Category Archives: Melbourne

Birregurra Festival and Art Show 20th Anniversary

In 2000, a brand-new festival in a tiny town at the foothills of The Otways was launched. Attracting around 500 visitors in its first year, it was created to lift the spirits of locals and give city dwellers a chance to experience the heart and soul of country life.

Birregurra Festival and Art Show is not-for-profit volunteer run event and is the major source of fundraising for local community groups in Birregurra. The Festival occurs in the town’s main street, in Birregurra Park, in and around Birregurra Hall and in properties adjacent to the main street. The festival has grown from humble beginnings into an important date on the state’s calendar attracting over 15,000 people from around the state.  Lauded for its affordability, it’s one of the few events in the state where families can enjoy a fun filled day out for little more than a gold coin donation each as the music program and many of the activities are free. Across the festival, local traders showcase their offerings and community groups such as the Primary School, Kindergarten, Football and Netball Club, Historic Society, Landcare, Lions Club, Tennis Club, Recreation Reserve and Men’s Motor Enthusiast group fundraise for their own activities.

On Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th of October this year, that same little volunteer run event, Birregurra Festival and Art Show, turns 20, with over 15,000 visitors expected to visit from all over the state of Victoria.

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Domino’s Hacks: Your quick guide to scamming free pizza

We  did an experiment, putting the delivery guarantee to the test.   For an extra $5, Domino’s at Pyrmont, guarantees your pizza within 15 minutes or for an extra $3 – they promise safe passage to you within 20.  Ok Pyrmont, let’s play…..

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Hoops for Homie:  The half court charity match between street ballers, NBL & WNBL players 

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Iconic sports-lifestyle label Champion partner with local Melbourne charity HoMie to present ‘Hoops for HoMie’ Basketball Tournament this Friday. This exciting activation will form part of the Melbourne Listen Out Festival at Catani Gardens, St Kilda.

The Champion ‘Hoops for HoMie’ half-court inside Melbourne Listen Out will be hosted by MC FlexMami and feature Listen Out festival artists, South East Melbourne Phoenix star players, local street ballers, media and more to be announced who will battle it out in the ultimate basketball showdown – competing not just for bragging rights but to bring awareness to HoMie, an organisation focused on ending youth homelessness.

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Jason Dohring of Veronica Mars, iZombie & The Originals joins Oz Comic-Con lineup!

Jason Dohring, who plays bad boy heartthrob “Logan Echolls” on the hit series Veronica Mars will be appearing at Oz Comic-Con this September, joining a stellar lineup of fan favourite film & TV stars.

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Jason Dohring, Rob Thomas, Kristen Bell, Ryan Hansen &  Amanda Noret – Ga Fuller / Getty Images

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September Movie Guide

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Last month’s new blockbuster movie releases are still making waves with this past weekend seeing The Lion King, Fast & Furious’ spin-off, Hobbs & Shaw and Spider-Man, all maintaining a spot in the top 10 movies smashing the box office!   Angel has Fallen, though down 44.6% on last week, still managed to retain number 1 spots bringing its gross total takings to a whopping USD$11,842,000 (AUD$17,643,312) blowing everyone out of the water!   

So how’s Spring at the flicks looking you ask?   
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Bring it on:  High energy pom pom squads of sass and camp explode on stage! (Review)

Run Time: 119minutes (Opening Night) – 20 mins Interval
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Photographer: Jasmine & Nico Keenan

 


Opening last Thursday night, Bring it On the Musical ends its tour from Melbourne and Perth saving the best for last in the two week short run Sydney season running until 8 September.

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3 Most Popular Bucks Party Activities Revealed

Spring Wedding season is upon us and the results are in from over 1000 bucks party packages purchased by Big Boys Club (BBC) clients!  No surprise – blokes love a bit of action when they’re at a bucks party.  It can take a lot of convincing to get a guy down the aisle, but the idea of a wild night with his best mates to wave goodbye to bachelordom requires no such twisted arm.
So how do Aussie blokes like to celebrate their final hours before throwing away the key to the old ball and chain?  Beer?  Certainly.  Babes and boobs?  No doubt. BBC looked into what lads really love to do for their bucks party and the results may surprise you.

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