Metanoia Live Works launches next week with Speculative Subject and Cut, Copy, Post

14 June

Saturday 25 June marks the start of Metanoia Theatre’s first season of Live Works for 2016. The exhibition will showcase a diverse range of avant-garde live art pieces over the course of two weeks in the heart of Brunswick at the Mechanics Institute. First up in the series of shows is Speculative Subject (25 June, […]

House Party heats up the Kew Court House

9 June

Kew Court House is defrosting the dance floor this winter with the House Party series of events. Taking place on the last Friday of each month throughout the chilly season, these special events will see three of Melbourne’s hottest music outfits bring the nighttime to life. Up first on 24 June is Quarter Street, a […]

Rubiks Collective

Rubiks Collective takes over Kew Court House for Future Classic III

9 June

Kew Court House presents the third installment of its Future Classic series, showcasing vibrant Melbourne contemporary art-music ensemble Rubiks Collective on Sunday 12 June. Rubiks will perform a program inspired by the Winter Solstice, The cold earth slept below. Rubiks Collective is a modular ensemble made up of four core members, all of whom are […]

Metanoia Announces Live Works 2016 Season

30 May

Metanoia’s Live Works will take place at the Mechanics Institute in the heart of Brunswick from June through to August. The program is a commitment to diversity and innovation in contemporary performance and showcase a series of avant-garde live art pieces, featuring creators who are pushing the boundaries in their respective fields. Speculative Subject (25 […]

Hawthorn Arts Centre and Spare Parts Puppets Theatre present The Little Prince

12 May

Let your imagination take flight with Spare Parts Puppet Theatre’s acclaimed production of The Little Prince, adapted by Simon Clarke from the classic book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Engineered for audiences of 4–12 years but sure to delight adults and children alike, The Little Prince is an adventure story that celebrates the richness of human […]

Mr Clicketty Cane Plays Chopsticks with Peter Combe

12 May

Iconic Australian children’s performer Peter Combe is set to delight audiences at the Hawthorn Arts Centre on Sunday 29 May in Mr Clicketty Cane Plays Chopsticks. The show comes to Melbourne for the first time off the back of huge success at the 2016 Adelaide Fringe Festival. The veteran singer-songwriter will be supported by the […]

Reception: The Musical

21 April

As part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival on Tour, Bendigo will be entertained by the comedic and musical delights of Reception: The Musical, a toe-tapping original score written by award-winning writer/performer, Bethany Simons, and leading Melbourne composer, Peter de Jager, from Monday 16 May to Friday 20 May. In Reception: The Musical, Simons recalls and […]

Ella Hooper releases a duo of nail polishes to coincide with her new double EP Venom/New Magic

19 April

To celebrate the release of Ella Hooper‘s upcoming double EP Venom/New Magic, the dark-pop chanteuse has created a limited edition duo of nail polishes. These fantastically unique merch offerings will be available for purchase at her Wednesday night residency at The Gasometer Hotel in May, for $15 each. Venom (2015) was Ella’s shockingly honest break-up […]

Hawthorn Arts Centre and Larrikin Ensemble Theatre present Boy Out of the Country

14 April

Funny, fast paced, and written in an Australian poetic vernacular reminiscent of Banjo Paterson and Henry Lawson, Boy out of the Country tells a story of land, family and belonging. A family property, worthless for generations, is suddenly zoned as part of a regional housing estate to accommodate an ever increasing urban sprawl. At this […]

The Weekend of Beautiful Music at Kew Court House

7 April

This May, Kew Court House invites audiences to The Weekend of Beautiful Music: a program of five music events sure to inspire and delight. Immerse yourself in performances from artists such as Ella Hooper and Parvyn Singh (The Bombay Royale) in the ambient, intimate setting of the historical Kew Court House. SATURDAY 14 MAY 4pm: […]