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Arts News

Big Picture street art festival returns for March 2019

The Big Picture Fest will be held between Friday March 22 and Sunday March 24, with the Block Party going down on Friday March 22 from 4.30pm. For more information, head to the festival Facebook event.

The Wheeler Centre are getting musicians to reveal their crushes

Crush is happening at The Wheeler Centre on Thursday February 28, 2019 from 7pm. Tickets are available via TryBooking.  

A free vegan and design market is coming to Federation Square

The Melbourne Collective design and vegan markets take over Federation Square on Sunday March 3. For more information, head to their Facebook events.

Underworld Wrestling returns for a walloping weekend event

Underworld Wrestling's 'Glory to the Claw' is going down at 3 Dickens St, Elwood on Sunday March 10. For tickets, head to the event website.

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is performing 'Ghostbusters' live in concert

Ghostbusters in Concert by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is happening on Friday April 26 and Saturday April 27. For tickets, head to the MSO website. Tickets go on sale Friday February 8 at 10am.

Hannah Gadsby announces new comedy show, 'Douglas'

Hannah Gadsby's Douglas will run between Wednesday March 27 and Sunday April 7 at Arts Centre Melbourne. For more info, check out Hannah Gadsby's website. Pre-sale opens Thursday February 7 and general sale opens Wednesday February 13.

Queen Victoria Market is offering a sneak peak of the upcoming 'Jersey Boys' production

Catch the Jersey Boys special preview at Queen Victoria Market's Queen St stage on Wednesday 20 February 2019. Jersey Boys will start its run at The Regent Theatre on Saturday February 23. Book your tickets here.

Why you should go to a protest on January 26

For more information, head to Change The Date or Change It Ourselves. 

Chinese New Year Melbourne Festival reveals 2019 program

The Chinese New Year Melbourne Festival runs between Saturday February 2 and Sunday February 17. For more information, visit the festival website.

A huge warehouse plant sale is coming to Melbourne this month

The Jungle Collective's indoor plant warehouse sale is happening on Saturday January 19 in Abbotsford. For more information, visit their Facebook event.

Jordan Peele drops trailer for upcoming horror film, 'Us'

Us is set for relase on March 15, 2019. Find more details here. 

Luna Park is hosting a sunset rooftop party this summer

Loco at Luna comes to life on Saturday January 5, 2019 at Luna Park Melbourne. Tickets via Eventbrite.

'Billy Elliot the Musical' returns to Australia next year

Catch Billy Elliot the Musical at Regent Theatre, Melbourne from February 2020. Join the pre-sale waitlist here.

Summer Night Market kicks off its 17-week extravaganza

The Summer Night Market hits QVM every Wednesday between November 21 and March 20, excluding Boxing Day. For more info, head to the Summer Night Market website.

Meet the new social enterprise battling poor mental health within the performing arts industry

The Cherri On Top launch is happening at 24 Moons Bar, Northcote on Thursday December 20 and Friday December 21. Tickets are on sale now. If you are struggling with mental health and need to speak with someone, you can contact Lifeline on 13 11 14.

What to do once you’ve got your ATAR results

Know Your Options is running in Melbourne on Monday December 17. For more information, head to the ACU website.

Disney is bringing a mini golf course to Australia

Try for a hole-in-one with Pixar Putt between Friday January 4 and Sunday February 3, 2019. Tickets for Pixar Putt go on sale today at pixarputt.com.au.

Falls Festival announces meme-filled, Britney-inspired arts program

Falls Festival 2018/19 goes down in Lorne from December 28 - December 31, in Marion Bay from December 29 - December 31, in Byron Bay from December 31 - January 2 and in Fremantle on January 5 - January 6. Find more details on the full lineup via the festival website.

Mona Foma reveals futuristic Faux Mo 2019 lineup

Faux Mo is running between Friday January 18 and Saturday January 19. Get your tickets at monafoma.net.au.

Here's what the major political parties want for Victoria

Voting in the Victorian State Election is open from 8am until 6pm on Saturday November 23. Find your nearest polling station here. 

Monty Python's Eric Idle discusses his life and career in Melbourne

'Eric Idle: Always Look on the Bright Side of Life' is taking place at the Wheeler Centre on Friday November 30.

Oz International Film Festival has a mission for diversity

The Oz International Film Festival will run at The Alex Theatre, St Kilda, from Friday 23 November to Saturday 1 December 2018. More info is available at www.oziff.com.

NGV's new Friday Night lineup is a dynamic fusion of old and new

NGV Friday Nights is running between Friday December and Saturday April 6. Tickets are available at the NGV website.

Menopause the Musical highlights the lighter side of a tough period in life

Menopause the Musical takes place between Tuesday November 20 and Sunday November 25 at the Palms at Crown, Melbourne. For tickets, head to Ticketmaster.

These musicians and comedians are recapping the tragedy that was 2018

The Wheeler Centre's The Show of the Year takes place on Saturday December 1. Tickets are available on the Wheeler Centre's website.

Les Miserables will be brought to life in Melbourne next year

Les Miserables will be running between Friday January 18 and Saturday January 26, 2019 at the National Theatre. For tickets, head to www.lesmiz.com.au.