Category: culture

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Matador returns to Melbourne

How great is it to have live theatre back in Melbourne! Inspired by hot Spanish nights, ‘Matador‘ is a fiery fusion of burlesque, dance and jaw-dropping circus acts. A fiery Spanish backdrop sets up this tale of forbidden love, desires,…

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Drummer Queens

Live, loud and ready to rule, Drummer Queens smashed into Melbourne this week at the stunning Comedy Theatre. Featuring 8 extraordinary musicians who show that percussion is far more flexible than you might think. Over the course of the night, these queens used…

F*ck Fabulous opens at Arts Centre Melbourne

After a year of anticipation (the production was originally slated for April 2020), F*ck Fabulous is on stage at the Arts Centre as part of the Midsumma Festival. One of the first things you might notice upon entering the Arts…

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Synthony Melbourne

Synthony brought the party back to Melbourne for a very special one night only event at the iconic Sidney Myer Music Bowl. A concert like no other, Synthony is a loving celebration of the last 30 years of Dance Music…

Post-COVID shake off in Lior Solo at Castlemaine State Festival

One of Australia’s superstar songwriters starred at one of the country’s first sellar arts festivals, the Castlemaine State Festival, declaring a return to practice for the events, performing and cultural industries. A hungry audience hung on every chord change and…

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Introducing SPOOKHOUSE: Melbourne’s Ghost Train Art Gallery

Experiential art has reached a new peak, with the launch of Mysterious Al’s SPOOKHOUSE. Part fairground ghost train, part haunted house, and part gallery, the immersive exhibition is like nothing Melbourne has seen before. Mysterious Al put lockdown (and the…

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The Brunswick Ballroom Opening Gala

The Brunswick Ballroom has arrived! Opening with a bang this month, the stunning new Sydney Road venue has already enjoyed a weekend of sold out shows. My Plus One and I were lucky enough to attend the Opening Gala hosted by…

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We’re Probably Really Really Happy Right Now

Are we really, really happy right now? “We’re probably really really happy right now”, the new play by Ellen Grimshaw and directed by Sarah Vickery, premiered at Theatre Works this week, in the theatre’s newly redesigned COVID safe glasshouse. With…