Newsletter | #343 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #343 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #343 | What's On this Week
MELBOURNE | Tuesday 30th July to Monday 5th August 2013

This week, with the ongoing Melbourne International Film Festival, there's also a chance to catch some free screenings in Richmond with its Town Hall transformed into a Pop-Up Cinema along with a side-order of fine dining.

Melbourne celebrates its crafty side with the return of Craft Cubed offering exhibitions and special events. Also catering to the buzz of creativity that makes Melbourne tick is the Container Festival, offering a great program of performances with a unique slant on its venues.

Have a great week in Melbourne!

3D Printing Workshop | Only $39!!

3D Printing Workshop at York Butter Factory 3D Printing Workshop at York Butter Factory, presented by The Robots Are Coming, is an introductory workshop that requires no advanced computer skills or experience with 3D printing. Teaching how you can take any imaginative idea and make it real, the workshop also reveals where this exciting new technology is headed.
When: Friday August 2 - Bookings Advised

Equus, Hit Play in Brunswick

Equus Equus, presented by Mockingbird Theatre with performances in Brunswick, is the deeply disturbing yet richly provocative work by English playwright Peter Shaffer. An explosive play that took critics and audiences by storm upon its release, the dark drama is an exploration of how modern society has destroyed our ability to feel passion.
When: August 3 to 17

A Month of Crafty Melbourne

Craft Cubed Craft Cubed, presented by Craft Victoria, celebrates skilled and idea-based experimental craft and design with a great program that offers events that include Open Studio Days, seminars, workshops, exhibitions and much more at over 100 venues with highlights that include Craft Hatch market held at Melbourne's 1000 Bend.
When: Throughout August

Winter Shenanigans

Words in Winter Words in Winter, an annual event held in the Shire of Hepburn, presents a huge program of book launches, poetry readings, writing workshops, theatre, music, exhibitions and much more. With events held in Clunes, Daylesford and Creswick, the festival celebrates stories and ideas in all forms, shared by locals and visiting presenters.
When: August 2 to 24

Walhalla Vinter Ljusfest Walhalla Vinter Ljusfest presents a daily spectacular of light, moving imagery and sound that illuminates the historic township of Walhalla each evening, just two hours east of Melbourne. With this year's theme of "150 Years of Gold", the festival also features key events with train rides, feasts and a series of free concerts.
When: August 1 to 25

Contain Yourselves... Or Not

The Container Festival The Container Festival, presented by Monash Uni Student Theatre, is a bold new enterprise held in shipping containers set up as performance venues. Showcasing ground-breaking works, the program features music, dance, theatre, visual art, games, burlesque, interactive performances, poetry, puppetry, talks, exhibitions and more.
When: August 2 to 20

A Party Planner's Party

Confetti Fair Confetti Fair, taking place at Abbotsford Convent, is a boutique party fair where you can come to find creative party ideas and inspiration, receive amazing styling tips, taste delicious sweets, learn great event themes, pick stationery, find that perfect floral arrangement and much more to help with any event, be it big or small.
When: Sunday August 4 - 11am to 4pm

World's Finest Films

Melbourne International Film Festival Melbourne International Film Festival celebrates 62 years as one of Australia's key cinema events and also one of the world's oldest film festivals. Held at various venues, the program features films from across the globe, special guests, Q&A screenings and much more with documentaries, short films and much more.
When: July 25 to August 11

Free Cinema in Richmond

Here We Grow - Pop Up Cinema Here We Grow - Pop Up Cinema celebrates Richmond's Bridge Road and its delicious 'foodie' culture by serving up some delicious 'wine and dine' offers for local restaurants and also presenting three great films with free screenings held at Richmond Town Hall, which will be transformed into a Pop Up Cinema for Friday evenings in August.
When: Fridays, August 2, 9 & 16

Hollywood Bridal Glamour

Ivanhoe Bridal Expo Ivanhoe Bridal Expo showcases the best of The Centre, a stunning function venue that has been lovingly restored to its original look to present an elegant air of 1930s Hollywood glamour. Free to attend, the event will play host to a wide range of exhibitors offering professional bridal services with many products available to trial.
When: Sunday August 4 - 10am to 3pm

Taste of Tassie

Tasmania Unbottled 2013 Tasmania Unbottled 2013, held at Zinc at Federation Square, presents outstanding Tasmanian wines at Australia's largest showcase of Tasmanian wine and produce. Offering a showcase of more than 175 of the island's wines, many rarely seen outside Tasmania, there will also be cheese, seafood, cider and touring attractions.
When: Monday August 5 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Liquorice All Sports

AFL Premiership | Round 19 AFL Premiership | Round 19
North Melbourne v Geelong
Friday August 2, 7:50pm - Marvel Stadium
Hawthorn v Richmond
Saturday August 3, 2:10pm - MCG
Carlton v Fremantle
Saturday August 3, 4:40pm - Marvel Stadium
Western Bulldogs v Sydney
Sunday August 4, 1:10pm - Marvel Stadium
Collingwood v Essendon
Sunday August 4, 4:40pm - MCG

More Sports Events HERE

Good for What Ails Ya!

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