The Decoded Wine Awards by Dan Murphy’s

While I personally love a little bit of “wine-jargon”, most Aussies find wine described as ‘leathery’, ‘secondary aromas’ or ‘firm tannins’ a bit ridiculous. That’s why Dan Murphy’s decided to launch its own wine awards, minus the daunting terminology. My…

What to see at Melbourne Queer Film Festival 2020

Melbourne’s beloved Queer Film Festival (MQFF) is celebrating it’s dirty thirties in 2020 and you are all invited! As Australia’s largest and longest running celebration of queer cinema, the hand-picked program has something for all tastes: yes, even your straight…

Asia TOPA 2020: Samsara

Asia TOPA is The Arts Centre Melbourne’s triennial multi-disciplinary arts extravaganza which explores the Asia-Pacific region’s best productions. In its second iteration, this year’s three month long cultural feast traverses the connection between contemporary Australia and its growing diaspora. Samsara,…

Asia TOPA 2020: Ryoji Ikeda & NONOTAK

Asia TOPA is The Arts Centre Melbourne’s triennial multi-disciplinary arts extravaganza which explores the Asia-Pacific region’s best productions. In its second iteration, this year’s three month long cultural feast traverses the connection between contemporary Australia and its growing diaspora. I…

À Ố Làng Phố is a must for circus lovers

À Ố Làng Phố is bringing a slice Vietnamese culture and circus to the Arts Centre stage for three nights only. Running as part of the Asia TOPA Performing Arts festival, the show is billed as ‘bamboo circus.’ (If you’re…

WOMADelaide is in the heart of Adelaide’s Mad March

There is always so much happening in Adelaide during the summer, and WOMADelaide, located in the Botanic Park is arguably home to the most cosmopolitan, most culturally diverse, most colourful and most energetic of all these events. The festival itself…

A Noisy Ritual of winemaking at Vintage 2020

Say goodbye summer and hello autumn (aka wine making season) with Noisy Ritual! For the next six weeks, the urban winery is throwing open their doors and hosting some big, noisy celebrations to mark Vintage 2020. Local grapes from across…

The Planet A Lament: Asia TOPA

Asia TOPA is The Arts Centre Melbourne’s triennial multi-disciplinary arts extravaganza which explores the Asia-Pacific region’s best productions. In its second iteration, this year’s three month long cultural feast traverses the connection between contemporary Australia and its growing diaspora. The…