MENTAL health is a persistent topic in Australia and is often described as an epidemic for young people. Anthea Batsakis speaks to beyondblue’s Dr Stephen Carbone to learn more about how international students can identify and find support for their feelings of anxiety and depression.
UNSURE what to expect if you ever find yourself dropping in on a fashion runway? Anthea Batsakis shares her runway experience at this year’s Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival.
DISCOVER Japanese culture at the Melbourne Japanese Summer Festival, watch the fascinating creation of murals at the MARCS Laneway Festival, sink your teeth into mouth-watering breads at the Artisan Bakery and Bar, or explore Melbourne’s largest festival, the Moomba Festival. Anthea Batsakis gives you her choice picks for the weekend.
ENJOY another food fair at the Courtyard Cantina, explore the concept of power through a free dance performance, discover award-winning Greek films at the Hellenic Museum, or watch a theatrical and thought-provoking rendition of Alice in Wonderland. Anthea Batsakis picks out her highlights for this weekend.
WHAT better way to learn more about how you can better support the earth than by visiting the Sustainable Living Festival? Our environmental expert, Anthea Batsakis, has her highlights from this year’s event.
SUPPORT up-and-coming Australian designers at the Little Sparrow Market, chill out by a rooftop pool above Flinders Lane, delight in all things barbecue at Queen Victoria Market, or celebrate the St Kilda Festival. Anthea Batsakis guides you through this weekend’s events.
MELBOURNE-based curator, James Beattie of Graffix Creative, chats to us about Fitzroy’s Rose Car Park project and shares his thoughts on legal street art. Anthea Batsakis has the story.
LIVING a sustainable lifestyle can be quite costly for students but it doesn’t have to be. Anthea Batsakis offers her environmentally friendly tips on how students can become better sustainable consumers!
FEAST on food from around the world at the Supper Market, be inspired by Melbourne’s Bohemian culture at the State Library’s exhibition, become a master builder at the Brickvention LEGO Expo and satisfy your chocolate cravings at the Chocolate Fest. Anthea Batsakis lays down the beats for your weekend.
WATCH films from a movie-screening bike, pick up country’s crafts and produce at the nearby Craft Market, donate clothes to those in need at Australia’s First Street Store, or get stylish by shopping at Melbourne’s designer market. Anthea Batsakis sets up your pre-Christmas weekend.
EXPLORE fire and food trucks at the Docklands, swing to jazz tunes at the Melbourne Women’s International Jazz Festival, check out vaudeville and cabaret acts at the Speakeasy HQ or visit the AFC Asian Cup football park at Fed Square! Anthea Batsakis keeps you in the loop for this weekend’s events.
Find unique Christmas gifts at the Big Design Market, celebrate body art culture at the Tattoo and Body Art Expo, support fair trade commerce at Fair@Square Festival or visit Federation Square this December for their exciting Christmas Program! Anthea Batsakis rolls out your weekend schedule.