Almanac Footy Books (and Lunches): An extract from Matt Zurbo’s ‘Heart & Soul’ – Ken Hunter

Matt Zurbo spent many years chatting to footballers and produced a fine collection of the interviews. A new edition of the book Heart & Soul has been published by Geoff Slattery. This post includes an extract from the book – an interview with Ken Hunter. The book will be celebrated (launched?) at The Footy Almanac/Odd Friday Lunch at the North Fitzroy Arms on July 19. All welcome.

Almanac Art

We have revamped our artists’ page. Have a look. Birrell, Howson, Pavlidis, Williams, Heil – quite a team!

Art Exhibition – Jim Pavlidis: Footy 

Renowned football artist, Jim Pavlidis is holding an exhibition of his art from September 13 until September 27 in Fitzroy. The exhibition opens tonight at Printmaker Gallery, 227 Brunswick St, Fitzroy from 6pm. All welcome.

Almanac Art – The Art of Football: a visualisation

A look at a selection of the brilliant works featured in the ongoing exhibition “The Art of Football.”

Almanac Art – Last few days of Footy as Art exhibition

The Art of Football exhibition, organised by Citrus Bob Utber, will finish this Sunday at 4pm in Cororooke. Do yourself a favour and check out the great work on show.

Football is Art?

Football is art? Football as art? Check out this press release on Citrus Bob Utber’s ‘The Art of Football’ exhibition. The exhibition is on now at Red Rocks Regional Gallery in Cororooke. Spread the word.

The Doggies Almanac 2016: Cover Boy!

Liam Picken bobs up in all the right places.

Presenting…The Doggies Almanac 2016

It was such a brilliant season we just had to celebrate the Bulldogs magnificent premiership. Presenting…….The Doggies Almanac. Read about this special extra edition of the Almanac and order your copy here.

Leather Poisoning: Football Possessions

Leather Poisoning marks Women’s History Month and the launch of the national women’s football league with a series of special public programs, talks and events. And an exhibition of art.

The Doggies Almanac and a print of Jim Pavlidis’s brilliant Liam Picken painting.

A copy of the book of the season – The Doggies Almanac – and a quality print of Jim Pavlidis’s wonderful painting of Liam Picken’s Grand Final speccie.

Jim Pavlidis Exhibition in Geelong

Jim Pavlidis’s exhibition /Accounts of my Dancing Evenings – Season 1914′ is on at the Geelong Gallery.

The Leon Wiegard Scoreboard, circa 1982

Vin Maskell points us at some more fine Jim Pavlidis work. (Jim has done two Almanac covers – Richo in 2008 and G. Ablett in 2011)

Footy Art (thanks to Warwick Green and the Herald Sun)

Check out the footy art that Warwick Green highlights in this excellent piece in the Herald Sun.