‘LOST: 5’ by Illumi-Nation Theatre at the 2017 Poppy Seed Festival

‘An unengaged mind, is an empty mind.’ The world premier of Daniel Keene’s LOST: 5 provided insight into where the mind wanders when there is emptiness or hopelessness. Illumi-Nation Theatre invites audiences to consider homelessness through five distinct monologues. The Rain, Two Shanks,…

‘REDSHIFT’ by Chunky Move

  Director, choreographer, and performer James Batchelor has created an outstanding performance that explores the relative distance between objects in space. The ensemble for REDSHIFT consists of Amber McCartney, Jack Riley, Jacqueline Trapp, and Batchelor himself. As the 2017 Next Move…

Jack Daniels Barrel House

Jack Daniel’s Barrel House Pop Up at Southbank

  Southern hospitality has arrived at Southbank with the annual Jack Daniel’s Barrel House pop up. We got a taste of the venue, festivities, and Jack’s finest at the launch event. The purpose made pop up has some real down…

‘Bread Crumbs’ at Poppy Seed Theatre Festival 2017

Once upon a time, somewhere in Melbourne, there lived a brother and a sister called Hansel and Gretel right next to a great dark forest. Gretel was a bit of a babe, who knew how to look after herself, and…

‘Rooman’ by Fleur Elise Noble at Arts House

From the creative powerhouse behind 2D Life of Her, Fleur Elise Noble, Rooman is the breathtakingly beautiful yet heart-wrenching tale of a girl who fatefully encounters a half-man-half-kangaroo one night in her dreams… and falls in love. As I enter…

Urban Wine Walk in Richmond

On a beautiful Saturday afternoon we were treated to a day out at Urban Wine Walk in Richmond,  Melbourne. A new concept and one not done in Melbourne before, the Urban Wine Walk was a self-guided tour of some of Richmond’s…

Green Man’s Arms – Carlton’s New Vegetarian Pub

Green Man’s Arms is located on the corner of Elgin and Lygon St in Carlton. It occupies the prior home of Percy’s which was an institution for Carlton locals. I myself spent many an university night there pumping out karaoke…

White Mojo comes to Glen Waverley

The Kingsway café and dining scene is about to get a lot more exciting with the addition of White Mojo Plus+.  With successful cafés at Balwyn and the CBD, the lucky folks at Glen Waverley have been blessed with the…

Struggle With Glory: Harry James Angus at Melbourne Music Week

Known to many Aussies as the trumpet-playing singer from The Cat Empire, Harry James Angus showed off this very different project to a packed crowd at this years Melbourne Music Week. Playing in the open-air car park of St Paul’s…