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Design Week hits Melbourne

The inaugural Melbourne Design Week will showcase the value of design in Victoria and will feature local and international design innovators.

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The movies are moving outdoors

Victoria is showcasing a fantastic selection of new and old outdoor cinema experiences this summer.

The Blues Train

Victoria’s best live music venues

A round up of some of the best live music venues in Melbourne

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What’s new in Melbourne and Victoria for 2017

The world’s most liveable city will welcome a host of new attractions, events and experiences in 2017.

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Life’s a drag in Melbourne

In Melbourne, visitors can embrace their inner diva, and check out one of the city’s best drag shows.

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Uncovering Melbourne’s ‘off Broadway’

Melbourne’s theatrical scene is coming up roses, with a recent report showing the city’s six major historic theatres, dubbed the ‘East End’, contributed more than two-thirds of a billion dollars […]

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A Glimpse of a Dame

Coombe – The Melba Estate, the home of  Australian opera legend Dame Nellie Melba, opened its doors to the public two years ago, and now visitors can glimpse even further […]

The Ring Cycle Da Rheingold 2013. Photo Credit: jeff busby

Ring Cycle returns to Melbourne

Opera Australia’s largest and most ambitious production returns to Melbourne in 2016.

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Victoria: the write place to be

As a UNESCO City of Literature, Melbourne offers many opportunities to curl up with a good book – or to spend time with someone who has written one.

White Night Melbourne 2014, Monuments

Ballarat makes history with White Night

White Night will return to Melbourne for the fourth year running on 18 February 2017, and for the first time ever, the all-night festivities will extend to regional Victoria: Ballarat will host its own White Night, two weeks after the Melbourne event, on 4 March 2017.

Contemporary dance at Arts Centre Melbourne

Tixatsix

A new access initiative by Arts Centre Melbourne, tixatsix, promises a minimum of 20 tickets per show per night across its venues at just $30 each. Beginning May 18, tixatsix […]

Mountain to Mouth Extreme 80km Arts Walk

Celebrating Indigenous culture

Mountain to Mouth is part of an exciting program of events showcasing Victoria’s rich Indigenous culture in the lead up to National Reconciliation Week.

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Rehearsal hall at the Opera, 1872 
© RMN-Grand Palais (musée d'Orsay) / Hervé Lewandowski

Unmissable Melbourne events this winter

Showcasing world-first exhibitions, Australian stage exclusives, much-loved annual festivals and a blockbuster program in the sporting arena, Melbourne’s winter calendar of events will keep visitors well entertained.

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Girls getaways in regional Victoria

There’s nothing like grabbing a bunch of girlfriends and hitting the road for a weekend of laughs and leisure. Discover some of the best getaways regional Victoria has to offer.

Marilyn Monroe

What would Marilyn do?

Those keen to channel their inner Marilyn Monroe can experience Victoria the way she might have, if she visited today. We spoke with Senior Curator, Tansy Curtin to come up with a proposed itinerary for her and her fans.

White Night: Illuminations. Credit: Craig Silitoe

White Night Melbourne 2016

White Night Melbourne, Australia’s only all night celebration of culture and creativity returns for the fourth year on Saturday 20th February 2016 from 7pm to 7am.