Newsletter | #336 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #336 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #336 | What's On this Week
MELBOURNE | Tuesday 11th June to Monday 17th June 2013

This week Victoria's favourite multicultural festival Emerge returns to Fitzroy with a grand celebration to mark Refugee Week.

The Glen Eira Storytelling Festival offers a program of workshops, performances and much more to celebrate the written word, while another iconic literary festival makes its appearance with Bloomsday in Melbourne.

The Spanish Film Festival hits the big screens with a program of fantastic cinema and special guests.

And a big week for sports fans kicks off with the clash between Australia and Jordan as the Socceroos set their sights on the World Cup.

Have a great week in Melbourne!

Melbourne's BEST American BBQ

American BBQ at Third Wave Cafe American BBQ at Third Wave Cafe, located in Port Melbourne and with an already outstanding reputation as a great cafe by day, now presents an exquisite evening menu with slow smoked Pork and Beef Ribs, Chicken, Lamb, Beef Brisket and Salmon served with delicious sides and their very own house made BBQ sauces.
When: Evenings, Thursdays to Saturdays

Vintage High Tea in Albert Park

Vintage High Tea at The Vincent Vintage High Tea at The Vincent in Albert Park is a great chance to indulge in an afternoon of decadence with a three course high tea service. With dainty sandwiches, delicate cakes, fluffy scones, pastries, sparkling wine and a wide selection of specialty teas, the ambience is perfected with the smooth sounds of jazz duo, Sweet Myrtle.
When: Sunday June 23 - Bookings Advised

Make Your Parents Disappear

Make Your Parents Disappear Make Your Parents Disappear, appearing at Northcote Town Hall, is a brand new magic show for the whole family from talented magicians Alex and Luke. In their quest to create the perfect magical 'bedtime-delayer' they involve a multitude of children from the audience to help create the most incredible magic ever seen.
When: July 8 to 12 - Bookings Advised

FREE Fitzroy Block Party

Emerge Festival Emerge Festival, now in its 10th year, will present a free celebration held as part of Refugee Week in Victoria. Held at Fitzroy Town Hall and along Napier Street, the block party features three stages of nonstop world music, a vibrant cultural marketplace, food stalls, workshops and children's activities with storytelling and more.
When: Sunday June 16 - 12pm to 5pm

Glen Eira Storytelling Festival Glen Eira Storytelling Festival, held at various venues that include the historic Rippon Lea House, celebrates the art of storytelling with a program of events that features poetry readings, performances, workshops, open mic sessions in local cafes, film screenings, children's story time sessions, artworks and more.
When: June 17 to 30

Winter Warmers in Nillumbik

Winter WineFest Winter WineFest reveals Nillumbik's best wineries with a program of special dinners and entertainment. Taking place at six of the best boutique wineries, including Yarrambat Estate, Panton Hill Vineyard and Hilderbrand Ridge, the family owned wineries are just 10 minutes apart and just 35 minutes from Melbourne.
When: Saturday & Sunday, June 15 & 16

Maribel Verd˙ at Spanish Film Festival

Spanish Film Festival Spanish Film Festival offers a fantastic program of films with screenings held at South Yarra's Palace Cinema Como, Palace Westgarth and Melbourne's Kino Cinema. This year's festival offers a varied program ranging from political drama to comedy, romance, thriller and more with guests Natalia Beristain and Maribel Verd˙.
When: Wednesday to Sunday, June 12 to 16

James Joyce Blooms Yet Again

Bloomsday in Melbourne Bloomsday in Melbourne, held each year to celebrate James Joyce's novel, Ulysses, is a literary festival that aims to entertain and demystify Joyce and his work. This year, the festival program features a seminar, special dinner and performances of the play, The Seven Ages of Joyce, which examines the life of Joyce himself.
When: Wednesday to Sunday, June 12 to 16

Jesus Christ Superstar | Additional Shows Announced

Jesus Christ Superstar Jesus Christ Superstar, performed at Rod Laver Arena, brings together an award-winning creative team to present the legendary rock musical in a grand spectacular that stars Australia's Tim Minchin as 'Judas Iscariot', former Spice Girl Melanie C as 'Mary Magdalene' and critically acclaimed new-comer Ben Forster in the role of 'Jesus'.
When: Friday to Sunday, June 14 to 16

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Red Nose Comedy Gala | Date Change

Red Nose Day Comedy Gala Red Nose Day Comedy Gala, taking place at Deakin Edge in Federation Square, presents a night of fabulous fun with proceeds supporting SIDS and Kids NSW and Victoria. Hosted by Adam Richard of Fox FM, guests include David Quirk, Dave Thornton, Bev Killick, Sammy J and Randy, Frank Woodley, Kate McLennan and others.
Date Change: Wednesday June 12 - 7pm

Stadium Stomp Hits MCG

Stadium Stomp: Experience the MCG Stadium Stomp: Experience the MCG brings Australia's longest consecutive stair climb challenge to Melbourne Cricket Ground. With participants raising funds for their nominated charity, full and half courses held in waves throughout the day. Registration is still open and you can also pitch in by sponsoring teams online.
When: Sunday June 16

Hump Day the Swedish Way

Lill L÷rdag Lill L÷rdag, Swedish for "Little Saturday"and held each Wednesday at Melbourne's du NORD in Little Bourke Street, celebrates the half way mark to the weekend with a night of market price cocktails and Swedish street food alongside entertainment with Dj Mr Lob playing 60s 70s Soul, Funk and old school hip hop 45s.
When: Wednesdays, 6pm to 11pm

Australia 2 Wins Away from World Cup!!

FIFA World Cup Qualifier FIFA World Cup Qualifier

Australia v Jordan

Marvel Stadium, Docklands

Tuesday June 11 - 7pm

International Ice Hockey International Ice Hockey

Canada v USA

Friday & Saturday June 14 & 15

Hisense Arena

AFL Premiership | Round 12 AFL Premiership | Round 12
Carlton v Hawthorn
Friday June 14, 7:50pm - Marvel Stadium
Richmond v Adelaide
Saturday June 15, 1:40pm - MCG
Essendon v GC
Saturday June 15, 7:40pm - Marvel Stadium
Collingwood v Western Bulldogs
Sunday June 16, 4:40pm - Marvel Stadium

NRL Premiership | Round 14 NRL Premiership | Round 14

Melbourne Storm Home Game
Melbourne Storm v Knights

Sunday June 16 - 3pm
AAMI Park, Melbourne

More Sports Events HERE

Good for What Ails Ya!

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