Tag: festival

Comedy Festival: Laura Dunemann – It’s Time For Death

Laura Dunemann has an astonishingly prevalent fear of death, and a show to be proud of as its consequence. ‘It’s Time For Death’ is her debut solo show, dealing with the inevitability of dying, both pessimistic and optimistic attitudes towards…

Next Wave Festival 2016: The Plus Ones’ Guide

The Next Wave is an experimental festival that is unique to Melbourne, running 5 –22 May. Occurring every two years it’s almost a month of performances, dance, art installations, photography and experiences that will get you thinking. With 37 projects…

March 2016: What To Do and Where To Go

As Autumn descends upon us, we look for awesome events to distract ourselves with from the impending, inevitable cold winds and rain to come. Here are our top picks of how to stay warm, while also staying cool: Festival of Live Art (1…

Lactose Lovers win Lottery for Cheese Please

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jlBwWDbPETI] Cheese. All of the cheese. All of the award winning cheese. All for free. The Australian Grand Dairy Awards presented Cheese Please, a twilight urban cheese festival. Meaning, all the delicious dairy products at the festival were award…

The Yak Ales Melbourne Barbecue Festival

There had been a lot of grumbling about the weather last week and comments about winter coming and other apocalyptic Game of Thrones type statements. However, just to prove a point and fly in the face of the usual announce-a-barbecue-expect-the-rain…

Stacks On – The World’s Happiest Festival

Culture Jam events are something special, they push past the everyday into an experience that is part game, part experiment, part let’s get weird. I have been lucky enough to attend a number of the Culture Jam happenings over the past two years, and every…

Williamstown’s Wine & Cheese Fest

Offering an afternoon of exploring the nuances of taste, Williamstown’s second rendition of the Wine & Cheese Fest made for a leisurely experience. My plus one and I walked into Seaworks and then had the difficult task of choosing where…

A sunny Sunday at Evolve Yoga Festival

Spending a sunny Sunday at a yoga festival in the beautiful grounds of the Abbotsford Convent may sound like a spiritual cliché, but regardless of the plethora of Lululemon leggings and yoga mats flying around, the Evolve Yoga Festival challenged yoga…

Melbourne Salami Festa

I hopped over the the Melbourne Salami Festa’s opening night party at the Northcote Town Hall. My main question was whether the salami crowd knew how to party. Undoubtedly ‘yes’ is the answer. The Town Hall has been transformed into…