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Arts Features

Lido Cinema's First Birthday

Visit LIDO CINEMAS as they celebrate their first birthday on 675 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn.

Howl

HOWL will stage at The Toff in Town on Monday July 25 with two performances running at 6.30pm and 8.30pm.

TGIF Trashathon: Melbourne's Weekend Horoscopes

Oh, and one last thing. There's some sort of star moving through a vacuous expanse of space. It predicts that you'll head to our Gig Guide and get out to support some local music this weekend. 

Beauty and the Bodyslam: Inside Melbourne's Underground Wrestling Scene

To get in on the action next time around, head to Melbourne City Wrestling. 

TL;DR This Week in Cinema: Two Big Friendly Giants and One Big Friendly Giant Dog

Direwolves aside (hope y'all saw the final, it was epic), there's two very strong contenders for Film Of The Week here. Follow the critics to the outback and go for Goldstone, or dive back into your sweet, sweet memories of childhood with Roald Dahl's The BFG.  Until next week!

Aunty Donna

AUNTY DONNA will perform at the Athenaeum Theatre on Saturday July 2. 

Beat's Guide to the 2016 Federal Election

No matter what your beliefs, make sure to make your voice heard by voting on Saturday July 2. 

Pierre Ulric

PIERRE ULRIC will perform his show Hardcore Mysteries at the Northcote Town Hall from Tuesday June 28 to Saturday July 2 as part of The Melbourne Magic Festival.  

Beat's Guide to Melbourne's Best Date Ideas

Got any date tips of your own? Let us know if the comments below. 

Emerge in Yarra Comedy Gala

Dilruk Jayasinha will appear at the Emerge in Yarra Comedy Gala at the Richmond Town Hall on Friday June 24 alongside Sami Shah, Vidya Rajan & Shannan Lim, Shiralee Hood and more. Emerge in Yarra 2016 runs across the City of Yarra until Saturday June 25. 

The Axis of Awesome

THE AXIS OF AWESOME will perform at The Yarraville Club on Saturday June 25.

TGIF Trashathon: Melbourne's Weekend Horoscopes

Oh, and one last thing. There's some sort of star moving through a vacuous expanse of space. It predicts that you'll head to our Gig Guide, and get out to support some local music this weekend. 

Terror Byte

TERROR BYTE is now playing at Dracula's Melbourne every week from Tuesday to Saturday, and Sundays in December from 7pm.  

Rachel Rai - Manxious

Rachel Rai takes to the stage with the extremely relatable and hilarious MANXIOUS at The Butterfly Club, Thursday June 23 to Saturday June 25 from 10pm onwards. Find your tickets  at www.melbournecabaret.com/manxious/.

Circus Oz

CIRCUS OZ: TWENTYSIXTEEN is on at the Big Top at Birrarung Marr from Wednesday June 15 – Sunday July 10. 

Oh, Charlotte - 26 & Under

Watch Oh, Charlotte as she takes you on a strange and honest journey with 26 & UNDER at The Space on Friday June 17 to Sunday June 19 at 10.15pm. Grab your tickets from http://www.melbournecabaret.com/26-and-under/.

The Naked Truth

THE NAKED TRUTH will run at The Space on Wednesday June 15 and Thursday June 16 as part of the 2016 Melbourne International Cabaret Festival.  Grab your tickets from www.melbournecabaret.com/the-naked-truth/.

Sam Simmons

Catch SAM SIMMONS when he hits the Athenaeum Theatre on Friday June 17 and Saturday June 18. 

Lost in Love

LOST IN LOVE will run on Wednesday June 15 and Thursday June 16 at Chapel Off Chapel as part of the 2016 Melbourne International Cabaret Festival.  

Blood on the Dance Floor

Blood on the Dancefloor runs at Arts House until Sunday June 5. 

Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet

Joyce Yang will perform Mussorgsky's Night on Bald MountainRachmaninov's Piano Concerto No.2 and excerpts from Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet at Hamer Hall on Friday June 3, Saturday June 4 and Monday June 6.

TL;DR This Week In Cinema: Gods And Monsters, Magic And Misery

Money Monster and The Measure Of A Man deal with the harsh economic truths we're having to face. They're two sides of the same coin - the story of the wealthy, and the story of the everyman. If stomaching hard truth is not what you seek in a night out, then God Willing has the goods.    Until next week!

Sebastian Maniscalco

SEBASTIAN MANISCALCO will perform at The Comedy Theatre on Thursday June 2.

Mira Fuchs

MIRA FUCHS will take place at Arts House from Thursday June 2 – Sunday June 12. 

Beat's Guide to Melbourne's Best Trivia Nights

Did we miss your favourtie? Let us know in the comments below. 

Beat's Top 5: Scorsese Music Films

SCORSESE will run at ACMI from Thursday May 26 to Sunday September 18. You can catch ACMI's screening of Vinyl on Tuesday May 31. 

SoundKILDA

St Kilda Film Festival presents SOUNDKILDA on Thursday May 26 at St Kilda Town Hall. St Kilda Film Festival runs from Thursday May 19 – Saturday May 28.

Essential Scorsese 
 



The ESSENTIAL SCORSESE series runs from Friday May 27 – Sunday June 12. ACMI’s Scorsese Exhibition runs from Thursday May 26 – Sunday September 18.