StageArt announces the cast for Spring Awakening

29 March
Spring Awakening

StageArt is pleased to announce the cast for the Victorian professional premiere of the Broadway musical Spring Awakening, which will play at Prahran’s Chapel off Chapel from May 18. Spring Awakening is the Tony Award winning story of youth, rebellion, sexuality and mortality set to a beautiful contemporary rock and folk infused score that conveys […]

ART+CLIMATE CHANGE 2017: Program highlights and website now live

24 March

CLIMARTE’s highly anticipated festival of provocative climate change related arts and ideas, ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017, has now launched its website (artclimatechange.org). Running from 19 April – 14 May across venues in Melbourne and regional Victoria, ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017 provides a platform for the discussion of the challenges, opportunities, impacts, and solutions associated with climate change. Five exhibits […]

Stonnington Jazz 2017: a celebration of all-Australian talent

23 March

The award-winning Stonnington Jazz 2017 returns for its 12thth year to present more extraordinary performances by Australian artists, both established and emerging, across a wide variety of jazz styles. The festival will run from 11 May to 21 May and Chelsea Wilson will return as Artistic Director for the second consecutive year. “I’m honoured to […]

Sean Rielly and Callum Wright have the Bang Bang drinks lists locked and loaded

23 March
Bang Bang Bang glasses

Sean Rielly and Callum Wright have been enlisted by Bang Bang at The Rifle Club to create a wine and a cocktail list (respectively) to go hand-in-hand with the carefully combined Southeast Asian and French flavours on the Indochine-inspired food menu. Bang Bang officially opened its doors on Wednesday 1st February and queues have been […]

Marram-nganjinu Biik-gurrin – We are Country

23 March
Marram-nganjinu Biik-gurrin

Cultural leaders from First Nations across the world meet to set a path for new work, new ways of working in Melbourne this May “We have artists, musicians, writers, filmmakers, curators, art workers and cultural leaders that continue to rise to the challenge of not only maintaining our continued traditions but to explore and evolve […]

Discover Melbourne’s #secretingredient at the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

23 March

River Graze Presented by Melbourne Water, 31 March – 2 April This Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, Melbourne Water encourages festivalgoers to learn how water is the #secretingredient in all the great produce we eat, drink and grow. To illustrate, the world’s largest floating fruit bowl will take pride of place on the Yarra River […]

Hecker Guthrie Reveals Art Deco Delight at Roxborough, St Kilda

22 March
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Fire Place

Hospitality veterans Paul Jewson and Marco Pugnaloni threw open the doors to Roxborough in December 2016. Housed in the historic 1920s building that is also home to the St Kilda RSL, Roxborough pays homage to the art deco bones of this iconic venue. When Jewson and Pugnaloni decided to bring life back into the space, […]

Vote with your Art: Melbourne Fringe Festival 2017 registrations open April

21 March

Take a stand. Have a say. Listen to others. Change your mind. Then change it again. In 2017, Melbourne Fringe embraces the capacity of the arts provoke, incite and inspire change. Artists are encouraged to get out of the echo chamber and use their art to take a stand. Dust off the soap box. Have […]

Yering Station teams up with Guy Grossi to present luxury fundraising lunch

18 March

Yering Station teams up with Guy Grossi to present luxury fundraising lunch, Saturday 20 May Yarra Valley’s gem Yering Station has teamed up with Guy Grossi to present a one-off special lunch where all proceeds raised will be donated to the Children’s Cancer Foundation. The event will feature five courses plus canapés, with matching Yering […]

Gontran Cherrier unveils hot cross buns and returns to Melbourne for lesson

18 March

Gontran Cherrier, Collingwood’s artisan boulangerie has released a range of delectable hot cross buns. Expect twists on the holiday favourite, including macadamia and chocolate, chocolate and hazelnut, and cinnamon and raisin flavours, available now. Not only can bread lovers pick them up in store, but Gontran himself will be baking them at the Sweet Alley […]