Arts & Culture

When the circus came to Southbank

When the circus came to Southbank

July 6th, 2022 - Robin Grow

It sits on the wall outside Hamer Hall – a mural dedicated to Wirth’s Circus, which occupied part of the St Kilda Rd site from 1907. The circus was touted as the “Greatest Show on Earth” and caused great excitement when it came to Melbourne.

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Two local traders and friends capture life in lockdown with launch of book

July 6th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

A new book capturing Melbourne’s life in lockdown is a “reminder that we should not forget what we were willing to endure for each other,” says its contributor Jaye Chin-Dusting of Mary Martin Bookshop.

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Maree Coote of Melbournestyle pushes for visibility of women

July 6th, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

Melbournestyle Gallery is opening its doors on July 16 for an exhibition and book launch centred around Melbourne’s history as told through the lives of 50 remarkable women who helped build the city’s culture, commerce and community.

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Looking for Alibrandi reinspires audiences old and new

July 6th, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

Following the success of Melina Marchetta’s early ‘90s iconic novel and the beloved classic film that followed, the heart-warming story of Looking for Alibrandi is set to premiere at the Malthouse Theatre.

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As good as it gets

July 6th, 2022 - Rhonda Dredge

The art world surged ahead in the last week of June with a happening opening at ACCA and a thoughtful show at Buxton Contemporary.

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High-pressure building boom hits Southbank!

High-pressure building boom hits Southbank!

August 7th, 2019 - Southbank News
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