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Your Summer Hit List: What’s Going On in Melbourne

Note that this post will be updated throughout the summer, so bookmark this page and check back with us! Rejoice! Summer is finally here and Melbourne is turning it up! Our fair multicultural city has loads to offer this summer time so make sure you have all the best events and activities on your [...]

9 December 2016 // 0 Comments

Bogan Bombshell: Review

A Cabaret/Comedy, Bogan Bombshell is the tale of “Janeen from Clarinda”. Janeen is an A class bogan. She has a big heart, snazzy appearance and a straight shooter to everyone she meets. Not to mention a hidden talent to sing – but just don’t tell here that.  From time to time [...]

18 November 2015 // 0 Comments

San Pellegrino & NGV celebrate Melbourne’s unique cafe culture

Monday night saw the opening of the 15th annual San Pellegrino Cafe Society Awards and Photography Exhibition at NGV. The quirky and contemporary artwork by RMIT students on show celebrates the many different ways cafes have seeped into the local culture and just how seriously we take it. Each [...]

8 October 2015 // 0 Comments

The Modern Con’s NGV Art Picks: December

Words by Joanne McKay and Scott Viney You can’t pick up a newspaper or magazine recently without equality being debated, whether it’s Russell Brand speaking out against social inequality or Beyonce doing it for the girls and pinning her colours to the feminist flag. Fighting for equality is of [...]

10 December 2014 // 0 Comments

The Weekender: Exploring the beauty of the West

The West. Is it a no go-zone? Is it for the fearless? Is it for the brave? Please! This is not a major motion picture setting up the scene of a stark divide between the city classes. Melbourne is united by its strong bond and proud, diverse people. Every city is influence by the real estate [...]

18 July 2014 // 0 Comments

The Weekender: The city master

Feature Image: Jacopo Tintoretto Italian 1519–1594 The abduction of Helen (Il rapimento di Elena) c.1578–79 oil on canvas 186.0 x 307.0 cm Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid (P00399) Spanish Royal Collectio (I really can’t stay) But baby it’s cold outside (Got to go away) But baby [...]

11 July 2014 // 0 Comments


Feature Image: Jud Wimhurst Safe Secure (I’ll protect you) Front-view 2014 epoxy resin-fibreglass-polycarbonate acrylic glass polyurethane resin urethane foam pigments and nitrocellulose lacquers31 x 27 x 33 cm Helmets. Doesn’t sound interesting, does it? Well, that’s what we [...]

8 July 2014 // 0 Comments

Friday nights: The Italian Masterpieces

Words by Jo McKay Photography courtesy of NGV It’s a cold winters Friday night in Melbourne. Most galleries are closing their doors for the night, but not the NGV – it’s gearing up for it’s Friday Nights at the Italian Masterpieces. Upon entering the museum, visitors are met [...]

4 July 2014 // 0 Comments

Art On a Plate

Quite often while blogging and reviewing food, we comment on the thoughtfulness and artistic nature of the plating of the food we’re eating. Not only is the styling important, but also the combination of colours and most importantly, flavours. Rarely do we see an event or even a venue that [...]

1 July 2014 // 0 Comments

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