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Melbourne Fringe Review: Torte e Mort

Make sure to check out our guide to the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015 Torte e Mort: Songs of Cake and Death is an exquisite hour of cabaret. Anya Anastasia makes her premiere at this year’s Fringe, and an hour watching…

Hiatus Kaiyote

I’m never quite sure how to describe Hiatus Kaiyote to people. It usually just ends in me throwing a bunch of adjectives at the other person before forcing my headphones towards them so they can hear the beauty for themselves….

Tash Sultana: one hell of a musician

Tash Sultana is one hell of a musician. At only 20, she’s already been playing guitar for 17 years (seriously), as well as having an amazing voice and beatboxing skills that raised my eyebrows somewhere near my hairline. Mix all…

Melbourne Fringe Review: Breaking Dad

Make sure to check out our guide to the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015 My Fringe started last night at the Festival Hub in North Melbourne. I love the variety, the experimentation, the surprises that come with our most popular art’s…

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Melbourne Fringe Review: LUMINOUS

Make sure to check out our guide to the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015 Ever dreamed of visiting the surreal and extraordinary world of Avatar’s Pandora? Well this is as close as you can get.  Straight from a sell-out Adelaide Fringe,…

Blue Duck Vodka pop-up bar at Old Melbourne Gaol

On a Friday evening, I wandered the cells of the Old Melbourne Gaol with a Moscow Mule cocktail in hand and found myself engulfed in dark conversations about crimes from Melbourne’s sordid past. With blue lights that enhance the haunting…

Melbourne Fringe Review: Shoot From The Hip

COMPETITION! Win four tickets to the show on Fri. 18th September! It’s Fringe time and I started mine in style by attending ‘Shoot from the Hip’ at the Courthouse in North Melbourne. It’s a jazzy crime noir show. This production takes…

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Melbourne Fringe Review: Little Mountain Goblin

Make sure to check out our guide to the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015 I love a good comedy that draws upon the inner truth within a performer, and to a point where it is not forced or overdone. ‘Little Mountain…