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Thursday, February 4th, 2021



Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC), the country’s premier event for documentary and factual content, has launched a large public access program that will complement its four-day industry conference for the documentary and factual sectors. A curated selection of screenings, Q&As and talks will provide entertaining ways to experience the work of world-leading documentary and podcast makers working at the forefront of the industry. Alice Burgin, AIDC CEO/Conference Director, said: “This program not only offers people unique access to AIDC’s highly anticipated guests, but is also the perfect way for audiences to seeRead More


The newly refurbished BRUNSWICK BALLROOM is located in the old Metropolis House on Sydney Road and is destined to take the mantle as one Melbourne’s most dynamic and exciting performance venues. This extraordinary venue has been reimagined, refurbished and renamed and will feature the best of Australian and international music, cabaret and comedy. The upstairs ballroom accessed via the dramatic staircase features stunning stained glass domes inspired by legendary Australian artist Leonard French before expanding out onto an open-air balcony that takes in the urban streetscape below and the sights of Melbourne’sRead More


“I was in tears the whole time writing that song for Chachi, like weeks. I had tears all over my jeans, all over the piano; I just had to push through it. I thought, ‘There’s only one way out of this.’” Chachi wasn’t any old dog. She was singer, songwriter, guitarist and now pianist Sarah McLeod’s one constant in a life lived more on the road than off. For fifteen years, Chachi was there on the road with her. When she passed away in July 2020, there really was onlyRead More

W Melbourne has now opened

W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, has opened the doors to Melbourne’s first luxury lifestyle hotel – W Melbourne. In the heart of an eclectic dining and edgy fashion district with a 408 Flinders Lane address, W Melbourne brings to life Melbourne’s iconic laneway culture and emerging music scene. Highlights include: 294 stylish guest rooms and 29 suites featuring floor-to-ceiling windows with skyline views. 175 sqm Extreme Wow Suite is a modern take on the presidential suite, with expansive balcony and interactive music station. 4 distinct restaurants and bars: Lollo, under direction ofRead More