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The Benefits to the many of  Pub Theatre 

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The benefits of taking new Theatre out of the city to The Suburb pubs. Benefits, people don’t have to deal with city traffic and or...

Why is it that most pop songs sound the same

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Pop music has been a popular genre for decades. With many of the catchy melodies and bass lines largely taken and rehashed with variations,...

Fab Fixation – How to Throw the Ultimate Catwalk-Themed Party

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Are you a budding fashionista? Perhaps you are someone who is studying fashion or simply someone who just enjoys fashion as a casual past...

Tough as nails: Older people reluctant to ask for mental health...

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One in seven Australians is aged over 65. But while we're living longer, we're not necessarily living better or happier.   Edith Cowan University (ECU) researcher...

Introducing Luke O’Connor and Anne Jacobs

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Support Act is pleased to announce the appointment of Luke O’Connor to the newly created role of Industry Relations and Partnerships, Victoria.   Luke has extensive events industry...

Earlybird Registrations Open NOW for Melbourne International Singers Festival 2020

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Founding Artistic Director Dr Jonathon Welch AM invites you to …. BE CHALLENGED, INSPIRED & ENTERTAINED! Australia's most exciting singers festival for all school and...

Shorts film festival for bushfire relief announced at Capitol Theatre

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Taking over Melbourne's Capitol Theatre for a one-day-only short film festival, Shorts Relief: Flicks for the Fires is the independent film industry sector's response to Australia's current...

The Inaugural Kiwi Fest, a celebration of all things Aotearoa in...

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Saturday 15th February 2020 – Footscray Community Arts Centre All Ages - 2pm-10pm Meet the newest Music, Culture, Arts, Food and Drinks festival on the block: Kiwi...

The biggest Sunday session of the year!

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St Kilda Fest at the Belle! It's St Kilda's biggest day of the year - are you ready for St Kilda Fest? It's the Festival's...

Opening night of the POP International film festival 2020

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The sixth season of the People of Passion (POP) International film festival is almost upon us, the Toorak Bowls Club is hosting this unique...

PERFORMANCE ARTS

AS YOU LIKE IT – Limited season just 8 performances!

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Escape the confines of the city and join us on a wild adventure of love and laughter that you will never forget! After our...

American Psycho – The Musical heads to Arts Centre Melbourne (21...

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Arts Centre Melbourne in association with BB Arts Entertainment and Two Doors Productions present American Psycho - The Musical American Psycho – The Musical, a dangerously funny...

KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities ...

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Under the guidance of its founder Guy Laliberte, a humble ensemble of street performers in Baie-Saint-Paul, Canada, consisting of only 20 performers, then known...

Why The Indifferent Revolutionist is a dangerous play

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This play is dangerous and this warning is serious. This play can get deep under your skin as it comically explores what it is...

The Benefits to the many of  Pub Theatre 

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The benefits of taking new Theatre out of the city to The Suburb pubs. Benefits, people don’t have to deal with city traffic and or...

Breaking NEWS! TAMARA KULDIN will replace Kimba at Water Rat Hotel,...

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Feb 19, 2020Dear Jazz LoversBREAKING NEWS! As JMQ Jazz Ensemble's advertised singer at The Water Rat Hotel tomorrow, FEB 20, 2020 at 7PM, is unwell,...

LEGENDARY AUSTRALIAN ROCK BAND ZOOT REFORMS FOR NOVEMBER TOUR

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BRISBANE   The Fortitude  Thursday November 12 ADELAIDE     Thebarton Theatre   Friday November 13 SYDNEY    Enmore Theatre   Friday November 20 MELBOURNE  Palais Theatre   Saturday November 21 Tickets on sale 9am...

The Three Louis – Caulfield RSL

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The Three Louis Show - Saturday 21 March Will be a showcase of some of Louis Armstrong, Louis Jordan and Louis Primas greatest hits. Melbournes Sweethearts...

dave graney & clare moore – thu 20 feb 2020, 7:30pm

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@ the ember lounge DAVE GRANEY & CLARE MOORE come to The Ember Lounge after releasing their second album for 2019. Its called ONE MILLION YEARS...

JMQ Jazz features songstress KIMBA GRIFFITH and TIM WILSON on saxophone.

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Feb 2020Dear Jazz Lovers, This Thursday, FEB 20, 2020, JMQ Jazz Ensemble welcomes back the warm and engaging talent of jazz songstress KIMBA GRIFFITH,...

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CARS FOR SALE

Volkswagen

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JUST ARRIVED AND READY FOR DELIVERY. ONE OWNER CAR WITH FULL AND UP TO DATE SERVICE HISTORY MANUALS, HANDBOOKS AND 2 KEYS. OPTIONS INCLUDE...

JEEP CHEROKEE LAREDO 4×4 TURBO DIESEL

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JUST ARRIVED. VERY WELL PRESENTED JEEP CHEROKEE LAREDO 4x4 TURBO DIESEL. FULL AND UP TO DATE SERVICE HISTORY AND 2 KEYS. FACTORY OPTIONS INCLUDE...

REVIEWS

BILLY ELLIOT Review by Frank Howson

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Stephen Daldry’s skillful direction elevates the musical “Billy Elliot” from the potential syrupy quagmire of cute to the genuinely touching and ultimately thought-provoking result...

Cream of The Crate: Album Review #113 – Roots of Rock:...

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      This review was originally posted on the first Toorak Times web site where publications ceased on that site in March 2017. The old...

Melbourne Women in Film Festival 2020

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We recently attended the launch of the fourth MWFF Melbourne Women Film Festival at the Melbourne Capital Theatre. This year’s festival is entitled Stories In...

Cream of The Crate: Album Review #112 – Atlantic R&B: Volumes...

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  This review was originally posted on the first Toorak Times web site where publications ceased on that site in March 2017. The old...

Cream of The Crate: Album Review #111 – Atlantic R&B:...

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      This review was originally posted on the first Toorak Times web site where publications ceased on that site in March 2017. The old...

NEW RELEASES

DMA’SANNOUNCE THIRD STUDIO ALBUM THE GLOW – OUT FRI 24 APR

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+ SHARE SECOND SINGLE & VIDEO ‘LIFE IS A GAME OF CHANGING’ + ANNOUNCE MASSIVE UK TOUR + PLAYING LANEWAY FESTIVAL THE GLOW was recorded and...

SONGWRITER ANDREW FARRISS APPOINTED A MEMBER OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA...

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 FOR HIS SIGNIFICANT SERVICE TO THE PERFORMING ARTS IN THE 2020 AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS ANDREW’S SECOND SOLO COUNTRY SINGLE GOOD MOMMA BAD IS OUT NOW Songwriter Andrew Farriss...

CHET PORTER RETURNS WITH NEW SINGLE ‘LONGEST DAY EVER’

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Chet Porter returns with his first single in three years Out now on Ultra Music Support on all platforms HERE Listen on Soundcloud HERE Watch the visualizer HERE Foreign Family Collective associate...

Album Launch Sunday 17 November at 4th Annual Reservoir Stomp

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The verses of prolific Australian playwright and long-time Reservoir resident, Barry Dickins Performed by Cheddar Road All-Stars - 'Nowhere Else to Feel Rotten' Capturing Australian Suburbia...

ARCHIE ROACH TELL ME WHY ALBUM & MEMOIR RELEASED TODAY! ...

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    Archie’s memoir and new album Tell Me Why are out now Video for new single ‘Rally Round The Drum (feat. Paul Kelly)’ released...

FREEBIES/DISCOUNTS

Metal (Asia TOPA)

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Five dancers and eight metal-heads share the stage in this meeting of cultures, art forms, languages and belief systems. Melbourne-based dance company Lucy Guerin Inc...

HONEYLAND

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When a nomadic family move in and break Honeyland’s basic rule, the last female wild beekeeper in Europe must save the bees and restore...

Neighbourhood Watch

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“Many people will want to kill you. Better you is ready.” Ana is a battle hardened Hungarian-Australian veteran of the twentieth century. Catherine is her...

The Anniversary

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You’re invited to Jim and Barb’s golden wedding anniversary! After 50 years of marriage these Baby Boomers from Balwyn annoy one another so much…...

Thrones! The Musical Parody

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Ridiculously handsome men battling White Walkers. Beautiful women riding fire-breathing dragons. And everyone trying to either kill or shag each other… Nudity? Maybe. Laughs? For sure! LONDON, LA,...

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tagg – the alternative gig guide
billy elliot review by frank howson

BILLY ELLIOT Review by Frank Howson

Stephen Daldry’s skillful direction elevates the musical “Billy Elliot” from the potential syrupy quagmire of cute to the genuinely touching and ultimately thought-provoking result that is on display at the resplendent Regent Theatre, Melbourne. For...
cream of the crate: album review #113 – roots of rock: various artists: vol 12 [union avenue breakdown]

Cream of The Crate: Album Review #113 – Roots of Rock: Various Artists: Vol...

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      This review was originally posted on the first Toorak Times web site where publications ceased on that site in March 2017. The old site will be permanently closed in 2020 and these reviews...
sunday essay: scarlet ribbons – the huge history of big hair bows

Sunday essay: scarlet ribbons – the huge history of big hair bows

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Picture: EPA/Justin Lane A sea of oversized hair bows bobs through primary school gates each morning. It might be dismissed as a harmless children’s fad but big bows are back, driven by current fashions, tween...
i’ve seriously tried to believe capitalism and the planet can coexist, but i’ve lost faith

I’ve seriously tried to believe capitalism and the planet can coexist, but I’ve lost...

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Picture: RAJAT GUPTA/EPA As the Productivity Commission confirmed this week, Australia’s economy has enjoyed uninterrupted growth for 28 years straight. Specifically, our output of goods and services last financial year grew by 2%. Economists obviously see...
melbourne women in film festival 2020

Melbourne Women in Film Festival 2020

We recently attended the launch of the fourth MWFF Melbourne Women Film Festival at the Melbourne Capital Theatre. This year’s festival is entitled Stories In Colour and the featured film for the opening night was...
tagg – the alternative gig guide
tagg – the alternative gig guide
tagg – the alternative gig guide
tagg – the alternative gig guide
tagg – the alternative gig guide