Naomi Milgrom.
Queen of arts
Peter Wilmoth
The very private Naomi Milgrom is inviting a measure of public attention because of her central involvement with a project called the MPavilion, a temporary space used as a cultural hub for talks, workshops, performances and installations around architecture and design. ... >>MORE
Crate Expectations
Virginia Trioli
The Melbourne artist who copied an upside-down milk crate for his 2005 entry in the wonderful McClelland sculpture prize is apparently aghast at similarities in a work by a Sydney artist who copied an upside-down milk crate for a NSW public commission. Word has not yet been received from the person who designed the milk crate in the first place, and who may have strong feelings of their own about artists... ... >>MORE
Susie Wong
Leanne Tolra
Susie was my first friend. Our mothers met when we were babies. When we were growing up, she seemed to attract all the nicknames: Susie Q, Susie Lou and occasionally an awkwardly muttered Susie Wong. I remember adults singing “If you knew Susie, like I knew Susie” or “Wake up, little Susie” to her. I thought those endearments came because she was bigger, older and braver, and... ... >>MORE
This week, let’s go back in time. Not back 60 years – that’s hardly a blip in time – to when Max Schubert hid from his employers at Penfolds the experimental table wines that would become Grange. Not back to the early 1800s, when Australia’s first commercial vineyards were being established. We need to travel back more than a thousand years to the patron saints of beer... ... >>MORE
Local Italian
Leanne Tolra
Working solo, it took almost a day for Vince Cavarra to chisel away plaster and reveal brick at his first café. The renovation project was his “baby” for nine months and symbolic of a new beginning for the former corporate frequent-flyer. “My son asked me not to fly again, so I told him I’d travel just one more time. I flew to Sydney and quit my job,” says Cavarra.... ... >>MORE
Rejuvenate in Bali
Peter Wilmoth
Fight or flight, which instinct is going to win? Do you fight your way through all of Melbourne’s winter or do you take a flight – to Bali – and recharge for a couple of weeks? Bali’s familiarity and accessibility make it a great option for rejuvenation. ... >>MORE
TWR wine event
Staff Reporter
Champagne lovers and social butterflies alike gathered at South Melbourne’s Bellota Wine Bar on Thursday for The Weekly Review’s first wine event. ... >>MORE
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TWR wine event
TWR wine event
Champagne lovers and social butterflies alike gathered at South Melbourne’s Bellota Wine Bar on Thursday for The Weekly Review’s first wine event. Four years and 200 editions...