Juniperlooza reveals signature cocktails and Talk + Taste Sessions

27 September

Juniperlooza, Australia’s first gin festival, has revealed some of the inspired gin cocktails that will feature in this year’s festival on the weekend of 19-20 November at Federation Wharf, as well as the line-up for the popular Talk + Taste sessions. Talk + Taste sessions book out fast and securing a spot early is encouraged […]

Global hit Educating Rita hits the stage at Hawthorn Arts Centre – October 2016

27 September

Hawthorn Arts Centre will present the award-winning stage production and global hit Educating Rita on Friday 14 October. Written in 1980 by playwright Willy Russell (Shirley Valentine) the stage play and Oscar-winning film has entertained audiences worldwide, becoming an inspirational, motivational comedy classic, with a strong female empowerment message, still as relevant today as it […]

Eight local and international artists create new work for Pattern + at Town Hall Gallery

27 September

Town Hall Gallery will present Pattern +, an exhibition highlighting both artworks and design-based works that celebrate pattern, open Saturday 29 October – Sunday 18 December. Featuring a wide range of artists and designers, Pattern + will showcase textiles, paintings, photography and installations from Australian and international artists. Running in conjunction with the exhibition is […]

Absolutely Famished presents The Hotham Street Ladies: 13 October – 4 November

27 September

The next instalment of the Absolutely Famished project curated by the Carlton Connect Initiative (CCI) to imagine the future of food in the 22nd century marketplace, is an artwork by the famous Hotham Street Ladies. Titled Autumn Moon over Potato Blossom Mountain, the piece addresses traditional food cultures which are giving way to western fast […]

Scott Pickett’s Estelle set to impress racegoers at Caulfield Cup Carnival

19 September

Melbourne Racing Club welcomes acclaimed Melbourne chef Scott Pickett to the 2016 Caulfield Cup Carnival. The Estelle by Scott Pickett Marquee will join the ranks of chefs Julian Robertshaw (MRC Executive Chef) and Ian Curley (Black Caviar Executive Chef) to serve up beautifully crafted dishes throughout the Caulfield Cup Carnival. Tickets for Estelle by Scott […]

Melbourne Design Market, the original showcase for intelligent design, returns Sunday 6 November

19 September

Melbourne Design Market will take over the underground car park at Federation Square on 6 November. Melbourne’s original design market, the curated event presents intelligent design by 50 of the best and brightest designers, handpicked for the one-day showcase. Established in 2004 by Kathy Demos, the biannual event was the first of its kind in […]

An Exploration of Alternative Food – Grub’s Bug Dinner

19 September

Take a walk on the wild side – sup on tempura cricket San Choy Bow and ant crepes when Bug Dinner comes to Fitzroy’s Grub. Environmental Film Festival Australia in conjunction with The Social Food Project is proud to present a sustainable ‘harvest style’ tasting event like few others have seen before. Exploring themes present […]

Saint Lucia celebrates Summer Sundays with new cocktails and sharing platters

19 September

Saint Lucia is celebrating longer days and warmer nights with Summer Sundays, beginning on 2 October, the first day of daylight savings. Herald the return of Melbourne sunshine with the new range of cocktail pitchers and summer platters guaranteed to get the good times flowing. Set sail with the Super Yacht cocktail pitcher, made using […]

Feel warm vibes all year round at new St Kilda restaurant Spring and Summer – 5 September

14 September

Opening their doors on the first day of spring, Spring and Summer is the newest pan-Asian restaurant to hit the heart of St Kilda. Hosting an eclectic mix of Thai, Japanese and Korean cuisines, the name, Spring and Summer, represents a ‘good feeling all year round’ and is sure to become a key player in […]

Festival Club celebrates the spirit of Melbourne Fringe Festival – 15 September – 2 October

6 September

Deep within the North Melbourne Fringe Hub lies the pulsating heart of Melbourne Fringe, the Festival Club. Festival-goers can expect to dance, sing, see live performances and celebrate in the true spirit of the Festival. A place for everyone, the Fringe Club’s diverse program invites audiences of all persuasions to immerse themselves in art. The […]