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Today Thu, October 23, 2014 —

Nathaniel Mellors talk

Melbourne CBD · Free!

If you don't laugh, you'll cry at the rise and fall of ~Western Civilisation~. LA-based, British artist Nathaniel Mellors (currently artist-in-reside...

HEW label launch

Melbourne CBD · Free!

Smart casual menswear label HEW is a Melbourne-based venture by fashion designer Ema Hewitt. Focusing on classic patterns and prints, paired together to crea...

Liang Luscombe, 'Sailors Three' opening

Fitzroy · Free!

Liang Luscombe's latest exhibition shies away from art about art. We think this may be because the lady is so damn multi-talented… this exhibition...

Melbourne Fest presents Pop Crimes: The Songs of Rowland S Howard

Melbourne CBD · $50.50

To be sure, it's a crime that Rowland S Howard was taken from this mortal earth as early as he was (though yes, his soul may be immortal). His legacy wil...

Yes Please! Records 3rd Birthday with LUCIANBLOMKAMP, I'lls, Leak...

Melbourne CBD · $15

Shebeen are continuing their streak of quality Thursday night beatsy gigs by hosting LUCIANBLOMKAMP, I'lls, Leaks and Queen Magic for Yes Please! Record&...

Dance Technique with Post Percy, Peroxide Boys, Spin Club, Groove...

Melbourne CBD · Free!

Party-throwers Dance Technique boast (via their Facey) possessing the ingenuity of playing the kinda music and pushing the kinda vibes that truly speak to Ge...

Tomorrow Fri, October 24, 2014 —

Janangoo Butcher Cherel, unseen works

Collingwood · Free!

Some time after fine art dealer and collector Duncan Kentish passed away, his son discovered an extensive collection of unseen works by seminal Indigenous pa...

Thursday Sunday pop-up studio sale

Armadale · Cheaper than usual

Hot damn, the ladies from Thursday Sunday are holding a studio sale this weekend. Now you can get your filthy paws on their silky drawers - and by drawers we...

Magic Johnston 2nd birthday party

Collingwood · Free!

Ahhh Magic, you're always there for us when we need a good party, something to read / hear / wear / watch and see. And you're two years old! It seems...

JD Samson at 'The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier' Friday Nights

Southbank · $28

Jean Paul Gaultier's world of fashion is stark, elegant and strikes a fine line between intricate and minimalist. In conjunction with their top-notch fas...

Mira Oosterweghel exhibition opening at Assin

Melbourne CBD · Free

Fancy conceptual fashion guys Assin are holding a fancy conceptual art exhibition. Melbourne-based artist Mira Oosterweghel is going to use her body in a per...

Melbourne Fest presents Pop Crimes: The Songs of Rowland S Howard

Melbourne CBD · $50.50

To be sure, it's a crime that Rowland S Howard was taken from this mortal earth as early as he was (though yes, his soul may be immortal). His legacy wil...

Valhalla Social Cinema presents 'Taxi Driver'

North Melbourne · $13

Look it's kind of pointless me writing about how good Taxi Driver is. You know it's good. It would be more interesting if I wrote something contraria...

Saturday October 25, 2014 —

[N/A] Space presents O'Connor St Yard Sale and Open Gallery

Brunswick East · Free to go money to buy

The [N/A] Space is hosting a yard sale from 9am until 2pm and everyone knows art people have the best junk. From 11am onwards there'll be a BBQ. Then tun...

Frankie and Friends Garage Sale Trail

Brunswick · Free!

I can't think of a publication more suited to a garage sale than our old favourites Frankie. Already associated in many minds with retro and handmade gem...

Thursday Sunday pop-up studio sale

Armadale · Cheaper than usual

Hot damn, the ladies from Thursday Sunday are holding a studio sale this weekend. Now you can get your filthy paws on their silky drawers - and by drawers we...

Prequel 'Polite Strangers' EP launch with Edd Fisher, and Bradley...

Melbourne CBD · $10

Prequel is about to release his 'Polite Strangers' EP. First single 'The Test Dream' is jazzy and wrinkle free; the kind of house music that&...

Old Mate LP launch, Orlando Furious, Sarah Mary Chadwick, and Viv

Collingwood · $10

Old Mate's 'It Is What it Is' LP is Pat Telfer from Bitch Prefect's chance to warp his always stella songwriting with synths and tape machine...

Sunday October 26, 2014 —

Sneaker Freaker Swap Meet

Port Melbourne · Free to go, money to buy

Compared to being addicted to eating mattress upholstery, an insatiable appetite for sneakers is, like, not even weird at all. The Sneaker Freaker Swap Meet ...

Thursday Sunday pop-up studio sale

Armadale · Cheaper than usual

Hot damn, the ladies from Thursday Sunday are holding a studio sale this weekend. Now you can get your filthy paws on their silky drawers - and by drawers we...

Ferdydurke Record Fair

Melbourne CBD · Free to go money to buy

Funk, techno, jazz, disco, minimal, house, afrobeat, bass, underground, left field, boogie, rare groove, glam, post punk, rock baby rock. Vinyl records. What...

Day Care #29 'Back Together' with Roland Tings, Ricky Zero and Jez

Melbourne CBD · Free!

Like a wide-eyed wood frog after hibernation, Day Care is back and ready to launch itself into some warm weather foliage. A lot of the foliage is fake on top...

MPavilion: Chapter Music presents Jonny Telafone and Geoffrey O’C...

Melbourne CBD · Free!

It's Sunday. You've downed your Bloody Mary and you're ready to roll… what to do on a Sunday afternoon that isn't the same playing poo...

'Turning the Art World Inside Out' screening

Melbourne CBD · $17

Outsider Art is steadily creeping it's way out of the outsider situation it found itself in during the times of Henry Darger. Screening as part of the 20...

Minimum Wage with Footy, Totally Mild Duo and Grand Magoozi

Collingwood · Free!

Life on the minimum wage, eh? That's what being a musician that isn't Bono is all about, right? Or just scraping the pennies, slogging back a cold on...

Monday October 27, 2014 —

'Booze for a Cause' at Los Barbudos

Collingwood · African feasts are $40 and feed 2 people

You know what's better than drinking alcohol with your mates? Boozing for a cause, obviously. Every Monday The Voodoo Jerk Truck at Los Barbudos will don...

'Pale Face Cold Blood' by Mina Mokhtarani

Collingwood · $15

Mina Mokhtarani's 'Pale Face Cold Blood' is a portrait of life post-detention centre, revolving around the character of Zara, an Iranian woman wh...

Monday Night Mass presents ScotDrakula cassingle launch with Andr...

Northcote · Free!

ScotDrakula are about to ply open that rusty garage door to your heart with their debut LP. But before they do that they've committed the first two singl...

Tuesday October 28, 2014 —

MPavillion presents 'Cathedrals of Culture' screening

Melbourne CBD · $17

If buildings could talk what would they tell us? My house would probably say “I'm old and decrepit. My pipes hurt so much, please kill me now.&rdqu...

Spring Break Cinema presents 'Autonomy and Deliberation'

Brunswick · $15

Every Tuesday in October Howler are hosting indie films that'll give you that balmy spring feeling. This week they're screening Johann Rashid's A...