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Melbourne's Unknown Modernist
From furniture design to minimalist sculpture, Clement Meadmore's work can be seen in Chicago, New York, and right here on the Yarra. Yet he remains one of our most unheralded designers. A new NGV exhibition aims to change all that by shining a light on this mercurial mid-century talent.
What Ronnie Did Next
Melbourne’s restaurant scene moves at breakneck speed, yet Café Di Stasio is still a landmark. Since the late ’80s its proprietor has watched trends come and go while staying not just relevant, but vital.
From my father: Ben Shewry on Rob Shewry
Ben Shewry is internationally acclaimed as one of the world’s finest chefs. But behind the success is a man with deep roots. We spoke with the Attica lynchpin about the lessons his father taught him on a life well-lived.
MPavilion Brings Architecture to Our Gardens
A temporary pavilion in Melbourne promises to be one big happening for design and creativity, with four months of free events.
Shane Delia’s Candied Pumpkin Turkish Delight
The Maha chef shares a sweet and unusual recipe inspired by a detour to a small Turkish village.
More Gems for Open House Melbourne
Showcasing some of our city’s hidden treasures, Open House Melbourne lets us inside a variety of new buildings and old favourites this weekend.
Douglas and Bec: Two Generations of Design
An unusual take on the family business model, Douglas and Bec is a story of natural creative partners. A self-taught handyman and a savvy fine-arts graduate, the duo have found common ground making furniture that is simple, beautiful and will last a lifetime.
New Blood: Utopian Slumps’ Melissa Loughnan Joins Anna Schwartz as Gallery Director
Melissa Loughnan will begin curation and management of Schwartz’s Melbourne and Sydney galleries beginning February 2015.
This weekend, ACMI gives us a revealing look into the world of the “starchitect”.
A Fiery Initiation into Winemaking
A collection of first-time winemakers is auctioning its efforts to the public in an event that promises to blow the dust off the bottle, the process and the wine-making industry.
Flour Market’s Winter Bake-Sale
Flour Market returns to Fitzroy Town Hall this Sunday with many of your favourite bakers along with some rising stars.
Just like that, Charlie Dumpling Jr.
New Windsor favourite Charlie Dumpling gears up for a second haunt on High Street.
The Rum Diary’s New South American Flavour
Chef Xavier Mercader is cooking authentic South American food over a 44-gallon drum upstairs at Fitzroy’s Rum Diary.
Thinking Inside the (Beer) Box
Beer Days offers a subscription craft-beer delivery service.
A New Benchmark for Coffee on St Kilda Road
For those who think St Kilda Road is just a tram link between the city and the south side, here is a neat new coffee spot with a lot to offer.
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William Blake at the NGV
4th April – 31st August
DreamWorks at ACMI
17th April – 4th October
9th May – 31st August
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Italian Masters High Tea at NGV
16th May – 31st August