Category: events

May’s best events

You know us — always up for a good time. While Ruki was gallivanting around the U.S. and Europe for most of May, I was holding down the fort in Melbourne. With events on every night of the week, here…

Larger Than Life at Krimper

You know you’re at a good party when your major concern is how much gold leaf is getting on your lips. This was a recurring theme at the Larger Than Life event agency‘s launch party for Krimper, where it seemed…

Hooked Hawthorn’s media dinner

I’ve lived in Fitzroy for almost three years, and much to my chagrin, have never been to seafood restaurant Hooked. It took an invite to a media dinner to finally get me there — and I went all the way to…

The Best Melbourne Events Blogs

Who are the best event bloggers in Melbourne? (Besides yours truly, of course.) We thought we’d turn the spotlight on our fellow Melbourne events websites. You should be bookmarking/RSSing/Bloglovin’ all of these gems right now. Melbtown Who: Daniel Machuca What: combining a…

Get Your Balls at SmithBalls

‘Twas the Thursday before Easter, and all through the town, not a creature was stirring…except at the Meatball & Wine Co. launch party for SmithBalls. It was one of those nights where Ruki and I turned to each other and…

Brunswick Music Festival

Sure, there’s the Sydney Road Festival. But Brunswick’s about more than just the famous street fest. The Brunswick Music Festival takes over venues all over the suburb for the fortnight following. Want to see Mongolian musos? How about some traditional Scottish tunes? The…

General Store & Co. Bar Launch

General Store & Co. is the new bar in town. As soon as I entered I knew that I would like this place. It goes for a house-party-away-from-home vibe. What does that mean? Cocktails in big red Solo cups, a range…

Lucha Libre – Mexican Wrestling

I hadn’t heard of Mexican wrestling in Melbourne before and when I did, naturally I was keen to check it out. The event is put on by the Lucha Libre in Australia society and is held in The Hi-Fi Bar….

Party Hopping with The Plus Ones

Party-hopping. The Plus Ones are all about it. Dumbo Feather issue #38 launch party  Don’t know Dumbo Feather magazine? You’re missing out — particularly because they throw grrrrrrreat launch parties for their quarterly magazine. Issue #38 was all about asylum…

Festival of Live Art – Dance Party

When I first heard murmurs of a Live Art Dance party…well it was like a flame to a moth. There was no way I could pass up going to an unique experience like this. The dance party was a part of…