Newsletter | #346 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #346 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #346 | What's On this Week
MELBOURNE | Tuesday 20th August to Monday 26th August 2013

This week, Melbourne Writers Festival dusts off its jacket to make a welcome return with over 300 special guests, while St Kilda Village Stripfest offers a great program of pop-up entertainment, theatre, art and more in Acland Street.

For some fine tasty fare and not to mention a tasty drop, there's the Manningham FEASTival showcasing the best on of its restaurants and other venues, along with the annual Sunbury Region Wine Festival.

Have a great week in Melbourne!

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When: Fridays & Saturdays, August 23, 24, 30 & 31


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Melbourne Is All Write

Melbourne Writers Festival Melbourne Writers Festival, one of Australia's key literary events, offers a broad range of literary ideas and events with a special line-up of over 300 guest writers drawn from around the world to present a program of talks, debates, literary banquets, readings and concerts held at venues throughout Melbourne.
When: August 22 to September 1

Celebrate in St Kilda Village

St Kilda Village Stripfest St Kilda Village Stripfest is a festival where community meets creativity and local business, showcasing local talent in a tantalizing explosion of film, dance, theatre, music, comedy, poetry, cabaret, burlesque, sculpture, art and more to brighten up Acland Street and its surrounding streets, laneways and landmarks.
When: August 23 to 30

Make a Meal of Manningham

Manningham FEASTival Manningham FEASTival presents a tasty program of special offers and events with restaurants, cafes, bakeries and food outlets throughout Manningham taking part in a celebration of food. Held across two weeks, the FEASTival program includes special dining deals, unique culinary offers and cookery masterclasses.
When: August 23 to September 6

Sunbury Region Wine Festival Sunbury Region Wine Festival is a chance to taste the best of Sunbury's wineries with delicious food, wine and entertainment on offer at Craiglee Winery where you can also sample the wines of Longview Creek Estate, Galli Estate, Rose Creek Estate and Pitruzzello Estate, Witchmount Estate and Yuroke Estate.
When: Saturday & Sunday, August 24 & 25

Ludlow Mayura Beef Dinner Ludlow Mayura Beef Dinner, presented by Southbank's Ludlow Bar & Dining Room, features the Multi Award Winning Full-Blood Mayura Wagyu Beef. With a six course menu from Executive Chef Anthony Caruso, the evening also features special guest speakers Scott de Bruin of Mayura Station and John Rymill of Rymill Coonawarra winery.
When: Wednesday August 21 - Bookings Advised

A Law Revue unto Themselves

Melbourne Uni Law Revue: Performance Enhanced Melbourne Uni Law Revue: Performance Enhanced is a night of beefed up entertainment that will surpass all comedic expectation as they offer a show that will deliver hilarious moments of champagne comedy (or at least mild amusement and beer). Held at The Lithuanian Club in North Melbourne, proceeds will go to SANE Australia.
When: Thursday & Friday, August 22 & 23

The Comedy of Errors The Comedy of Errors, held at Melbourne Arts Centre, brings together the talents of Bell Shakespeare and State Theatre Company of South Australia as they present Shakespeare's hilarious and classic tale about identical twins, separated at birth, who face many comical trials when they end up in the same town.
When: Until August 31

4x4 & Framed

Australian Art Show Australian Art Show, held at Carlton's Royal Exhibition Building, showcases a wide range of artworks with exhibits drawn from an eclectic range of artists, both emerging and well-known. Free to attend, the event includes workshops, talks and even a series of live battles held between artists on stage across the weekend.
When: Friday to Sunday, August 23 to 25

National 4X4 Outdoors Show National 4X4 Outdoors Show, taking place at Melbourne Showgrounds, offers an enormous showcase of everything that fans of touring, camping and fishing could want. Also incorporating the Fishing, Boating Expo, the event offers the latest innovations, product launches and seminars hosted by industry experts.
When: Friday to Sunday, August 23 to 25

Shorts on Stage

Filmonik Filmonik, held at the Bella Union in Carlton, is Melbourne's most inclusive open-mic film night. With no pre-selection or competition - the screening is open to all films of all genres and styles, from first time filmmakers to professionals. Only $5 entry, the night includes food and live music with special guest performer, Lyra Will.
When: Monday August 26 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

AICE Israeli Film Festival AICE Israeli Film Festival brings an exciting selection of contemporary Israeli cinema to Melbourne's screens with featured films showing at Kino Cinemas, Palace Cinema Como in South Yarra and Palace Brighton Bay as part of a program that features prize winning films with many screening here for the first time.
When: August 14 to 28

My Fair Collectors

Great Collectors Heaven Fair Great Collectors Heaven Fair, taking place at Malvern Town Hall, is a chance for collectors of many different passions to pick up a bargain or find rare items with traders from Melbourne, country Victoria and other states at the fair offering Retro Kitchenalia, Comics, Memorabilia, Records, Stamps and much more.
When: Sunday August 25 - 9am to 3pm

Two Wrestlers Walk into a Bar...

WrestleClash WrestleClash marks the long awaited return of pro-wrestling to Melbourne's CBD as 1000 Pound Bend hosts a night like no other that features a combination of traditional wrestling and Lucha Libre, mixed with burlesque and more than a dash of humour to make it the biggest interactive entertainment spectacular of the year.
When: Friday August 23 - Doors Open 7pm

AFL Premiership | Round 22 AFL Premiership | Round 22
Collingwood v West Coast Eagles
Friday August 23, 7:50pm - MCG
North Melbourne v Hawthorn
Saturday August 24, 2:10pm - Marvel Stadium
Geelong Cats v Sydney Swans
Saturday August 24, 4:40PM - Simonds Stadium
Carlton v Essendon
Saturday August 24, 7:40pm - MCG
St Kilda v Gold Coast Suns
Sunday August 25, 1:10pm - Marvel Stadium

NRL Premiership | Round 24 NRL Premiership | Round 24

Melbourne Storm Home Game
Melbourne Storm v Eels

Sunday August 25 - 3pm
AAMI Park, Melbourne

More Sports Events HERE

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