Arts & Culture

Eat Your Heart Out at La Mama

Eat Your Heart Out at La Mama

January 31st, 2024 - Inner City News

Eat Your Heart Out is a new comedy coming to La Mama Courthouse Theatre in March 2024. This may be the perfect play for our buzzing neighbourhood of restaurants and cafes. 


When police cars first got radios

January 31st, 2024 - Jeff Atkinson

In the 19th and early 20th centuries, a policeman patrolling the inner suburbs of Melbourne could only call for assistance or report a crime if he could reach a telephone or call-box. 

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La Mama Theatre presents Midsummica  

January 31st, 2024 - Georgie Atkins

In collaboration with Midsumma Pathways, La Mama Theatre is set to host the second annual Midsummica event on February 5; a celebration of LGBTQIA+ identities, disabled, and neurodiverse performers. 

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The Johnston Collection launches new exhibition

January 31st, 2024 - Jack Hayes

East Melbourne’s own “hidden treasure” The Johnston Collection (TJC), has announced its new exhibition.

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Statue of Victorian feminist and social activist to be celebrated

December 18th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

The first woman nominated for Australian parliament, Vida Goldstein, will be honoured with a statue in a historic move that aims to close the gap on gender inequality of statues in the City of Melbourne.

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Blue Jean

November 29th, 2023 - Ruby Lowenstein

Blue Jean is powerful directorial debut from creator Georgie Oakley supported by the emotional range of lead Rosy McEwan.

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The latest from The Johnston Collection

November 29th, 2023 - Inner City News

Acclaimed East Melbourne exhibition-house The Johnston Collection warmly welcomes Dr Louise Voll Box as CEO and introduces a new exhibition A Home of One’s Own.

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New Carlton gallery exhibits the “future dreaming” of incarcerated First Nations artists

November 1st, 2023 - Georgie Atkins

The Torch’s inaugural exhibition at its new gallery on Elgin St will see Future Dreaming - visions of the future come to life from November 2 to November 24, featuring artworks from first-time painters as well as seasoned participants of its program.

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Celebrating the life and work of Julian Centofanti

November 1st, 2023 - Jack Hayes

Carlton’s art community is in mourning following the sad death of Carlton Arts Centre (CAC) owner, pottery teacher and artist, Julian Centofanti.

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Dr Julian Smith: surgeon and photographer

September 27th, 2023 - Sylvia Black

One of East Melbourne’s more notable residents was Dr Julian Smith; a remarkable man, famous in two very different fields, surgery and photography.  

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Collage is the thing

Collage is the thing

February 1st, 2023 - Rhonda Dredge
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