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Circus and dance movement fusion in NICA’s Le Sacre

I have seen the future. Our youth show us where culture is headed and this show gives you a peek into the next step of theatre as cultural expression. The movement is grandiose, skilled, refined, watchable. The students bubble and…

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The Australian Shakespeare Company’s polished Pygmalion delights

Take yourself down to Collins Street for the ultimate romantic and literary entertainment. For the ultimate upper-class-boy-meets-lower-class-girl-love story told in Edwardian costumes. A parable of picking up something in the gutter and polishing it into a jewel.  This famous early…

MoMA at NGV: 130 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art

The National Gallery of Victoria continues its ascension of gallery rankings, this time with a selection from MoMA, the New York Museum of Modern Art. MoMA, the landmark institution situated in midtown Manhattan, is a pioneering force in the history…

Ciao Cielo Launches in Melbourne’s First Courthouse

Say ciao to your new favourite house made pastas, woodfired pizzas and spritzers, because Ciao Cielo is back! This time, in one of Port Melbourne’s oldest and most enchanting heritage listed buildings, and with an exciting new sister venue, Ciao…

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The Courtly Arts Renaissance Dancing with the Bard

On a sunny winter’s Sunday, we sat deep in the heart of a high timber-roofed colonial church and were entertained with music and dance from over 500 years past. In their Dancing With The Bard, the Courtly Arts Performers, comprising…

German Film Festival Film Review: ‘The Silent Revolution’

Celebrates the universal spirit of rebellion Berlin, 1956, and the wall is not yet built. People from the Soviet-controlled East can take a train to the Democratic West, but they need identification papers and a good, temporary reason for doing…

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Good Food Month – The Plus Ones’ guide

Get your stretchy waist pants out – Melbourne Good Food Month is here and we can’t wait to get the feast started! For the whole month of June, feast your way through an exquisite line up flame roasted dinners, pasta…

Discovering the World’s Best Beers

Where can you find the world’s best beers? Would you believe it if I told you the answer leads to Docklands? Held in Melbourne, the Australian International Beer Awards are the largest annual beer competition in the world judging both…

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The Three Deaths of Ebony Black at The Butterfly Club

The Butterfly Club serves up a wonderful array of shows outside of the festival season throughout the year, and there is one that is currently earning praise in the field of creative theatre. ‘The Three Deaths of Ebony Black’ is…

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Bard To The Bone: 2018 Stratford Shakespeare On The River Festival

In Stratford, on the river Avon, three hours east into Gippsland, an annual cultural offering of all things Shakespearean  casts a magic spell in Shakespeare On The River Festival. This regional event has created an enduring arts legacy for the…