Arts & Culture


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.


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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La Mama presents an exciting spring season line-up

September 27th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

La Mama has unveiled its spring season of captivating performances, which promises to showcase “the absolute worst and the absolute best of humanity”, over three months.

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Fringe, Catholicism, diversity

September 27th, 2023 - Edmund Coleman

“PLAY UP!” is the rallying cheer for this year’s Melbourne Fringe Festival.

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The lost empire of Putin

August 31st, 2023 - Rhonda Dredge

A new, informative book delves into the mindset of Russian president Vladimir Putin and puts the conflict in Ukraine into an historical perspective.

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s movie concert series returns

August 30th, 2023 - Georgie Atkins

The last tickets are on sale for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s (MSO) eighth and final performance of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back this October.

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Author shows lighter side of university life in new book

August 2nd, 2023 - Brendan Rees

Carlton author Dr Leslie Kilmartin has launched his first satirical novel, taking readers on a hilarious journey in what is usually the serious realm of academia. 

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ABC journalist launches new novel 

ABC journalist launches new novel 

August 2nd, 2023 - Rhonda Dredge
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