Tag: culture

Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2017

Glitz and glamour at the Melbourne Cabaret Festival 2017 Opening Gala

What a joy to attend the fabulous opening gala of the Melbourne Cabaret Festival. Artistic Director Dolly Diamond lays out her vision for the eighth annual festival: Thirteen Australian acts, a balance of new talent with much-loved Aussie cabaret darlings….

Opera Australia’s ‘Carmen’: an exhilarating production

Opera Australia’s colourful production of Carmen brings vibrancy, movement, and fun to Georges Bizet’s otherwise dark tale. Director John Bell has created a vivid atmosphere to accompany the gorgeous score. Eye-catching costumes offer an explosion of colour and the detailed…

Talk & Taste

Talk & Taste at the Immigration Museum

Over three food coma-inducing afternoons, Talk & Taste delves into Melbourne’s multicultural food landscape through a series of informal talks.  Part of the Talk & Taste experience is the Immigration Museum exhibitions, which explore who we are and where we…

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…