Cavalleria Rusticana & Pagliaci are operas you need to see

In the Melbourne leg of the ultimate coming together of two operas from two different composers, the emotion runs strong. Just watch the trailer above. Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci explore the different, yet inimitably intertwining stories of a murder on Easter Sunday while a mother mourns, the loss of a son, a lover making her final position known […]

Matcho Suba: just add wine

By Holly Thomas. The first day of spring rained down on the Arts Centre and in true Melbourne fashion, the weather was as unpredictable as ever. Despite the wet weather, Yarrabank in conjunction with the Arts Centre Melbourne and Melburnian fashion designer Matcho Suba pulled out all of the stops with a feast for both […]


With every closed restaurant another opens. Such is the circle of life for Melbourne’s Southgate dining and entertainment precinct along the Yarra River, which thankfully enough, this week gave birth to a new kid on the block, Artusi. Named after an 18th century Italian culinary author, Pellegrino Artusi, the restaurant is a  modern Italian wine […]