Entries Open for 2017 William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize

25 May
North East 2016

One of Australia’s richest photography prizes just got richer. The winner of the William and Winifred Bowness Photography Prize will now take home $30,000 in prize money – $5,000 more than previous years. For the first time in the history of the prize, Monash Gallery of Art will acquire the winning entry. Established by MGA […]

Dessert queen Christy Tania to launch Glacé pop-up in Melbourne

22 May
Christy Tania Floating Ice Cream

Internationally acclaimed pastry and dessert chef Christy Tania will be making an appearance on MasterChef Australia tonight at 7:30pm, for the fourth year in a row. Contestants will be challenged to create her Floating Ice-cream dish. After the episode airs, the talented chef will tease the public with pop-ups in Melbourne (Prahan Market, 25 – […]

Acclaimed soul singer Allysha Joy gets into the groove at Kew Court House

19 May

Melbourne soul queen Allysha Joy brings exactly what her name suggests: through her gift of song and honeyed, husky vocals with honesty radiating from within. A star on the rise, Joy hits the Fender Rhodes piano for a one off show at Kew Court House on Saturday 10 June, melding jazz, soul and hip-hop into […]

The Inaugural Annual Dance Affair

19 May

  The Inaugural Annual Dance Affair comes to Hawthorn for a diverse musical mash-up, 20 and 21 July Part theatre performance, part get up and dance, The Inaugural Annual Dance Affair is an all-ages dance event that immerses everyone in an evening of old time and new time dance floor magic, taking over Hawthorn Arts […]

WinterWild 2017: a new after-dark festival in the Otways, July – August 2017

15 May

Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires – William Shakespeare Embrace the elements of the southern Otways when a new after-dark festival sparks up next month: the first WinterWild will revel in the untamed side of Apollo Bay. Don’t look away. Inspired by the elements of earth, water, air […]

Andrew Murray and special guests bring big sound to Hawthorn with ATM 15 Big Band, Friday 9 June

15 May

Melbourne’s hippest 15-piece big band is bringing their exciting sound to Hawthorn Arts Centre for one night only. ATM 15, led by music director and composer Andrew Murray will take to the stage on Friday 9 June along with special guest appearances. Andrew Murray leads the fresh sounding big band as a part of their […]

The original secret Flip City Burger menu arrives on UberEats

15 May

Flip City Burgers is where it all started for Dani Zeini and Terri Tep of Royal Stacks – The Flip City burger was originally available as a secret menu item at Dandenong Pavilion. Not remaining a secret for long, the one secret burger turned into a dedicated burger menu at the venue, which went on […]

Custom made Quealy Estate tap wines available at Fancy Hank’s

15 May

Barbecue and wine are a match made in (good) heavens at Bourke Street’s sophisticated barbecue restaurant Fancy Hank’s and Palm Springs inspired bar Good Heavens. The team at Fancy Hank’s has teamed with Quealy Estate on the Mornington Peninsula to create two special tap wine blends, which have been specially created to sit well with […]

Master the art of Pisco and Alpaca at Pastuso: Enjoy alongside the new Autumn Winter menu

8 May

AC/DC Lane’s Peruvian hotspot Pastuso is set to launch exclusive Pisco Master Classes for an intimate and fun experience from May 2017. Resident Pisco master, Miguel Bellido will share the history of the 400-year-old spirit of Peru. Customers will try different styles of Pisco and learn how to shake up their own Pisco Sour. Master […]

Metanoia Theatre Presents Wages of Fear: June 20-29

8 May
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For their ultimate work at Brunswick’s Mechanics Institute, Metanoia Theatre has chosen a fitting finale—presenting a rare stage adaptation of Georges Arnaud’s remarkable 1950 novel Wages of Fear. This landmark thriller, which was adapted into the iconic 1950s film, is imprinted on the imagination of multiple generations. A compelling and provocative tale of utter terror and […]