Nourish your vision for a sustainable future with an adventurous travelling cocktail party around the Melbourne Museum with artist Natalie Jeremijenko and chef Mihir Desai.

Mixing together art performance, science and modern cuisine, this one-night-only event will treat guests to three delicious, edible cocktails that each stylishly and humorously explore our gastronomic, economic and material interdependency on other creatures.

Discover the museum at night and a whole new perspective on food futures with the Cross Species Adventure Club.

Thursday 1 December 2011
6.00 – 8.00 PM Cocktails + Performance | Food + Drink available 8.00 – 9.00 PM
Melbourne Museum I
11 Nicholson St, Carlton VIC 3053
$45 Full Price | $35 for Museum Members
For further information can be found http://www.carbonarts.org/events/

Sisters for Sisters Melbourne fundraiser

July 26, 2011 7:30 pm

A night of spoken word, music, dance and creative expression from sisters of diverse cultural backgrounds in support of Asha India – Helping the Aapne Aap Women’s collective to empower sex-workers and their children in the heart of red-light district in Mumbai. Brothers are welcome too !! More info

Melbourne Nuclear Abolition Day – Bombing for Peace

June 25, 2011 1:00 pm


Here is the concept. Start off with this image. Then grab a pen, a crayon or a spray-can and turn a nuclear bomb design into something else.

So please come along to Princes Bridge on Saturday June 25th at 1PM to join us for an afternoon of transforming nuclear weapons into something more beautiful.

Once we have a good collection of these images we hope to use them for potential art exhibitions and other visual materials. Click here to find out more about Bombing for Peace and nuclear Abolition Day activities globally. Download your bomb from this page

Floating Land – Water Culture – ten day creative festival

May 25, 2011 to June 5, 2011

Presented as a ten-day event, Floating Land brings people from across the Asia Pacific including visual and performance artists, cultural practitioners, writers, and educators together with the communities of the Sunshine Coast.

Floating Land is an ongoing conversation about creativity, the environment and culture.

The 2011 theme, Water Culture, continues these conversations and acknowledges that those of the Asia Pacific region are facing the adverse consequences of climate change due to their dependence upon, and close relationship with, the oceans, rivers and waterways.

The venue this year is Boreen Point, Lake Cootharaba in the UNESCO -listed biosphere of Noosa, with satellite locations at Coolum and Bli Bli on the Sunshine Coast.

MonkeyMarc: Residency at The Empress Hotel

January 13, 2011 to January 27, 2011

MonkeyMarc is a leading producer/DJ from Melbourne known as the mastermind behind political hip hop group Combat Wombat. He is renowned for his unique instrumental hip hop / soundscape / dub / dub-step and world flavoured beats. This incredible artist will be performing from his deep catalogue every Thursday in January at The Empress Hotel (Fitzroy Nth). Round one last night was huge with Hugo + Treats and Elf Transporter. Week two (Thurs Jan 13th) has a reggae flavour… Doors: 8pm / $5

Short & Girly Comedy Gala

February 12, 2011

Short & Girly is an all-gal comedy gala raising money for the Victorian AIDS Council. A brilliant lineup showcasing some of the finest comic talent in Australia including Julia Zemiro, Denise Scott, Fiona O’Loughlin, Geraldine Quinn, Kate McLennan, Geraldine Hickey, Rachel Berger, Cal Wilson, Zara, plus surprise guests. Big laughs for a great cause! Saturday Feb 12th, 7.30pm at the National Theatre, St Kilda. For more information click here.