LUMAS Gallery has a new exhibition of photographer Werner Pawlok

House of Maria © Werner Pawlok

The culture capital has again turned it on at LUMAS Gallery, putting on a show for photography lovers the city/country-wide. The artist? Photographer Werner Pawlok, of course and it’s not stingy on the colour; if that’s your thing. Pawlok first started photographing his idol Jimi Hendrix way back when, and has now established a strong portfolio of profile and […]

Where to celebrate International Coffee Day in Melbourne

Tipico coffee

Melbourne loves coffee and Melburnians can’t get enough. So, if you fit the bill, you’ll freak when you learn that on 1 October, it’s International Coffee Day. Here’s where to celebrate in Melbourne… Palermo 401 Little Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000 Dulce de leche tiramisu, $16 La Cumparsita, $19 Celebrate International Coffee Day the Argentinian […]

Pinot Palooza is coming back to Melbourne this October

Women wine

Drool-worthy menu has just dropped for Australia’s biggest pinot noir festival.

Glenfiddich whisky and PS40 have teamed up to create an experimental range designed to impress even the most discerning palate


Pleasure and pain. Salt and pepper. Tom and Jerry. Peanut butter and jelly. Some things just go together – such is the case with whisky and soda, leading award-winning Scotch whisky distillery Glenfiddich to collaborate with craft soda factory PS40 to create a range of experimental highballs designed to tantalise your tastebuds. The Glenfiddich Experimental […]

Frank’s in Cheltenham, Melbourne is causing a stir with their winter menu

Franks Melbourne

Frank’s in the little southeast Melburnian suburb of Cheltenham is local and little. But, big. And for good reason. Their photographable food is one thing, but it’s the composition of the whole thing, aesthetic of the whole joint and feel of the whole experience that has drawn people from far and wide and keeps them […]

Veneziano Coffee Roasters in Richmond is Melbourne coffee culture turned up

Veneziano Coffee Roasters Richmond coffee

Walking through industrial Richmond can look quite dreary, but in the back roads on River Streetlies a smell that everyone can recognise. A smell that some say might gives life to everyday; that smell of coffee being roasted! And not just any coffee but Veneziano Coffee Roasters. Having operated out of their River Street headquarters […]

Pinchgut Opera is doing two operas and two performances in two cities in 2019

Pinchgut Opera singer

Sydney and Melbourne are set to host the Pinchgut Opera’s 2019 season between them, from a program comprising of internationally celebrated artists. Pinchgut Opera rediscovers operatic masterpieces from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries and next year, the company will stage four seasons: in April, Pinchgut performs a concert of Bach’s Easter Oratorio together with Telemann’s Thunder Ode; in June, Monteverdi’s final opera The […]

You need to see MAMMA MIA! The Musical in Melbourne

Mamma Mia Theatre stage 6

This July until October, the acclaimed Mamma Mia! The Musical is doing its rounds in Melbourne, setting budding singers, dancers and all-round ABBA-lovers’ alike into a frenzy. Showcasing the ultimate line-up of all the best ABBA songs, the musical – a stage version stake of the movie starring Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin […]