The Salvatore Arnold Bennett for Spring Racing Carnival

25 October
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“If egotism means a terrific interest in one’s self, egotism is absolutely essential to efficient living.” So said the oft-quoted Enoch Arnold Bennett (1867 –1931) Bennett was an English writer, best known as a novelist but also worked in other fields such as journalism, propaganda and film. Bennett is one of a select number of […]

Off The Cuff Style For Men This Spring Racing Carnival

25 October
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Melbourne’s foremost men’s jewellery emporium, Lord Coconut, is the home of men’s style for Spring Racing Carnival. Lord Coconut himself has put together a style guide to help navigate the dress codes, and perhaps even subvert them just a little. “Most men have few opportunities to express their individuality in the way they dress. The […]

Escape to the country with Chamber Made Opera

25 October
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Situated an hours drive from the hustle and bustle of Melbourne, the Macedon Ranges provide a stunning countryside canvas for Chamber Made Opera’s Macedon International Living Room Opera Weekend, November 2nd and 3rd 2013. Set in two private living rooms and a shearing shed, the weekend presents the opportunity to escape the city and relish […]

Go Ahead, Make Your Day…

25 October
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Become a morning person again with Yousli, the new feel-good breakfast brand created just to make your day. Hand-mixed with quality natural whole foods, Yousli makes mornings exciting with delicious, healthy muesli mixes. As its name suggests, Yousli is all about you. Jump on www.yousli.com.au to create and name your very own custom Yousli blend […]

The Opening of World Space Week

25 October
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To kick off World Space Week, Aphids invites you to a special celebration and presentation of their keynote project Forever Now. With performances by Brian Ritchie (Mona Foma/Violent Femmes) with Melbourne artists Brooke Stamp, Peter Knight and Konrad Park as well as tales from the recent Kosmica conference, Mexico by project director Willoh S.Weiland. Inspired […]

Brewing up the perfect storm

25 October
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When it comes to brewing the perfect pot of tea it seems our grandparents were on the right track with cosy covered ceramic tea pots and loose leaf that was left to steep until just the right colour and temperature. The intricate art of tea making, once mastered, becomes second nature and is as important […]

Famish’d to Open Second Store in St James Building

25 October
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Melbourne’s most popular gourmet salad, soups and spuds bar, Famish’d,is opening a second café in the reinvigorated St James building, overlooking AMP Square on the corner of Bourke and Williams Street, September 18th. The offering is fantastically simple – healthy, fresh salads and salad dressings made from seasonal produce, offered from a set menu or […]

The Meatball & Wine Bar presents: CityBalls Turns One

25 October

Having lovingly prepared, hand rolled and oven baked almost half a million meatballs to date, CityBalls invites you to celebrate its first birthday at The Meatball & Wine Bar on Thursday the 26th September 2013 from 6pm – 9pm. Since opening in August 2012, The Meatball & Wine Bar’s CityBalls has delivered over 80 varieties […]

Storm In A Teacup presents Matchageddon

25 October

MATCHAGEDDON is a three day tea festival celebrating the unique Japanese powdered tea.  Launching on September 14, Storm In A Teacup will become a thriving hub of matcha tea with tea ceremonies, workshops and performance art, as well as a bit of food and delightful pleasures for good measure. If tea is your beverage, it’s […]

Don’t Beer Late – Event registration for Good Beer Week 2014 opens October 1st

25 October

Event registrations for next year’s Good Beer Week festival open in less than a month. Described by internationally renowned brewers as ‘The best beer week in the world’, the nine-day celebration will take place from May 17-25, 2014, in venues around Melbourne and regional Victoria. The festival has grown almost 300 per cent since first […]