Newsletter | #385 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #385 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #385 | What's On this Week
Tuesday 20th May to Monday 26th May 2014

We've got a real mixed bag of events this week with special mention of two ticket give-aways to see new release films, Gardening With Soul and Good Vibrations. Simply send your name for a chance to WIN.

Be aware, be very aware for
Myeloma and TLC For Kids.. Masters of Rock + Tracky Dack Day

Have a great week Melbourne!

Good Causes

Masters of Rock

Sunday the 25th of May will see a performance of a never-to-be-repeated line up of classic Australian artists - all who have donated their time to help raise money and awareness for The Myeloma Foundation of Australia.

Myeloma is an incurable blood cancer.

--> Jim Keays, (Masters Apprentices)
--> Madder Lake,
--> Spectrum,
--> Blackfeather,
--> Ross Ryan,
--> Psuedo Echo,
--> Painters and Dockers Trio,
--> Wendy Stapleton & Paul Norton,
--> Ashley Naylor (EVEN),
--> Darren Percival (The Voice)
--> Davey Lane (You am I).

Brian Nankervis (RocKwiz) will be MC for the night.

When: Sunday 25 May
Where: The Palms at Crown Casino
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Tracky Dack Day

TLC for kids Tracky Dack Day - Any Day in May!

The annual 'Tracky Dack Day' campaign invites Australians to pick 'one day in May' to dack up and sport their prized trackies to raise awareness and funds for all kids in hospital.

TLC for kids is Australia's emergency response charity for kids in hospital who need emotional support within 48 hours.

When: May
Where: TLC for kids
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OnlyMelbourne welcomes

Hophaus Bier Bar Grill

Willkommen!! Southbank's newest venue

Enjoy classic Bavarian favourites with contemporary Melbourne flair in this re-invented European Beer Hall.

Classics such as Wiener Schnitzel, Pork Knuckle & Bratwurst and featuring smoked and slow roasted meats over our wood-fired rotisserie.

9 Beers on Tap - from the world's oldest breweries, where craft beers were invented. + 30 Bottled Beers | German, Austrian, Belgium & Czech Republic

Visit us for a one of a kind experience at this fabulous location overlooking the Yarra River and our beautiful city of Melbourne.

When: Now Open - We're all about beer & enjoyment!
Where: Hophaus Bier Bar Grill | Southbank
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Good Vibrations

CURIOUS is delighted to confirm that Good Vibrations will be released in cinemas nationally on June 12.

Good Vibrations is the critically lauded, unmissable chronicle of legendary Terri Hooley - a chaotic but charismatic optimist, instrumental in developing Belfast's independent rock scene.

After sold-out sessions at the 2013 Melbourne International Film Festival, don't miss this raucous, passionate and hilarious story about the power of music and the 7"single.


We have 10 Double Passes to see Good Vibrations.

Click here and send your name, address and phone number to WIN a double pass.
First in best dressed!

When: 12th June 2014
Where: Cinema Nova | 380 Lygon St Carlton
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Gardening With Soul

Gardening With Soul, a heartwarming gem of a documentary from New Zealand in which 90-year-old nun Sister Loyola Galvin shares insights on faith, aging, compassion and compost during a year in her garden.

Winner of the Best Documentary, NZ Film Awards and Honourable Mention at Adelaide Doc Week 2014.


We have 20 Double Passes to see Good Vibrations.

Click here and send your name, address and phone number to WIN a double pass.
First in best dressed!

When: Sunday 25 May
Where: Cinema Nova
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2 DAYS @ FEDsquare

Fiesta Malaysia

With the theme of 'The Cultural Extravaganza', Fiesta Malaysia is an exciting event that offers everyone the opportunity to experience a potpourri of sights, sound, taste and aroma of Malaysia.

It is presented with a familiar 'open house' style which is a common practice in various Malaysian festivals that see family, friends and even the whole neighbourhood coming together to celebrate with great fun and laughter!

Fiesta Malaysia promises a commixture of activities and indulgences that we are certain there will be something for everyone to enjoy with friends and family!

When: Join us on Saturday 24 May!
Where: Federation Square
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Over 100 independent designers from across Australia will transform the light-filled Atrium and Deakin Edge Theatre at Federation Square into a creative mecca.

We'll be bringing you Australia's freshest creative talent exhibiting for the first time, along with all your Markit favourites.

When: Join us on Sunday 25 May!
Where: Federation Square
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Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular

The Great Australasian Beer SpecTAPular (GABS) is an annual festival for the discerning craft beer enthusiast, where around 120 creative and modern artisan brews are made specifically for the event with nothing off the ingredient list.

This year's event will see brews incorporating peanut butter, rice, spiced rocket leaves, blueberries and apricots, toasted coconut and strawberry jelly released for the first time at GABS - served from shipping containers converted into bars inside Melbourne's historical Royal Exhibition Building.

Held from 23 to 25 May in 2014, as part of Good Beer Week, the event is expected to attract around 12,000 people this year, and will feature in total more than 250 beers from 130 breweries over three days, as well as a gourmet street food, a cheese-monger, live entertainment, brewery and industry stands and free educational seminars.

When: 23-25 May
Where: Royal Exhibition Building
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On Show

Melbourne Doll Show

The Melbourne Doll Show is held at Whitehorse Club in Burwood East.

Antique, Reproduction, Modern and Original Dolls, Teddy Bears and Reborn babies.
Doll clothes, accessories, dollmaking supplies and collectables.
Collectable and antique dolls for sale.
Dolls clothing, furniture and accessories for sale.
Valuations of antique and collectable dolls.
Hand made bears for sale.

When: 24-25 May
Where: Whitehorse Club
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Fish Creek Tea Cosy Festival

This is the 2nd weekend of the inaugural Fish Creek Tea Cosy Festival at Fish Creek.

The Tea Cosy reflects the rural setting of Fish Creek, the nurturing and welcoming nature of the town, the blending of traditional and new enterprises and the opportunity to reinvent an iconic symbol of everyday life.

Whenever you pay a visit in Fish Creek the first thing you will be offered is a good cuppa.

The Festival showcases the town's character and reinvents a cultural icon of country kitchens along the way.

Throughout the Festival visitors can enjoy an abundance of creativity and hospitality as well as fun-packed family events.

Where is Fish Creek? About 2 hours drive down South Gippsland Hwy towards Wilsons Promotory.

When: 23-24 May
Where: Fish Creek
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Shot Tower Heritage Week

Shot Tower Heritage Week is a celebration of the towering historic icon at the heart of Melbourne Central.

It's been 125 years since the Coop's Shot Tower was built, and we're marking the occasion with a weeklong series of free tours, exhibitions and installations.

One Day Shopping Festival
Thursday 22 May from 10am to 10pm

It's that time again! Melbourne Central's One Day Shopping Festival returns on 22 May with more than 200 offers, discounts and exclusive events.

--> One Day Shopping Festival.

Shot Tower Insta-bition

How many times a day do you think Melbourne Central's Shot Tower is photographed? See our favourite Instagram shots, as captured by you, in our pop-up exhibition.

Shot Tower Square.

Shot Tower Museum

Discover the rich past of the heritage-listed Coop's Shot Tower. You'll learn about the building's fascinating history, for its early 19th Century beginnings to its culmination as the epicenture of Melbourne Central.

Enter through R.M Williams, Level 2 | Shot Tower Museum

When: 22-31 May
Where: Melbourne Central
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St Kilda Film Festival

Australia's longest running and highest profile short film festival will inspire, challenge and entertain audiences with VIP events, forums and screenings.

The St Kilda Film Festival is a curated festival that screens only the Top 100 Australian short films submitted in any given year.

See the best shorts from around the country, on the big screen at Melbourne's legendary Astor Cinema, screening in competition as part of Australia's Top 100.

When: Thursday 22 May - Saturday 31 May
Where: St Kilda
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