Arts News

These two weapons covered Sydney in 'cannabis plants' to celebrate 4/20

Find out more about the expo via Hemp, Health & Innovation. 

We're giving away heaps of free tickets to this critically acclaimed film

It's all going down at Kino Cinemas, Melbourne (70 tickets only) at 6.30pm on Tuesday April 24 and at Palace Central, Sydney (85 tickets only) on Wednesday April 25. Terms. 

Bec Melrose crowned winner of RAW Comedy 2018

The RAW Comedy National Grand Final will be televised on SBS later this year.

Creator of 'The IT Crowd' and 'Black Books' announces Australian masterclasses

Graham Linehan’s Insights into the Art of TV Comedy Writing appears at the Wheeler Centre on Sunday June 17 and Monday June 18, tickets available via Frontier Touring.

This film festival is bringing the best of America to Australia

Tickets are now on sale via www.americanessentials.com.au and participating cinemas. 

Melbourne to host inaugural Spoken Word and Poetry Festival

It's all going down from May 17 - June 3. More details here. 

Dark Mofo drops huge 2018 lineup ft. St Vincent, Zola Jesus and more

Dark Mofo runs across three weekends between June 7 - 24 at various locations across Hobart, Tasmania. For the full lineup and ticket information, head to the festival's website. 

Australia wants to turn Manus Island into a tourism destination

Here is a wonderful organisation. If you would like to aid people seeking asylum and those who support their rights, head to the ASRC. 

The RAW Comedy finalists have been announced

The RAW Comedy National Grand Final is going down at the Melbourne Town Hall on Sunday April 15, and tickets are available now. 

Michael McIntyre is coming to Australia in 2019

Michael McIntyre's 'Big World Tour' is coming to Australia in March 2019, and tickets go on sale on Wednesday April 11 via Ticketek. 

Lano & Woodley are treating fans to additional Melbourne shows

Lano & Woodley hit Hamer Hall on Friday August 10 and Saturday August 11. Sign up for presale here to be safe. 

A David Lynch film festival is hitting Melbourne

It's all going down at The Astor Theatre every Monday night from April 2 to June 7. 

Melbourne now has a Harry Potter-inspired escape room

Find Trapt  on 377 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC. 

Peter Dinklage is joining The Avengers

Avengers: Infinity War is due for release April 27. 

A huge collection of Viking artefacts is coming to Melbourne

Vikings: Beyond the Legend runs at Melbourne Museum from March 23 to August 26. Tickets. 

Anne Edmonds top host Opening Night Comedy Allstars Supershow

It's going down at The Palais on Wednesday March 28. Details via the Comedy Festival website. 

Word nerds unite: A crossword and language festival is hitting Melbourne

Word Alert! is a free event and will be held at NGV International, 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne 3006 from Friday March 16 to Sunday March 18. The full program can be found here. 

NGV is showing 800 rare pieces about Australia's dark colonial history

The NGV's two large-scale colonial Australian exhibitions, Colony: Australia 1770-1861 and Colony: Frontier Wars are open to the public from Thursday March 15, and more info can be found via the NGV. 

Melbourne City Baths is turning into a giant live art piece

Saturday March 17 at Melbourne City Baths. Details here.