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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Jacqueline Kennedy – The Jewels of Camelot

The Johnson Collection has done it again and for those who are fascinated by the life of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, and in particular her jewellery, this is one not to miss. In his second lecture, JACQUELINE BOUVIER KENNEDY ONASSIS  | The Jewels of Camelot  Adrian Dickens considers how the jewels of the Camelot White House are such...
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Go, discover and enjoy ….

Henry Talbot: 1960s Fashion Photographer A stunning exhibition at The Ian Potter Centre NGV Australia at Federation Square is in full swing, providing a comprehensive insight into the work of this renown fashion photographer. ‘The striking and youthful fashion of 1960s Melbourne is the starring subject of more than eighty photographs by fashion photographer Henry Talbot,...
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