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Top 10 Events in Melbourne April 2017: Dates for your Diary

April is shaping up to be a jam packed month! Have a look at our Top 10 to see what to scribble in your diaries. Whether it’s indulging in burgers and beer at Meatstock, raving at Transgenre, or sipping on red wine…

Passenger – A Bus Through Melbourne’s Wild West

Passenger is a production by Jessica Wilson which was born out of works produced for the now (sadly) grandfathered Big West Festival. When I saw the concept — a bus ride through Docklands, set to a Western, where you are…

Trainspotting Live Melbourne

‘Trainspotting Live’ at fortyfive downstairs

I was so excited to hear about Trainspotting Live.  Especially since it is being performed at fortyfive downstairs: the perfect venue for such an immersive experience such as this. Trainspotting has deservedly gained cult status as it exploded from Irvine Welsh’s…

Dance Massive Melbourne Tiny Slopes

Dance Massive: ‘Tiny Slopes’ skateboard dancing

Nat Cursio’s Tiny Slopes, part of the annual Dance Massive Festival, stars four school-age skateboarders and dancers. A huge open space, with cool chicks, ‘80s anthems, easy camaraderie, plus a Beyonce-strong fan blowing your hair about. What’s not to like?  The…


Souk – North Africa on a Dish

A neon pink sign beckons from the end of a Melbourne city laneway. The building it adorns looks small and unassuming, and as I start to imagine the layout inside, words like intimate and cosy spring to mind. I couldn’t…

Pawn & Co.’s new Greville Street location

If there’s a gap in the ‘Melbourne Is The Best City In The World’ mantra, it’s our clubs. They just can’t hold a candle to the best venues around the world. I’ve never really been able to find out why….

Millinery Labassa Mansion Melbourne

Millinery Madness at Labassa Mansion

Imagination caught in a net then whipped up as portable artwear is how we saw the first ever  Melbourne International Millinery Competition, held at Caulfield’s National Trust historic mansion Labassa. Showing entries from across the seas, 70+ creations were greeted…

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2017

Melbourne Food & Wine Festival 2017: the top 8 events

Food paradise Melbourne turns into the seventh level of heaven during the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival. Running 31 March to 9 April 2017, there’s something for everyone: express lunches for the CBD workers, nighttime cocktail excursions, all-day free festivals, and…