Category Archive: Events & What’s on

Hortus – under the Cow up a tree

The drab and dreary Harbour Esplanade behind Etihad stadium has little more than the magnificent Cow up a tree to break the monotony of unfinished acres of glass-fronted businesses and empty high rise… Continue reading

A history lesson of a different kind: Melbourne Museum’s AZTEC exhibition

In 1519 Spaniard and explorer Herman Cortes took beloved Moctezuam II, leader of the Aztec empire, hostage in his own palace, slowly embarking on Tenichtitlan, the capital.  For two years, the heavily armed… Continue reading

The Abbotsford Convent: An urban heartland for culture, art and life.

At any time of the day, on any day of the week, the Abbotsford Convent is a buzz of smells, sounds and life. The Convent founded, and developed between 1863 and the early… Continue reading

White Night 2014

After the success of White Night 2013, it is back for another 12 hours of cultural overkill, social experimentation and weird and wonderful art.

Melbourne Heatwave 2014

As we finally enter the warmer (extremely hot), summer days in Melbourne this week, many wonder how we will make it through. Complaining about the weather, is a favourite past time and this… Continue reading

Don’t go hungry November in Melbourne at the Age Good Food Guide, Good Food month

The Age Good Food month is heaven for foodies as Melbourne prepares for a city wide, month long celebration of cuisine, drinks, culture and dining experiences. Throughout November, pop-up installations, restaurants and bars… Continue reading

Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Every year, without fail I go to the Melbourne International Comedy festival. For me, it is a flagship event in Melbourne that opens up worldwide opportunities for up and coming comedians from home… Continue reading

Golden Plains Music Festival – Do I go for the music or the food?

Australian summers are synonymous with hot nights, drinking around the watering hole and chilling out with friends. What better way to do so more than to spend a long weekend at a music… Continue reading

Melbourne Hispanic Fiesta

With festivals a plenty throughout Melbourne each year, it is sometimes easy to gloss over them and feel they all overlap into one, yearlong celebration of the arts. It is true Melbournians are… Continue reading

Away with the coats and out comes the sunscreen… for one day at least.

I have never really enjoyed summer – being very fair and all, summer is more of an ordeal than a relaxing experience. Whilst many hit the beach to work on their summer glow,… Continue reading

A lazy Saturday morning

I don’t know about everyone else but I find it incredibly hard to motivate myself on a Saturday morning. It must be something about the potential sleep in and the knowledge that we… Continue reading