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Rock Bang tells the story of Astrid and Otto from Die Roten Punkte as they flee to Berlin. Mark Turner In this, their 40th year performing, Circus Oz have combined their many talents with German musical duo Astrid and Otto...
People often enjoy sauna as a social activity.  From shutterstock.com If you follow wellness trends, you might’ve come across the claim that an infrared sauna, which heats the body with light, is better for you than a traditional sauna, which uses radiant...
SONGS & TIMES OF SAM COOKE – A CHANGE IS GONNA COME STARRING GARY PINTO In a first for Australian audiences, music-lovers have a chance to experience the Songs & Times Of Sam Cooke in the...
David Roy Williams Presents YOUTUBE MUSIC SENSATION ...
BABBA is the most exciting and musically accurate tribute to ABBA in the world. In a spellbinding performance of all the hit’s BABBA takes you on a musical journey that will...
Cloistered in the old rickety family house in their hometown of Esk in Queensland, the musical sisters’ traditional Christmas festivities have until now been shrouded in secrecy. For this very special season they let you into their world of...
The Whim app seamlessly connects users to multiple transport modes in Helsinki – public transport, taxis, car rental and car/bicycle sharing. Aleksandra Suzi/Shutterstock Mobility as a Service (MaaS) represents a new way of thinking about about transport. It has the...

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LISTEN TO OLDER VOICES

Listen To Older Voices : Bill Day – Part 2

Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the Toorak Times and Tagg. Listen...

Listen To Older Voices : Bill Day – Part 1

Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the Toorak Times and Tagg. Listen...

CREAM OF THE CRATE

Cream Of The Crate: Johnny O’Keefe – 20th Anniversary Album

 “You can boo me and you can make fun of me, but you all paid your money to see me because you love me”...
Let's Rock With Col Joye - LP Cover

Cream of The Crate : Col Joye – Let’s Rock with Col Joye

"Col Joye and the Joy Boys stood along Johnny O'Keefe as the first stars of Australian rock. It took the Beatles to end their...

Cream Of The Crate: Billy Thorpe – Time Traveller

 "Pick Me Up, and Play Me Loud"  Cream of The Crate Collection – This review originally appeared in the Toorak Times in a series called Cream...

Cream of The Crate: Spectrum/Murtceps – Red*Orange*Yellow*Green*Blue*Indigo*Violet [ROYGBIV]

 This was the first Australian album I reviewed in a series called Cream Of The Crate. The albums examined in this on-going series of retro-reviews...

Cream of The Crate: Lynne Randell – Ciao Baby

"I guess I’m just about one of the luckiest girls in the whole world. You see, I am only 17, I’ve had a hit...

SOUTH OF THE BORDER COMEDY – SPECIAL EARLYBIRD OFFER!

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MEMO's  GET 10% OFF TICKETS! 48hrs only! Comedy continues at MEMO with 'SOUTH OF THE BORDER' featuring... TONY MARTIN, NAZEEM HUSSAIN + MC SARAH BENNETTO FRI...

Mapping Melbourne 2018

Independent Contemporary Asian Arts Festival across Melbourne The 16-day curated festival features over 100 artists from across Australia,...

Special Pre sale – Excursion & Kill Ben Lyk Feature Films

Oz International Film Festival https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/oz-international-film-festival-tickets-52303973593 Special pre sale price - $9.95 $20 on the door Thursday 29th November 2018 Doors -...

A night for Jazz Lovers.

Featuring a documentary on the legendary Jazz musician Bill Evans Bill Evans Time Remembered is a 90-minute documentary...

BUSINESS/ECONOMY

7 Smart Ways For An Eco-Friendly Business

Business going green is the hottest trend we have today. If before, all that matters is the revenue and fame your company gets, all...

Renters Beware: how the pension and super could leave you behind

Super and the pension treat most retirees well, but not renters.  Shutterstock How we fund retirement in an ageing century ought to worry all...
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Talk of the Town – 5 Secrets to Building a Powerful Brand for Your...

A powerful brand is essential when you’re building your business. A strong brand is consistent, tells the world about your company mission and values,...

Expecting autistic people to ‘fit in’ is cruel and unproductive; value us for our...

It takes all sorts: workplaces can harness as strengths the differences that usually disadvantage people with autism. Shutterstock Just 16% of adults with autism are in...

Supermarkets are not milking dairy farmers dry: the myth that obscures the real problem

Calls to boycott supermarket-branded milk only put greater pressure on the dairy farmers who supply it. AAP Image/Mal Fairclough Australia’s federal agriculture minister, David Littleproud,...

Scrimp and Save – 5 Ways to Get by When You’re Flat-Broke

There’s no worse feeling than having a few measly pennies to your name and worrying about not being able to afford your basic needs....

Starting an Online Business in Australia – What Should I know?

Starting a new business is not an easy endeavour, but if you decided you want to go down that road, we’re here for you....

LATEST PUBLICITY

Symmetry’s Shadows Exhibition launch 21 – 24 Sept hosted by St Kilda Art Crawl

Poster design by Christine Ritter (Westside Circus / Theatreworks) "We have to remember that what we observe is not nature herself, but nature exposed to...

Meet the Artists – St Kilda Art Crawl launch 21 – 24 Sept

Symmetry’s Shadow Exhibition Location: Christ Church St Kilda (Anglican), 14 Acland st. St Kilda Re-inventing LIFE through ART, an ongoing therapy. Silent intelligence, each soul’s higher self,...

CDB RETURN WITH NEW ALBUM ‘TAILORED FOR NOW’ [Warner Music]

CDB - 90s MASTERS OF AUSTRALIAN R&B - SET TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM: ‘TAILORED FOR NOW’ ELEVEN R&B SUPER JAMS TITLE: TAILORED FOR NOW ARTIST: CDB LABEL:...
Butterfly Club 2 Guys One Comedy

The Butterfly Club Presents Lawson Reeves and Josh Staley

2 Guys, 1 Magic Show, No Idea  Butterfly Club presents Big Brothers Lawson Reeves teams up for unconventional magic show. Lawson and Josh are more...
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TEXAS announce new album ‘Jump On Board’

TEXAS ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM JUMP ON BOARD OUT FRIDAY 21 APRIL  NEW SINGLE 'LET'S WORK IT OUT' OUT NOW  Texas are back with Jump On Board, a glorious...
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DASH BERLIN AUSTRALIAN TOUR 2017

Having been in various Top 10 DJ Lists, touring consistently around the world & releasing some of dance music’s hottest tracks, Dash Berlin is...

Book now 4DVERSE creative space For your Xmas Party

  Creative Xmas Party Venue for Hire Celebrate the end of your work year together at 4Dverse Hub in St Kilda. Above Vegilicious Restaurant on Carlisle Street.  DEALS...

NATIONAL NEWS

INTERVIEWS

Rock Bang is a highly charged fusion of music, theatre, and circus – A review

Rock Bang tells the story of Astrid and Otto from Die Roten Punkte as they flee to Berlin. Mark Turner In this, their 40th year performing, Circus Oz have combined their many talents with German musical duo Astrid and Otto (aka Australian comedians Clare Bartholomew...

Infrared sauna is no better for your health than traditional sauna: busting a common wellness myth

People often enjoy sauna as a social activity.  From shutterstock.com If you follow wellness trends, you might’ve come across the claim that an infrared sauna, which heats the body with light, is better for you than a traditional sauna, which uses radiant heat from a stove. In short,...

Songs & Times Of Sam Cooke – A Change Is Gonna Come starring Gary Pinto

SONGS & TIMES OF SAM COOKE – A CHANGE IS GONNA COME STARRING GARY PINTO In a first for Australian audiences, music-lovers have a chance to experience the Songs & Times Of Sam Cooke in the magnificent concert experience A Change...

BOYCE AVENUE – FEBRUARY 2019 NATIONAL TOUR

David Roy Williams Presents YOUTUBE MUSIC SENSATION AUSTRALIAN TOUR – FEBRUARY 2019

BABBA Friday 30 November 7.30pm live the hits!

BABBA is the most exciting and musically accurate tribute to ABBA in the world. In a spellbinding performance of all the hit’s BABBA takes you on a musical journey that will have you on your feet...

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