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Upcoming Shows

Joseph Stiglitz In Conversation [Melbourne]
Monday November 19, 2018

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne , Australia

Wealth begets power, which begets more wealth,’ Joseph Stiglitz has argued.

Joseph Stiglitz In Conversation [Melbourne]
Emerging Cultural Leaders Showcase [Melbourne]
Thursday November 22, 2018

FCAC Gabriel Gallery, Footscray VIC, Australia

Get acquainted with the 2018 Emerging Cultural Leaders (ECL) at our annual industry showcase and celebration.

Emerging Cultural Leaders Showcase [Melbourne]
Ophelia [Melbourne]
Thursday November 22, 2018

Bluestone Church Arts Space, Footscray VIC, Australia

So you think you know Hamlet? A hilarious rethink of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy – only this time Ophelia gets all the best lines.

Ophelia [Melbourne]
Moral Panic (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Thursday November 22, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote VIC, Australia

This savage new performance work from the award-winning team behind GROUND CONTROL (Next Wave 2016) and ANGRY SEXX (Melbourne Fringe 2014), asks how do we tear down the monument of masculinity, and what tools can we find in the dirt?

Moral Panic (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Die! Die! Die! Old People Die! [Melbourne]
Friday November 23, 2018

Arts House North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne VIC, Australia

“Extremely funny and often heartbreaking…both seriously thought-provoking and seriously funny theatre.” Exeunt, on The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland

Die! Die! Die! Old People Die! [Melbourne]
MMW x SIGNAL Talks: Artists Driving Change (SIGNAL) [Melbourne]
Saturday November 24, 2018

SIGNAL, Melbourne VIC 3000 VIC, Australia

The program offers young people the opportunity to work alongside professional artists in a collaborative way, through multi-artform workshops and mentoring.

MMW x SIGNAL Talks: Artists Driving Change (SIGNAL) [Melbourne]
CIRCUS OZ – Rock Bang [Melbourne]
Saturday November 24, 2018

Merlyn Theatre, Malthouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Part rock concert, part side-splitting comedy and smashed together with acrobatic punk anarchy!

CIRCUS OZ  - Rock Bang [Melbourne]
Only Human: 70 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights [Melbourne]
Monday November 26, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Who are the critics, and what are the criticisms, of the theoretical and legal framework of human rights? And what does it mean when our elected representatives openly flout our obligations?

Only Human: 70 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights [Melbourne]
Ben Quilty with Richard Flanagan On Home (TSOL) [Melbourne]
Wednesday November 28, 2018

Goldfields Theatre, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Wharf VIC, Australia

Artist Ben Quilty and writer Richard Flanagan join The School of Life to talk about the meaning of home and the power of vulnerable voices. 

Ben Quilty with Richard Flanagan On Home (TSOL) [Melbourne]
Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Melbourne]
Wednesday November 28, 2018

Howler Bar, Brunswick VIC, Australia

Funny, moving, surprising and engaging, Queerstories has been selling out shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, bringing storytellers from all walks of life to the stage.

Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Melbourne]
 Ten Stories of Melbourne [Melbourne]
Wednesday November 28, 2018

The Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Hear from ten brilliant writers – both established and emerging – who have made Melbourne home for either a short time or a lifetime

 Ten Stories of Melbourne [Melbourne]
Supper Club: The C-Word [Melbourne]
Thursday November 29, 2018

Arts House North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne VIC, Australia

Usually you wouldn’t drop ‘the C-word’ into a nice dinner conversation, but at this Supper Club it will be on everyone’s lips: it’s time to talk about cancer.

Supper Club: The C-Word [Melbourne]
Eric Idle: Always Look on the Bright Side of Life [Melbourne]
Friday November 30, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Join us for a night of absurdity, wit, and behind-the-scenes stories, at the Athenaeum Theatre.

Eric Idle: Always Look on the Bright Side of Life [Melbourne]
The Very Hungry Caterpillar [Melbourne]
Saturday December 1, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

One of the most-read and famous children’s books of all time, ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ emerges off the page in a masterful theatrical experience for the whole family.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar [Melbourne]
Master of Illusion: M.C. Escher [Melbourne]
Sunday December 2, 2018

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

A master of optical illusion, M. C. Escher combines different perspectives in his prints, presenting visual contradictions that have long intrigued audiences.

Master of Illusion: M.C. Escher [Melbourne]
Being Human: William Wegman [Melbourne]
Saturday December 8, 2018

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

When referring to William Wegman’s first muse, his dog Man Ray, critic Laurence Wieder asked ‘does Man Ray understand his place in art?’

Being Human: William Wegman [Melbourne]
Cardinia Shire’s Carols By Candlelight (Pakenham) [Melbourne]
Saturday December 8, 2018

Toomuc Recreation Reserve, Pakenham VIC, Australia

A fun evening for all to celebrate Christmas, the festive season and the community.

Cardinia Shire's Carols By Candlelight (Pakenham) [Melbourne]
Carols by the Lake 2018 [Coburg, VIC]
Saturday December 8, 2018

Coburg Lake Reserve, Coburg Victoria, Australia

The magical annual carols by candlelight event is on again in December with roaming performers, children activities and stage entertainment for the whole family.

Carols by the Lake 2018 [Coburg, VIC]
Darebin Carols In “All Nations Park” [Melbourne]
Saturday December 8, 2018

All Nations Park, Northcote VIC, Australia

Bring a picnic to this FREE event and celebrate Christmas with your community!

Darebin Carols In "All Nations Park" [Melbourne]
Christmas Carols (Southern Lights Church) [Melbourne]
Sunday December 9, 2018

Southern Lights Church, Skye Victoria, Australia, Australia

Join us for our FREE annual Community Christmas Festival

Christmas Carols (Southern Lights Church) [Melbourne]
Carols by Kingston [Melbourne]
Sunday December 9, 2018

Chelsea Bicentennial Park,, Chelsea VIC, Australia

Carols by Kingston is a great chance to get together with friends and family before the holidays and relax in the park and feel the Christmas cheer!

Carols by Kingston [Melbourne]
Christmas Concert at Central Park [Melbourne]
Sunday December 9, 2018

Central Park, Malvern East VIC, Australia

New time and format for this Sunday afternoon family twilight concert 2018 program currently in development.

Christmas Concert at Central Park [Melbourne]
An evening with Malala Yousafzai [Melbourne]
Tuesday December 11, 2018

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf VIC, Australia

Malala will take audiences inside her remarkable story; “I had a choice: I could live a quiet life or I could make the most of this new life I had been given.”  Malala Yousafzai

An evening with Malala Yousafzai [Melbourne]
City of Whittlesea – Carols by Candlelight [Melbourne]
Friday December 14, 2018

Terrace Lawns, Civic Centre, South Morang VIC, Australia

Tis the season for festive fun so bring the family along to share the spirit at the City of Whittlesea Carols by Candlelight.

City of Whittlesea - Carols by Candlelight [Melbourne]
Whitehorse Carols [Melbourne]
Sunday December 16, 2018

Whitehorse Civic Centre Precinct, Nunawading Victoria, Australia

Get into the Christmas Spirit with this family friendly event for the whole family.

Whitehorse Carols [Melbourne]
Wodonga Carols by Candlelight [Victoria]
Sunday December 16, 2018

Willow Park, Wodonga Victoria , Australia

Wodonga Brass presents this traditional Carols by Candlelight.

Wodonga Carols by Candlelight [Victoria]
Carols at Como Park [Melbourne]
Sunday December 16, 2018

Como Park, South Yarra VIC, Australia

Celebrate the festive season with a free evening of carols and entertainment under the stars

Carols at Como Park [Melbourne]
Music Play Children’s Festival [Melbourne]
Wednesday January 16, 2019

Melbourne Recital Centre, Southbank Victoria, Australia

Specifically designed music making session for children who are deaf or hard of hearing

Music Play Children’s Festival [Melbourne]
Whitehorse Australia Day Concert [Melbourne]
Saturday January 26, 2019

Whitehorse Civic Centre, Nunawading Victoria, Australia

Celebrate Australia Day with this wonderful night of entertainment and you can see the night go out with a bang with a stunning 10-minute fireworks finale.

Whitehorse Australia Day Concert [Melbourne]

 

 

Past Shows

Broken [Melbourne]
Sunday November 18, 2018

fortyfive downstairs, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

When you find yourself empty, how do you start again?

Broken [Melbourne]
Bundoora Homestead – Lucky (Exhibition Opening) [Melbourne]
Saturday November 17, 2018

Bundoora Homestead Arts Centre, Bundoora VIC, Australia

‘Lucky?’ explores the history and effects of gold-mining and the pursuit of wealth in Australia through a contemporary lens.

Bundoora Homestead - Lucky (Exhibition Opening) [Melbourne]
Hellship – The Journey Of the Ticonderoga [Melbourne]
Saturday November 17, 2018

Badcoe Hall at The Quarantine Station Point Nepean,, Portsea VIC, Australia

Experience the story of the Ticonderoga right where she anchored in 1852.

Hellship - The Journey Of the Ticonderoga [Melbourne]
SlutWalk 2018 Rally [Melbourne]
Saturday November 17, 2018

Victorian State Library, Melbourne VIC , Australia

It’s a controversial name, not a controversial message.

SlutWalk 2018 Rally [Melbourne]
Open Spaces festival with ‘Ngulu-nganjin’ [Melbourne]
Saturday November 17, 2018

Abbotsford Convent Community Room, Abbotsford VIC, Australia

A two-part project celebrating Wurundjeri music, language and stories.

Open Spaces festival with ‘Ngulu-nganjin’ [Melbourne]
Going Postal: Reflections on the Marriage Equality Survey [Melbourne]
Wednesday November 14, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Bring your flags, friends and an industrial-sized box of tissues, as we share some raw reflections and reasons to rejoice on this historic anniversary.

Going Postal: Reflections on the Marriage Equality Survey [Melbourne]
Midsumma Festival 2019 (program launch) [Melbourne]
Wednesday November 14, 2018

Meat Market, North Melbourne , Australia

Australia’s premier queer arts and cultural festival returns in 2019, running from 19 January to 10 February.

Midsumma Festival 2019 (program launch) [Melbourne]
SKILLZ [Melbourne]
Saturday November 10, 2018

The Melba Speigeltent, Collingwood , Australia

Audiences will hold their breath as the trio of acrobats face their fears, overcoming them through teamwork and friendship.

SKILLZ [Melbourne]
Crossing Over With John Edward [Melbourne]
Thursday November 8, 2018

Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne, Southbank VIC, Australia

(LIMITED TIX!) See John connect with the other side as he returns to visit Melbourne live. There will be question and answer sessions and messages from loved ones on the other side and more.

Crossing Over With John Edward [Melbourne]
Dead Calm: Honest Conversations about Death – Bodies [Melbourne]
Thursday November 1, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

What happens to our bodies when we die? Do our bodies define who and what we are – or are they a vessel for something more?

Dead Calm: Honest Conversations about Death - Bodies [Melbourne]
Unleashed Awards – Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) [Melbourne]
Thursday November 1, 2018

Cargo Hall, South Wharf VIC, Australia

This event recognises and celebrates the genuine impact young people have made to the biggest social and economic challenges of our time.

Unleashed Awards - Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) [Melbourne]
Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Melbourne]
Wednesday October 31, 2018

Howler Bar, Brunswick VIC, Australia

Funny, moving, surprising and engaging, Queerstories has been selling out shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, bringing storytellers from all walks of life to the stage.

Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Melbourne]
The Banquet of Cleopatra (talks and performances) [Melbourne]
Sunday October 28, 2018

NGV International, MELBOURNE VIC, Australia

The audacious power plays and tumultuous love affairs of the last Queen of Egypt have captivated artists, musicians, filmmakers and writers for more than 2000 years.

The Banquet of Cleopatra (talks and performances) [Melbourne]
Children’s Week Picnic event (Werribee Park) [Melbourne]
Sunday October 28, 2018

Werribee Mansion, Werribee South VIC, Australia

This FREE community event is open and accessible to all and is a fun family friendly day out full of entertainment, interactive arts experiences, sporting activities, music, dancing and good times!

Children’s Week Picnic event (Werribee Park)  [Melbourne]
Slut O’Ween! Fundraiser 2018 [Melbourne]
Saturday October 27, 2018

Loop Bar, Melbourne VIC, Australia

2018’s Slutwalk Melbourne fundraiser is here and we’re going to trick or treat you to some spooky fun.

Slut O'Ween! Fundraiser 2018 [Melbourne]
Diversity Rocks Festival [Melbourne]
Saturday October 27, 2018

Courthouse Youth Arts, Geelong VIC, Australia

Diversity Rocks is a 1-day inclusive music festival, which will be held at Courthouse Youth Arts, a contemporary arts venue in Geelong that features a gallery, theatre, and courtyard/laneway performance spaces.

Diversity Rocks Festival [Melbourne]
Anne Summers: Her Story (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Thursday October 25, 2018

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne , Australia

Anne Summers is a person of phenomenal energy and copious talent. She’s an editor, a publisher, a writer, an activist and, for many, the godmother of Australian feminism.

Anne Summers: Her Story (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Embracing the Wild (TSOL) [Melbourne]
Thursday October 25, 2018

Plenary, MCEC, South Wharf Melbourne, Australia

What is the relationship between nature and our emotional wellbeing?

Embracing the Wild (TSOL)  [Melbourne]
Weave Exhibition Launch [Melbourne]
Thursday October 25, 2018

The Gallery at City Library, Flinders Melbourne VIC , Australia

For 21 years Weave has pioneered dance and inclusive theatre for performers with a diverse range of disability. This photographic exhibition is a retrospective of their rich liberating history.

Weave Exhibition Launch [Melbourne]
2018 CONNECTED Art Exhibition (Celebration Event) [Melbourne]
Tuesday October 23, 2018

The Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

CONNECTED Art Exhibition Celebration is a free event for the people of Victoria

2018 CONNECTED Art Exhibition (Celebration Event) [Melbourne]
The Banquet of Cleopatra (talks and performances) [Melbourne]
Sunday October 21, 2018

NGV International, MELBOURNE VIC, Australia

The audacious power plays and tumultuous love affairs of the last Queen of Egypt have captivated artists, musicians, filmmakers and writers for more than 2000 years.

The Banquet of Cleopatra (talks and performances) [Melbourne]
Whitehorse Spring Festival [Melbourne]
Sunday October 21, 2018

Whitehorse Civic Centre Precinct, Nunawading Victoria, Australia

Celebrate all the fun, fabulous and quirky talents that make Whitehorse great!

Whitehorse Spring Festival [Melbourne]
Hell Is Other People [Melbourne]
Saturday October 20, 2018

The Melba Speigeltent, Collingwood , Australia

Raw. Honest. Brave. Theatre. Circus. Dance.

Hell Is Other People [Melbourne]
Prize Fighter (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Thursday October 18, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote VIC, Australia

Get ringside for a rare theatrical combo: engrossing storytelling paired with the visceral thrill of live boxing.

Prize Fighter (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Thursday October 18, 2018

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne , Australia

The Storytime program is for children aged 3-5 years, their parents and carers.

Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Devising Theatre with Rawcus and the Invenio Singers [Melbourne]
Tuesday October 16, 2018

Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne, Southbank VIC, Australia

A free participatory workshop with award-winning theatre ensemble, Rawcus.

Devising Theatre with Rawcus and the Invenio Singers [Melbourne]
The Banquet of Cleopatra (talks and performances) [Melbourne]
Sunday October 14, 2018

NGV International, MELBOURNE VIC, Australia

The audacious power plays and tumultuous love affairs of the last Queen of Egypt have captivated artists, musicians, filmmakers and writers for more than 2000 years.

The Banquet of Cleopatra (talks and performances) [Melbourne]
LASER KIWI (Circus Oz) [Melbourne]
Saturday October 13, 2018

The Melba Spiegeltent, Collingwood VIC, Australia

Laser Kiwi combines high-calibre circus with unforgettable physical comedy.

LASER KIWI (Circus Oz) [Melbourne]
Dream Night – Melbourne Zoo [Melbourne]
Saturday October 13, 2018

Melbourne Zoo, Parkville VIC, Australia

LIMITED TIX – Dream Night give kids with a disability opportunity to connect with animals and take part in fun activities in a safe and controlled environment.

Dream Night - Melbourne Zoo [Melbourne]
ArtAbility [Melbourne]
Friday October 12, 2018

Preston Town Hall, Preston VIC , Australia

The event Artabilty is an art exhibition for people of all abilities. 

ArtAbility [Melbourne]
Past, Present & Future Queer Australia (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Tuesday October 9, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

In this panel discussion, we’ll discuss some ideas for marking LGBTI+ History Month in Australia. We’ll also discuss the work of Australians – including activists, archivists and academics – who have shaped our queer past and present.

Past, Present & Future Queer Australia (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Polly Borland In Conversation (NGV) [Melbourne]
Saturday October 6, 2018

NGV AUSTRALIA, FEDERATION SQUARE (Exhibition Space), Melbourne VIC, Australia

Polly Borland’s more recent works see her exploring more abstract and surreal imagery.

Polly Borland In Conversation  (NGV) [Melbourne]
Cher concert [Melbourne]
Saturday October 6, 2018

Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Cher in concert

Cher concert [Melbourne]
Gillian Triggs: Speaking Up (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Thursday October 4, 2018

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne , Australia

There’s no denying her commitment to the human rights framework, and her belief that Australia needs its own Bill of Rights.

Gillian Triggs: Speaking Up (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Tracey Mole, Risk Taker (MFF) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 29, 2018

Errol’s and Co, North Melbourne VIC, Australia

In her debut solo show, Tracey explores what its like to take risks when you spend most of your time worried about the undetectable carbon monoxide omissions in your living room.

Tracey Mole, Risk Taker (MFF)  [Melbourne]
Maximumrocknroll (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Friday September 28, 2018

Arts House – Festival Club, North Melbourne VIC, Australia

Get ready for circus, dance, comedy, cabaret and chaos from the best human beings they can mash together.

Maximumrocknroll (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Koo Koo the Bird Girl by Sarah Houbolt [Melbourne]
Friday September 28, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote Victoria, Australia

Sarah brings you a haunting, captivating, visceral experience of the beauty of difference in this one woman show.

Koo Koo the Bird Girl by Sarah Houbolt [Melbourne]
Mudcrabs Presents: MindQuest – Journey Into Forever [Melbourne]
Friday September 28, 2018

Guild Theatre, Parkville , Australia

The Vortons are devouring the universe and only a bewildered crew of no-hopers – led by a hundred-year-old playwright – can save the day.

Mudcrabs Presents: MindQuest - Journey Into Forever [Melbourne]
AFL Grand Final – pre and post match entertainment [Melbourne]
Friday September 28, 2018

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Richmond VIC, Australia

Auslan interpreters will be present for pre and post match entertainment at the MCG.

AFL Grand Final - pre and post match entertainment [Melbourne]
Mamma Mia [Melbourne]
Friday September 28, 2018

Princess Theatre, Melbourne VIC, Australia

(Limited Tickets!) On the eve of her wedding, Sophie’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago.

Mamma Mia [Melbourne]
Bighouse Dreaming (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 27, 2018

Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Brunswick VIC , Australia

RACE. CLASS. SEX. DRUGS. VIOLENCE. INCARCERATION. POVERTY.
THE PSYCHIC MAELSTROM OF COLONISATION.

Bighouse Dreaming (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Wodonga, VIC]
Thursday September 27, 2018

Hume Bank Butter Factory Theatre, Wodonga VIC , Australia

Enter the raucous, radical, wildly funny world of Queerstories and enjoy an unexpected tale or two from a diverse line-up of stars and strangers.

Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Wodonga, VIC]
Antony//Cleopatra (MFF) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 27, 2018

Second Story Studios, Collingwood VIC, Australia

Focusing on the nature of celebrity and the role of gender in modern politics ‘antony//cleopatra’ is a pop art queer theory mashup, acting as both tribute and interrogation of Shakespeare’s version of history and femininity

Antony//Cleopatra (MFF) [Melbourne]
Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Melbourne]
Wednesday September 26, 2018

Howler Bar, Brunswick VIC, Australia

Join a diverse line up of stars and strangers for a night of queer stories, unexpected tales of lives well lived and battles fought, pride, prejudice, love and humour, hosted by Maeve Marsden.

Queerstories (Maeve Marsden) [Melbourne]
Floating Key (MFF) [Melbourne]
Wednesday September 26, 2018

Lithuanian Club, Melbourne, North Melbourne VIC , Australia

This multimedia poetic experience investigates the steps foraged to elevate our voices then and now.

Floating Key (MFF) [Melbourne]
George’s Marvellous Medicine [Melbourne]
Wednesday September 26, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

The much loved book by Roald Dahl bounds off the page in this spectacular live show.

George’s Marvellous Medicine [Melbourne]
City of Ballarat – Little Languages Program (Storytime) [Ballarat, VIC]
Tuesday September 25, 2018

City of Ballarat Library, Ballarat VIC, Australia

Little Languages Program – more info coming soon

City of Ballarat -  Little Languages Program (Storytime) [Ballarat, VIC]
Pushing The Limits [Melbourne]
Monday September 24, 2018

Artplay Birrarung Marr, Melbourne Vic, Australia

Push your practice to the limits, be guided through the process of creating extraordinary experimental work for children using Live Art principles as a toolbox for creation.

Pushing The Limits  [Melbourne]
The Good Person Recipe [Melbourne]
Sunday September 23, 2018

Club Voltaire, North Melbourne VIC , Australia

What would you do if you could make people nicer? The Good Person Recipe combines food, receipts and a touch of salt to cook up an intimate play about one waitress’ struggle to preserve her goodness.

The Good Person Recipe [Melbourne]
Colour Correction (Dance) [Melbourne]
Sunday September 23, 2018

Dancehouse, Melbourne Australia, Carlton North VIC, Australia

The relationship we have with colour is as much social and political as it is sensorial and emotional. It is sometimes selective, sometimes unavoidable, but always symbolic.

Colour Correction (Dance) [Melbourne]
Healesville Sanctuary Access (NWDP) [Melbourne]
Sunday September 23, 2018 - Saturday September 29, 2018

Healesville Zoo, Badger Creek VIC, Australia

In celebration of National Week of Deaf People (23-29 September) Auslan interpreters will be onsite at Healesville Sanctuary between 11am-3pm each day of the week

Healesville Sanctuary Access (NWDP) [Melbourne]
Get F*NKED (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 22, 2018

Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Brunswick VIC , Australia

Join us for a Fierce, Fevered, and Effing-unbelievable Party. Wear what you want, dance how you choose. Let’s Get F*NKD.

Get F*NKED (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Edgy, Contemporary, Feminist, and Fabulous! (MFF) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 22, 2018

Hare Hole, Fitzroy VIC , Australia

Don’t stop talking honey because we sure won’t! #ECFF is here and wants you to be part of the conversation.

Edgy, Contemporary, Feminist, and Fabulous! (MFF) [Melbourne]
Window Shopping (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 22, 2018

Vincent Care (Out the front of), Glenroy VIC, Australia

OFFICE will give a public lecture focusing on the street as a public space, questioning its role and value in our rapidly changing society.

Window Shopping (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
My Island Dream 2018 #MID2018 [Melbourne]
Saturday September 22, 2018

Enjoy Venue, Sunshine North VIC, Australia

My Island Dream (MID) is back in 2018 and it’s going to be epic. This year we are going to have the biggest PASIFIKA celebration brought to you by the young people of Westside Pasifika for the young peoples of the West!

My Island Dream 2018 #MID2018 [Melbourne]
Eva Rothschild In Conversation (NGV) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 22, 2018

Clemenger Auditorium, NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Rothschild will explore her interest in the social aspect of sculpture and play, along with the influence in minimalism, classical architecture and popular culture

Eva Rothschild In Conversation (NGV) [Melbourne]
Coburg Carnivale [Melbourne]
Saturday September 22, 2018

Victoria Street Mall Precinct, Coburg VIC, Australia

This year’s Coburg Carnivale will have an exciting program of participatory and live art experiences that promise to tantalise the senses.

Coburg Carnivale [Melbourne]
A Weekend For Everybody (Darebin Arts) Northcote Town Hall [Melbourne]
Saturday September 22, 2018 - Sunday September 23, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote VIC, Australia

Join in a Deaf dance party, or bust a move in the world’s smallest nightclub at Melbourne Fringe event, A Weekend for Everybody.

A Weekend For Everybody (Darebin Arts) Northcote Town Hall [Melbourne]
Koo Koo the Bird Girl by Sarah Houbolt (opening) [Melbourne]
Friday September 21, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote Victoria, Australia

Sarah brings you a haunting, captivating, visceral experience of the beauty of difference in this one woman show.

Koo Koo the Bird Girl by Sarah Houbolt (opening) [Melbourne]
Liane Moriarty (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Friday September 21, 2018

Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne , Australia

Liane Moriarty writes smart, sexy suburban satire – and it’s made her a huge, if reluctant, star.

Liane Moriarty (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
AGMC Conference [Melbourne]
Friday September 21, 2018 - Sunday September 23, 2018

St Kilda Town Hall,, St Kilda Victoria, Australia

The Australian GLBTIQ Multicultural Council (AGMC)

AGMC Conference [Melbourne]
Have You Tried Yoga? (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 20, 2018

The Bluestone Church Arts Space, Footscray Victoria, Australia

Have You Tried Yoga is a window into the invisible or very visible life of those living with chronic illness and disability.

Have You Tried Yoga? (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
‘Ross & Rachel’ by James Fritz (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 20, 2018

Theatre Works, St Kilda VIC, Australia

*No knowledge of the TV series Friends is required to enjoy this show. For those devotees, this is the one that you didn’t see coming…

'Ross & Rachel' by James Fritz (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 20, 2018

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne , Australia

The Storytime program is for children aged 3-5 years, their parents and carers.

Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Acting Out: Art that Changes the World (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Wednesday September 19, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Join us for this free conversation at the Wheeler Centre, as we delve into the fine balance of art and activism – from creativity and accessibility to strategy.

Acting Out: Art that Changes the World (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Come Together: Rethinking Art & Citizenship (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Monday September 17, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

What role can art play in transforming democracies? How can theatre and performance act as a vehicle to test drive new realities? And what happens when children are not students – but researchers and collaborators?

Come Together: Rethinking Art & Citizenship (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Situational Awareness (Sofie Prints) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 15, 2018

Highlander Bar, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Sofie has had numerous appearances at not only the Melbourne Fringe but also in Edinburgh.

Situational Awareness (Sofie Prints) [Melbourne]
2018 Victorian State Schools Spectacular (6:30pm) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 15, 2018

Hisense Arena, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Experience Melbourne’s biggest professionally staged song and dance phenomenon, the Victorian State Schools Spectacular, a dazzling arena production guaranteed to entertain the whole family.  

2018 Victorian State Schools Spectacular (6:30pm) [Melbourne]
Blasted [Melbourne]
Saturday September 15, 2018

Malthouse Theatre, Southbank Victoria, Australia

Blasted will give Malthouse Theatre audiences the chance to experience the power and controversy of Sarah Kane, and the play that shook the world.

Blasted [Melbourne]
2018 Victorian State Schools Spectacular (1:00pm) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 15, 2018

Hisense Arena, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Experience Melbourne’s biggest professionally staged song and dance phenomenon, the Victorian State Schools Spectacular, a dazzling arena production guaranteed to entertain the whole family.  

2018 Victorian State Schools Spectacular (1:00pm) [Melbourne]
Curators Lectures – Baldessin / Whiteley: Parallel Visions Exhibition (NGV) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 15, 2018

Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Melbourne VIC , Australia

Baldessin/Whiteley: Parallel Visions is a visually exciting and innovative blockbuster exhibition that brings together for the first time the work of these two giants of Australian art.

Curators Lectures – Baldessin / Whiteley: Parallel Visions Exhibition (NGV) [Melbourne]
Situational Awareness (Sofie Prints) [Melbourne]
Friday September 14, 2018

Highlander Bar, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Sofie has had numerous appearances at not only the Melbourne Fringe but also in Edinburgh.

Situational Awareness (Sofie Prints) [Melbourne]
Chicago [Melbourne]
Friday September 14, 2018

Doncaster Playhouse, Doncaster VIC, Australia

Set in the legendary city during the roaring “jazz hot” 20s, Chicago tells the story of two rival vaudevillian murderesses locked up in Cook County Jail.

Chicago [Melbourne]
Future’s Eve (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 13, 2018

Brunswick Mechanics Institute, Brunswick VIC , Australia

Bring in the fembots! The sex slaves, domestic servants, ideal women! Enter the realm of robot ethics in this one-woman, one roomba show about sex, technology, and man-made women.

Future's Eve (Melbourne Fringe) [Melbourne]
Adam Hills Best Foot Forward [Melbourne]
Tuesday September 11, 2018

Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne, Southbank VIC, Australia

Adam Hills has always put his best foot forward which has earned the witty and charming comedian (and now author) adoring fans all over the world. 

Adam Hills Best Foot Forward [Melbourne]
Meet Me at the Intersection (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Tuesday September 11, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

It’s a book of short fiction, memoir and poetry by authors of various ethnicities, cultures, genders, sexualities and abilities.

Meet Me at the Intersection (Wheeler Centre) [Melbourne]
Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium (Families Performance) [Melbourne]
Sunday September 9, 2018

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Erth’s prehistoric creatures are unmistakably ‘alive’ and mostly friendly, in this fun, educational and unique performance that will delight all audiences from ages 5 years and up.  

Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium (Families Performance) [Melbourne]
Curators Lectures – Baldessin / Whiteley: Parallel Visions Exhibition (NGV) [Melbourne]
Saturday September 8, 2018

Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Melbourne VIC , Australia

Baldessin/Whiteley: Parallel Visions is a visually exciting and innovative blockbuster exhibition that brings together for the first time the work of these two giants of Australian art.

Curators Lectures – Baldessin / Whiteley: Parallel Visions Exhibition (NGV) [Melbourne]
Melbourne University Law Revue Production [Melbourne]
Friday September 7, 2018

Guild Theatre, Parkville , Australia

An annual sketch comedy show written, directed and performed by students that has been running for over 40 years

Melbourne University Law Revue Production [Melbourne]
Germaine Greer On Consent (TSOL) [Melbourne]
Thursday September 6, 2018

Plenary, MCEC, South Wharf Melbourne, Australia

Modern society is deeply attuned to the issue of consent. We refuse to turn a blind eye to the pervasive nature of predatory behaviour and to the intractable statistic that one in five women will experience sexual violence.

Germaine Greer On Consent (TSOL) [Melbourne]
Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium – Schools Performance [Melbourne]
Thursday September 6, 2018

Fairfax Studio, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Erth’s prehistoric creatures are unmistakably ‘alive’ and mostly friendly, in this fun, educational and unique performance that will delight all audiences from ages 5 years and up.  

Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium - Schools Performance [Melbourne]
MTC 2019 Launch [Melbourne]
Tuesday September 4, 2018

Hammer Hall, Melbourne, Arts Centre, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Melbourne Theatre Company  2019 Season Launch.

MTC 2019 Launch [Melbourne]
A Future For All of Us [Melbourne]
Monday September 3, 2018

ACMI, Melbourne VIC, Australia

A Future For All of Us – Melbourne – Hosted by Senator Richard Di Natale

A Future For All of Us [Melbourne]
Braiding Knowledge [Melbourne]
Monday September 3, 2018

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Wharf VIC, Australia

Braiding Knowledge is an interactive day-long forum

Braiding Knowledge [Melbourne]
2:20AM [Melbourne]
Friday August 31, 2018

Richmond Theatrette, Richmond Yarra VIC, Australia

2:20 AM is drawn from Lister’s own experience of losing a family member to suicide, along with real stories of people directly impacted by suicide.

2:20AM [Melbourne]
Hypothetical: What If? [Melbourne]
Thursday August 30, 2018

Arts House North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne VIC, Australia

Explore the format of hypothetical disaster drills and ask: What if a rapidly spreading contagion threatened Melbourne?

Hypothetical: What If? [Melbourne]
Dangerous Opinion: An Evening with Maureen Dowd (NGV) [Melbourne]
Sunday August 26, 2018

NGV, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist, Maureen Dowd, talks frankly with her friend and colleague, Julia Baird, about gender and politics in the age of Trump.

Dangerous Opinion: An Evening with Maureen Dowd (NGV) [Melbourne]
The Boy From Oz [Melbourne]
Sunday August 26, 2018

State Theatre, Arts Centre, Southbank Victoria, Australia

The iconic Australian musical, The Boy from Oz, turns 20 in 2018, and to celebrate we’re staging a new production. 

The Boy From Oz [Melbourne]
West Writers: In Parallel Universes (MWF) [Melbourne]
Saturday August 25, 2018

The Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Sharing stories from Melbourne’s west, Footscray Community Arts Centre’s West Writers Group will exhibit the works of their collective.

West Writers: In Parallel Universes (MWF) [Melbourne]
Tastings (UMSU) [Melbourne]
Friday August 24, 2018

First Floor, Union House, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Biennial showcase of short student written works

Tastings (UMSU) [Melbourne]
Spice Trails (Immersive Live art work / dinner) [Melbourne]
Friday August 24, 2018

FCAC Gabriel Gallery, Footscray VIC, Australia

Spice Trails is an immersive live art series of performative dinners and installations created by artist Rasha Tayeh.

Spice Trails (Immersive Live art work / dinner) [Melbourne]
Rowden White Library Celebration [Melbourne]
Wednesday August 22, 2018

Rowden White Library, University of Melbourne VIC 3010, Australia

Celebrate the 80th Birthday of this library. 

Rowden White Library Celebration [Melbourne]
Carnival of Futures [Melbourne]
Friday August 17, 2018

Arts House North Melbourne Town Hall, North Melbourne VIC, Australia

One-on-one micro-performances that dance around questions, insights and predictions of our personal and collective futures.

Carnival of Futures [Melbourne]
Oil Babies (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Thursday August 16, 2018

Northcote Town Hall, Northcote VIC, Australia

Blending lyrical, rapid-fire text with poetic imagery and domestic drama, Oil Babies is a dangerous, pithy and at times comedic work that speaks directly to the concerns we hold now.

Oil Babies (Darebin Arts) [Melbourne]
Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
Thursday August 16, 2018

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne , Australia

The Storytime program is for children aged 3-5 years, their parents and carers.

Storytime sessions (SLV) [Melbourne]
1% (MIFF film – intro to film and Q&A after film) [Melbourne]
Tuesday August 14, 2018

Palace Kino Cinemas, Melbourne VIC , Australia

Australia’s answer to Sons of Anarchy sends Ryan Corr, Abbey Lee and Aaron Pedersen into a brutal bikie turf war.

1% (MIFF film - intro to film and Q&A after film) [Melbourne]
The A1 Darebin Art Salon (Exhibition Opening) [Melbourne]
Saturday August 11, 2018

Bundoora Homestead Arts Centre, Bundoora VIC, Australia

The A1 Darebin Art Salon celebrates art, expression and creativity within our community. Works must be recent or new and artists must live, work or study in the City of Darebin. Works must be no larger than A1 size.

The A1 Darebin Art Salon (Exhibition Opening) [Melbourne]
An Ideal Husband [Melbourne]
Saturday August 11, 2018

Arts Centre Melbourne, Playhouse, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

Successful politician Sir Robert Chiltern has it all – money, power and the love of his adoring wife. But when the mysterious Mrs Cheveley threatens to expose a dark secret from his past, will his reputation, career and marriage be ruined?

An Ideal Husband [Melbourne]
MIFF Talks – Urban Design and Film: Building the cities of tomorrow [Melbourne]
Thursday August 9, 2018

Level 2, The Wheeler Centre, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

A free event exploring cinema’s stylised visions of future cities, from the machinery of Metropolis to the mind-bending experiments of Dark City.

MIFF Talks - Urban Design and Film: Building the cities of tomorrow [Melbourne]
MIFF Talks – Blak screens and blak voices: First Australian filmmakers [Melbourne]
Tuesday August 7, 2018

The Cube, ACMI, Melbourne Victoria, Australia

A free event featuring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander filmmakers discussing their approach to cinema in front and behind the camera.

Panellists include Jack Charles, Beck Cole, Rob Collins, Cecilia Lewis, Curtis Taylor and Linda Yarrowin; moderated by Albert Wiggan.

MIFF Talks - Blak screens and blak voices: First Australian filmmakers [Melbourne]