Arts News

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. 

Melbourne Queer Film Festival unveils 2017 program

With 94 of its events sprawling ACMI, Kino Cinemas and Cinema Nova, MQFF 2017 comes to Melbourne from Thursday March 16 until Monday March 27.

Melbourne's trains are getting a $660 million upgrade to combat overcrowding

The first HCMT will be delivered and in testing by late next year, ready to enter service in 2019.  

There's a 'Wayne's World' 25th anniversary party going down next week

It's going down Wednesday February 22 at the Northcote Social Club. 

The independent Australian film festival that's changing the game

ReelGood Film Festival will host a launch party on March 3 before running on March 4 from 9.30am to 11.30pm. Catch it at Schoolhouse Studios, 80 Rupert St, Collingwood. Tickets are on sale now. 

NGV's new exhibition is all about love

Go see Love: Art of Emotion at the NGV from Friday March 31.

American pop artist Jim Dine has gifted hundreds of prints to the NGV

A survey show of the Jim Dine acquisition, Jim Dine: A Life in Print will open at NGV International on July 14.

Melbourne International Comedy Festival unveils full 2017 lineup

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival runs from March 29 - April 23 in venues throughout Melbourne. Tickets are on sale now via the festival website.