Arts News

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.

New tickets for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child are being released this month

Tickets for 2019 shows of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child go on sale Tuesday November 27. For tickets, visit www.HarryPotterThePlay.com.

Comedy star Mo Gilligan is heading Down Under

Mo Gilligan Coupla Cans tour will be taking place on Friday November 23 at the Athenaeum Theatre and Sunday November 25 at the Factory Theatre. Beat is giving away tickets to Mo's show here.

Stan to premiere special edition 'RuPaul's Drag Race Holi-Slay Spectacular'

 'RuPaul's Drag Race Holi-Slay Spectacular' will screen exclusively via Stan on December 8. 

A 'Flaming Moe' pop-up bar is coming to Australia

The 'Flaming Moe' bar will hit Sydney and Melbourne in April 2019 for one day only. Sign up here to guarantee your tickets. 

'What We Do In The Shadows' drops season one teaser

What We Do In The Shadows hits FX in 2019. Stay tuned for more details.

Queen Victoria Market announce A Merry Market Christmas

A Merry Market Christmas is happening at Queen Victoria Market on Tuesdays and Thursdays-Sundays from Tuesdayis December 18. Head to the Queen Victoria Market website for more info. 

Campout Cinema is bringing the cinema experience to the great outdoors

Campout Cinema hits Bush Hideouts, Trawool Valley on Saturday December 1. Click here for tickets and more info.

The 2018 NGV Architecture Commission has commenced installation

Doubleground will be open to the public late next month. More information can be found here. 

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.