Category: festivals

2017 Melb Writers Fest

Best of the 2017 Melbourne Writers Festival

It’s August, and that part of this City of Literature’s calendar given over to enlightening speakers, fervent debate, and general conviviality known as The Melbourne Writers Festival. Headquartered at Federation Square, using ACMI,Deakin Edge and the forecourt, this ideas fest…

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Indian Film Festival of Melbourne – The Plus Ones’ Guide

The Indian Film Festival will once again be held in Melbourne from 10 August to 22 August. As a country with one of the biggest film industries in the world, churning out over 1500 movies annually, the cinematic experience is…

Best of August: What to see, eat, drink, and do

August is here! We can begin the countdown to spring. That does not mean you need to be any less busy though so we’ve pulled together our top picks for what you need to be doing this month. And let…

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Melbourne Italian Wine and Food Festival

The Italian Wine and Food Festival was held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings in Carlton Gardens. Gathered were Italians known for their various culinary fields, whether it be wine from the many regions of Italy, pasta, ciabatta bread, truffles, salami,…

Lawrence Leung’s Very Strange Things

Do you consider yourself a Moulder or a Scully? Do you want to believe or are you a stone cold skeptic? Lawrence Leung’s Very Strange Things is a hilarious combination of both wonder and logic, and it’s showing between 11-15…

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Melbourne Magic Festival Close Up Gala Show

The Melbourne Magic Festival Close Up Gala Show was massive, with two performances occurring simultaneously on the two main theatres of the venue. Nicholas J Johnson opened proceedings for those of us in Studio 2 by encouraging us to clap…