Category: culture

Step into a Mysterious World of Illusion and Wonder

The Melbourne International Arts Festival is in full swing, with another diverse calendar of programming. Thought provoking theatre? Check. Dynamic dance? Check. Experimental music? Check. A mentalist creating seemingly impossible experiences inside a mirrored tent? Check. The last item on…

SOCIETY at Melbourne Fringe Festival

New Orleans, just like a good friend you’ve known for years, has several nicknames. The Big Easy, The Crescent City and even simply NOLA come to mind, as does its influential jazz scene and voodoo practices. It goes without saying…

‘I’m a Phoenix, Bitch’ ignites Arts Centre Melbourne

As I sit down to write about Bryony Kimmings’ Australian premiere of I’m a Phoenix, Bitch, I’m faced with a challenge. How does one convince audiences to see a show about postpartum depression? Childhood illness? Mental breakdowns? While most people…

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30 Years of sixty five thousand with timeless Bangarra Dance Theatre

One of the world’s best dance companies ever, our own indigenous dance company Bangarra Dance Theatre, celebrates 30 years of production excellence with a triptych anniversary show, 30 Years of sixty five thousand, demonstrating their cultural and artistic depth as…

Meditation with Furbabies

Meditation with Furbabies: breathe in and bleat out!

Goat Yoga: breathe in and bleat out! We all need a way to destress after a long day or week – maybe even month. What better way to do so than through meditation surrounded by a variety of cuddly animals,…

New Savages- 17 Aug 2019

Delta blues boogie at album launch for The New Savages

Melbourne’s Milan Milutinovic is the driving force behind his band, The New Savages, who recently launched their latest album, The Seventh Son, in St. Kilda. A highly danceable Indie- Blues band, their influences comprise the century old original recordings of…