Newsletter | #334 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #334 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #334 | What's On this Week
MELBOURNE | Tuesday 28th May to Monday 3rd June 2013

This week our fair city gets into the swing of things with the Melbourne International Jazz Festival proudly blowing its own horn.

South Melbourne welcomes one and all with SoMo So MAV presenting a great range of free multicultural activities.

And with the chilly season underway, Federation Square offers a glimmer of warmth with the return of The Light in Winter, while in Falls Creek the brave and the bold will be diving deep into the freezing depths with the annual Ice Plunge.

Have a great week in Melbourne!

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And All That Jazz

Melbourne International Jazz Festival Melbourne International Jazz Festival features a line-up of around 100 acts performing across Melbourne's unique jazz venues such as Bennetts Lane Jazz Club and the CUB Malthouse. The program includes free concerts at Federation Square, club sessions, masterclasses, youth and family events, cinema and more.
When: May 31 June 9

SoMo So MAV SoMo So MAV brings South Melbourne to life with a special program of arts and diversity presented by Multicultural Arts Victoria. Free to attend, the showcase of music, dance, craft, food and stories will reveal amazing South Melbourne-based talent performing alongside diverse artists from Melbourne's multicultural communities.
When: Friday & Saturday, May 31 & June 1

Winter Thrills...

The Light in Winter The Light in Winter, an annual event that celebrates the richly diverse cultural and artistic life of Melbourne, brings to Federation Square free events with exhibitions, forums, film screenings, a Solstice Celebration and the premiere of Fed Square's largest sculptural endeavour so far, the Helix Tree by light artist Bruce Ramus.
When: Held Throughout June

Winter Arts Festival Winter Arts Festival, presented by the Canterbury Girls' Secondary College, invites the public and any 'old girls' from the school to celebrate 85 years of education and high achievement. Along with opening and closing concerts, the festival also features an art exhibition, historical onsite tours , a cafe, displays and more.
When: Thursday to Sunday, May 30 to June 2

... and Winter Chills

Falls Creek Ice Plunge Falls Creek Ice Plunge, an annual event at Falls Creek's Rocky Valley Lake, challenges locals and visitors to take a chilly plunge in their bikinis and board shorts at 1,600m altitude and near zero degrees temperature. After the Plunge, Falls Creek SES will be fundraising with a traditional BBQ breakfast to warm you up.
When: Saturday June 1 - 10am

Chapter 10

Williamstown Literary Festival Williamstown Literary Festival, celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, returns with a program of events that include workshops and discussions with special guests, author readings, the Children's and Youth 'Lit' Day and the presentation of the prestigious Ada Cambridge prizes for biographical prose and poetry.
When: Wednesday to Sunday, May 29 to June 2

Emerging Writers' Festival Emerging Writers' Festival, held in various venues, offers a program of performances, panels, readings, workshops and much more. Featuring special events that include forums that explore the art, craft and business elements of being a writer, the festival program has events for people of many ages.
When: May 23 to June 2

On the Nose

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.
When: Friday May 31 - 7pm

Size Matters...

King Kong King Kong, performed at Melbourne's Regent Theatre, is a landmark theatrical event that brings to life the iconic story of an enormous gorilla's battle for survival in New York City. With a talented cast of actors, singers, dancers and puppeteers, the musical features revamped 1930s Broadway classics and dazzling new songs.
When: May 28 to July 28

See More in Hawthorn

Mark Seymour Mark Seymour, a legend in Australian music, will be performing live at the Hawthorn Hotel. Best known for his work as the front man and songwriter of rock band 'Hunters & Collectors', Seymour also successfully pursued a solo career releasing a number of albums of his own, gaining fame as a nominee for two ARIA Awards.
When: Friday May 31 - 8pm

Soul Night For The Kids Soul Night For The Kids, held at The Felix Bar in St Kilda, is a charity benefit gig that will raise money for the Royal Children Hospital as part of the Good Friday appeal still accepting money until June. Featuring Kingston Crown and special guests, there will also be a raffle on the night with a great gift basket to be won.
When: Friday May 31 - Doors Open 7pm

Sunday, Yummy Sunday

A Taste of the Market A Taste of the Market is the latest street festival to hit Melbourne's most-loved food-hub, Queen Victoria Market. Featuring some of the most popular traders from Suzuki Night Market and Luna1878, there'll be servings of local and international fare from Sicilian BBQ to Malaysian Dumplings with free entry and entertainment.
When: Sunday June 2 - 9am to 4pm

Work and Play

Reinvent Your Career Expo Reinvent Your Career Expo, held at Melbourne Exhibition Centre, offers information on career opportunities and education options for those looking to explore future career paths with the chance to meet face to face with one of Australia's largest gathering of leading employers, educators and trainers at one great venue.
When: Saturday & Sunday, June 1 & 2

Bendigo Homexpo Leisure Roadshow Bendigo Homexpo Leisure Roadshow, held at the Bendigo Exhibition Centre and the new Rural Pavillion, offers indoor and outdoor exhibit sites that will showcase more than 200 local and interstate exhibitors with everything from caravans, campers and camping accessories, boats, 4WD's, campers, home ware, plants and more.
When: Friday May 31 to Sunday June 2

Friday Night's Light

AFL Premiership | Round 10 AFL Premiership | Round 10
Carlton v GWS
Saturday June 1, 1:45pm - Marvel Stadium
Geelong v GC
Saturday June 1, 7:40pm - Simonds Stadium
Melbourne v Hawthorn
Sunday June 2, 3:15pm - MCG
North Melbourne v St Kilda
Sunday June 2, 4:40pm - Marvel Stadium

Australian Ice Hockey League | Game 34 Australian Ice Hockey League | Game 34

Melbourne Home Game
Melbourne Mustangs v Thunder

Saturday June 1 - 5pm
Medibank Icehouse, Docklands

Victorian Roller Derby League | Round 3Victorian Roller Derby League | Round 3

Bout 1: Dead Ringer Rosies v Rock Mobsters
Bout 2: Dolls of Hazzard v Toxic Avengers

Sunday June 2 - Doors Open 3pm
Darebin Community Sports Stadium, Reservoir

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