Arts News

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. 

Melbourne’s first virtual reality cinema has just launched in Collingwood

For tickets head to virtualrealitycinema.com.au. 

This Melbourne show is inspired by graffiti found in local pubs

It's all going down at the Alex Theatre on Wednesday February 28, March 7, March 14, March 21 at March 28. 

Melbourne Design Week reveals 2018 program

Melbourne Design Week runs Thursday March 15 to Sunday March 25, full program & details available at NGV’s website.  

Megan Washington, the MSO, and 'Rainbow Vomit': Meet Melbourne's new music and arts festival

MLIVE Festival begins in March. Tickets and the full program guide are available here. 

The RSPCA are adopting out puppies for $29 this weekend

The RSPCA's Clear the Shelters adoption drive runs from Friday February 23 to Sunday February 25, across shelters in all states except WA and Tassie. Start planning your best friend's arrival here. 

Hillary Clinton to appear live in Melbourne

It's happening at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, May 10. Get your tickets now. 

This critically acclaimed show pays tribute to the life and music of Lennon

Lennon - Through a Glass Onion runs at Arts Centre Melbourne from Friday March 23 - Sunday March 25. 

Melbourne International Comedy Festival reveals record-breaking 2018 program

The 2018 Melbourne International Comedy Festival runs from March 28 - April 22. 

A huge street art festival is coming this March

More info on The Big Picture Festival in Frankston on Friday March 23 to Sunday March 25 is available via the Frankston City Council's website. 

Free books are being hidden on public transport tomorrow

If you're really, really lucky, you might find a mystery book on your commute tomorrow. More info via Penguin Random House. 

Exclusive $20 tickets available to The Book of Mormon preview show in Sydney

The Book of Mormon preview performances start on Tuesday February 27 at the Sydney Lyric Theatre followed by opening night on Friday March 9. Tickets and more info are available now.

Bill Murray is bringing his new concert series to Australia in 2018

Bill Murray will appear in New Worlds at the Sydney Opera House on November 9 and November 10 and The Plenary, Melbourne on Saturday November 17. Tickets and info here.