Tag Archives: Melbourne

Community Project: The Footscray Community Arts Centre

The Footscray Community Arts Centre is a unique community initiative based on the banks of the Maribyrnong River. In operation for almost 40 years, the centre engages the community by staging performances, hosting festivals, and¬†encouraging positive artistic expression. Here I … Continue reading

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Wheeler Centre’s New Spring Programme

The Wheeler Centre was launched in 2010 as a focal-point for Melbourne’s new City of Literature status. The building sits, unobtrusively, on the State Library of Victoria’s southern wing, gazing innocently at the QV centre across Little Lonsdale Street. This … Continue reading

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Community Project: Lentil as Anything

Founded in 2000, community project Lentil as Anything fosters community involvement through volunteerism, kindness and human decency. Providing wholesome, tasty vegetarian fare at ‘pay what you feel’ prices, the project focuses on bringing people together in a warm, friendly space. … Continue reading

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Movies Free and Cheap

If you’re anything like me, you are a bit of a movie tragic. As much as I love watching stuff from iTunes and streaming services like Quickflix, nothing compares to seeing a film up on the big screen. But with … Continue reading

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Day Trip: Fitzroy and Surrounds

More than anywhere else in Melbourne, Fitzroy is a melting pot of bohemian ideals and hipster identity, a place where you can find great coffee, copious street art and quirky shopping options. This is the first in a series of … Continue reading

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Events: Melbourne Day

Melbourne Day is a yearly event that celebrates the inception and history of one of the world’s most livable cities. Kicking off with a flag-raising ceremony, live entertainment and a journey through history from settlement to the present day, there’s … Continue reading

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Festival Volunteering

Our city is a treasure trove of festivals – from literature, art, music and film, to sport, dance, food and wine, there’s plenty to see. One way to make it to these (often very expensive) festivals is to volunteer. I’m … Continue reading

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