Edible Weeds Walking Tour

You’ll never think about dandelions the same way again. North Melbourne Library put on a free Edible Weeds Walking Tour on a Friday morning. Since I’m always up for a different sort of event — and I’ll admit to having…

DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition

Like most Melburnians I noticed the giraffe. What was this going to be all about..? DreamWorks! The creators of endless entertainment and laughs throughout my childhood and adulthood (and most likely geriatrichood) were going to have a feature exhibition at…

Flavour Exchange – Autumn

Flavour Exchange is a new concept being held in Fed Square this year. The idea is to have a broad-based tasting of Victoria’s finest autumnal wines, beers, ciders and bites. The quarterly event has superseded the bi-monthly Wine Showcase and…

Brunswick Music Festival

Sure, there’s the Sydney Road Festival. But Brunswick’s about more than just the famous street fest. The Brunswick Music Festival takes over venues all over the suburb for the fortnight following. Want to see Mongolian musos? How about some traditional Scottish tunes? The…

General Store & Co. Bar Launch

General Store & Co. is the new bar in town. As soon as I entered I knew that I would like this place. It goes for a house-party-away-from-home vibe. What does that mean? Cocktails in big red Solo cups, a range…

Lucha Libre – Mexican Wrestling

I hadn’t heard of Mexican wrestling in Melbourne before and when I did, naturally I was keen to check it out. The event is put on by the Lucha Libre in Australia society and is held in The Hi-Fi Bar….

Party Hopping with The Plus Ones

Party-hopping. The Plus Ones are all about it. Dumbo Feather issue #38 launch party  Don’t know Dumbo Feather magazine? You’re missing out — particularly because they throw grrrrrrreat launch parties for their quarterly magazine. Issue #38 was all about asylum…

Festival of Live Art – Dance Party

When I first heard murmurs of a Live Art Dance party…well it was like a flame to a moth. There was no way I could pass up going to an unique experience like this. The dance party was a part of…

Audi Festival of German Films: What To Do

Willkommen in Deutschland! Welcome to Germany! For 16 days, Melbourne gets a little piece of the Germanic world, with 60+ German-language films vying for attention. From live caberet bands celebrating the fall of the Berlin Wall, to Q&A sessions with…

Final Cut film night

I was lazing at the beach when my buddy mentioned an event that evening. “Free short films,” he said. Okay, I’m interested. “Door prizes.” I’m listening. “And free drinks and food.” Let’s hop on a tram! I really enjoy short films,…