A window to the Arts with info on theatre events, exhibitions, installations, cinema, festivals and more.  Tune into The Breakfast Spread on Wednesdays at 8:30am for music-related-arts and arts-related-music, covering diverse issues and incarnations in State of the Art.


Tue 7 Dec 2021

A new music festival is coming to the Geelong & Bellarine area in 2022!

Surround Sounds - Geelong & the Bellarine Music Festival is part of Geelong Sounds, a new music initiative of the City of Greater Geelong.

Expressions of interest are now open with local musicians and entertainers encouraged to submit ideas that create new opportunities for musicians and artists in venues and spaces across the Geelong & Bellarine area.

Expressions of interest are open now through to Monday December 7.

Fri 3 Dec 2021 to Sun 12 Dec 2021

Paving the way for the much-anticipated return of live music, Melbourne Music Week (MMW) will see over 300 acts return to the stage for headline gigs, day parties, industry talks, DJ sets, live film scores, and much more.

While the core MMW program will run from 3 –12 December, there will also be a series of larger shows taking place in January and February, 2022.

Take a deep dive into the program and celebrate the return of live music—it’s been far too long.

Tue 16 Nov 2021

All good things must come to an end, and as we say goodbye to our 20 year home at Easey St, we also say goodbye to Easey Magazine.

Fear not, along with a brand-new address, we are launching a brand new member magazine, Waves.  But wait, we hear our passionate long-term members say - Waves? That's not new!

Thu 11 Nov 2021

Lucy and Julie from Lights Camera Action chatted with Emer Reynolds about the award-winning film, and her decision to make this documentary with a compassionate and tender view of Phil Lynott’s life up until his tragic death at age 36.

Tue 31 Aug 2021

PBS has been getting lots of enquiries about the journey to our new home, so it's time for another update on the PBS move to Collingwood Yards. It's been a long process, made longer by – you guessed it – COVID.

Sat 8 May 2021 to Sun 16 May 2021
Amplify is a one night showcase accompanied by a weeklong interdisciplinary art exhibition,
Fri 7 May 2021 to Mon 24 May 2021

The South African Film Festival (SAFF) presents an engaging program of nine documentaries, five features and two short films when it returns in 2021, May 12 to 24.

Fri 19 Mar 2021 to Sun 21 Mar 2021

A celebration of Australian film featuring nine titles showcasing our rich cinematic history. This year’s festival will be held in house at Star Cinema.

Bendigo Festival of Australian Film 2021 runs from Friday March 19 – Sunday March 21 

Adults: $17 / Star Cinema Members: $15 / Conc / Seniors / Under 16: $12 / Family: $48
Festival Passes (entry to all films)*:
Adult: $70 / Star Cinema Members: $60 / All Concession: $50

PBS Performer Drive 2021
Mon 1 Feb 2021 to Sun 28 Feb 2021

Join or renew as a Performer member during the month of February and you will go into the draw to win one of three amazing prize packs! 

Solo artist, in a band, DJ or producer? All performers are welcome. Membership is only $120 for the year and you will have your performer name read out weekly on your favourite show. And a membership is even cheaper when it's shared between band mates! 

Fri 18 Dec 2020 to Tue 5 Jan 2021

As 2020 comes to an end, we would like to say a massive thank you to all our members and listeners.

To everyone who tuned in, sent us an sms, wrote messages to us on social media, and emailed; thank you! 

To everyone that joined, renewed or donated; thank you too! 

PBS was able to survive 2020 because of all the supportive messages and financial contributions made by our community. So really, thank you.