The Colours of the Caribbean hit Chapel Street

25 July

Step into Saint Lucia, the newest restaurant to grace the vibrant Windsor Quarter on Chapel Street. Combining a trio of flavours from the Caribbean, Cuba, and Gulf Coast of USA, Saint Lucia presents a balanced fusion of colourful, culinary dinner culture with good old-fashioned hospitality. With over thirty years combined hospitality experience, wanderlust owners Stephanie […]

Smalls Bar turns One – July 31

19 July

Smalls Turns One Celebrate on Sunday 31 July 2016 Smalls is growing up, turning one, and they are gathering their favourite producers to pour some love on their birthday. Beer, wine and spirits will be spilt into glassware in this celebration of Smalls – what they have been pouring, new releases, experiments and collaborations in […]

Flicks ‘n’ Feasts a standout in Glow Winter Arts Festival program

15 July

Taking the two things Melburnians love most, Flicks ‘n’ Feasts has proven to be a standout stream in the Glow Winter Arts Festival program. Sure to attract a diverse crowd of film and food lovers as the award-winning festival enters its third year, Flicks ‘n’ Feasts is once again bringing four nights of free open-air […]

Glamorama Spares No One with New Kitchen, Spare Me

15 July

What happens when the best late-night venue on Brunswick Street and the best café in Ascot Vale work together? Food, drink and music of the highest quality become a match made in heaven. Glamorama has now welcomed David “Davey” Stewart (owner and Head Chef of Ascot Food Store) as executive chef to its new rebranded […]

Louis Kahan: Art, Theatre and Fashion Exclusively at Town Hall Gallery 27 August – 23 October

8 July

A never seen before exhibition will come to Town Hall Gallery this 27 August, showcasing works by prominent Australian-based artist Louis Kahan. Kahan is well known for his work as a portrait artist and painter, however this is the first time his work as a fashion illustrator and theatre designer is highlighted. The exhibition, titled […]

Melbourne Ballet Company presents new work: Guernica at Hawthorn Arts Centre 21 and 24 July

8 July

Melbourne Ballet Company will perform Guernica, a stunning performance inspired by Pablo Picasso’s 1937 painting depicting the bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War, on 21 and 24 July at the Hawthorn Arts Centre. The work represents the suffering, brutality and destruction experienced in times of war and is the final stand-alone instalment of […]

Absolutely Famished explores food sustainability through art and science Opening 20 July

8 July

Absolutely Famished is a six-month project exploring what the consumer may encounter in the 22nd -century marketplace. Curated by the University of Melbourne’s Carlton Connect Initiative (CCI) LAB-14 and bringing together scientists, food researchers and artists, the project takes a serious look at the future of food sustainability and security in a world with a […]

Always…Patsy Cline Hawthorn Arts Centre Thursday 14 July, 7.30pm

8 July

Having enthralled audiences across America, Canada and the UK, Always…Patsy Cline kicks off its five month Australian tour at Hawthorn Arts Centre this July. Always…Patsy Cline is a musical tribute to the country music legend, whose short life will be forever remembered by so many iconic songs, twenty seven of which appear in the show, […]

Venom/New Magic: Ella Hooper’s Double EP Official Release Date July 22

8 July
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Melbourne singer-songwriter Ella Hooper is ready to release her anticipated double EP Venom/New Magic on Friday 22 July, after spending the first half of the year recording and playing preview shows around Melbourne. Featuring six tracks, New Magic arrives less than a year after the release of its predecessor Venom and is Ella’s way of […]

Milk Bars: A live-art installation exploring the quintessentially Australian milk bar experience

5 July

The first season of Metanoia Theatre’s Live Works 2016 is currently running at Brunswick’s Mechanics Institute. The next instalment in the program is Milk Bars, a nostalgic performance installation based around the theme of the iconic Australian milk bar. Directed by Gorkem Acaroglu (The 24 Hour Experience), Milk Bars is an exhilarating interactive piece that […]