With COVID-19 forcing Andy Kabanoff of North Avoca to abandon his two favourite pursuits of travel and local theatre this year, he decided he needed something else to occupy his…


Bouquet for Pete Rush

Forum – Please tell Pete Rush not to rush into destroying his wonderful creations because a tiny minority of residents don’t like his work. It didn’t look like the lantanasaurus…





Now that’s a community bus stop

The Wagstaffe bus stop has a whole new look, thanks to a determined community. Around 50 residents gathered at the bus stop on November 12 to celebrate the refurbishment. Virginia…



Woy Woy eyesore about to get a makeover

A graffitied brick wall in Woy Woy is getting an artistic makeover, all thanks to the vision and motivations of one community member. Woy Woy resident June Killington said she…


New gallery opens

Artist Velia Newman has opened a new art gallery at Ettalong Beach with a strong focus on the community and supporting local artists. A professional artist for 22 years, Newman…


Fire, Wax, Oil, Water

A Pearl Beach artist has swapped gardens for galleries in a new exhibition in Sydney’s CBD. Marijke Greenway’s latest exhibition is titled Fire Wax Oil Water, referring to each of…




Positiv Thinking

To mark Mental Health Month, the local not-for-profit, Central Coast Primary Care, held its 21st annual Mental Health Art Works exhibition recently, The week-long exhibit, which finished on October 20,…


A very fashionable raft

International fashion designer, Weave Dibden Neck, has created a raft from recycled materials as a way of promoting her new fashion label, Ukiyo-co, and as a creative way to survive…


Best forgers decided

Retro replicas, captivating copies and scintillating shams were all on show when the 2020 Fab Fakes exhibition was unveiled in Wyong last week. Originally started to teach aspiring artists the…


Art trail was ‘well received’

The Pearl Beach arts trail held over the October long weekend was well-received, according to one of the organisers, Ms Cecile Ferguson. The Pearl Beach art and craft group organised…





5@5 Video News December 13, 2019

This week’s top stories from across the Central Coast; council’s water restrictions battle, mountain ffires update, mobile phone detection cameras, tennis, high jumping, art and a beloved rooster. Extraordinary Council…