Melbourne CBD’s new Middle Eastern sanctuary, Souk

28 February

Tapping into the niche that is contemporary Middle Eastern cuisine in Melbourne’s dining scene, new restaurant and bar Souk – meaning Arab market or bazaar – will take diners deep into the flavours of Arabia, North Africa and Anatolia in a slick new venue down one of Melbourne’s CBD alleyways. Scheduled to open in early […]

Ballarat International Foto Biennale announces $15,000 Martin Kantor Portrait Prize

28 February

The Ballarat International Foto Biennale website is now live, and BIFB is thrilled to announce three new prizes for budding and professional photographers to submit to in the lead-up to the bi-annual month of photography from 19 August – 17 September 2017. The biennale is also accepting entries from today for the ever-important Fringe Program. […]

Fancy Hank’s Launches Chef Collab Sunday Lunch Series

28 February

Fancy Hank’s X Charley Snadden Wilson, Embla Sunday 19 March The team at Fancy Hank’s is excited to announce the launch of their new chef collaboration Sunday Lunch Series, which will run over a series of Sunday’s throughout this year. Never one for standing still, executive chef Mike Patrick hopes to collaborate with chefs throughout […]

METANOIA THEATRE presents The Omission of the Coleman Family by Claudio Tolcachir

21 February

After a decade of touring the world, Metanoia Theatre presents this hilarious Argentinian comedy for its Melbourne premiere season. Directed by Gorkem Acaroglu (The 24 Hour Experience, Milk Bars, 10Cs), The Omission of the Coleman Family is an award winning eccentric and sardonic comedy about a family on the brink of separation. The Coleman’s etch […]

Contain yourself Melbourne: Whitehart to open in the CBD

21 February

Whitehart is a two-storey open container bar nestled at the end of Whitehart Lane in the heart of the city. Built on a converted car park site, Whitehart is set to be one of the most intriguing and in-demand venues of 2017. Created by husband-and-wife team Stephen Johnson and Sabrina Santucci, the containers sit amongst […]

What the Guac? TGI Fridays introduces Guacamologists

20 February
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Expanding on their popular hand-crafted range TGI Fridays have introduced a guacomologist to the mix. Taking table service to new levels, guests of TGI Fridays can enjoy the theatrics of the guacomologist preparing ingredients right at their table, ready to eat. Created by the Aztecs in the 1500s and named ‘ahuaca-mulli’, meaning ‘avocado sauce’, guacamole […]

Good Beer Week Gala Showcase Tickets Now On Sale!

14 February

The Good Beer Week 2017 Gala Showcase tickets are now on sale! The annual event is coming home to its founding site at the Atrium, Federation Square taking place over two nights on 16-17 March 2017. The Gala Showcase will feature more beers than ever before, with breweries from Victoria and beyond showing off their […]

Isaac Lomman, Professional Hypnotist, entrances audiences at MICF with Comedy Hypnosis! ENTRANCED

14 February

Isaac Lomman is bringing his sold-out Adelaide Fringe Festival Show, Comedy Hypnosis! ENTRANCED back to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival this March and April for the second time. Performing his immersive comedy professionally since 2011, Isaac takes his audience on a hilarious journey, and sceptics are turned into true believers, as he explores the power […]

Queen of the South’s modern Mexican reigns over Prahran

6 February

Queen of the South is set to reign over Melbourne’s ongoing love affair with Mexican cuisine. Just opening in January, the new Prahran restaurant and bar is headed up by head chef Malcolm Williams (Senoritas, Rice Paper Scissors, Touché Hombre Melbourne and Bangkok), who is dedicated to expanding Melburnians’ knowledge of and experiences in Mexican […]

Exhibition puts Fashion Design Council’s legacy into focus

1 February

High Risk Dressing / Critical Fashion examines the continued influence of the legendary Fashion Design Council (FDC) on today’s fashion practice, open from Friday 17 February at RMIT Design Hub. Based in Melbourne from 1983 to 1993, the FDC was a membership-based organisation established to support, promote and provoke avant-garde Australian fashion, founded by Robert […]