Grab a paddle of beer at the Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular 2015

If you’re a huge craft beer aficionado/aficionada, you don’t refer to it as the Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular. You just call it ‘GABS’. And you’ve already download the app. What is GABS? It’s a celebration of craft beer. Basically, hundreds…

Monkey King & The Secret Opium Den

On an icy Melbourne day I had the chance to explore Little Saigon. Even better, I did so in the delightful company of Little Miss Melbourne and the The Weekly Review team. The first stop was the warming spices of Monkey King….

‘Don Giovanni’ at Opera Australia

If you’ve never been to the opera before, Opera Australia’s production of ‘Don Giovanni’ is a cracker to satiate your curiosity. Mozart’s two-act opera is based on the legend of Don Juan. Don Giovanni is an unrepentant womanising scoundrel, who goes about town…

Underground Cinema’s ‘PATRIOT’ experience

Everything about Underground Cinema is a surprise. The film is secret. The location is secret. All you know is you’re going to watch a movie, interact with actors, and that you should dress a certain way. The UGC team are masters at…

French Theatre Company’s ‘Is Three Really a Crowd?’

‘Is Three Really a Crowd’ is the 87th production for the Melbourne French Theatre (Théâtre Français de Melbourne) in a history that goes back 38 years. Founded in 1977 by Michael Bula and A. David Gorrie. MFT’s latest offering was performed last week in the…

‘Working: The Musical’ at Chapel Off Chapel

I’m a sucker for musicals, beautifully blended voices and a good story or three. All of this means I’m slightly in love with “Working: The Musical” presented by the Queensland Conservatorium’s final year students, bringing their show to Chapel Off…

NICA Pescado

NICA’s Pescado: a circus-cabaret fusion

Picture yourself slowly walking from the sunny shores of Venice Beach and descending slowly beneath the breaking waves, into the world where scuba divers DJ and the circus ringmaster oddly resembles a tubby bearded walrus.  This and other fishy characters,…