Reception: The Musical

21 April

As part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival on Tour, Bendigo will be entertained by the comedic and musical delights of Reception: The Musical, a toe-tapping original score written by award-winning writer/performer, Bethany Simons, and leading Melbourne composer, Peter de Jager, from Monday 16 May to Friday 20 May. In Reception: The Musical, Simons recalls and […]

Ella Hooper releases a duo of nail polishes to coincide with her new double EP Venom/New Magic

19 April

To celebrate the release of Ella Hooper‘s upcoming double EP Venom/New Magic, the dark-pop chanteuse has created a limited edition duo of nail polishes. These fantastically unique merch offerings will be available for purchase at her Wednesday night residency at The Gasometer Hotel in May, for $15 each. Venom (2015) was Ella’s shockingly honest break-up […]

Open House Melbourne Asks, ‘What’s The Beef With Brutalism?’

18 April

For the month of May, Open House Melbourne is paying homage to one of the most challenging architectural styles that exists today: brutalism. Join Open House for a series of screenings, talks and tours to consider people’s beef with a Béton brut, explore the social significance of the style, and consider what is the new, […]

Adriano Zumbo to provide Jazz High Tea at Malvern Town Hall

18 April

The upcoming Stonnington Jazz festival presents a brand new unmissable event at Malvern Town Hall. Showcased over two days, Malvern Town Hall will be transformed into a decadent tearoom with two divine jazz singers, Hetty Kate and Vanessa Fernandez, and their bands performing on each separate afternoon. The first Jazz High Tea will take place […]

Linden New Art collaborates with Arts Project Australia to produce Wild Lands

15 April

Linden New Art is proud to unveil its latest exhibition, Wild Lands, running from Friday 6 May until Sunday 17 July. Wild Lands is a group exhibition with a selection of emerging and mid-career artists from Arts Project Australia. The exhibition will showcase paper and ceramic works of exotic and wild animals from around the […]

Sensory Lab’s Ben Morrow Wins 2016 London Coffee Masters

15 April

Sensory Lab’s Ben Morrow has been competing in the second London Coffee Festival from April 7-10 where 20 baristas battled it out in a variety of disciplines, from signature drink creation to cupping challenges, busy café simulations to simple brewing presentations, and finally ending in a live latte art showdown. Ben was recently Top Six […]

Concert Series at Stonnington Jazz 2016: Renee Geyer, Wilma Reading, Bob Sedergreen and Adam Rudegeair

15 April

The upcoming Stonnington Jazz 2016 presents a unique concert series featuring Internationally renowned Australian artists. Among other shows, highlights include Renee Geyer, Wilma Reading and a cross-generational jazz party featuring Bob Sedergreen and Adam Rudegeair. Opening the concert series events on Friday 13 May at David Williamson Theatre is Wilma Reading. Hailing from Cairns, Wilma […]

Art Town 2016 Exhibition and Award Announcement April 26 Chapel Off Chapel

14 April

The Art Town 2016 live art weekends are finished but the event continues with official Art Town exhibition of completed artworks at Chapel Off Chapel, and the announcement of the winner of Art Town 2016 with prize money of $8000. The Art Town Exhibition will show big works, such as the GLAD Rappers who knitted […]

LUSK (LightUpStKilda), formerly Acland Street Projection Festival, back in 2016

14 April

Acland Street Projection Festival is back this year after the successful inaugural festival in 2015 with a new name, LUSK – LightUpStKilda. From Friday 9th to Sunday 17th September 2016, and linked to Melbourne Fringe Festival, the LUSK curatorial program will feature established and emerging artists from diverse practice. Minister for Creative Industries and Member […]

Leith Maguire puts nature on paper in Heads or Tails?

14 April

Linden New Art presents Heads or Tails?, a solo exhibition by Leith Maguire from 6 May to 17 July. The Melbourne-based artist captures the beauty and grittiness of nature in her seemingly effortless ink-on-paper drawings. Unlike many artists, Maguire’s primary practice sees her immersed in nature, initially drawing from life, allowing her to capture the […]