Truck Stop Deluxe drives home the humble burgers (Burger porn alert)

16 July

  Burger lovers brace yourselves: the collaboration you’ve all been waiting for is here. The home of the humble burger has been brought to you by three pioneering personalities, Josh Lefers (Grand Trailer Park Taverna and Pawn & Co.), Dani Zeini (Dandenong Pavillion and Grand Trailer Park Taverna) and Jimmy Thurlston (Jimmy’s Burgers and Easey’s), […]

Consider Syracuse your local- Boasting a refreshed interior, new chef and new vegan menu

16 July

Melbourne dining favourite, Syracuse, has switched up the menu to introduce sharing plates for a more casual dining option while also launching a separate vegan menu. With the help of new head chef Michael Harrison, the venue has undergone a transformation to offer contemporary dishes with a new spin.   People can choose to come […]

Human Nature and Architecture explored at BIFB’15

16 July

Interpretations of architecture and Design photography will be one of the many key themes at this year’s Ballarat International Foto Biennale. German photographer Thomas Kellner and Melbourne photographer Ben Wrigley will exhibit their new works as part of BIFB’15 launching on 22 August for a month long celebration of Australian and International photography.   German […]

Fringe Film: An Open-access Showcase of Short Screen Works and Digital Media 2015 Melbourne Fringe Festival

16 July
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  The Melbourne Fringe Festival presents Fringe Film: an open-access showcase opportunity for all forms of screen work. Music videos, documentaries, short films, animation and digital art that explore the intersection of the public and the personal are all welcomed. This year, Fringe Film is exploring the idea of digital personas. Melbourne Fringe invites filmmakers, […]

Chato brings Spanish Flair to Thornbury

16 July
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Chato, Thornbury’s newest dining resident, is warming up High Street this winter with the vibrancy, character and flavour of Spain. Open since 13 July, the family-run venue by Darebin residents Maria and Jenny Echevarria-Lang places a focus on the community, with small and Melbourne-based businesses supplying much of the kitchen’s produce. The local spirit of […]

Travel to Ballarat And See The World BIFB’15 Travel Photographers

16 July

One Sydney-based and two French photographers, having made names for themselves within the travel and documentary genre, will present their latest work as part of this year’s Ballarat International Foto Biennale, launching on 22 August for a month-long celebration of contemporary Australian and International photography.   The BIFB Core Program is a series of invited […]

Take an artwalk down Flinders Lane at Nite Art

16 July

  Nite Art 2015 is putting the spotlight on the many and varied exhibition spaces in Flinders Lane next Thursday 23 July. Eight venues in this iconic Melbourne street will open up late for Nite Art, showing works from over a dozen artists across photography, video, paintings and site-responsive installations. “Join friends, art lovers and […]

Screens Light Up the City for Nite Art, 23 July

16 July

Nite Art 2015 brings screens and city spaces to life around Melbourne with a diverse range of video artworks featured in this year’s program. Open House Melbourne has again partnered with Nite Art, exhibiting a video installation in the heritage-registered Total House on Russell Street. Artist Julia Weissenberg and curators Simone Hine and Kyle Weise […]

Chelsea Wilson’s Underground Soul Jam at Kew Court House, 31st July

16 July

The Kew Court House is proud to present Chelsea Wilson’s Underground Soul Jam, a one-off performance on Friday 31 July featuring two of Melbourne’s finest female artists, Chelsea Wilson and CC:Disco. Underground Soul Jam is set to transform the Kew Court House into a Studio 54-inspired soul train with Chelsea Wilson’s groove and funk sound, […]

Town Hall Gallery to honour great Australian artist Ronald Greenaway retrospective

16 July

The Town Hall Gallery will present Ronald Greenaway: The Artist and His World, from 4 August – 13 September. This unique exhibition pays homage to the work of prolific Melbourne-born artist, Ronald Greenaway.   The Artist and His World showcases dozens of Greenaway’s works alongside that of his iconic peers Albert Tucker, Sidney Nolan and […]