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New bronze sculptures by John Woffinden of
Mylor will be on display at Tineriba Gallery for
Hahndorf on the Fringe.
AWORKSHOP aimed at helping long-term
couples reconnect with each other is being held
in Stirling later this month.
Organised through Hills-based meditation and
personal development business Skillful Mind, the
workshop is being led by Nicola Lipscombe, the
founder of Powerful Listening.
The one-day event on February 20 is limited to six
couples and will cost $497.
For more information contact Skillful Mind by phone
or through the business website.
A son after six daughters
Daniel is the first son of Carey Gully couple
Richard and Liadhan Bell. Daniel, born on
October 2015, is a brother for his six sisters.
Riverbank Retirement Village resident Leo Work,
left, and Andrew Thompson ‘threw a snag on
the barbie’ as part of the retirement village’s
Australia Day celebrations.
Australia Day quiz
RESIDENTS at Riverbank Retirement Village
celebrated all things Australian to mark the holiday
A barbecue and pavlova were on the menu and
residents competed for packets of lamingtons in an
Games of cricket were on the agenda with residents
also participating in skittles and disc bowls.
Australian bass baritone
Rob Dawe is joining voices
with students past and present
at his next recital at the Church
of Epiphany at Crafers on
Aldgate tenor Hew Wagner, who
has been taught and mentored
by Rob for the past decade, will
be singing duets with his former
Hew is a member of the Young
Artist Program at the State
Opera and recently appeared
as Ted Pickles in the workshop
production of Cloudstreet.
He and Rob will be singing
one of the world’s most famous
baritone/tenor duets from Bizet’s
Pearl Fishers as well as Verdi’s
Rob will also be singing with
another student, baritone
Christian Evans, who is finishing
his music degree.
Christian has been mentored by
Rob since the age of seven when
he started singing in the Prince
Alfred College choir.
The pair will sing a duet from
Handel’s biblical oratorio Israel
Rob, who has performed a few
recitals since coming out of
retirement last year, said he
invited some students to join him
at his next performance to offer
some variety to the program and
to showcase young talent.
The program will also feature
songs from Camelot and
Showboat as well as classics by
Schubert and Quilter.
Hew, 28, said he was looking
forward to singing with his
former teacher, who continued
to be well regarded in the music
“It’s an honor really because Rob
has been around for such a long
time and I’ve been lucky enough
to hear his amazing singing,” he
Accompanying the musicians
will be Damien Mansfield on
the pianoforte and the Church of
Epiphany pipe organ.
The recital is being held on
Sunday, February 14, at 2.30pm.
Tickets cost $20 and can be
purchased at the door.
Well-known SA bass baritone Rob Dawe from Crafers will be singing one of the world’s most
famous baritone/tenor duets from Bizet’s ‘Pearl Fishers’ with former student, tenor Hew Wagner
Valentine’s Day singing recital
Donation to help CFS volunteers
THE band The Broken entertained the crowds at the
Crush Festival on Sunday, January 24, and decided to
give half their earnings to the CFS Foundation.
Matt from the Lenswood CFS accepted $350 on behalf
of the foundation.
The CFS Foundation is a trust fund set up for CFS
volunteers who are injured or who lose property or
income due to fighting fires.
Winery proprietor Clare Anderson, pictured with the
band (above on the right), said the foundation was
Anderson Hill’s charity of choice and over the past
year the company had donated more than $1000.
Anderson Hill staff during the Crush Festival.
Cars of Australia
Gilbert Haywood from Belvidere said he spent 90 days restoring a
1969 AT4 Dodge Truck which used to belong to Strathalbyn grocer
Bruce Hender. The vehicle was entered in the Strathalbyn Auto
Collectors Club’s annual Cars of Australia event.
Russell Pledger from North Haven, left, and Milli
Ristivojevic from Hahndorf shared their collection of
vintage toys and model cars including a 1972 Matchbox
Milligans Mill Original and a rare 1966 Batman freeze-
ray gun. “For me it is about the workmanship. Some of
these models are approaching 50-years-old yet their wheels
still spin as good as new,” Mr Pledger said.
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