Under The Big Top At Circus Oz

The words “Circus Oz” conjures up images of lions, acrobats, bearded women and evil clowns. This wasn’t your experience as a kid? Well then, you never went to the circus in Dandenong… Thankfully, Circus Oz is anything but what you…

Bodytorque.DNA – Contemporary Ballet

What is Bodytorque.DNA? Is it ballet? Is it dance? I quickly learned that it was going to be the story of the human body — ballet style. Five works by five choreographers are performed by 38 dancers. It was the 10th Bodytorque but…

Hophaus launches at Southgate

German Sparkle Party alert! (Okay, not really. But you never know.) Hophaus is a Bavarian-style beer hall and restaurant that’s just opened in Southgate in Southbank. Steins of beer, pretzels, and shots of Jägermeister all featured at the opening party — Prost! Hophaus is…

QV Tropical Retreat Launch Party

The team at QV uses their primo location to good effect a few times a a year. This promised to be one of those times. A Tropical Retreat in the middle of the Melbourne winter in the middle of Melbourne….

Full Moon Fetish Party

Passionfruit. The name rang a bell but why…oh yep. Theresa had a girls’ night a while back to go through the assorted catalogue of Passionfruit’s inventory. I remember at the time being mildly devastated that I wasn’t invited but this…

May’s best events

You know us — always up for a good time. While Ruki was gallivanting around the U.S. and Europe for most of May, I was holding down the fort in Melbourne. With events on every night of the week, here…

Larger Than Life at Krimper

You know you’re at a good party when your major concern is how much gold leaf is getting on your lips. This was a recurring theme at the Larger Than Life event agency‘s launch party for Krimper, where it seemed…

Hooked Hawthorn’s media dinner

I’ve lived in Fitzroy for almost three years, and much to my chagrin, have never been to seafood restaurant Hooked. It took an invite to a media dinner to finally get me there — and I went all the way to…

The Best Melbourne Events Blogs

Who are the best event bloggers in Melbourne? (Besides yours truly, of course.) We thought we’d turn the spotlight on our fellow Melbourne events websites. You should be bookmarking/RSSing/Bloglovin’ all of these gems right now. Melbtown Who: Daniel Machuca What: combining a…

Seduction of Sanity with Hendrick’s Gin

A night of interactive art, cocktails, and taxidermied winged puppies — Hendrick’s Gin’s Seduction of Sanity was an evening to remember. The event description was intriguing. What were we in for? Hendrick’s mysterious Seduction of Sanity event promises to offer…