Newsletter | #396 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #396 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #396 | What's On this Week
Tuesday 5th August to Monday 11th August 2014

We celebrate August every year because it's our birthday on the 28th August and Melbourne's birthday on the 30th (Melbourne Day).

We have a some magic things for everyone to do, so get cracking!

Have a great week Melbourne!

Walk For Scope

Dick Smith | Walk With Me

Walk With Me is a 2km or 4km walk that raises awareness that 1 in 4 Australians are impacted by disability.

All funds raised support the continued work of Scope.

When: Sunday 7th September 2014
Cost: Tickets: $50 family, $20 adult, $10 concession | Register Now
Where: Birrarung Marr
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Magic Learning

Magic and Illusion Classes


You know the only thing cooler than watching a magician? Being a magician. Learn a little sleight of hand at this 60-minute introduction to magic workshop, hosted by The Art of Deception Magic & Illusion Classes. A professional magician will teach you five easy tricks you can do right away. You'll also learn the foundations of magic, and discover why the secret of magic is only a very small component of the performance art.

Learn how to astound and entertain people for fun!

When: Adult & Junior Magician Classes | from 1st Sept @ Docklands + Ashburton
Bookings: Book Online
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Punchline Comedy with Pete Helliar

Pete Helliar, Adam Rozenbachs, Harley Breen

Having a laugh at Melbourne Public in South Wharf just got easier with the return of a Very Public Punchline Comedy Series with a huge line up of Australia's best Comedians.

This August knock off with a Victoria Bitter and laugh at Melbourne Public.

When: Wednesday 13th August 2014
Where: Melbourne Public | South Wharf
Bookings: Book Online
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Gorilla Theatre

Throw five improvisers on a stage with a live gorilla and you get Impro Melbourne's latest offering, Gorilla Theatre !

Every Sunday from 7.30pm at The Space, performers will fight for your affections to win themselves bananas!

The audience reward and penalise each improviser as they face off as directors, each determined to destroy unworthy theatre by replacing the commonplace with something electrifying, impulsive and unforgettable. They have to fight for their artistic vision and ultimately win you, the audience over! And did we mention the live gorilla can come into play at any time?

When: Sunday's until Sept 14.
Where: The Space | Prahran
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Ticket Give-Away

Road Trip

Comedy commandoes Damian Callinan and Gavin Baskerville have packed the Tarago and are en route to Stonnington. Dropping out of the sky in the dead of night to locate the local funny, Road Trip takes the skill for localising material a whole step further.

We have two Double Passes (value $70) to give-away to this fabulous show. Tell Us what suburb Chapel Off Chapel is in.

Road Trip which is part of the Glow Winter Arts Festival.

When: 21-22 August 2014
Where: The Loft, Chapel Off Chapel
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Glow Winter Arts Festival

Glow Winter Arts Festival presents a diverse and exciting program of 50 events over 11 days featuring comedy, performance, exhibitions, music, cinema, dining, tours and community activities.

From comedy clubs to photography competitions, roving circus performers to a free cinema series, rooftop art installations to live music, the Festival's diverse program offers something for arts lovers of all ages and persuasions.

When: 14 - 24 August 2014
Where: Stonnington
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The GreazeFest Kustom Kulture Festival is the 'must-do' event for kustom kulture devotees in the Southern Hemisphere.

GreazeFest is 2 crankin' days of cool cars, rockabilly music, fashion and pinups, vintage bikes, lowrider cycles, low brow art, pinstripers, tattoos, markets and heaps more.

Sandown will come alive with the sweet sounds of rock 'n' roll echo as thousands of rockabilly and hot rod fans roll up for this massive weekend of ultra-kool kustom kulture.

When: August 9 and 10
Where: Sandown Racecourse
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Melbourne International Film Festival

Week 2 | The 63rd annual Melbourne International Film Festival hosts a feast of cinematic delicacies from over 50 countries for seventeen days each winter, heavily garnished with a range of parties and special events.

MIFF is one of the oldest film festivals in the world and the largest film festival in Australia.

When: 31st July to 17th August, 2014
Where: Various Cinema's + ACMI
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$10 Buck Movies

HOYTS $10 Movie Tickets

Exclusive Eastland Offer!

Visit Eastland on Sunday 10th August between 10am-5pm to purchase your HOYTS Movie tickets for just $10.

All tickets sold are valid until December 2014.

When: Sunday 10th August 2014
Where: Eastland Shopping Centre
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Craft Hatch

Craft Hatch is an incubator market showcasing the work of local students and emerging craft practitioners in their first five years of professional practice.

Craft Hatch is a unique opportunity for anyone to support local emerging talent and purchase the freshest, hand-made products directly from Victorian makers, including home wares, jewellery, clothing, accessories, stationery and more.

When: Wednesday 6 August 2014
Where: Atrium at Federation Square
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Somers Winter Market

The 7th annual Somers Winter Market will be held at Coolart Wetlands & Homestead, Lord Somers Road, Somers on Saturday 9th August 2014.

Browse the beautiful handmade market stalls and enjoy some great live entertainment.

Our family friendly day also offers plenty of fun for the little ones with the Childrens' Paddock at the heart of the market.

When: Saturday 9th August 2014
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Docklands Sunday Market

A variety market in the heart of Melbourne's Docklands only 7 minutes from Melbourne CBD. Stroll along the water in front of the Restaurants and browse the many interesting stalls, always offering something different.

All Day Car Parking $10 at Harbour Town Shopping Centre.

When: Sunday 10th August 2014
Where: Docklands Drive, Docklands
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Boutique Markets

Boutique Markets is a national boutique shopping event showcasing high quality handmade and limited edition goods by some of the best local talent in art craft and design.

The retailers at Boutique Markets are handpicked to ensure exquisite products that are genuinely handmade or from a small production line.

When: Saturday 9th August
Where: Malvern Town Hall
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Last Chance

Tuxedo Junction Black Tie Charity Ball

Tuxedo Junction 2014 is really 'In Full Swing' supporting Cancer Council Victoria at the Plaza Ballroom.

Attend this year's premier black tie event hosted by Russell Fletcher and featuring Wendy Stapleton Danielle Matthews The Cover Girls and of course the B# Band with Eugene Hamilton.

When: Saturday 9th August 2014 - 6:45 - Midnight
Where: Plaza Ballroom | Melbourne
Bookings: Book Now
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Travel Expo

Discover the Americas

Research, compare and book Canada, Alaska, Hawaii, Mexico, South America and the USA - all under one roof with hundreds of exclusive deals for one day only!

WIN a luxury Mississippi River Cruise with APT and return airfares with Air New Zealand, valued at over $18,000.

When: Sunday 10 August 2014
Where: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
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