We should be so lucky …

Kylie on Stage – you don’t have to be a Kylie Minogue fan to appreciate this great exhibition at the Arts Centre Melbourne.   It’s a celebration of Kylie’s highly acclaimed concert tours over three decades as seen through the prism of her costumes.  There are some amazing gowns by international designers that are not to...
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Viktor & Rolf – expect the unexpected

Seeing is believing and so it is with this truly fabulous exhibition showcasing the provocative work of these self-proclaimed fashion artists, Viktor & Rolf. The exhibition Viktor & Rolf: Fashion Artists is a show stopper. Featuring 40 cutting edge haute couture garments, 22 dolls in miniaturized couture, fabulous archival videos and photographs and more, this...
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Once upon a time Coppélia – Australian Ballet

Enjoy this special one-hour version of the Australian Ballet’s  fairytale story ballet of the year Coppélia, performed to live music and narrated by one of the characters. Perfect for children, it’s fun, interactive and will have everyone twirling for joy! ‘It’s remarkably special to perform to a large theatre of young children and families, with their boundless energy...
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Red shoe dreaming

Everyone has had a pair of red shoes at some time in their life.  There is a sense of magic associated with them – a feeling we embrace that puts a little spring in our step. Discover how this passion as emerged through another fascinating talk hosted by The Johnston Collection. Dress and textile historian Hilary...
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‘Stage Presence’ – creating magic

The State Theatre, Arts Centre Melbourne is presenting a great exhibition ‘Stage Presence’ that celebrates Australian contemporary stage and costume designers. This is a wonderful insight into the art of performance design, which is sure to draw many ‘oohs’ and ‘aaahs’. A collection of Jennie Tate’s designs are a real highlight. If you’ve ever wondered...
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