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Today Fri, October 31, 2014 —

Cibo Matto at 'The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier' Friday Ni...

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...

Footy 'Record' launch

Fitzroy · Free!

Footy hit you on a very strange level. They improvise expressive piano pieces with fuzzy edges. Lyrics spill out like snippets of philosophical conversations...

Maggot Fest V presents Last Chaos, Prag, Sick People, Ripped Off,...

Collingwood · $15

It's time for the annual celebration of ungodly racket, abject decay and good good times that is Maggot Fest. And what better time for maggots than Hallo...

The Old Bar Halloween Bash with ScotDrakula, The Infants, The Sha...

Fitzroy · $10

Old Bar is a pretty scary place at the best of times (I've seen at least two brawls there and I've probably only been three times), so why the heck w...

'Melt' with Roland Tings, Kangaroo Skull, Cale Sexton and Free Jack

Melbourne CBD · $10

Live techno and to ease you into your “new life in an off-world colony”. I'm not sure if I'm keen on a an off-world colony associated wit...

CLOSET's Homo Halloween

Fitzroy · Free!

Rule number one. Don't dress as R Kelly for CLOSET's Homo Halloween party. Rule number two - must. dance. Last year's Closet Halloween party was ...

Tomorrow Sat, November 1, 2014 —

MMeets: Drawing worshop with James Gulliver Hancock

Southbank · Free!

There once was a guy who tried to draw all the buildings of New York City. His name is James Gulliver Hancock and he's still at it, and I believe he'...

Vinyl Records pop-up store

Northcote · Free!

Transcending the virtual realm of the internets, Vinyl are hosting a physical pop-up store for all those who missed out on a vinyl copy of Grace Jones' N...

Instrument Builders Project opening

Melbourne CBD · Free!

We've all heard how cool Indonesia is. For the past few years, Australian and Indonesian artists have been collaborating on some amazing projects, one of...

Deep Soulful Sweats, Halloween edition

North Melbourne · Free!

Turn your body into a pumpkin! Now, turn it into a black cat. Now, turn it into sexy John Oliver. That's what you'll be doing at the Halloween editio...

Gold Class 7" launch with Terrible Truths, Orlando Furious and Mo...

Melbourne CBD · $10

It's not often singers are brave enough to croon their way into Morrissey/Curtis territory these days, Gold Class's Adam Curly pulls it off and his b...

Shocking Pinks, Forces, White Hex, Teenage Mothers

Carlton · 13.50

Shocking Pinks are the sound of Nick Hatre's loneliness wrapped in reverb-damaged sonics and club experiments. You don't make an album like Guilt Mir...

Sunday November 2, 2014 —

Pony Club with Terrible Truths DJs and more

Melbourne CBD · $10

Pony club is a club night to celebrate horses and dance to good music. The good music will be disk jockeyed by Terrible Truths, School of Radiant Living, som...

MPavilion: Misty Nights

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...

Sunday School with The Shifters, Mad Nanna and Fruit and Nut

Melbourne CBD · Free!

Like its punkier Northcote cousin Monday Night Mass, Sunday School works a generational aversion to religion to its advantage by hosting killer independent m...

Maggot Fest V presents M.O.B, TOL, Orion, Destiny 3000, 2200, The...

Carlton · $10

It's time for the annual celebration of ungodly racket, abject decay and good good times that is Maggot Fest. This the last leg before everyone finally p...

Monday November 3, 2014 —

The Young Coconuts, 'Resort' party

Melbourne CBD · $10

Hugs & Kisses are getting seriously conceptual these days. And I am so into it. Turning would-be-regular-parties into thematically-driven, decadent and i...

Tuesday November 4, 2014 —

Rooftop 'Fashions on The Field' Cup Day party

Melbourne CBD · Free!

HORSES ARE RACING AN AWFUL LOT FOR THIS ONE PARTICULAR WEEK IN THE YEAR SO LET'S WEAR OUR NICEST CLOTHES AND GET OUR HAIR DONE SO WE CAN THROW UP FROM A ...

The Good People day party

Brunswick · $15

The good people at The Good People are hosting a Cup Day (do you capitalise Cup Day?) daytime bonanza for anyone in the 3056 and 3057 postcodes (and anyone w...

Wednesday November 5, 2014 —

MMeets: Walk Meet with Slow Art Collective

Southbank · Free!

Did anyone see that article about how plants know when they're being eaten? Slow Art Collective know this and take a holistic approach to making. Dylan M...

'Don't Kurt Cobain' opening

Fitzroy · Free!

To be honest, there's no hidden agenda behind Don't Kurt Cobain. It's just - work about Cobain and Nirvana. Maybe even about Courtney Love, Krist...

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...