Newsletter | #347 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #347 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #347 | What's On this Week
MELBOURNE | Tuesday 27th August to Monday 2nd September 2013

This Week, it's the BIG 178 as Melbourne Day celebrates our fair city's roots with a day of free festivities at Enterprize Park.

It also just wouldn't be Melbourne without a nod to some of the many cultural influences we have today, and this week the spotlight's on the Asian Food Festival along with the Taiwan Festival.

Quite timely, too, as we have a great giveaway this week with 5 Double Passes up for grabs to see the upcoming Chinese Conservatory Orchestra Concert.

Have a great week in Melbourne!

Chinese Conservatory Orchestra | WIN Tickets!!

The Chinese Conservatory Orchestra The Chinese Conservatory Orchestra, making their debut tour to Australia, will be appearing at Melbourne Town Hall with a performance to mark the Chinese traditional Moon Festival. Established in 1964, China's most devoted and professional folk music orchestra will be joined in concert by the renowned Erhu soloist, Song Fei.
When: Thursday, September 19 - Bookings Advised

Win a Double Pass!!!
OnlyMelbourne has 5 Double Passes to give away for the Melbourne performance of The Chinese Conservatory Orchestra Concert.

To go into the draw to win a chance to see the impressive ensemble, email your name, address and contact details with "Chinese Conservatory Giveaway"as the subject line.

To email your entry ---> Click Here to Enter Competition

Note: Only Winners will be notified.

Huntington's Disease Charity Gala Ball

Huntington's Disease Charity Gala Ball Huntington's Disease Charity Gala Ball, held at the Ballroom of The International of Brighton, invites you to support a great cause by helping raise funds and increase awareness of Huntington's disease in the community. A night of spectacular fun, the gala includes live entertainment, prizes and fantastic auctions.
When: Friday, October 11 - Bookings Advised


A Tribute to Elvis: Rapid City '77 A Tribute to Elvis: Rapid City '77 is a full scale theatrical presentation of one of The King's last concerts in Rapid City held in 1977. Presented by Bluestone Productions and held at Melbourne's Dallas Brooks Hall for four shows only, Tony Franks brilliantly re-creates the performance of one of the world's greatest entertainers.
When: Friday & Saturday, August 30 & 31


SPECIAL 2 FOR 1 OFFER!! | Book Now

178 Years of Melbourne

Melbourne Day Melbourne Day, marking 178 years since the city's first European settlement here, honours Melbourne as one of the world's most liveable cities with a range of events that include the official Flag Raising Ceremony at Enterprize Park, performances and special offers from Melbourne's many great attractions.
When: Friday August 30

Chamber Made

Mimir Chamber Music Festival Mimir Chamber Music Festival, presented at Melba Hall by the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, features outstanding artists from the Chicago and Houston Symphony Orchestras, The Cleveland Orchestra and the Cavani String Quartet with a program of public performances, open rehearsals and master classes.
When: Wednesday to Sunday, Aug 28 to Sept 1


Homemade Festival Homemade Festival offers a platform for recent graduate artists to exhibit their own works for the first time outside of a university context. Presented by 1835 Creative Inc. and taking place in Collingwood, the festival hub's gallery space will also play host to exciting live performance works each evening of the program.
When: Wednesday to Sunday, Aug 28 to Sept 1

Asian Flavour Abounds!

Taiwan Festival Taiwan Festival, a free event taking place at Federation Square, is a multicultural celebration of the Taiwanese-Australia culture with the family-friendly event offering a showcase of the best of Taiwan with live entertainment and performances, artworks, displays, activities, food and much more for people of all ages.
When: Sunday September 1 - 10am to 5pm

Asian Food Festival Asian Food Festival celebrates Spring and the diverse range of Asian cuisine available in Melbourne. One of Melbourne's most popular culinary celebrations, special dinners, offers and events will be held at over 50 participating restaurants with cuisines that include Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Malaysian, Thai and Vietnamese.
When: September 1 to October 15

For Fans of Blade Runner

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? brings to Northcote Town Hall the much acclaimed adaptation of Phillip K. Dick's iconic novel, which was also the inspiration for Blade Runner. Directed by Bob Pavlich, the performance set in a bleak future follows a man who is employed to track down androids who have broken free of human rule.
When: Until September 7 - Various Dates

Arts Inkorporated

Hip Hop Art on Hopkins Hip Hop Art on Hopkins, the first exhibition to be held at Crimson Art Collective, Footscray's newest art gallery that doubles as a tattoo parlour, brings together the works of Quentin Eastop and Pat Langton. While differing in style, the two artists share a common interest in paying tribute to pop culture in their works.
When: August 31 to September 13
Official Opening: Saturday August 31 - 6pm

Smells Like Teen Expo

Australian Teenage Expo Australian Teenage Expo, taking place at Melbourne Showgrounds, is a one of a kind event that features stalls showcasing education options from TAFES, Universities and Training Organisations, along with offering entertainment with dance competitions, giveaways, guest appearances, special activities and more.
When: Thursday to Saturday, August 29 to 31

Melbourne Paperific Craft Expo Melbourne Paperific Craft Expo, returning to Melbourne Showgrounds, draws a wide range of exhibitors from across Australia to showcase scrapbooking, card making, rubber-stamping and much more with over 20 free make and take projects, demonstrations in a range of paper crafts and other workshop classes.
When: Friday to Sunday, Aug 30 to Sept 1

May Your Carnival Cup Runneth Over

Mildura Cup Carnival Mildura Cup Carnival is the perfect chance to unwind on the Murray River and enjoy a friendly atmosphere with great racing action on the track of Mildura Racecourse along with the stunning fashions on the field, free entertainment and fun activities for children and a selection of gourmet foods and wines on offer.
When: Friday & Sunday, Aug 30 & Sept 1

AFL Premiership | Round 23 AFL Premiership | Round 23
St Kilda v Fremantle
Saturday August 31, 1:45pm - Marvel Stadium
Geelong Cats v Brisbane Lions
Saturday August 31, 2:10pm - Simonds Stadium
Essendon v Richmond
Saturday August 31, 7:40pm - MCG
Collingwood v North Melbourne
Sunday September 1, 3:20pm - MCG
Western Bulldogs v Melbourne
Sunday September 1, 4:40pm - Marvel Stadium

More Sports Events HERE

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