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Zoo Twilights kicks off their 2017 season of music and fun at Melbourne Zoo

I adore the Melbourne Zoo, and I adore live music. Mixing the two together is possibly the best idea anyone’s ever had – add in fundraising to help adorable bandicoots make more bandicoots and you have perfection. I was lucky enough to go along to the opening Zoo Twilights show of 2017. I arrived as… Continue reading Zoo Twilights kicks off their 2017 season of music and fun at Melbourne Zoo

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Melbourne Music Week: Face the Music contemporary music summit

Melbourne is the #1 place to be in Australia if you’re keen on the live music scene, whether that’s as a punter or a performer or even a publicist (alliteration fuels creative industries). There’s one place for all these folks to intersect and fill their brains with wondrous things as well as challenge a few… Continue reading Melbourne Music Week: Face the Music contemporary music summit

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Melbourne Music Week: Her Sound, Her Story

I am very, very passionate about representation of women in music, and Melbourne Music Week have clearly put a lot of effort into diversifying their lineups for this year’s festival. The opening night show, Her Sound, Her Story, was a celebration of women in Australian music. It launched alongside a photographic exhibition on display at… Continue reading Melbourne Music Week: Her Sound, Her Story

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‘The Homosexuals Or Faggots’ at The Malthouse

Subversive art is a fearful thing, not often attempted and almost never achieved, although every so often it takes to the stage, usually at the Malthouse Theatre. Declan Greene’s The Homosexuals or Faggots manages to weave the audience along a journey among the six characters, mocking and criticising each until you’re completely unsure who you’re… Continue reading ‘The Homosexuals Or Faggots’ at The Malthouse

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The Lost Lands Festival at Werribee Park

I’ve just had one of the best weekends of my life. Never did I think that a festival would exist where I felt completely comfortable that also had amazing music straight out of my favourite playlists. The Lost Lands Festival was all this and more, filling a gap in the festival market most didn’t realise was… Continue reading The Lost Lands Festival at Werribee Park

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Art from Beans at Locale Espresso’s charity auction

I love coffee, yet something went horribly wrong this week and I managed to go three days without the glorious liquid gold. What better way to end that drought than an entire morning at coffee legends Locale Espresso‘s coffee lab for the presentation of a group of amazing paintings. The space at the Lab is wonderful… Continue reading Art from Beans at Locale Espresso’s charity auction