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Amanda Bensted

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    The SCORSESE Exhibition at ACMI

    It seems appropriate that a gal with a movie star name should deliver a review about a famous director. Tara Trappe from Tested by Tara has given us her thoughts on…

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    Review: The Sound of Music in Melbourne

    If you’ve grown up with The Sound of Music, you’ve probably fantasised about being one of the von Trapp’s adorable, tuneful children at some point in your childhood. And chances are, you’ve grown…

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    Review: Heathers the Musical in Melbourne

    The tireless Kate Nelson of Meetoo has done it again, bringing us her personal review of Heathers the Musical, which has landed in Melbourne for a super limited run. Read on to…

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    Mothers Day Ideas in Melbourne 2016

    Sunday 8 May With Mother’s Day coming around so soon again (when did that happen already!?) it’s time to get creative and come up with some new ideas to say thanks…

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    Active Festive

    Victorian Walking Festival 2016

    Various locations in Melbourne and around Victoria, 1 April-8 May This month, we’re celebrating the inaugural Victorian Walking Festival. This fantastic festival was devised by Stephen Ingrouille to encourage Victorians to get on their…

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    Day Trips Festive

    Clunes Booktown Festival 2016

    Books are everywhere. Cardboard boxes of bargain, second-hand novels line the roadsides. Rare and out-of-print volumes cover tables in the town hall. Small-press publications grace the benches in the cafes. And there are shelves, endless…

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    Review: Matilda the Musical in Melbourne

    An award-winning musical has come to Melbourne this year in the shape of a pint-sized girl with unkempt hair and an appetite for knowledge. That’s right, Matilda the Musical has arrived…

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    Jurassic World Exhibition: Melbourne Museum

    Kate Nelson of Meetoo fame delivers this fantastic review on Melbourne Museum’s latest Jurassic World exhibition. The verdict? GO! Traditionally museums are viewed as serious and studious affairs… possibly even dusty (especially if…

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    Musicals in Melbourne in 2016

    Once again, Melbourne’s musical season for 2016 looks to be a rewarding one. We’ve got a choice of comedy, romance, drama, nostalgia – or a blend of genres! Here’s a list…

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    Review: Hue Blanes and the Moon

    If you didn’t know any better, you might think Bennett’s Lane was just another dead-end, empty laneway in Melbourne’s CBD. From Little Lonsdale Street, it certainly looks like another forsaken alley.…