Andrew Murray and special guests bring big sound to Hawthorn with ATM 15 Big Band, Friday 9 June

15 May

Melbourne’s hippest 15-piece big band is bringing their exciting sound to Hawthorn Arts Centre for one night only. ATM 15, led by music director and composer Andrew Murray will take to the stage on Friday 9 June along with special guest appearances. Andrew Murray leads the fresh sounding big band as a part of their […]

Metanoia Theatre Presents Wages of Fear: June 20-29

8 May
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For their ultimate work at Brunswick’s Mechanics Institute, Metanoia Theatre has chosen a fitting finale—presenting a rare stage adaptation of Georges Arnaud’s remarkable 1950 novel Wages of Fear. This landmark thriller, which was adapted into the iconic 1950s film, is imprinted on the imagination of multiple generations. A compelling and provocative tale of utter terror and […]

Braille Face

Spirit Level Presents Kindred: Braille Face, Lucy Roleff And Mara

5 May

At Kew Court House, 13 May Kew Court House invites audiences to join the Spirit Level record label family (Gotye and Tim Shiel) for a carefully curated night of atmospheric pop and ambience. One of Melbourne’s newest and most exciting creative communities takes over the historic venue, on Saturday 13 May, with performances from Braille […]

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Open House Melbourne appoints Emma Telfer as Executive Director and announces Creative Victoria Anniversary Partnership.

4 May

Open House Melbourne is delighted to announce Emma Telfer as Executive Director after two years in the role of Creative Director, and a new 10 Year Anniversary Partnership with Creative Victoria that celebrates the organisation’s commitment to showcasing design excellence in the built environment and to encouraging public dialogue and awareness about the value of […]

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EXIT: ART + CLIMATE CHANGE 2017

4 May

19 April – 14 May, 2017  CLIMARTE and the Ian Potter Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne are thrilled to present EXIT as part of ART+CLIMATE=CHANGE 2017, a festival of exhibitions and events harnessing the creative power of the arts to inform, engage and inspire action on climate change. In support of the […]

From jazz jams to poetry slams: free events at Stonnington Jazz 2017

1 May

  Stonnington Jazz invites Melbournians of all ages to participate in a variety of free events as part of the Get Involved and Jazz on the Streets portions of the program, during the annual festivities this May 11-21. Celebrating the improvised collective nature of the genre, The Jazz Jam will take place on Monday 15 May […]

Gloom & Glitter

Jennifer Kingwell and The Glitter and Doom Salon take over Hawthorn Arts Centre

26 April

For one night only, Friday 5 May Glamour and glitter will arrive at the Hawthorn Arts Centre when The Glitter and Doom Salon takes over the historic venue for one night only. Performer, broadcaster, writer and composer Jennifer Kingwell will take to the stage on Friday 5 May along with a stunning line up of […]

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Town Hall Gallery commissions five artists to create new works inspired by its Collection

26 April

Town Hall Gallery is pleased to announce the five artists commissioned to create new works for its Another Look exhibition, which will take over the gallery from 28 October to 20 December this year. Vivian Cooper Smith, Dana Harris, Siri Hayes, Tai Snaith and Kylie Stillman have been selected from over forty applicants to produce […]

Science Gallery - Blood projection

Nite Art 2017: Own the Nite Thursday 27 July

26 April

Nite Art returns in 2017 to once again uncover art after dark in Melbourne. From 6pm on Thursday 27 July, art lovers and night seekers are invited to explore our unique city through an interconnected network of galleries, museums, artist- run initiatives and undiscovered spaces. Nite Art 2017 will be made up of two precincts […]

Parvyn Sing and Hue Blanes

Four new album launches at Stonnington Jazz 2017

26 April

Stonnington Jazz will run from 11-21 May this year and in a festival first, it will play host to four brand new album launches. On Thursday 18 May, two renowned local artists Parvyn Singh (The Bombay Royale) and Hue Blanes launch their debut album I Choose You at the David Williamson Theatre. The album beautifully […]