Arts & Culture

La Mama presents an exciting spring season line-up

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.


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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La Mama launches winter program 

August 2nd, 2023 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

Despite stepping down from her role as CEO and artistic director of La Mama earlier this year, Liz Jones continues to show her love for the indie theatre through the curation of its winter program.

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ABC journalist launches new novel 

August 2nd, 2023 - Rhonda Dredge

A deep respect for news is at the heart of a new novel, launched in Melbourne on 25 July at Readings book store in Carlton. 

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A first for Victorian Artists Society

June 28th, 2023 - Rhonda Dredge

It’s difficult getting a city gig if you’re an artist living in regional Victoria, according to a collective of First Nations artists from Bendigo.

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Explore the possibilities of puppetry

June 28th, 2023 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

The Festival of Puppetry has returned to Carlton and will run until July 2 – don’t miss out on experiencing the “amazing smorgasbord of styles and possibilities” on offer.

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“I don’t know why I exist”

May 31st, 2023 - Rhonda Dredge

Two young writers got together during lockdown and let their personalities drive the narrative as they workshopped ideas for a play over Zoom.

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