Your weekend in Melbourne December 7 to 8

FOLK Melbourne folk band Milk re-groups to celebrate the band’s 21st anniversary. Known for folk and roots arrangements filled with deep double bass...

Meredith Gifts

Three leading Melbourne music writers on their favourite Meredith performances.“2002 was hot enough to melt the coolest band on Earth. Bunch of Kiwi...

Mudlarking on the River Thames

LoadingTide tables commit the river’s movements to paper, predict its future and record its past. I use these complex lines of numbers, dates,...

Mother-daughter friction ignites this combustible power play

THEATREOIL ★★★½By Ella Hickson, Red Stitch Actors TheatreCromwell Road Theatre, South Yarra, until December 15To stage Ella Hickson’s Oil, an ambitious, time-travelling epic...

Books That Changed Me: Maria Lewis

Maria Lewis is a best-selling author, screenwriter and journalist. Her fifth fantasy novel, The Wailing Woman, is published by Hachette.FrankensteinMary ShelleyProving that anything...

An Enormous Smoke-Spewing Dragon Roves the Streets of Calais, France

 Art Design #dragons #fantasy #machines #puppets November 19, 2019 Laura Staugaitis La Machine, the group of inventors, designers, artists, and builders responsible for 46 foot-tall minotaurs and massive tarantulas roving...

You’ve never seen (or smelled, or tasted) a Van Gogh like this

What does a Vincent van Gogh painting smell like? If it's a vase of sunflowers, you'll get a spritz of citrus and lavender...

We Are Here and three more titles

How To Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention EconomyJenny OdellBlack Inc., $29.99 Credit: Reading this book brought to mind the Daoist notion of ‘‘wu...

Life on the road with Mags Furuholmen

Everyone adored my mother, Anne-Lise, in our neighbourhood. They’d come by and visit and she would make others feel welcome and part of...

Carly Rae Jepsen’s pure pop puts fans in a frenzy

While that trio of offerings did not earn the 34-year-old the same attention and ubiquity as her 2011 single Call Me Maybe, they...

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