Anchana Muangil, Richmond “I live in Richmond and my favorite and most visited place is Victoria street. The street with all its ‘Saigon lights’ signs in different Asian languages, busy market stalls, oriental cafes and restaurants remind me of my home in Thailand. There are also a lot of beauty salons…

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Call outs to get involved in the City of Yarra’s most inclusive celebration of multicultural arts and music, Emerge 2017, are coming to a close this Friday. Created in 2004, in conjunction with Multicultural Arts Victoria’s (MAV) Visible Music Mentoring Program, Emerge 2017 started out as a humble arts festival…

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LGBTI is an acronym we hear a lot in the 21st century. And as it becomes more commonly used in everyday language, it is easy to forget that the LGBTI community has fought long and hard for it to be this way. A new monthly dance event aims to recognise and celebrate…

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Leidy Ballesteros, Richmond “I came to Melbourne to study English, at the moment I am doing a Diploma of Business. I live in Richmond, close to Jolimont station. It is the perfect area with all its parks, cafes, restaurants and really good pubs. Working in hospitality for 2 years, here,…

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The City of Yarra is home to a multitude of emerging and established artists, continually producing powerful and engaging bodies of work. And with the launch of the 2017 Urban Campfires exhibition at the Neighbourhood Justice Centre in Collingwood, many of these artists get the chance to tell their stories…

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Juliane, Carlton “I came to Australia from Germany for something different. I finished studying and I didn’t want to work straight away, and I thought, for something different I would come here. It’s a nice area [Carlton], and I’ve been here for one and a half years now. I feel…

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