Who won Australia’s Best Musical at this year’s Helpmann Awards

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The Australian production of Broadway’s smash hit The Book of Mormon has notched up over 200 performances since opening at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre on 17 January, with every performance sold out. So it’s no wonder it took out this year’s award for the country’s best musical. The winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, the Grammy for […]

Why Campari is all you need from July to August

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Australia is turning on its hospitality for the next few months thanks in large part to the sensational sensation that is Campari. The time to get excited is now. From July 13 to August 20, 2017, Campari will be bringing a touch of iconic Milanese style, sophistication and flair to The Streets of Barangaroo in Sydney as […]

The iconic Bata Bullets from the 60s are back with a limited edition

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The iconic Bata Bullets collection are a casual sneaker originally created for NBA team the Baltimore Bullets in the 1960s, but now – they’re back. With a brand-spanking-new collection from their limited edition Heritage range, the high and low tops in 3 colour ways – blue, pink and cream – are making waves when it comes to […]

Melbourne just got hit by a tidal wave at the NGV

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A tidal wave of art!

Piccolino is a city-cool Italian restaurant in the suburbs worth visiting

Piccolino Mount Waverley Melbourne Italian restaurant food restaurant street

There are few places out in the suburbs of Melbourne that have something so oozingly inner-city-cool about them that you’re baffled as to what it’s doing there in the first place. Piccolino in Mount Waverley is just that. It’s a warm, yellow-lit, aesthetically flooring restaurant run by a family for whom quality Italian fare is […]

Taronga Zoo is brewing up a new festival worth going to

Zoo Brew Taronga view

The Zoo Brew festival is hitting Sydney this weekend, giving the city’s renowned Taronga Zoo a brand new purpose. Zoo Brew will proudly showcase over 20 breweries and provide a taste of some of the world’s top craft beers and ciders from one of Sydney’s most iconic and picturesque locations, Taronga Centre in Mosman. Festivalgoers […]

There’s a new Kapten & Son watches and eyewear concept store worth seeing

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Kapten & Son, officially opened its first worldwide concept store in Melbourne’s funky-town Prahran to so much acclaim it’s a wonder it wasn’t overrun. The brand launched only three short years ago by a German trio in their mid-twenties and though the company is in its infancy, it has gone from strength-to-strength and has grown to have a […]

The Helpmann Awards are coming to Sydney at the Capitol Theatre

Helpmann Theatre

The Helpmann Awards are back! This year’s celebration is the premier celebration of Australia’s vibrant live performance industry, and recognises distinguished achievement and excellence in Australia’s live performance sectors.  The star array of Presenters are Trevor Ashley, Jimmy Barnes AO, Joan Carden AO OBE, Penny Cook, Joel Creasey, Chloe Dallimore, Charles Edwards, Toby Francis, Wayne Harrison AM, Deborah […]

Turn your winter upside-down with a wintry wine getaway with St. Hugo

St Hugo winery dining room

Finding a way to turn your winter frown upside-down can be half the battle of staving-off the wintry cold and depressed feeling that takes us all over as the mercury takes a dive. Though, if you ask Dan Swincer, St. Hugo wines’ chief winemaker, it needn’t be hard. Dan has given us his five top […]

Dinner at Old City is an old Newtown must

Old CIty Newtown restaurant bar

With a name like ‘Old City‘, the restaurant in Newtown conjures up images in your mind of deliberately dilapidated interiors with olde worlde fittings and furnishings to really add that comfort factor. Though, that’s not the case. Instead, they keep the interior quite functional, allowing nothing more than the suspended maze of corded light bulbs […]

Hilton Hotels are doing something epic with Melbourne’s graffiti street art

Last year, the Hilton Hotel in Southwharf Melbourne turned it out by collaborating with Melbourne interiors gurus Sage & Clare to create a room that was truly stunning and really quite unique. Hilton Hotel South Wharf and homewares store and stylists Sage and Clare have joined forces this summer to create the ‘Summer Sleepover’ package […]

Meet the drag queen: Lazy Susan

Lazy Susan drag queen Melbourne

It’s not every day you’re kicked out of a competition twice only to emerge the winner. Unless, of course, your name is Lazy Susan. The Melbourne drag queen might only be approaching her six month hump in drag, but what the self-proclaimed big ol’ campy faggot of a motherless drag queen might lack in experience […]