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Arts News

A secret night club is coming to Sugar Mountain

Search for Studio 45 at Sugar Mountain Festival, going down Saturday January 21 at the Victorian College of the Arts. 

ACMI are celebrating anime heroines with a heap of screenings

See the beloved anime characters on the big screen at ACMI from Wednesday December 14 till Friday December 23. 

Melbourne beaches enable 24-hour disabled access in Australian first

Beach wheelchair bookings can be made through the respective councils and life saving clubs. 

White Night Melbourne unveils full 2017 program

White Night Melbourne will go down from 7pm Saturday February 18 - 7am Sunday February 19 throughout the CBD. Head to their website for full details. 

Channel 31 granted six more months of broadcasting

Stay tuned to Beat for more details as they emerge. 

Theatre Works unveil 2017 season

Theatre Works begins February 9, opening with Lifetime Guarantee. Tickets for the 2017 Theatre Works season are now on sale via the Theatre Works website.

The Wheeler Centre reveals their 2017 gala

The Wheeler Centre Gala 2017: Stories for the Dead will unfold on Sunday February 2017 at Hamer Hall in the Arts Centre Melbourne. For tickets head to the Wheeler Centre website.

The BurlyQ Club set for 2016 Melbourne run

Catch The BurlyQ Club's next performance on Saturday December 17 at the GH Hotel.

Wit incorporated celebrate women in theatre for 2017 season

For more information about the upcoming Wit incorporated season, check out their website. 

Female comic books, zines and cosplay come together for Women In Comics Festival

It all goes down at All Star Comics Melbourne on Saturday December 10 and Sunday December 11.

NGV to present 70 years of Dior in world premiere exhibition

It's all happening at NGV from Friday August 25 - Tuesday November 7, 2017. 

Die and be reborn at this secret New Year's Eve party

Be reborn in time for the new year Saturday December 31 at Bakehouse Studios, with limited tickets available here.

The Substation reveals 2017 Season One program

Delve into the contemporary art world with The Substation's 2017 Season One program, running from Friday January 27 till Friday June 23. 

The Astor reveals 2016/2017 summer calendar

The new calendar kicks off from Monday December 26 and runs through to Saturday March 25. Read the full program guide here. For bookings, head to The Astor.  

Strap yourself in, Eric Andre is hosting 'Rage'

Watch Eric Andre on Rage, Saturday December 17. 

Amanda Palmer and Missy Higgins to discuss motherhood live in conversation

It's all happening at The Astor Theatre on Sunday January 15. Tickets via The School Of Life. 

An outdoor cinema is opening in Point Nepean National Park

It's all going down from between December 27 and January 28. Head to their website for more details. 

Soda_Jerk awarded the $100,000 Ian Potter Moving Image Commission

The commission will make possible a new artwork, Terror Nullius, which will have its world premiere at ACMI in 2018.

The Inflatable Regatta returns for 2017

It's all going down on February 11, 2017. For bookings and more details, head to their website. 

'Adventure Time Live' is coming to Melbourne

It'll roll into Melbourne on Friday March 10, with tickets on sale from December 1. More details here. 

Melbourne's newest bookshop specialises in Irish whiskey and literature

Check out Buck Mulligan's on 217 High Street, Northcote. 

Phillip Glass' 'Koyaanisqatsi' to be performed live in Melbourne

KOYAANISQATSI LIVE! comes to Hamer Hall on Friday March 10. Tickets available via the Arts Centre website.

There's a '90s flash day going down in Melbourne this weekend

It's all going down at Cabinet of Curiosities on Sunday December 4. More details here. 

Arts House reveals 2017 Season 1 program

Arts House 2017 Season 1 runs from Thursday February 2 till Saturday June 3 at Arts House. For the full program and ticket details, click here.

C31 is switching off with 144 hours of live television

Tune into C31 from Monday December 26 to Saturday December 31 for Last Week Live. It'll also be broadcasting on C31's Facebook page. 

Wominjeka Festival celebrates Indigenous culture with diverse 2017 program

Wominjeka Festival runs from Saturday January 14 - Sunday January 21 at Footscray Community Arts Centre. For full program details and bookings, head to footscrayarts.com. 

MSO announces third Jurassic Park concert due to popular demand

The new show will take place on Saturday March 4 at Hamer Hall, Arts Centre. Tickets are on sale now. 

Shimmerlands reveals two-month outdoor cinema lineup

Shimmerlands will screen over 45 films within the University of Melbourne, as well as hosting live music and outdoor dining, from Sunday January 1 - Sunday February 26. 

The DEA agents who took down Pablo Escobar are coming to Melbourne to discuss his capture

It's going down at Hamer Hall on Thursday July 13. Tickets via Live Nation. 

'Trainspotting Live' is coming to Melbourne

It's running from Wednesday March 22 - Thursday April 13, 2017, at fortyfivedownstairs.