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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…

Mexican Street Food Fiesta at Wilson & Market

Melbourne, get out your sombreros, salt, and lime. Cinco de Mayo is here and no one knows how to celebrate better than Wilson & Market! Cinco de what…? You might be asking. It’s a Mexican holiday on 5 May, celebrating…

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Modern Malaysian identity in MTC’s Hungry Ghosts

The world premiere MTC Education’s production of Jean Tong’s play, Hungry Ghosts, is a contemporary take on the life of young international students in Australia and the ghosts of homeland identity. Taking recent world events connected to Malaysia, it’s an…

Beauty overload at Como Fashion Quarter

A fantasy of fashion, art, and social history appears in Como Fashion House at the National Trust of Victoria’s delightful South Yarra property, Como House and Garden. Four respected artists, stylists, and influencers make use of the site, the owning…

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Geli Raubel – Hitler’s Niece as told on stage

Roll up to Richmond to see some of the 21st century’s most loathsome men tread the boards. Who would have thought you could see such infamous characters within metro Melbourne? After many struggles to get this show up, Globe Players…

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American Essentials Film Festival Review: ‘Outside In’

A promising director’s most accomplished work yet Playing at this year’s American Essentials Film Festival, Lynn Shelton latest, Outside In, is easily her most accomplished work yet. She applies the improvised, almost dogme-like Mumblecore approach, headed by this film’s producers…

New look, new beers at 3 Ravens Brewery

Established in 2003, 3 Ravens claims the title of Melbourne’s oldest independent brewery. The independent spirt is clear upon entering their Thornbury brewery. More than likely you’ll be greeted with a friendly smile and a bearded bartender at the handcrafted…