Author Archives: melbourne

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…

Tandem Poppy Seed Festival

Tandem – Poppy Seed Theatre Festival 2017

Tandem is the brain child of Gravity Dolls circus performer Tarah Carey in collaboration with talented acrobats Tim Rutty and Eleanor Beveridge. The show is an interactive board game come to life where players must attempt physical challenges inspired by…

Espresso 155 in Ascot Vale

Espresso 155 is a lovely cafe in Ascot Vale which has recently updated its menu. During our visit, we chose to sit outside as it was a beautiful day. The back outdoor area was gorgeous, with herbs and vegetables growing in…