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Apr 16
Leonardo da Vinci – 500 Years of Genius at The LUME Melbourne

The LUME Melbourne has once again outdone themselves with their latest exhibition, “Leonardo da Vinci – 500 Years of Genius“. Following the success of their previous showcases, this new exhibition offers a fascinating exploration of the brilliance of Leonardo da Vinci. To celebrate the arrival of ‘Leonardo da Vinci – 500 Years of Genius’ at […]

Nov 23
Review: Super Mario Bros. Wonder – Nintendo Switch

Nintendo’s recent release of Super Mario Bros. Wonder on the Nintendo Switch is an entertaining game for both a new generation of young gamers and a nostalgic reminder for those who have loved the classic series in the past. Advertisement RELATED: Where to get Santa photos in Melbourne 2023 Image: Super Mario Bros. Wonder The […]

Oct 30
BBC Earth Experience – Melbourne Review

The newly launched BBC Earth Experience at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre invites families to explore our world by journeying through the seven continents. Through the magic of modern technology, it showcases stunning footage and music from the BBC Studios Natural History Unit series “Seven Worlds, One Planet.” Advertisement RELATED: Where to find Christmas […]

Jun 24
REVIEW: Midnight the Musical at Comedy Theatre Melbourne

After six years of development, the highly anticipated Australian musical, Midnight the Musical, has premiered at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre. The production presents a fresh take on the Cinderella tale that has captured the hearts of audiences for generations. Through innovative storytelling, Midnight the Musical elevates the original narrative to new heights, embracing a vision of […]

Nov 23
Review: A Christmas Carol at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre

The Australian production of The Old Vic’s multi-award-winning A Christmas Carol has opened in Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre. Directed by Matthew Warchus (Matilda the Musical) and playwright by Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), A Christmas Carol is a delightful adaptation of Charles Dickens’s timeless story about the importance of being generous at Christmas […]

Aug 13
REVIEW: Hairspray the Musical in Melbourne

The feel-good multi-award-winning Broadway show HAIRSPRAY the Musical has opened at the Regent Theatre Melbourne. Starring some of the finest stage and screen performers Shane Jacobson, Todd McKenney, Rhonda Burchmore, Rob Mills, Asabi Goodman and Carmel Rodrigues. Advertisement RELATED: Where to find the best Bowling Alleys for kids in Melbourne Image: Brianna Bishop, Rob Mills, […]

Jul 18
Lightscape has arrived at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne

Following the enormous success of Lightscape in the UK and US, this magical after-dark experience that features world-class light installations has arrived at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne. Advertisement There are several large-scale light installations along the 1.8 km walk through the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne. Families are guided along the path to explore each installation. You […]

Jul 18
9 to 5 The Musical Melbourne Review

9 to 5 The Musical, now showing at the State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne, is a happy blast from the past. The film of the same name came out in 1981, and the musical has embraced and been true to the original 1980s vibe. Advertisement Image: the ensemble, credit: David Hooley The show opens with […]

Jun 16
ACMI –  Light: Works from Tate’s Collection 

The exclusive Melbourne Winter Masterpieces exhibition Light: Works from Tate’s Collection has opened at ACMI. Curated by the Tate, this exhibition is a rare opportunity to experience the expansive collection of one of Britain’s most famous cultural institutions. Light features over 70 works spanning 200 years of art history including painting, photography, sculpture, drawing, kinetic […]

May 26
Review: Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella in Melbourne  

The Australian premiere of the Tony® Award-winning Broadway production of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella has opened at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre and presents its contemporary take on the classic tale. Advertisement WHAT’S ON: Looking for fun things to do with the kids? Explore our kid-friendly directory. Image: Shubshri Kandiah as Ella in Cinderella, credit: Jeff Busby […]

Jul 15
Review: Frozen the Musical in Melbourne

The wait is over Frozen the Musical is now showing at the Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne until January 2022. You have undoubtedly heard the name and may have seen the highly acclaimed and beautifully animated Disney movie in 2013. The story draws inspiration from the 1844 Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Snow Queen. Advertisement […]

Jul 14
Disney: The Magic of Animation
 opens at ACMI

Disney: The Magic of Animation has opened at ACMI, as part of the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series. This unique exhibition showcases the magic that goes into making some of the world’s most iconic Disney films. Five hundred carefully selected pieces from the Walt Disney Animation Research Library in Los Angeles are on display, including sketches, […]