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Today Thu, September 18, 2014 —

MFF presents 'Buried Worlds'

Footscray · Free!

Do you have a secret that you have been dying to divulge but have no one to tell? You’re not alone. ‘Buried Words’ is a participatory installation that cent...

'We Saw It Before You' opening

Brunswick · Free!

I could be wrong but the title of this exhibition seems like a stiff middle finger to all the haters who decry the search for newness as a fickle obsession w...

MMF presents 'The YouTube Comment Orchestra'

Southbank · $25

Trolls, woeful grammar, hardcore fans expressing undying love and plain weirdos. You can spend ages trawling through the comments that only the anonymity of ...

Little Desert residency with Halt Ever and Modesty

Collingwood · $6

“Someone told Mick at Bakehouse Studios tonight that I sound like Chris Cornell. I guess it's better than looking like him.” LOL. Esther Ri...

Noisey presents Iceage with Exhaustion and Power

Melbourne CBD · Free!

Those Danes and their beautiful bone structures. It's like watching a Calvin Klein ad make brutal art punk. It's almost hard to take seriously. But t...

Aiden Morse, 'Soft Opening' opening

Melbourne CBD · Free!

Oh my, Aiden Morse - you and your wit will be joined by all y'all who attend the opening of the artist's Soft Opening. No sexual innuendo at all, nop...

No Good Monthly presents Fatti Frances, Zayd Thring, Tom Henderso...

Collingwood · Probably like $10

Fatti Frances makes beatsy R&B that seems custom made for dancing between the ciggie butts at a hectic Brunswick house party. Sydney party-starters-turne...

Tomorrow Fri, September 19, 2014 —

Rare Candy, 'Squinting at Tiffany's' opening

Collingwood · Free!

If you consider your candy to be as rare as Rare Candy do, you need to haul that candy to the launch of their latest exhibition / collection, Squinting At T...

Sarah Byrne, 'Poor Traits And Other Quantities'

Collingwood · Free!

Sarah Byrne is a world-renowned scratch artist. By world we mean Australia (and Europe, where she's toured with her band, Sky Needle) and by scratch arti...

Animals Dancing presents Willie Burns

Melbourne CBD · $27.50

The combination of names 'Willie' and 'Burns' is forcing me to picture some kind of bizzaro hybrid character made up of half-Groundskeeper Wi...

Weekend of Wes at Valhalla Cinema, 'Bottle Rocket' (1996)

North Melbourne · 13

Oh boy. Wes. The colour palettes! The symmetry! The car chases! The hatching of plans and executing of missions! Those freakin' tracking shots! Stories o...

Mere Women 'Your Town' album launch with Gold Class and Chores Di...

Fitzroy · Free!

Mere Women are playing songs from their new album Your Town in your town! Recorded in a cold storage room in Orange (Three Thousand's guide to Orange'...

Banoffee, Habits, Silent Jay, and Crushcore **SOLD OUT**

Melbourne CBD · SOLD OUT

Banoffee (aka Martha Brown) has been gathering blippy beat RnB steam over the past couple of years. Her first EP is perfectly tuned with no fuzzy edges or su...

Saturday September 20, 2014 —

MFF and Samba Cine Club present 'Margin Lands'

Melbourne CBD · $21

The Amazon Rainforest! Largest tropical rainforest in the world. Home to the anaconda, the jaguar and the cougar and 20% of the world's bird species. 1.4...

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...

Bookbinding Workship with Kyoko Imazu

South Melbourne · 300

Japanese-born, Melbourne-based artist Kyoko Imazu will host a workshop spanning two days, teaching the principles and practices of bookbinding. This introduc...

Monk House Design studio sale

Brunswick East · Up to 80% off

It's times like these that you need emoji code for this website (diamond) (bag of cash) (heart eyes) (bomb). Monk House Design are hosting their annual s...

Spring Equinox Food Swap

Fitzroy · Free!

Y'know how most gardens have, like, grass? My garden has silverbeet instead of grass. Everywhere. So much silverbeet. You can only make so much spanikopi...

Minna Gilligan, 'Long Time No See'

Melbourne CBD · Free!

Minna Gilligan is all colour everywhere; canvases, rooms, the pages of Rookie, the deep chasms of Tumblr and even the clothes you will most likely see her we...

MFF presents 'Kim Kardashian Is Bad For The Environment'

Thornbury · $15

I'm not trying to argue that the world wouldn't be exactly the same if not better off without Professional Wife Kim Kardashian (not to be confused wi...

Magic Hands album launch with Zone Out, and Alyx Dennison

Collingwood · $10

Magic Hands are the first band in a while capable of hitting that Postal-Service-to-the-Beach-House nerve with me; the one that gets me lying with my headpho...

Weekend of Wes at Valhalla Cinema, 'Rushmore' (1998)

North Melbourne · 13

Oh boy. Wes. The colour palettes! The symmetry! The car chases! The hatching of plans and executing of missions! Those freakin' tracking shots! Stories o...

'Jarrod Quarrell's greatest hits (?)' with The Steve Miller Band

Castlemaine · $10

I love the question mark in parentheses. Are these Jarrod Quarrell's greatest hits? Maybe? There might be more to come. He's apparently recording a f...

Sunday September 21, 2014 —

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...

Monk House Design studio sale

Brunswick East · Up to 80% off

It's times like these that you need emoji code for this website (diamond) (bag of cash) (heart eyes) (bomb). Monk House Design are hosting their annual s...

Black Market Disco Garage with DJs Sundermann, Wundermann and Por...

Collingwood · Free!

Black Market are holding their first disco garage, turning the venue into a scaled down Danceteria. DJs Sundermann, Wundermann and Pork Chop (Boys) will be p...

Monday September 22, 2014 —

Paradise Pizza Party with Instant Peterson and Tom Moore (Otologic)

Collingwood · Free!

Pizza, beer and sick tunaaage. It's all part of the spring time diet we should be embracing. After all, it keeps the Ninja Turtles fit and party ready at...

Monday Night Mass presents Warthreat, Debacle, ExtinctExist and A...

Northcote · Free!

Forget your weekend woes, blow of the Monday blues and get HxC at this week's Monday Night Mass. Frequently featuring cheap beers and good live bands, th...

Wednesday September 24, 2014 —

¯\_(ツ)_/¯, The Second Bus Projects Edition Exhibition

Collingwood · Free!

Look, ¯|(ツ)/¯ is a fundraiser, so the main goal is raising money for a gallery which exhibits consistently good art the year round. That, and asking artists ...

Liquid Architecture presents 'The Ear Is The Brain'

North Melbourne · $15

Remember that joke about the guy who failed his anatomy exam because he was blind in one ear? Liquid Architecture would have given him an A+. This 15th itera...