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Today Thu, August 21, 2014 —

Prudence Murphy, 'Detective Special' opening

Melbourne CBD · Free!

Sydney-based artist Prudence Murphy is fascinated by childhood battles/battlescars. She's previously documented childhood cops-n-robbers in her photograp...

Lucky Prawn presents 'Brazilian Girls' book launch

Richmond · Free!

Brazilian Girls is Brooklyn-based photographer June Cando's new book. It features beautifully composed shots of proud, beach-side Brazilian women with a ...

The Good Copy launch party

Collingwood · Free!

In the immortal words of Henny Youngman, “When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.” Don't worry, The Good Copy aren't ...

'Tabularium' opening

Fitzroy · Free!

When it comes to ~the internet~, the term tabula rasa turns itself into tabula plena. Melbourne-via-UK curator Alana Kushnir's exhibition Tabularium sees...

Palms, Miss Destiny, Flyying Colours

Melbourne CBD · Free!

Don't be fooled by all the hip new trends. If you're into indie rock, stay the course and go to see Palms. They're from Sydney and they're a ...

Chunky Move presents 'Keep Everything'

North Melbourne · Free!

Keep Everything is the latest production from contemporary dance company Chunky Move. Sonically and aesthetically taut and thrilling, Keep Everything is a ki...

Empat Lima residency with The Terrible Truths, Habits

Collingwood · $8

Empat Lima are for anyone who (like me) thought the best part of Kill Bill was when the 5.6.7.8's perform that 'Woohoo-oo-oo-oo' song. Empat Lima...

Cale Sexton, Jake Blood, Dylan B, Jamal Amir, and Didvid S

Melbourne CBD · Free!

Look at all those wires and doodads. That's Jake Blood's acid techno improv musique set up. Looks gnarly. Sounds gnarly too. Him and fellow analogue ...

'Pulp: A Film About Life, Death And Supermarkets' screening

Carlton · $19 / $15 concession

There's music docos, and then there's Pulp: A Film about Life, Death & Supermarkets. Directed by NZ's Florian Habicht and centred around the ...

Tomorrow Fri, August 22, 2014 —

Rated R for Recloose with Tornado Wallace

Collingwood · Free!

Aukland-via-Detroit DJ and producer Matthew 'Recloose' Chicoine apparently got signed to Planet E about 17 years ago because he served techno pioneer...

Seekae with Jonti and That Feel

Melbourne CBD · $28

By no means is this a shitty little tour. Seekae made two internationally acclaimed albums in 2008 and 2011, became founders of a whole scene and sound in Au...

Misty Nights First B*Day Extravaganza with La Pocock and Andee Frost

Collingwood · $10

One year ago the Misty Nights DJ team embarked on a disco-fuelled intergalactic journey. They've investigated heaven (from all reports it was a good time...

Saturday August 23, 2014 —

Awkwood graphic novel launch

Collingwood · Free!

You've almost definitely seen Jase Harper's gnarly gig posters up around town. Also Guh! Now he's taking his skills to his first graphic novel Aw...

Teenage Mothers LP launch with White Walls, Dribble, and Exek

Melbourne CBD · $10

No matter how good their music gets Teenage Mothers will probably never live down the time the got kicked off the M83 tour for doing nangs onstage. But infam...

Astral People presents Collarbones and Black Vanilla

Melbourne CBD · $15.30

Collarbones and Black Vanilla both make the kind of house/R&B hybrid tunes you'd expect to hear in some grimy, New York club in the year 1994. The da...

Monday August 25, 2014 —

Monday Night Mass presents The Ocean Party 'Wading In' single lau...

Northcote · Free!

Forget your weekend woes, blow of the Monday blues and get jiggy at Monday Night Mass. Frequently featuring cheap beers and good live bands, this week sees T...