At the Weekend articles

Mexican tapas, Brazilian music at the Paris end

Mexican tapas, Brazilian music at the Paris end

By Sarah Harrison Having launched only five months ago, Vamos is one of the newer venues amongst a sea of veterans towards the Paris end of Little Bourke. Cooking up a Mexican tapas storm, Vamos is more down-to-earth than its trendy top end cousins, and much less commercial Mexican than its city chain counterparts –

Make the most of June

Sarah Harrison Melbourne is famous for its apparent poor weather, but we’re pretty good at making the most out of it. Rug up and enjoy a few events happening on the weekends this June. Discover Manchester Unity with 1932 The Manchester Unity Building in the heart of the city offers tours as part of Open

Festival of Steve

By Sarah Harrison Gentlemen, get those beards ready – the Festival of Steve is back for another year. A celebration of the modern man, the Festival of Steve returns to Melbourne on May 23 and is looking more handsome than ever before. Held at the classic Kelvin Club, this festival of menfolk will feature a

Weekend Calendar

Ethical Designs Browse an ethical market that showcases Australian designers, makers and artists. The Little Sparrow market, Free entry The Atrium, Federation Square October 26, 10am – 5pm www.   Food Festival Experience the best cuisine from Malaysia and enjoy authentic cultural entertainment. Queen Victoria Market October 12, 9am – 4pm Laughter Club

Gods, Myths and Mortals

The Hellenic Museum plays host to a priceless collection of treasures from the renowned Benaki Museum, Athens. The collaboration between the Hellenic Museum and the Benaki Museum brings 8000 years of Greek civilisation to Melbourne. The collection includes Neolithic pottery, Cycladic statues, Minoan figurines, Mycenaean jewelry, Hellenistic sculptures, Byzantine icons and manuscripts, post Byzantine secular art

Party underground

Take refuge from winter nights and check out some of city’s eclectic underground and basement bars and nightclubs. Khokolat Bar This bar/nightclub nestled under Hardware Lane is a popular late night city haven for partygoers. Open Friday and Saturday nights, get groovy on RNB and Old Skool tracks. Kenobi Inspired by the mood and colour

Who are you?

The exhibition Identity: yours, mine, ours at the Immigration Museum attempts to find answers to timeless questions like who we are, who others think we are, and what it means to belong and not belong in Australia. It offers the viewer an opportunity to reflect on what is means to be part of various communities

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