Iconic photographer David LaChapelle headlines Ballarat International Foto Biennale with first ever exhibition in Australia

20 April
American Jesus

19 August – 17 September 2017 The Ballarat International Foto Biennale is thrilled to announce that iconic American photographer David LaChapelle will headline the month-long event with a major exhibition, nationally exclusive to the festival. This will be the first time LaChapelle will present an exhibition in Australia. “David LaChapelle is provocative, at times irreverent, […]

Spring Awakening – Youth, rebellion, sexuality and mortality

12 April
Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening tickets now on sale Tickets for StageArt’s upcoming Broadway musical Spring Awakening are now on sale. Following the announcement of an extremely talented cast, the much-anticipated musical production will be showing from 19 May to 4 June at Prahran’s popular performance venue Chapel off Chapel. The Tony Award-winning musical captures the electrifying journey […]

ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017 FREE Key Events 19 April – 14 May, 2017

11 April

ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017 is drawing closer with just over two weeks to go until the official opening on Wednesday 19 April. A festival of provocative climate change related arts and ideas, the event provides a platform for the discussion of the challenges, opportunities, impacts, and solutions associated with climate change. At the core of the festival […]

Gontran Cherrier and Fancy Hank’s announce delicious collaboration

11 April

Collingwood’s artisan boulangerie Gontran Cherrier and Melbourne’s premier barbeque institution Fancy Hank’s have joined forces to create a French American sandwich, available at both venues. Patrons will be able to enjoy Gontran Cherrier’s miso rye sandwich with Fancy Hank’s house cured and smoked pastrami with smoked cheddar cream cheese and pickled onions. Available to the […]

Cirque d’Ali St Ali celebrates Dine with Heart Fundraiser for Sacred Heart Mission

11 April
Cirque d'Ali

On Friday, May 5th, St Ali presents Cirque d’Ali, a circus themed party to raise funds for Dine with Heart, Sacred Heart Mission’s annual fundraiser. Circus performers, jugglers, magicians and all manner of performance will delight in this intimate version of a big top, coinciding with lively music to transport guests to a vibrant atmosphere […]

Under the sun: Reimagining Max Dupain’s Sunbaker

10 April
The Sunbaker

Under the sun: Reimagining Max Dupain’s Sunbaker is a large-scale exhibition of new works commissioned from 15 artists responding to Australian photographer Max Dupain’s iconic ‘Sunbaker’ image. Artists include Peta Clancy, Christopher Day, Destiny Deacon, Michaela Gleave, Nasim Nasr, Sara Oscar, Julie Rrap, Khaled Sabsabi, Yhonnie Scarce, Christian Thompson, Angela Tiatia. Kawita Vatanajyankur, Daniel Von […]

A Foodie Feast at Good Beer Week 2017

3 April

In 2017, Good Beer Week’s Foodie stream continues to attract some of Melbourne’s and the world’s best chefs to the food capital of Australia. Festival-goers will experience the best of beer and food matching at the 69 food-focused events taking place during Good Beer Week from 12–21 May. Kicking things off on Saturday 13 May […]

Hawkers release new limited Hop Series IPA

3 April
Hop Series IPA

Hawkers latest addition to the brewery’s celebrated range of beers is the new rotational Hop Series IPA, made in collaboration with the world’s largest hop producer Barth-Haas Group. This new series will see the IPA reimagined over a range of releases, with each new ‘edition’ using different hops to highlight new flavours and notes to […]

From business to brewing: Hawkers Beer introduces new head brewer Justin Corbitt

3 April

Justin Corbitt has been appointed head brewer at Hawkers Beer taking over the reins from Jon Seltin. With over several years of experience in brewing, Justin’s new appointment is sure to see Hawkers become even bigger and better than ever. “I am very happy to be a part of the Hawkers team and I’m excited […]