Ben Morrow Wins Coffee Masters Tournament at the New York Coffee Festival

30 September
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St Ali’s Ben Morrow has won the inaugural North American premiere of the Coffee Masters Tournament held at the New York Coffee Festival from 25-27 September 2015 at the 69th Regiment Avenue, NYC. The knockout format of Coffee Masters challenges contenders to demonstrate their barista skills as they compete head-to-head across six disciplines including Cupping, Brewing, Latte […]

Artist Robert Fenton Wins 2015 Linden Postcard Show

30 September

The winner of the 2015 Linden Postcard Show was awarded last Friday night at the launch of the Postcard Show to Sydney born, Melbourne based, Robert Fenton. Fenton has been awarded $5,000 donated by Linden’s generous anonymous donor for his work titled In The Old Days, Delivery Of Contemporary Art Was A Hazardous Profession. “Linden […]

Metanoia Theatre Presents NAGL (Not a Good Look) October 8th – 17th

30 September
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Uncle Chuck is the only one that belongs here, but why does he try his hardest to earn his place? Presiding over a boxing ring in the corner of a house filled with the detritus of domestic living, Uncle Chuck introduces us to a multicultural, multi-generational family. NaGL (Not a Good Look) muses over the […]

Son in Law wows with bright colours, bold cocktails and tasty street food

30 September

As soon as you step inside the recently opened Thai street food restaurant Son in Law, you experience the vibrancy of Collingwood through the bright, bold and energetic design. The playfully contrasting décor demonstrates the son/mother inlaw relationship. The traditional and free mix together in an exciting and ultimately harmonious melting pot. The bright colours […]

Volatile and vulnerable Carmen brought to vivid life at Hawthorn Arts Centre

30 September

Hawthorn Arts Centre is inviting audiences to spend the night with the definitive seductress of the stage, Natalie Weir’s Carmen Sweet, as she weaves her stunningly wicked enchantments through one of Expressions Dance Company’s (EDC) and Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s most loved productions, on Saturday 17 October. Carmen’s sultry persona is reimagined by six EDC […]

Future Classic Pianist Julia Hastings in Fame, Fortune and Lies: The Life and Music of Eileen Joyce

30 September
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Kew Court House presents the second installation of its Future Classic series, Fame, Fortune and Lies: The Life and Music of Eileen Joyce, on 9 and 11 October. Written by and starring young classical pianist Julia Hastings, this original one-woman show brings Eileen Joyce, one of Australia’s best-loved pianists, back into the spotlight over two […]

Nagambie Lakes Opera Festival – Turn Your Expectations Upside Down

16 September

The inaugural Nagambie Lakes Opera Festival is just under four weeks away and the stellar line-up includes esteemed guest artists and directors from not only Australia, but around the world. Prepare for your expectations of opera to be turned upside down – this isn’t a weekend of Boheme or Butterfly. Instead, the Nagambie Lakes Opera […]

Lamaro’s Bodega gets a dose of Latin love – South Melbourne institution to reopen Monday 14th September

11 September
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Iconic South Melbourne pub Lamaro’s is reopening on Monday 14th September as Spanish-influenced restaurant and bar Lamaro’s Bodega, following a revamp to the venue after 10 years in the same skin. Lamaro’s Bodega is setting the bar high when it comes to ethical dining, with a closed-loop compost system and nose-to-tail cooking central to the […]

Eye Score: The Audible Image – Artworks that look like they sound, and sound like they look

2 September

Town Hall Gallery presents its latest exhibition, Eye Score: The Audible Image, featuring artworks that trigger a feeling of sound in the viewer. From 22 September to 1 November, audiences are invited to open their eyes to the sight of sound in an exploration of the auditory impact of the visual arts. Showing works by […]

The Kew Court House Presents Mojo Juju Solo

2 September
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Off the back of a highly successful national tour, Mojo Juju is returning to Melbourne to showcase her smooth and sultry tones for a stripped back performance at Kew Court House on Friday 11 September.  Mojo Juju has been on the road performing songs from her new album Seeing Red/ Feeling Blue, stopping over at […]