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Posted 12 Sep 2013 @ 9:40am
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Last year, Melbourne Fringe Festival celebrated its 30th anniversary as the longest-running multi-arts Festival in Victoria. Established in 1982 after the closing of the legendary Pram Factory in Carlton, the Melbourne Fringe Festival has transformed from a modest 120-artist program in 25 locations across Melbourne, into a full-grown festival featuring over 300 artists’ work stationed across...

Posted 8 Aug 2013 @ 9:39am
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The Melbourne Fringe Festival is the longest running arts and culture festival in Melbourne.

 

Encompassing over 4,000 performers, over 300 shows and over 100 venues, the 2013 festival is set to be the biggest yet.
 
This year will see the festival add digital media to its program, including a special presentation of works by animators, video artists and filmmakers in...

Posted 28 Jun 2013 @ 9:30am
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Melbourne Fringe Festival have opened their Expressions of Interest.

 

Filmmakers, animators, video artists are invited to apply to have their work features in this year’s Melbourne Fringe Festival. Over 300 artists participated in the festival last year. Melbourne Fringe Festival is a great opportunity for aspiring and budding performers, and artists, to garner attention from...

Posted 17 Oct 2012 @ 4:26pm
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Presented by Andrew McClelland and DJ Ian Bell, Hang The DJ is a pop-aficionado's dream. The disc-spinning duo present a guided tour of their expertise, offering an intricate yet light-hearted look at life behind the decks.

 

It must be said that the show belongs to McClelland, both his comic background and charisma invaluable to proceedings. He’s the epitome of a natural...

Posted 9 Oct 2012 @ 3:33pm
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On her trip to ‘cooldom’ Dr Kenzie Larsen realised there was an acute formula to becoming someone’s friend. It consisted of the standard fabrication of stories we weave as children to ‘fit in’ and remain one of those children within the crowd that everyone wants to befriend. Overcome with her revelation, Dr Larsen established a seminar entitled Friend Ship to help people who “have no friends”...

Posted 10 Oct 2012 @ 2:30pm
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Self-proclaimed actor/writer/director/producer Charles Barrington returns to charm audiences with another unique hour of stand-up comedy.

 

Barrington’s authoritative drawl is his calling card as a comic performer. Essentially, Barrington’s languid delivery accounts for one aspect of a carefully crafted persona. Combined with a dazed stage demeanor and a look bringing together...

Posted 2 Oct 2012 @ 4:38pm
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The team from Slow Clap are back, presenting quirky, schizophrenic comedy at its finest. Truth, a sold-out sensation at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, looks poised to conquer this year's Melbourne Fringe Festival.

 

But where to even begin? Dissecting Truth for review is the epitome of a writer’s nightmare: say too little and you’ve not awarded the show due praise....

Posted 20 Sep 2012 @ 11:26am
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Temperamental ebullience is an expected trapping of a Melbourne spring, as is the annual Fringe Festival. This encompassing celebration of all things independent art unleashes itself across the city every September, but with a program that doesn’t limit itself to any one practice, form, or even a singular community, finding a place to start can be a daunting experience for first time Fringe...

Posted 9 Sep 2012 @ 9:21pm
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The Melbourne Fringe deliver an innovation to audiences this year for an interactive Fringe experience, the iiNet Playlist. 

 

The online tool will help attendees plan and share their Festival itineraries in a personalised mix tape, allowing users to add shows to a virtual lineup, purchase tickets and share their plans via social media and email. With over 300 events across the...

Posted 7 Sep 2012 @ 1:28pm
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Melbourne Fringe Festival brings many great performances to the streets of Melbourne, including Sunny Leunig's A Guide to Unhappiness, a depressingly delightful performance about a Magosopher (pronounced: ma-jos-o-pher).

 

Leunig brings himself to the stage, as well, himself; a magician, philosopher, musician and filmmaker, but mainly the magosopher bit.
 
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