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THDF presents Lovefingers
Sarah Schembri ceramics pop-up sale
Claire Lefebvre 'Lumious Numinous', closing
Celebrity non-chef with Gregor, lobster shell stock
Local's Night at The Gasometer
Miradoor, 'Eating Well' AW16
The local ceramic goings-on
The All Day Tote
Nothing Compares 2 U
Total Truth road trip mixes
A mixtape by Colloid
Thinking about gender in ‘Grayson Perry: My Pretty Little Art Career’
Paul Yore solo show
Bitch Prefect Thru the Ages…
Repair your fridge with CD cases
A DIY hologram projector for your phone
How to Pickle It
An interview with Georgia Perry
Once and For All: How to use a semicolon, with David Astle
Once and For All: How to do a tumble turn, with Gary Simpson
The Thousands’ guide to the Melbourne Art Book Fair
Fulsome Prism/You split zine
Our picks from the 2016 Ledger Awards
Planting some advice for your indoor garden
dot Comme, Curtin House
No One Special
Take these 5 easy steps into a perfect autumn day
Vertigo, wonder and sogginess at the inaugural Rose Quartz festival
Visiting a winter wonderland on an unseasonably hot day…
Loose Tooth EP launch
COMA presents 'Navigation One: works by Chloe Sobejiko'
The inaugural Rose Quartz festival
Tops picks for MQFF
A Bigger Splash
Alliance Française French Film Festival Guide for the Disorganised
Take these 5 easy steps into a perfect autumn day
You don't need to travel out of the city to have a life-affirming Autumnal Experience. You could kick and frolic your way down any street that's line...
Vertigo, wonder and sogginess at the inaugural Rose ...
On Saturday night at Rose Quartz Festival, I found myself staring up at the galaxy-clad sky. The glow of bright stars and clusters of smaller, weaker stars s...
Visiting a winter wonderland on an unseasonably hot ...
There's this big mural of the Night's King from Game of Thrones on the outside wall of Ice Bar Melbourne. For those of you who don't watch GoT, t...
A report from the inaugural Gaytimes Festival
So um, everyone who was at Gaytimes this weekend did a fabulous job at making the very first queer camping festival an incredible one. The music was on poin...
Golden Plains roundup 2016: tops and bottoms
Listening to the Necks perform experimental jazz at 11am after spending the night before subjecting your nervous system horrible abuse. You close your ...
Lake Lysterfield is past suburbia but not yet in the country. On the drive out the houses, apartments and warehouses are slowly replaced by green hills, vine...
Win tickets to the inaugural Gaytimes Festival
This March, on a small pink and sparkly patch of land in rural Victoria our very first queer camping festival will occur. Ah and the headliner? Paul Mac!!! A...
Stay at the Two Thousand Apartment and experience th...
As you know, we’re the proud parents of Airbnb apartments in Melbourne and Sydney. Both act as a mini, livable capsules of the city they’re located in, conta...
Ripples in spacetime at Laneway 2016
At 1.50pm my t-shirt is sticking to the sweat of my back and my bladder is sore from the Melbourne Bitter that's been jiggling around in there. I try to ...
A guide to exploring abandoned amusement parks and b...
Many of us pass crumbling structures and overgrown fun parks of the past on highways without much of a second thought, the relics of forgotten entertainment ...
Emma Mulholland contemplates embroidery, pop music a...
Last week we sent comedian Hannah Gadsby into the depths of Grayson Perry: My Pretty Little Art Career, and she did a top job of trying to cram the indefinab...
Kyabram Fauna Park
What’s the difference between a zoo and a fauna park? Not a lot, except fauna parks are generally bigger and nicer to animals.
The Kyabram Fauna park is abo...
Grayson Perry’s ‘My Pretty Little Art Career’ in a n...
We’ve imagined how Grayson Perry might traverse through Sydney and now it’s time to get down to the business of reviewing the exhibition. We asked comedian H...
Cats rule everything around me
Neko Atsume means 'cat collection' in Japanese. It's a phone game where you collect cats. That's it. You don't save a cat from a tree. Yo...
We give Sugar Mountain 7.1 jelly beans out of 10
We usually do a list of Sugar Mountain's tops and bottoms. But this year let's start in the sugary middle and eat our way outwards around to the top,...
Entering an eating competition
I'm an emotional eater and David Bowie died last week, so signing up for a vegan eating competition at Cherry Darlings Bakehouse seemed like a no-brainer...
My Pretty Little Sydney: A guide inspired by Grayson...
This summer Sydney’s Museum of Contemporary Art Australia is hosting Grayson Perry: My Pretty Art Career. The bustling, bombastic survey of Grayson Perry’s w...
Camp Nong 2015, tops and bottoms
A free lil’ drawstring backpack and stubby holder on arrival served as a sweet festival starter-pack. Being a relatively small affair, Camp Nong does t...
The Thousands 2015 staff wrap-up
We dialled the Hotline Bling, we saw that blue dress, we waved Abbott goodbye (into his fridge-less suburban home) and we learnt to Netflix and chill. You co...
Tops, Bottoms and Middles – why I've spent the past ...
Day One, 11/12/15
It's about 9am and I'm using my pathetic foot pump to whistle my bed into existence yet again. I'm exhausted in a way only ...
Ride to Warburton (but only the best bit)
If you’ve ever cycled to your local shops and thought, this is so easy! I should do a longer bike trip! You should ride from Lilydale to Warburton. It’s 40 k...
Big Ego Books: Vogue and Bogue of the Aussie Book Fairs
Have you ever scoured the shoddily built shelves at a Vinnies and found a title as compelling as The Bachelor's Bar Companion: A Guide For Unsubtle Seduc...
They don't call it Landsdowne Street for nothing, amirite!? The world's longest street water slide is back in town. The weather's supposed to be ...
The tops and bottoms of Paradise 2015
The guy in Good Morning who forgot his tambourine and spent most of the set sinking tinnies/smoking darts (until the one song where he got to sing sol...
Historic market unearthed in Collingwood
The Archaeological and Anthropological Society of Victoria (AASV) was overjoyed yesterday to announce the unveiling of a 100-year-old market in Melbourne'...
Bacchus Marsh Strawberries and Cherries Weekend
Bacchus Marsh. To be honest the town's name sounds a bit like a back that's soggy with sweat. And that image doesn't necessarily inspire fantasie...
The Garage Sale Trail guide
Typing 'Melbourne' into the Garage Sale Trail database unfurls a daunting list of thousands of registered stalls (at the time of print it was 1184, h...
Perfect Match: Melbourne musicians and their locatio...
A few months ago we created an Art-inerary to Melbourne inspired by The Hermitage: The Legacy of Catherine the Great exhibition at the NGV. This month we tak...
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