Arts News

This Melbourne show brings music from Jeff Buckley, Kurt Cobain and Joy Division into a new light

The Sound of Falling Stars is on at Arts Centre’s Playhouse from Wednesday February 28 until Saturday March 3. Tickets available via the Arts Centre.

Arts House celebrates bold, experimental creations with new program

Arts House’s Festival of Live Art runs from Tuesday March 13 until Sunday March 25. For tickets and full details of Season 1 head to Arts House’s website.

Jeff Mills has teamed up with NASA for a six-part radio series

The first episode, The Outer Limits: Black Hole, will go live on Wednesday January 17. Check it out here. 

An exclusive Star Wars exhibition opens in Melbourne

Check it out over at Silver K Gallery until January 31. 

The world's first pop-up Lego bar is coming to Australia

The Legobar is coming to Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane in autumn, 2018. Register your interest here. 

Make a video of Sydney Road and be in the running for a cool 3k

The Sydney Road Short Film Competition goes down in April 2018 with applications closing on Thursday March 31. For more info, head to the competition website.

Iconic Melbourne arcade and indie stores under threat due to Metro Tunnel

If you would like to voice your concern in regards to the MetroTunnel works, there is an online feedback survey that can be filled out here.

An adults-only ball pit is coming to Melbourne

Full details of where and when are still to come so be sure to sign up to the mailing list to ensure you're the first to hear any new info. We reckon this is going to be pretty popular. 

The MSO announce 'Star Wars: A New Hope' live in concert

The MSO will perform Star Wars: A New Hope on Friday February 2 and Saturday February 3. Bookings and details via their website. 

The Substation reveals spectacular 2018 program

The Substation Season One begins on January 25 with Moor Mother and Rashida Philips. For tickets and more info head to substation.org.au

This Melbourne artist has recreated a '90s milk bar

Callum Preston's MILK BAR opens on Friday December 1 and runs until Sunday December 10 at the RVCA Corner Gallery, Collingwood. For more info see red-magpie.com

MICF News: Applications for RAW Comedy and Class Clowns are now open

Register for RAW Comedy and Class Clowns now. 

A surreal 'Alice and Wonderland' exhibition is heading to ACMI

The world premiere season of ACMI’s Wonderland exhibition will run from Thursday April 5 through to Sunday October 7 2018. 

NO ZU are playing an after-dark show at the Melbourne Musuem

Nocturnal returns to Melbourne Musem on Friday 1 December. Tickets can be purchased at museumsvictoria.com.au

Midsumma Festival returns bigger than ever with over 170 events for 2018

Midsumma will envelope Melbourne with diversity and joy from January 14 - February 4. Check it out here.

Matt Okine announces encore 'We Made You' tour

Matt Okine will perform at The Tivoli, Brisbane on Thursday December 7; the Athenaeum Theatre on Friday December 8; and the Enmore Theatre, Sydney on Saturday December 9. 

The Highway is a Disco: Del Kathryn Barton's latest exhibition

The exhibition is open at the Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia from November 17 until March 12 2018. Entry is free. See ngv.vic.gov.au for more details.

The local exhibition showcasing young Indigenous artists

The Culture Matters exhibition opens today, November 17 until Saturday November 18 at the Besser Space Collingwood. For more information see vacca.org

Love Wins: Australia votes 'Yes' for same-sex marriage

So, what are you waiting for? Now's the time for celebration. Why not hit up this massive marriage equality street party going down in Melbourne. Let's paint this town rainbow. 

A Harry Potter pop-up shop has apparated to Melbourne

Catch it inside Myer throughout the Christmas season. 

Whoever strung this oBike up like E.T. is the hero Melbourne deserves

Speaking of bicycles, did you hear about the 17km-long bike track that's opening up in Melbourne? 

Pop-Up Globe extends its Melbourne season

Pop-Up Globe will run until Sunday January 28. 

A new 17-km cycling and walking trail is opening in Melbourne

For more green news, did you hear about Elizabeth St turning into a pop-up park? 

Lano & Woodley reunite, touring Australia in 2018

They'll perform at the Arts Centre from March 29 - April 22. Get your tickets. 

Barefoot Cinema is bringing films, food and live music to the great outdoors

Head to Barefoot Cinema's website for tickets and the full cinema program. 

The Rocky Horror Show returns for 2018 theatrical season

The Rocky Horror Show will run at Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne from July 13, 2018. Bookings via ticketek.com.au. 

A pop-up park is heading to the CBD for summer

The park will open on Elizabeth St from December 2017 to February 2018.