Author Archives: melbourne

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…

Being a mench at the Shir Madness Jewish Music Festival

“We didn’t expect our first festival to sell out. There are 150 volunteers here today and I hope they’ll be enough. We’ll, at least nobody fainted so far!” These were the first words I heard from one of the organizers…

#disruptyourreality at Channels 2015

Melbourne, get ready to #disruptyourreality at Channels Video Art Festival 2015 from 17-25 September. It’s September 2013. A close-knit bunch of artists gather their collective conscience and birth Melbourne’s biennial Channels Video Art Festival, celebrating the glory and aesthetic of video…