The new Sign Painters documentary talks with both the old guns who have been doing it since way back and the young folks reviving the style. The film is touring Australia now – and screenings are rapidly selling out.
Polyester Records has been part of the cultural fabric of Melbourne for 30 years. To celebrate, they're throwing Polyfest, a day of local and international music and bands that embody what has made the store so terrific.
Independent game designers have it tough. When the hulking ape of industry throws barrel after barrel down winding paths and teetering ladders, sometimes it's easier just to spin out. But that's why Freeplay Festival exists.
Over the last 10 years, community radio station FBi 94.5 has undeniably improved Sydney's local music scene. To celebrate, they're throwing a suitably epic all day live music fest at industrial venue Carriageworks.
Australia's non-East Coast cities are oft overlooked, but bygads they've got some good things going on. The Adelaide Film Festival is bringing Russian techno, championship boxing and British cringe comedy to town this October.