Author Archives: melbourne

Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix Hospitality Launch

It’s one of the biggest weeks of the year for Formula 1 fans across the globe – the Australian Grand Prix! As anyone that has been to this high-octane event will tell you, it’s not all about the cars. To…

Ich Nibber Dibber – inane meets imagination at Malthouse Theatre

I’ll be honest – after reading Malthouse Theatre’s description of Ich Nibber Dibber, I was still unsure what to expect from the production. But I was intrigued. The press release begins with, “imagine switching on a tape recorder and leaving…

A new craft brewery for Collingwood

Collingwood just got craftier! Fixation Brewing’s new tasting room, The Incubator, is now open for business. Friends, family, dogs, beer enthusiasts, and industry pros filled the brewery on opening night to raise a glass in celebration. Managing Partner Tom Delmont…

Barringwood wines at VIN Diemen festival

VIN Diemen – Tasmania’s Finest Wines come to Melbourne

On a surprisingly warm and sunny Melbourne day, my Plus One and I headed to Pure South Dining to experience the VIN Diemen festival for wine and fun. The festival is a showcase of Tasmania’s fine wines and culinary delights. We were…

Mamma Mia! The Musical

If you think you haven’t heard of Mamma Mia! The Musical before then think again. This hugely successful musical based around ABBA’s many hit songs has been touring the globe for a number of years now with an estimated 60…

Juan Esteban Varela magic

Melbourne Magic Festival’s Magic In The Dark

Melbourne Magic Festival, where have you been all my life? Conveniently nestled into the Collingwood Art Precinct (home to Circus Oz and the beautiful Melba Spiegeltent), this is officially the largest festival of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. The…

Sugar Republic

If you are like us and have always dreamed of entering Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, then we have just the place for you. Sugar Republic is a pop up “candy museum” where local Melbourne artists and creative have collaborated on…

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…

Christian McBride’s New Jawn is New Jazz

New Jawn presents a contemporary and historically aware set at Jazzlab, as part of the Melbourne International Jazz Festival. The syncopated language of jazz ranges from easy listening to complex avant-garde, and new forms mindful of old school is a…

A Deliciously, Fruity, Pinot Affair in Geelong

If there are two people who are perfect to send to a Pinot Noir festival – it’s two ladies whose drinks of choice are a glass of moscato or an espresso martini. If we were going to find our perfect…