Make Your Own Gin Recipe in This Pop-Up Masterclass

Roll up your sleeves, get a bit boozy and learn to craft gin like the masters. Bass & Flinders Distillery is bringing their Gin Masterclass to Chapel Street! Gin has taken Melbourne by storm. Juniperlooza, craft distilleries, gin pop up…

Post-COVID shake off in Lior Solo at Castlemaine State Festival

One of Australia’s superstar songwriters starred at one of the country’s first sellar arts festivals, the Castlemaine State Festival, declaring a return to practice for the events, performing and cultural industries. A hungry audience hung on every chord change and…

Plates of food and cocktails

Porters Williamstown launch Dining at Home

Williamstown’s days as a neglected industrial area are long gone, with the scenic, sea-side sanctuary known as a great place to grab a bite and go for a stroll along the beach. Porters is a local staple for a reason,…

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Introducing SPOOKHOUSE: Melbourne’s Ghost Train Art Gallery

Experiential art has reached a new peak, with the launch of Mysterious Al’s SPOOKHOUSE. Part fairground ghost train, part haunted house, and part gallery, the immersive exhibition is like nothing Melbourne has seen before. Mysterious Al put lockdown (and the…

Melbourne Fashion Festival Artz Showcase

It’s back! The Melbourne Fashion Festival is an annual celebration of fashion, arts, ideas and creative endeavour across a city that’s usually known for wearing just black. Featuring world-class runways with some of Australia’s most established and emerging designers, as well as…

Enlightenment

It’s been a very long time since I’ve seen a play at Darebin’s Northcote Town Hall (due to COVID), and same for my plus one, so I was eagerly excited when I stumbled across promo for “Enlightenment”, written by Joe…

Get Boujie Bogan at Stingrays Upstairs   

Climb Bodriggy Brewing Co.’s steep staircase and you’ll be rewarded with a new disco-licous cocktail saloon — Stingrays Upstairs. Situated above Bodriggy’s spacious Abbotsford bar and brewery, Stingrays Upstairs is a more intimate venue, but it can still pack a…

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The Brunswick Ballroom Opening Gala

The Brunswick Ballroom has arrived! Opening with a bang this month, the stunning new Sydney Road venue has already enjoyed a weekend of sold out shows. My Plus One and I were lucky enough to attend the Opening Gala hosted by…

Cocktails and Caviar at Poodle Upstairs

Cocktails, cheese, charcuterie, and caviar launched the newest addition to Poodle’s bar and bistro — the Poodle Upstairs cocktail lounge. The décor has a touch of art deco and the menu is an elevated offering of the bistro downstairs. The…