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Arts News

A retro gaming festival is hitting Melbourne

It's all going down from August 31 - September 23 at QV Melbourne. 

The Clash, Ramones, Sex Pistols and more feature in new Melbourne punk exhibition

It's going down at Sunstudios Melbourne from Friday August 24. 

Meredith Music Festival and Golden Plains gain government anti-scalping protection

For further information see ‘Fair Go for Fans’ on the Victorian government’s website.

Beat Magazine and Furst Media is moving

Call Ruby on 0420 920 260 or email ruby@furstmedia.com.au or Rob at robfurst@beat.com.au.

This new exhibition uncovers the turbulence of '70s Melbourne

Putting It Out There: Melbourne in the 1970s runs from September 14 to January 14, 2019 at the RHSV. 

The Wheeler Centre reveals Season Three program for 2018

For the full Season Three program, please visit the Wheeler Centre website.

These Melbourne cinemas are doing $5 tickets for an entire week

It runs from Thursday August 9 - Wednesday August 15 across Palace Cinemas, Melbourne. 

Aunty Donna are touring their comedy album

Catch Aunty Donna at Max Watts, Melbourne on Friday November 2 and Saturday November 3. Tickets are on sale now. 

The Betoota Advocate editors are heading on a live speaking tour

The Betoota Advocate tour hits Hamer Hall on Saturday November 17. Tickets are on sale from 12pm Wednesday August 1 via www.tegdainty.com.

Jonah Hill and Emma Stone to star in new Netflix mini-series

Maniac hits Netflix on Friday September 21. 

Griff Rhys Jones announces 2018 Australian tour

Catch Griff Rhys Jones at Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne on Tuesday October 30. Pre-sale kicks off from 1pm Wednesday August 1 with general tickets available from 3pm Friday August 3 via Live Nation. 

The Glow Winter Arts Festival will illuminate Malvern East next month

Glow Winter Arts Festival from is happening from Thursday August 16 – Sunday August 19 between 6pm and 10pm at Central Park, Malvern East.  This is a free event, head here for more info. 

The Flight of the Conchords HBO special release date has been revealed

Flight of the Conchords: Live at the London Apollo hits HBO on Saturday October 6 at 10pm.

Kendrick Lamar to guest-star in TV series, 'Power'

Catch the latest episode of Power on Stan at 4pm Sunday July 29. 

Rob Brydon adds more Australian shows to his forthcoming tour

Rob Brydon will hit Palais Theatre on Friday March 22, tickets are on sale from 12pm today (Thursday July 26). 

Melbourne International Arts Festival reveals spectacular 2018 program

Melbourne Festival takes over the city from Wednesday October 3 until Sunday October 21. For tickets and more info head here.

William Shatner is coming Down Under

Shatner's World, The Return Down Under hits Hamer Hall on Thursday October 13. Presale starts on July 25 with general sale opening on Monday July 30, grab your tickets here. 

Adam Hills to return to Australia for two shows

Best Foot Forward is available for pre-order through Hatchette Australia. Catch him at Hamer Hall on Tuesday September 11 at Hamer Hall. Tickets are on sale now. 

'SPRING1883' is taking over The Hotel Windsor

SPRING1883 is happening at Hotel Windsor from Wednesday August 1 - Saturday August 4. Head to the Hotel Windsor website for bookings and more info. 

George's Bar to host Eurydice Dixon charity and comedy event

Comedy & Charity for Eurydice will take place at George's Bar, Fitzroy on Thursday July 26 from 8pm. Keep your eye on the Facebook event for more details to come. 

'Mandela My Life: The Official Exhibition' reveals details

Mandela My Life: The Official Exhibition makes its debut at Melbourne Museum from Saturday September 22 – Sunday March 3 2019. 

Jimmy Barnes, Paul Kelly, Sarah Blasko and more lead Melbourne Writers Festival program

Find the full MWF program here, tickets are on sale via the MWF website from 9am July 20. 

Preston to receive new marketplace

Northside Food Hall is due for completion in February 2019. Head here for more information or to apply for a space within the Northside Food Hall. 

Korean Film Festival in Australia announces 2018 program

Korean Film Festival in Australia hits Palace Electric Cinema from Tuesday September 21 - Thursday September 23. For tickets and session times, head to the KOFFIA website. 

'Stranger Things 3' drops teaser video

Keep your eyes on Stranger Things' Twitter for more announcements. 

A Harry Potter store is heading to Melbourne

The Store of Requirement opens on Tuesday July 31 in Collingwood. Keep your eyes on their Facebook page for more details. 

A winter beer oasis is heading to Queen Victoria Market

Central Beer District appears at Queen Victoria Market on Saturdays and Sundays from August 4 until September 9 at A-Shed on Peel Street. Full details on Queen Victoria Market.