Category: culture

The Famous Spiegeltent at Luna Park

When carnival icons combine: Spiegel et Luna

Have you heard the news? The Famous Spiegeltent is doing a 3-week spring season in St Kilda’s Luna Park! These two historic icons are combining for your entertainment. If the Opening Party is anything to go on, this season is…

Moira Finucane’s Diva Dance Hall Carousel

Nestled in the heart of St Kilda’s iconic Luna Park, The Famous Spiegeltent will deliver magic, music, thrills and spills to audiences this October as part of the Carnival Dreams show. Built in 1920, the intimate pop-up salon made of…

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Bare Beckett poetics enchant in McGovern’s Watt

In a postmodern world, after two world wars, we are now caught up in the busy noise of the digital, the technical, and the experiential. Arts Festival’s need to wow and offer larger than life events. In Tom Creed and…

Fire Gardens at Melbourne Festival

As Melbourne International Arts Festival (MIAF) artistic director Jonathan Holloway puts it: October is for MIAF and November is for sleeping. So while others chose to be snug in bed, The Plus Ones headed off to see Melbourne’s famous Royal…

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A Classic Night Out at Lexicon’s Contemporary Circus

We’re a bit spoilt when it comes to circus in Melbourne – with Circus Oz in residence, The Melba Spiegeltent hosting events year round, and emerging artists showcasing their talents during Melbourne Fringe. So when the Melbourne International Arts Festival…

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Gravitational Waves – Seeing Art in Science

Science and art are colliding like never before. Whereas once seen as distinct and separate disciplines, they are now forming a symbiotic alliance and generating immense creative possibilities for us to enjoy. Like all good trends, this is popping up…

Modern Medea pleads her case in Medea- A Reasonable Woman

One of the greats of drama, Medea speaks direct to her jury in Uninvited Theatre’s newest creative work, Medea – A Reasonable Woman. Coolly articulate, she seems every bit today’s mid-life wife defamed by a quixotic Athenian husband. When courted,…

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2:20AM A play about suicide survival

Survival after a suicide loss. You wouldn’t think there was much positive about it. Yet award-winning playwright and Anvil Productions co-Director Rebecca Lister reveals a wellspring of strength inside a group of suicide bereaved who join a writer’s group after the…