Newsletter | #351 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #351 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #351 | What's On this Week
MELBOURNE | Tuesday 24th to 30th September 2013

This Week, the Freeplay Independent Games Festival showcases the big talents behind the little screens and Mildura Country Music Festival takes to the stage with ten days of performances.

With the School Holidays in full swing, there are also free events with the ongoing Melbourne Fringe Festival and showbags galore at the Royal Melbourne Show.

And last, but not least (depending on your team), it's the big day at the MCG with the Grand Final on Saturday!

Have a great week in Melbourne!

101 Vagina Book Exhibition

101 Vagina Book Exhibition 101 Vagina Book Exhibition, held at Fitzroy's Colour Factory as part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival, celebrates the coffee-table book that breaks down taboos around body image shame in general as it shares the stories, messages and poems of each woman who took part in the heartfelt and liberating compendium.
When: September 25 to October 6
Opening Night: Thursday September 26 - 6pm to 9pm

Game On

Freeplay Independent Games Festival Freeplay Independent Games Festival, with a program of events held at the State Library of Victoria and other venues, explores the creative side of games culture with this year's theme of 'Volume of Revolution' showcasing locally made indie games along with lectures, workshops, free playable games and art displays.
When: Saturday & Sunday, September 28 & 29

Melbourne Fringe Festival Melbourne Fringe Festival is a celebration of Melbourne's vibrant and quirky arts culture with an extensive program of music, theatre, exhibitions and much more. Showcasing the diverse range of talents of independent artists and performers at various venues, the festival includes performances for kids, free events and more.
When: September 18 to October 6

Yeehah Geetah!

Mildura Country Music Festival Mildura Country Music Festival, celebrating its 27th year as one of Australia's major country music events, is the biggest gathering and showcase of Independent entertainers with a line-up across 26 venues that features over 100 performers that include special guest Golden Guitar finalists and Star Maker winners.
When: September 27 to October 6

School Holiday Guide

Check out our School Holiday Guide Check out our School Holiday Guide for some of the latest highlights on what to do with the kids during Spring Holidays. The holiday guide offers a great range of activities for the young and young at heart with events, workshops, concerts, holiday programs and much more.. all in marvellous Melbourne!
School Holiday Guide | Sept 20 to Oct 7
Also See: All Day Holiday Activities

Royal Melbourne Show Royal Melbourne Show, one of the most anticipated highlights of School Holidays, provides entertainment for all ages. With extreme rides and hundreds of showbags to choose from along with great food and activities, the Melbourne Show also has animal displays, woodchopping contests and many more attractions.
When: September 21 to October 2


COLLECT WITH US COLLECT WITH US, held at the Centre for Contemporary Photography in Fitzroy, is a Limited Edition Fundraiser where you can commence or build your collection with some of the very best in contemporary Australian Photography from early career artists through to leaders in the field with something to suit every budget.
When: Thursday to Sunday, September 26 to 29
Official Opening: Thursday September 26 - 6pm to 8pm

How To Laugh in 39 Easy Steps

The 39 Steps The 39 Steps, playing at Melbourne's Athenaeum Theatre, is a theatrical comedy based on Alfred Hitchcock's classic spy thriller that has been brilliantly recreated for the stage. A smash hit on the West End and Broadway, The 39 Steps features four fearless actors who play over 100 roles in the fun and thrilling production.
When: Thursday to Saturday, September 26 to 28

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, presented by Queen's College Music and Drama Society, tells the morbid tale of a wrongfully imprisoned barber who returns to 19th century London to exact vengeance upon those who had wronged his family. Performances are held at The University of Melbourne.
When: Wednesday to Saturday, September 25 to 28

An Invitation to the Ball

Cinderella Cinderella, presented by The Australian Ballet, is an all new production that's choreographed by Alexei Ratmansky, former artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet. Set to Prokofiev's beguiling score and featuring Surrealism-inspired sets and stunning costumes, Melbourne performances are being held at the Arts Centre.
When: Until Saturday September 28

Tux Required

Tux Tux, an alt/art rock band whose music is highly energetic and swiftly changing, will be playing at Fitzroy's Bar Open where they'll be joined by psychedelic party rockers A Gazillion Angry Mexicans and Flamenco/Heavy Metal acoustic duo Malcura, who'll be releasing their hot musical stylings on the night in demo form.
When: Thursday September 26 - 9pm

The BIG One!!!

AFL Premiership | GRAND FINAL AFL Premiership | GRAND FINAL

Hawthorn v Fremantle

Saturday September 28, 2:30pm - MCG

More Sports Events HERE

Good for What Ails Ya!

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