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italian food and wine

Melbourne Italian Wine and Food Festival

The Italian Wine and Food Festival was held at the Royal Exhibition Buildings in Carlton Gardens. Gathered were Italians known for their various culinary fields, whether it be wine from the many regions of Italy, pasta, ciabatta bread, truffles, salami,…

Hophaus Sauagefest Melbourne

Hophaus’ Hot Diggity Dog

There is no better way of celebrating the Queen’s Birthday than with her not too distant relatives, the Germans. Hophaus’ 1st Annual SausageFest serves up just that. I could start this article with a complete and utter array of childish, immature, vulgar, grotesque…

Melbourne Cabaret Festival

The Melbourne Cabaret Festival – guide to the best events

The Melbourne Cabaret Festival is returning this June for its eighth iteration (20 June-2 July 2017). After a stellar event last year, it has truly become one of the city’s major winter art events and a TPO favourite. It’s two…

Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival

Grammy Award-winning Cory Henry brought his groovy band The Funk Apostles to Melbourne for a must-see Melbourne International Jazz Festival exclusive, as the first stop of their world tour. An absolute all-rounder, the multi-instrumentalist and producer Cory Henry worked with everyone from Aretha…

The Melbourne Tea Festival

Now in it’s second year, the Melbourne Tea Festival is a congregation of 53 stalls and specialty tea vendors who are out to challenge coffee’s supremacy in a town otherwise besotted by the brown bean. For a day, the Melbourne…

‘Speaking Daggers’, the new film by Shakespeare Republic

The opening screening of the new Arts Learning Festival, Shakespeare Republic’s Speaking Daggers, was a fantastic introduction to Australian theatrical output as tool-for-education. The short film was commissioned by the Arts Learning Festival, and the premiere showed the 11-minute short…

Gaytimes festival

Gaytimes: the Queer Festival of your Dreams

Gaytimes is toted as the festival of your big gay dreams — a utopia of queer people dancing to music on top of a mountain, next to a giant inflatable rainbow. Gaytimes aimed to be a beautiful community minded space,…