Burger wrappers in the NGV: Celebrate life’s banality with artist Darren Sylvester

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The dude known for his consumption by consumerism who then turned it into art, Darren Sylvester, has an exhibition on at the National Gallery of Victoria from 1 March to 30 June 2019. From a pulsating coloured dance floor based on an Yves Saint Laurent makeup range, to a chaise lounge upholstered in cheeseburger wrapping, […]

Morgan’s Sorrento brings Melbourne-cool to the Mornington Peninsula

Morgans Sorrento diners

If beachside drinks, sun-soaked lunches and coastal vibes are your thing, then Morgan’s, is for you. The huge establishment down by the water and dock of the Queenscliff Ferry is the Mornington Peninsula’s newest restaurant, wine bar and dining room that caters to all kinds of needs. Complete with sweeping views of Port Philip Bay, […]

Quality Italian food with a rooftop in Hawthorn – only Santoni

Santoni pizza

Santoni is an Italian restaurant in Hawthorn, Melbourne’s east that does good food with quality service, spread across three floors that includes a rooftop. Does anything sound any better? View this post on Instagram Who said vegetarians don't have fun? A post shared by Santoni (@santonipizza) on Jul 30, 2018 at 1:12am PDT Found right […]

China’s Terracotta Warriors are coming to the National Gallery of Victoria


This is quite possibly one of the most exciting achievements of the National Gallery of Victoria – NGV – in quite some time. And that’s taking into consideration their constant sessions with world renowned artists and designers as an ongoing thing. Alongside the world of Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang, the Terracotta Warriors of Shaanxi, China […]

Underground Cinema: HOTEL

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The Secret Squirrel crew go above and beyond in setting the scene for Underground Cinema’s nights out at the movies. Previous highlights include recreating Casablanca’s Rick’s Café América in in a hangar (complete with World War II-era plane) and The Life of Brian’s Roman-occupied Judea in the sandy grounds of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, featuring […]

Good Times Milk Bar in Bentleigh, VIC has opened its dog friendly courtyard

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Brunch with your pup is 100% doable now – Good Times Milk Bar in Melbourne’s southeastern Bentleigh has made sure of that. A neighbourhod fave, Good Times Milk Bar takes the humble concept of the milk bar and turns it all the way over as a welcoming space for all locals to enjoy. Recently, they’ve […]

16 best places to celebrate New Years Eve 2018 in Melbourne

Melbourne New Years

Matilda159 Domain SpendNew Year’s Eve at chef restaurateur Scott Pickett’s latest venue. With two sittings available, guests will be offered snacks on arrival followed by a five course menu including highlights of: Fraser Island spanner crab, flatbread, prawn butter; barramundi, native grenobloise; dry aged Macedon Ranges duck, cherry; and strawberries, Champagne, verbena. Wine pairings alongside the full wine list will also be available on the evening, as well […]

Evita the Musical in Melbourne: A review


If you had asked me – before the announcement of this production – which Australian performer would be best suited to play the role of Eva Peron in Evita, I doubt I would’ve been able to think of any. Yet, as soon as the casting was announced I was simultaneously surprised, excited, and relieved that […]