Stonnington Jazz 2017: a celebration of all-Australian talent

23 March

The award-winning Stonnington Jazz 2017 returns for its 12thth year to present more extraordinary performances by Australian artists, both established and emerging, across a wide variety of jazz styles. The festival will run from 11 May to 21 May and Chelsea Wilson will return as Artistic Director for the second consecutive year. “I’m honoured to […]

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Marram-nganjinu Biik-gurrin – We are Country

23 March

Cultural leaders from First Nations across the world meet to set a path for new work, new ways of working in Melbourne this May “We have artists, musicians, writers, filmmakers, curators, art workers and cultural leaders that continue to rise to the challenge of not only maintaining our continued traditions but to explore and evolve […]

Hawkers Brewery Circus for Good Beer Week 2017

16 March

Hawkers Beer is preparing for a unique and dazzling Good Beer Week event that will see Melbourne’s best circus artists juggle beer, fly from the rafters and tumble through the Hawkers brewery in Reservoir. The Brewery Circus, taking place as part of Good Beer Week on Saturday May 13th, will be an intimate, electric circus […]

Melbourne Ballet Company’s celebrates 10th anniversary with Being & Time at Hawthorn Arts Centre

1 February

Melbourne Ballet Company returns to the Hawthorn Arts Centre in March 2017 to present an exhilarating contemporary ballet, Being & Time, marking the company’s ten year anniversary. Company Director Simon Hoy has choreographed Being & Time with internationally acclaimed dance makers Tim Podesta (South African Ballet Theatre, Projection Dance) and Lucas Jervies (Australian Ballet, Scapino […]

Cameo Outdoor Cinema kicks off with new release films in the heart of the forest

29 October

Cameo Outdoor Cinema returns to the picturesque Dandenong Ranges from Friday 18 November. Melbourne’s best-kept secret will show all the biggest new release films of the summer, along with some old classics. For over ten years Cameo Outdoor has brought the magic of the forest to cinemagoers to create the ultimate outdoor experience to delight […]

The Colours of the Caribbean hit Chapel Street

25 July

Step into Saint Lucia, the newest restaurant to grace the vibrant Windsor Quarter on Chapel Street. Combining a trio of flavours from the Caribbean, Cuba, and Gulf Coast of USA, Saint Lucia presents a balanced fusion of colourful, culinary dinner culture with good old-fashioned hospitality. With over thirty years combined hospitality experience, wanderlust owners Stephanie […]

Glamorama Spares No One with New Kitchen, Spare Me

15 July

What happens when the best late-night venue on Brunswick Street and the best café in Ascot Vale work together? Food, drink and music of the highest quality become a match made in heaven. Glamorama has now welcomed David “Davey” Stewart (owner and Head Chef of Ascot Food Store) as executive chef to its new rebranded […]

St Ali Opens In Jakarta

15 February

St Ali brings Melbourne cafe culture to Jakarta as it opens doors to its first South East Asia location. Open for business on February 2nd in the Indonesian capital, owner Salvatore Malatesta has exported his award-winning coffee team, Matt Perger, Ben Morrow and Lachlan Ward, to provide the complete St Ali experience. The opening is […]

St ALi Brings Some Las Vegas Romance to Valentines Day

5 February

This Valentine’s Day St ALi brings Vegas to South Melbourne with The King himself ready to “marry” couples of all stripes and persuasions that might be feeling swept up in the Valentine’s Day excitement. The Church of Secular Coffee is right next door to St ALi so the bridal party and guests can step right […]

ART-Town 2016 Seven Years of Live-art Making Experiences on Chapel Street

5 February

Celebrated Melbourne art event ART-Town is back again in 2016 for the seventh year. A unique live-art making experience, ART-Town 2016 sees artists working in public spaces of the Chapel Street Precinct over two weekends, 2–3 April and 9–10 April. Painters, illustrators, photographers, street artists, sculptors: ART-Town loves all artforms. This year’s artists include regional […]