Midsumma Festival Sailing

The Midsumma Festival starts in early January and continues for the rest month. The aim is to celebrate queer culture and boy do they know how to celebrate! There’s a whole host of outstanding events and it has certainly stamped…

Spontaneous Choir Melbourne

If you’ve ever been to Confest, you’ve heard of the Spontaneous Choir. It began there in 1990, and is one of the highlights of people’s experience at the festival. Haven’t even heard of Confest? That’s okay — you don’t need…

Shed Cinema

I was introduced to Shed Cinema by an Turkish friend of mine living in Melbourne. How she had been introduced to it I’ll never know, but boy am I glad she told me about it.  I actually don’t know how people…

SantaCon Melbourne

  Around the world, hundreds of Santas band together, spreading joy and merriment throughout cities as they go on their merry way. This explosion of Santa-ness is known as SantaCon, and in 2013 they had 323 events in 44 countries….

Sake Tasting – Chef’s Armoury

In uni I spent six months in Japan and had my fair share of high quality sake.  Whilst I feel that you can get the good stuff here, the prices just aren’t conducive to my tastes.  When we saw a…

Laneway Learning Christmas Party

A room full of the most creative, smart, and inspiring people in Melbourne, all bouncing ideas off of one another over glasses of wine? Count me in! Tuesday night saw the first of the — hopefully annually — Teachers’ Christmas…

Tropfest – Melbourne 2013

Tropfest is the annual Australian short film festival.  It is annual, or meant to be, but we had one in February 2013 and another one on Sunday… Whatever, shorts are great, and the more the merrier I say. It was…

Yelp’s Makeup Masterclass at Miss Fox

Who doesn’t love bubbles, chocolate, and makeup? Okay, some guys might not be raising their hands right now, but I was pretty darn excited when I read Yelp Melbourne’s description of the event they were throwing: Join us for a makeup…

Yelp’s 2nd Birthday Extravaganza

Yelp, never heard of it? Get on it! It’s a review/event site spread across 22 different countries. It landed in Melbourne two years ago and hasn’t looked back.  There’s a vibrant local community of foodies, eventies, straight laced professionals and…

Time Out Melbourne Bar Awards

The inaugural Time Out Bar Awards were held on a Monday (presumably to accommodate all the hospos on their only ‘lite’ night of the week).   The awards aimed to recognise some of the outstanding people that make Melbourne’s bars what they…