The flavours of India come to Hawthorn with the launch of Piquancy

27 April

Hawthorn’s new Indian restaurant, Piquancy (meaning a pleasantly sharp and appetising flavour) is set to live up to its name with an enticing mix of flavours and spices to transport diners to the streets and homes of India. The contemporary venue from the team behind St Kilda hotspot Babu Ji will open on 5th April […]

Pawn & Co. to reboot bigger and better on Greville Street

27 April
Pawn & Co

The future of the southside’s late night hotspot Pawn & Co. has been decided. Preparation is well underway for an outlandish change of scenery due to developers taking over its current home. After five wildly successful years on Chapel Street, the dazzling bar where everything is for sale will reopen its doors at 177 Greville […]

Jennifer Kingwell and The Glitter and Doom Salon take over Hawthorn Arts Centre

26 April
Gloom & Glitter

For one night only, Friday 5 May Glamour and glitter will arrive at the Hawthorn Arts Centre when The Glitter and Doom Salon takes over the historic venue for one night only. Performer, broadcaster, writer and composer Jennifer Kingwell will take to the stage on Friday 5 May along with a stunning line up of […]

Town Hall Gallery commissions five artists to create new works inspired by its Collection

26 April

Town Hall Gallery is pleased to announce the five artists commissioned to create new works for its Another Look exhibition, which will take over the gallery from 28 October to 20 December this year. Vivian Cooper Smith, Dana Harris, Siri Hayes, Tai Snaith and Kylie Stillman have been selected from over forty applicants to produce […]

Nite Art 2017: Own the Nite Thursday 27 July

26 April
Science Gallery - Blood projection

Nite Art returns in 2017 to once again uncover art after dark in Melbourne. From 6pm on Thursday 27 July, art lovers and night seekers are invited to explore our unique city through an interconnected network of galleries, museums, artist- run initiatives and undiscovered spaces. Nite Art 2017 will be made up of two precincts […]

Four new album launches at Stonnington Jazz 2017

26 April
Parvyn Sing and Hue Blanes

Stonnington Jazz will run from 11-21 May this year and in a festival first, it will play host to four brand new album launches. On Thursday 18 May, two renowned local artists Parvyn Singh (The Bombay Royale) and Hue Blanes launch their debut album I Choose You at the David Williamson Theatre. The album beautifully […]

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

20 April

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 […]