Brews, Blues and Barbecues at Gourmet BBQ Festival

25 October

The first ever Redheads Gourmet BBQ Festival in Melbourne is bringing together local providores, hardware retailers, brewers, wineries and food sellers on 1 – 3 March. Part of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, this three-day extravaganza will get set the Elwood foreshore alight with a blues music line-up. Pop-up eateries will join the festival […]

Robotic Percussion Invades the Substation: Speak Percussion Presents AUTOMATION

25 October

Musician or machine? AUTOMATION challenges this idea through a series of robotic and mechanised experimental percussion installation performances, presented by Speak Percussion and The Substation. Hosted by The Substation for the 2012 Melbourne Fringe Festival and curated by Speak Percussion, AUTOMATION will feature a full day of performances, from interactive installations through to a massed […]

This week at Zilla & Brook

24 October
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Wow, it’s been an amazing week! While Fiona was away in Vietnam on a well deserved break, Mia held the fort. Editorial was flowing thick and fast for our wonderful clients. Firstly, STREAT’s review of the Flemington cafe in Red magazine and STREAT’s head chef, Rob Auger was featured in the Herald Sun. My Mexican […]

The Minotaur Trilogy

24 October

World Premiere Presented by Chamber Made Opera and Melbourne Recital Centre in association with Melbourne Festival Chamber Made Opera, Australia’s only dedicated contemporary chamber opera company, has created an exquisite mythological meltdown – an epic and enthralling journey into mythology, Monteverdi and oblivion. This renegade company casts its decidedly unorthodox gaze over ancient Greek legend […]

Peter McLisky and Zachary Frankel Join Forces: The Bunny Jewellery Range at Lord Coconut

24 October

Lovers of Peter McLisky’s quirky rabbit sculptures can now wear a miniature version around their neck, with the bunny jewellery range, a design collaboration between McLisky and Melbourne jeweller, Zachary Frankel, available at Lord Coconut. Featured widely in design magazines, McLisky’s exterior sculptures have been adapted with the assistance of Zachary Frankel, to create statement […]

I Made This Exhibition at Lord Coconut: August 3-25

24 October

Lord Coconut will unveil the creative genius and meticulous detail dedicated to create the bespoke pieces of men’s jewellery, at the I Made This exhibition, as part of Craft Victoria’s Craft Cubed Festival in August. Lord Coconut has been granted exclusive access to the workbenches of his jewellers, and will be exhibiting the wondrous transformation […]

Naomi Troski: FOSSE. 1 June-26 June 2012

24 October

City of Kingston’s new contemporary art gallery, G3 Artspace, presents “Fosse” the new work from sculptor, Naomi Troksi. While it‘s possibly more accurate to describe her site-responsive 3D works as ‘drawings in space’ than sculpture, as it also indicates her installation methodology. In 2011 Troski exhibited both “Runnel” in The Substation Contemporary Art Prize exhibition […]


23 October

“Almost nothing important that ever happens to you happens because you engineer it. Destiny has no beeper; destiny always leans trench-coated out of an alley with some sort of ‘psst’ that you usually can’t even hear because you’re in such a rush to or from something important you’ve tried to engineer” –  David Foster Wallace […]