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Arts News

Study shows 167 Melburnians are caught fare evading each day

Check out PTV's data and reports for more information.

Beat’s guide to Halloween in Melbourne

Hungry for more events? Check out our gig guide. 

The 'Broad City' season five release date has arrived

Catch Broad City season five on Comedy Central from January 24. 

Queen Victoria Market reveals details of this year's Summer Night Market

Summer Night Markets kicks off on Wednesday November 21 and wraps up on Wednesday March 20, 2019 (excluding Wednesday December 26). Head to Queen Victoria Market, corner Queen and Therry Streets, between 5pm and 10pm to check it out. 

The co-founder of String Theory is coming Down Under to talk science

Catch Dr Michio Kaku's The Future of Humanity talk at MCEC Plenary 2, Melbourne on Wednesday November 14. Tickets are on sale now. 

Luna Park are throwing a huge Halloween spook-tacular

Luna Dark is open from 6pm - 11pm from Friday October 26 - Tuesday October 31 (open until midnight on Saturday night) and 11am - 5pm on Saturday October 27 and Sunday October 28. For tickets, head to the Luna Park website. 

Louis Theroux's 'Love Without Limits' is hitting Australian cinemas

Love Without Limits will screen across select Australian cinemas from Friday November 30. For tickets, showing times and participating cinemas, head here. 

Strawberry Fields is celebrating 10 glorious years with a retrospective exhibition

Strawberry Fields goes down in Tocumwal, New South Wales from Friday November 16 until Sunday November 18. Find more details via the festival website. 

Marvel Stadium has officially arrived

You can find Marvel Stadium on 740 Bourke Street, Docklands. 

Australia's biggest gaming festival is coming

PAX is going down at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from Friday October 26 to Sunday October 28. For more information and tickets, head to the PAX website. 

Immigration Museum to host an exhibition about love

LOVE opens at Immigration Museum on Saturday December 1 at Immigration Museum. 

Mona Foma's 2019 program is a non-stop, surrealist spectacular

Mona Foma goes down between Sunday January 13 and Sunday January 20. Tickets are available from midday Monday 15 October 2018 from mofo.net.au.

Totally Mild and MOD CON lead Peel Street Festival Lineup

The Peel Street Festival is on Saturday November 10. Tickets are available here.

This environmental art exhibition transforms a park into an outdoor gallery

From Nature will be held at Gasworks Arts Park from Saturday November 3 to Sunday November 11. For more information, visit the exhibition website.

World Vegan Day will be bigger than ever before this year

Visit the World Vegan Day website for more information.

A huge environmentally-friendly film festival is taking over Melbourne

EFFA 2018 will screen at ACMI and Palace Westgarth Cinema from 11 – 19 October. For the full program and ticketing information head here.

Melbourne's Food Truck Park is back in time for summer

Food Truck Park returns for Seaside Street Food Festival on the Frankston Waterfront from October 10 until October 14. Head to the Facebook event for more details.

This Melbourne carpark is hosting an epic Underground Roller Disco

It's all going down on Saturday October 20 at 44 Harmsworth Street, Collingwood. Head to the Facebook event for more details.

Watch: Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly reunite in 'Holmes and Watson' trailer

Holmes & Watson hits cinemas on Friday December 21. More arts news here. 

$750k granted to arts and disability funding through Australia Council

Further details about these initiatives are to be released later in the year. Meeting Place continues until Wednesday September 26.

A new Louis Theroux docco series is coming this November

Read our interview with Louis Theroux here. 

The OG PlayStation from your youth is getting a reissue

Sony has announced that it will release a mini version of the PS1, named the PlayStation Classic, on Monday December 3 2018. More information available at Sony’s website.

The Royal Melbourne Show announces new pavilion for young adults

The Royal Melbourne Show will take over the Melbourne Showgrounds from Saturday 22 September to Tuesday 2 October. Information pertaining to earlybird offers, online savers, admission costs and ride passes is available at the RMS website.

Apple will no longer provide dongles with new generation of iPhones

Apple has announced that the Lightning-to-3.5mm dongle will no longer be provided alongside purchases of new iPhones (XS, XS Max and XR).

This Melbourne student is suing his uni for failing him

Tweet #PassChinmay to show your support ahead of his preliminary hearing. 

A giant amusement park bar is coming to Melbourne

Check out the Archie Brothers website for more info.

Watch: the first clip from the final season of Anthony Bourdain's ‘Parts Unknown’

A feature-length documentary is also being made on Anthony Bourdain and is set for release in 2019.

A massive 'Star Wars' exhibition is coming to Australia

Star Wars Identities: The Exhibition runs at the Powerhouse Museum from November 16 until June 10. For more information or to buy tickets, visit the exhibition website.