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Today Sat, April 30, 2016 —

Sarah Schembri ceramics pop-up sale

Brunswick East · On sale

Local potter of much repute Sarah Schembri is having a pop-up sale at Northcote Pottery Supplies featuring handmade tableware, bowls, plates, soy candles, pl...

The Dog Lovers Show 2016

Carlton · $30

Dogs! The Dog Lovers Show is no snooty pedigree comp, it's a glorious celebration of all the dogs in the dog-iverse. Last year I had a profound time in t...

Melbourne Art Book Fair

Southbank · Free-$50

It's time to crack the spine of some impeccable design coz NGV's Art Book Fair on for a second time. It opens on Friday with all-day International Sy...

'Mates – a celebration of friendship' with Empat Lima, Mighty Boy...

Collingwood · $15

Isn't it well and truly time you grabbed a mate by shoulder and breathed a warm, beer-soaked profession of love into their ear. You're going to have ...

Lazerpig's 2nd birthday party

Collingwood · Free!

You could probably just hover around out the front of Lazerpig all night chatting and bumming ciggies. It's that kind of place. It's what the kids c...

Winterplan single launch with KT Spit, Honor Eastly and Astral Sk...

Collingwood · $10

Local electro-synth-pop trio Winterplan are launching a new single called 'Rigormotis'. Appropriate for hot dance floors with icy facades. Support fr...

Gregor tape launch with Laura Jean and Hyperborea

Melbourne CBD · $10

How you gunna stop those tears smudging on the pillow? Bit of infectious pitch-shifting and cow bell can't hurt. At least that seems to be the strategy p...

THDF presents Lovefingers

Melbourne CBD · $15

Lovefingers, who played in Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti during art school, whose music diary became one of the most famous/respected mp3 blogs of all ti...

Tomorrow Sun, May 1, 2016 —

The Dog Lovers Show 2016

Carlton · $30

Dogs! The Dog Lovers Show is no snooty pedigree comp, it's a glorious celebration of all the dogs in the dog-iverse. Last year I had a profound time in t...

Melbourne Art Book Fair

Southbank · Free-$50

It's time to crack the spine of some impeccable design coz NGV's Art Book Fair on for a second time. It opens on Friday with all-day International Sy...

Brunswick Street All Out

Fitzroy · Free!

Brunswick Street All Out is just that – a bunch of retailers going all out with special events. There'll be heaps of workshops, tastings and events all t...

Claire Lefebvre 'Lumious Numinous', closing

Brunswick · Free!

Luminous (adj): “bright or glowing” Numinous (adj): “having a mysterious or spiritual quality”. This weekend is the last weekend of ...

Evelyn Rooftop Market

Fitzroy · On sale

This is a market with a focus on sustainable fashion that'll be selling vintage, designer, second-hand and locally made clothing and accessories. Which i...

Sunday Sister fundraiser and market

Collingwood · $10

SisterWorks is a local grass-roots social enterprise helping women who are asylum seekers, refugees and migrants to gain independence. They're hosting a ...

Jonny Nash at the Fairfield Amphitheatre

Fairfield · $21.89

The Fairfield Amphitheatre has a real Wind-in-Willows energy about it. Perfect place for riverside set by London DJ/ambience expert Jonny Nash. Live support ...

Peirogi Pierogi present 'Eat Pierogi, Make Love' with Vulgargrad

Collingwood · Free to go money to buy

Pierogi Pierogi is a pop-up kitchen that holds mobile Polish feasts, founded by Polish-born Dominika Sikorska and her partner Guy Daley. They will be hosting...

Kim Salmon residency with Rogue Wavz and the In the Out

Fitzroy · $8

Local feedback maestro Kim Salmon (of the Surrealists and Beasts of Bourbon and the Scientists fame) has just released his first solo album My Script. He'...

Tuesday May 3, 2016 —

Cherchez La Femme present 'Feminism and the Academy'

Collingwood · $20

Women now outnumber men in terms of university enrolments. Crusty old white dudes still rule most of the world. The CLF gang are joined by panelists Shakira ...

'Girlhood' with the Girl Fridas, Shrimpwitch, Shiny Coin, Ghost D...

Fitzroy · $8

Readings, zines, punk and art featuring the work of over 20 artists. Grrly as. Double Single: Boyz/Little Pigeon by Shrimpwitch

Thursday May 5, 2016 —

Sui Zhen, Superstar and Sanpo Disco

Melbourne CBD · $14.50

Sui Zhen's debut album Secretly Susan feels like a warm swim with just enough salty sting. She really does need to spread the word about this thing inter...

Black Cab single launch with friendships

Brunswick · $23.50

Last year local production wiz Mikey Young reworked Black Cab's triumphant electro-scape single 'Victorious' with enough boogie to make it fit fo...

Milk Teddy and Lux Ovarye's Weird Time

Coburg · Free!

Milk Teddy's Zingers LP was a a hazy, horn-rimmed indie touchstone three years ago. They've got brand new set of songs and they're playing them a...

Friday May 6, 2016 —

Rolla Jeans presents Smile, Scott & Charlene's Wedding, Free Time

Fitzroy · Free, RSVP essential

Local janglers Smile are flashing those pearly whites again with their latest LP Rhythm Method (which, it has to be said, has a bit more of a snarlier sound ...