Masterpieces from the Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great celebrates the tenacity and vision of a true innovator in the Arts. Catherine the Great's inexhaustible passion for the Arts, Education and Culture heralded a renaissance, leading to the formation of one of the world's great museums, the Hermitage. The collection is now on show at a Melbourne-exclusive exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria. Carl Dziunka went along to capture these priceless masterpieces.
Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt has been making headlines unsurprisingly while touring NZ and Australia this month, but it was all love when the young rapper came through Melbourne. Perri Cassie was down at the Prince Bandroom to see him do his thing and brings us these snaps.
It’s been a while since Britpop icons Blur have graced our shores with a full tour – 18 years in fact. Not to worry, however, as they are currently Down Under as headliners of Splendour In The Grass and were kind enough to stop by Rod Laver Arena to pump out a solid two hours of hits, misses, and everything in between. With fellow Briton Jamie T in support, the close to capacity crowd were treated to spectacular lighting and a group that clearly haven’t forgotten how to put on a show.
Rebecca Houlden was at Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne this weekend to check out The Wombats take on the frenzied crowd with their brilliantly entertaining tunes. Supported by Circa Waves, this was a show and welcome back to Melbourne that was unmissable for many. Check out her shots!
After a 20 year wait, Brit-pop kings Blur brought their incredible live show to Melbourne this week. Adelaide contributor Lauren Connelly headed over to witness history and shot these flicks!
Playing their first Australian show since the departure of founding member Chris Walla, Death Cab for Cutie show no signs of abandoning their beloved roots.
Recently Azealia Banks claimed that Australians are a “terrible crowd to play for,” but this statement starkly contrasts the atmosphere at her Splendour in The Grass sideshow in Melbourne on Sunday night.
Purity Ring's fans were in for a treat when the duo returned to Melbourne as part of their current Aussie tour for Splendour in the Grass. 170 Russell was turned into a magical environment for the Canadians - check out these shots by Kimberley Salmond, who was down there for the AU review!
Best Coast performed their Splendour In The Grass festival sideshow at The Corner Hotel last night, with local melancholy dream popster Totally Mild in support. Tony Proudfoot snapped the moments...
It may not be the best time of year to head to the beach, what with all the stormy clouds and rain, but don’t rule out the beachside suburb of Brighton just yet. If you’re after a fabulous lazy brunch, then look no further than sophisticated Bay Street, where the thriving café and food store, Bossy Boots, will have you cosy and fed in no time.