Flemington Racecourse

Posted 25 Jan 2017 @ 1:03pm



As expected, opening night of Cirque Du Soleil’s KOOZA saw a full (and star-studded) house take their seats inside the trademark blue-and-yellow Big Top currently located at Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse. Returning to its origins, the world-renowned French-Canadian company served up the intimacy of a smaller circus reliant on nothing more than incredible acrobatic...

Posted 11 Jan 2017 @ 11:48am

To say that Cirque du Soleil’s shows are elaborate production numbers understates their magnitude.


For every show, the Quebecoise-based circus phenomenon builds an elaborate microcosmos beneath the big top, transporting patrons to fantastic realms where gasps are guaranteed.
While Kooza, the company’s latest show to hit Oz, returns to the meat and...

Posted 16 Dec 2016 @ 12:53pm

Over two massive days, the Melbourne Barbecue Festival brings together the best local and international pitmasters for a barbecue feast to salivate over.


Two of America's favourite barbecue restaurants, Memphis Barbecue Co. and Ubons Barbeque will be making the trip. They're regulars at the annual Big Apple Block Party where over 200,000 New Yorkers feast on barbecue over a...

Posted 15 Dec 2016 @ 10:07am

Back for its second year, The Cider and Pork Festival is coming back to Melbourne for two succulent days. 


The festival will play host to a huge selection of breweries, food trucks, and restaurants from both Melbourne and across Australia. 
With more than 75 local and international ciders to sample, there'll also be over 50 juicy pork dishes to get your lips...

Posted 15 Mar 2016 @ 10:33am

Cirque du Soleil is returning with their latest work, arriving as an exploration into the intimate and fundamentally human elements of circus.


Kooza will see an international cast of 50 acrobats, musicians, singers and actors engage in a raw expression of jazz, funk and Bollywood beats combined with heart-stopping feats and humour. 
The story follows The Innocent...

Posted 30 Jan 2014 @ 1:44pm

Local hip hop giants Bliss N Eso aren’t pulling any punches after a massive 2013 with the announcement of their biggest tour to date.


The Sydney trio will be heading off on a 15-stop outdoor tour through April and May in support of their latest offering Circus In The Sky. The tour will see the trio travelling through regional cities as well as stopping off in Melbourne, Sydney...

Posted 20 Mar 2012 @ 9:57am

There’s a reason Future Music is considered one of Melbourne’s biggest festivals – dance music’s grasp on Melbourne’s consciousness is undeniable and Future Entertainment have consistently delivered lineups that compete with those internationally. Future is a curiosity in that while it’s undoubtedly one of Melbourne’s biggest festivals in terms of numbers, it never felt like it – coordinating...

Posted 7 Feb 2012 @ 10:52am


Ah, Big Day Out. We meet again. As I was just getting over our hot date from last year, you’ve come around to greet me for another year. And, as always, you delivered me with some humour, a stack of fun and that extra bit of skin colour. Thanks for that, by the way.


Big Day Out is one of those festivals that always keeps me entertained. If not for the weird and...

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