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Arts News

Circus Oz unveil larger than life ‘Model Citizens’ showcase for 2017 season

Model Citizens comes to the Circus Oz Big Top at Birrarung Marr between June 20 and July 16. Grab your tickets via Ticketek.

Prahran to score $60m European-style plaza

Construction is slated to begin late this year, with completion slated for 2019. 

Tom Segura announces 2017 Melbourne show

He'll perform at The Athenaeum Theatre on Saturday August 12. Tickets via Live Nation. 

The Melbourne performance piece taking place on a moving bus

Passenger is running from March 23-26 and departs from Footscray Community Arts Centre.

Chris Rock announces first Australian tour in nine years

He'll hit Melbourne on Monday June 26 at Hisense Arena. Tickets via Ticketek. 

This Melbourne exhibition uncovers one of Australia's darkest secrets

Catch Mind The Gap from Tuesday March 21 - Saturday April 1 at fortyfivedownstairs. Admission is free.

How a Sudanese child soldier became a hip hop star and peace activist

Hear his story at the Clemenger Auditorium, NGV on Monday April 3. Tickets via The School of Life. 

This Melbourne exhibition explores the world of '60s Americana

Catch it at NGV from Friday March 17 - Sunday June 18. 

Anne Edmonds and Geraldine Hickey to host RAW Comedy finals

The Victorian Preliminary Finals will take place at  The Evelyn on Tuesday March 14 and Howler on Monday March 20, with the Victorian State Final going down on Monday March 27 at Howler. Further details here. 

MTC to present 'Faith Healer'

Faith Healer is running now until Saturday April 8 at Southbank Theatre, The Sumner.

The Astor unveils latest program for 2017

You can see the full Astor calendar for yourself here. 

Actors from 'Stranger Things' and 'Back to the Future' are coming to Australia

Supanova goes down at Melbourne Showgrounds from Friday April 28 - Sunday April 30. 

IMDb introduces 'F' rating, recognising women in film

Words: Nikki Escalante via Fashion Journal. 

This Melbourne exhibition offers an intimate look at the refugee crisis

The exhibition runs from April 5 - May 26 at Fitzroy Library. More info here. 

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Director, Susan Provan, inducted to Victoria Honour Roll of Women 2017

For more information about the Victorian Honour Roll of Women, head to http://www.dpc.vic.gov.au.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival opens 2017 Funny Tonne applications

If Arj Barker has the sarcastic edge you need six doses of or Eddie Ifft's got the borrowed Australian patriotism you need to catch thrice, apply to be a part of the 2017 Funny Tonne via the MICF website. Applications close Wednesday March 15.

MICF comedians offer discounted tickets, draw attention to workplace inequality for International Women’s Day

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival will take over Melbourne from Wednesday March 29 until Sunday April 23. Tickets available via the MICF website.

Open Tomorrow: The exhibition that tackles colonial history head on

Brook Andrew: The Right to Offend is Sacred opens at NGV Australia from March 3. 

The Rock & Roll Writers Festival is heading to Melbourne

The Rock & Roll Writers Festival goes down on Sunday April 9 at Abbotsford Convent. More info here. 

Melbourne is getting a giant LEGO exhibition

It's all going down from April 1 - May 7 at the Melbourne Museum. Tickets via Ticketek. 

The Astor is hosting a Bill Paxton tribute

It's going down Saturday April 1 at The Astor Theatre. 

Over 60 international artists revealed for NGV blockbuster exhibition

The NGV Triennial will run from December 2017. 

AMIN announces prize pool for 60-second film competition

Learn more about the competition here. 

Say farewell to Shimmerlands with one final boogie

Catch the last night of Shimmerlands on Sunday February 26 from 3pm. 

Dark MoFo's kaleidoscopic mirror installation is heading to Bendigo

House of Mirrors will be running at the Bendigo Art Gallery from Friday April 7 to Sunday April 30.

The Cooked-It Files: Melbourne's got a new bowling alley that charges 10k a pop

Peer into the abyss and check out Pins Royale for yourself.