A Social Service

Review of ‘A Social Service’ at The Malthouse

‘A Social Service‘ premiered at Malthouse Theatre to a full house, and instantly set itself apart from any plays you’re likely to have seen recently. The stadium seating was on opposite sides of the room, with the stage in between…

Literary Collection Dinner with Robyn Annear

A four-course dinner with canapes and cocktails at one of Melbourne’s oldest hotels? Um, yes please, don’t mind if I do. Particularly when it also involves listening to one of Melbourne’s most fascinating authors, Robyn Annear, as part of the…

Melbourne’s Best Gay Nights

I’m a transplant from São Paulo and arrived in Melbourne several months ago to study medicine at Monash. In reality, I spend most of my time ravenously discovering Melbourne’s vibrant gay scene. There are two gay venues that I frequent and…

Kombucha brewing class with KombuchAID

My first encounter with kombucha was not exactly a great one. I was about 12 years old and all I remember was a vinegar-fuelled jolt as I tried a shot from my friend’s mum’s stash. Apparently it was good for…

Glow Festival

Glow Winter Arts Festival 2015 – Launch

After a great build up we finally experienced the ice skating rink-slash-shipping container entertainment hub that the City of Stonnington built off Chapel St! I had told myself in the lead up that I would not ice skate. No, absolutely…

The Urban Kitchen’s Duck Masterclass with Ian Curley

Growing up in a family of foodies, I’ve always felt comfortable in the kitchen. My childhood dinners always seemed far fancier than my friends’, and as my mum likes to say, “We would rarely eat the same thing twice in…

Rubber Soul Revolver

Rubber Soul Revolver tour

The team behind Beatles Live hand-picked four of the best voices to pay tribute to (disputably) two of the best Beatles albums: Rubber Soul and Revolver. Marlon Williams, Jordie Lane, Fergus Linacre (of Kingswood) and Husky Gawenda jumped on stage…

Vamos

Argentinian Nights: a Malbec tasting at Vamos

On a rather chilly and rainy Melbourne winter evening, my plus one and I were given the opportunity to sample some tasty and warming Malbec wines at Latin American restaurant and bar Vamos. Malbec is an high-altitude, thick-skinned grape that…