Category: culture

Charge your glasses with BLANC de BLANC at Map 57 in St. Kilda

Bienvenue, Mesdames et Messieurs! Welcome to BLANC de BLANC: the sexy new cabaret spectacle hitting St. Kilda’s winter foreshore festival, Map 57. The theme of the show revolves entirely around the joys of a good bottle of sparkling white: how…

Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2017

Glitz and glamour at the Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2017 Opening Gala

What a joy to attend the fabulous opening gala of the Melbourne Cabaret Festival. Artistic Director Dolly Diamond lays out her vision for the eighth annual festival: Thirteen Australian acts, a balance of new talent with much-loved Aussie cabaret darlings….

Wine and Wildlife Healesville Sanctuary

Wine and Wildlife at the Healesville Sanctuary

The Healesville Sanctuary and some of the best wineries in the Yarra Valley teamed up for Queen’s Birthday weekend to host a spectacular outing with a difference, Wine and Wildlife. It’s not often you can say you walked around a…


‘VELVET’: Las Vegas-style cabaret at Crown Casino

‘It’s the best disco in town, bump and boogie all around…’ Velvet is bringing a disco inferno to Crown Casino for a limited run at The Palms. It is celebration and glittering homage to the 1970s, combining circus acts, comedy, and songs….

Melbourne Historical Crime Tours

Fitzroy’s Historical Underbelly with Melbourne Historical Crime Tours

Fitzroy, cafes galore, home of the uber-cool, and where everyone is a ‘creative’? Take a turn around a different corner for a view into the bloody backstreets of ‘Melbourne’s first suburb’ in Melbourne Historical Crime Tours, where walking the cobblestoned…

Melbourne Cabaret Festival

The Melbourne Cabaret Festival – guide to the best events

The Melbourne Cabaret Festival is returning this June for its eighth iteration (20 June-2 July 2017). After a stellar event last year, it has truly become one of the city’s major winter art events and a TPO favourite. It’s two…