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Heroes Honoured in WWII drama, Kokoda-The Play

Months toiling in tropical mud with 70kgs backpacks, marching up steep inclines in intermittent downpour, mosquitoes buzzing about. Watching mates die of dysentery beside the track as you push forward. Guiding ‘angels’, the  ‘Fuzzy Wuzzy’ native force, who tended to…

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Electric Turns 10: A First Class Birthday Celebration

You’re not a true southsider until you’ve spent a night out (or ended one) at Electric Ladyland. The Chapel Street institution just celebrated their 10th birthday, and we were invited to relive all of our wild Electric nights in a…

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Pure Magic at the Laneway Theatre

When was the last time you witnessed pure magic? Did you stare in amazement or did you wrack your mind trying to conjure an explanation for the phenomena? Pure Magic by magician Tim Ellis marks the first show at the…

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Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2017 – The Plus Ones Guide

Since Antonio Zeccola founded it in 2000, Melbourne’s Lavazza Italian Film Festival 2017 has grown to become the biggest celebration of Italian cinema outside of its home country. Every year, the festival brings the nation’s freshest talent and most exciting…

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Film Review: ‘Voyage of Time: The IMAX Experience’

A trailer for our planet – if it were filmed by aliens. Say what you will about Terrence Malick – that his dialogue is insufferable; that, since The Tree Of Life (which was iffy at best) the quality of his…

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Footy-loving women!

With the flashing vigour of a flying Sherrin, a trio of footy-mad sheilas huddled to elevate all things women’s AFL on high in Footy Girls, as part of the Melbourne Writers Festival Schools Program. Featuring long-time AFL commentators Alicia Sometimes…

A Fully Booked Dinner for Women in Food and Beverage

Women, prepare to be inspired. Fully Booked has created a ‘social community for women in food and drinks (and those that support them).’ Founder Sharlee Gibb’s latest endeavor (and largest one yet) brought together an incredible assortment of talented women for…

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Sushi With a Twist at The Modern Eatery Richmond

‘Sushi, cheese, and blow torch’, are three words that normally wouldn’t belong in the same sentence. I’m sure you can guess where this is going. Sushi lovers of Melbourne, please welcome The Modern Eatery – Richmond’s newest sushi joint, king…