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A star-studded night of stand-up to raise both spirits and bushfire relief funds.
The Art Gallery of NSW's summer exhibition will showcase the works of two monumental Japanese artists: Takashi Murakami and Katsushika Hokusai.
Walk through a field of continuous rainfall without getting wet at this immersive installation in St Kilda.
You don't need a golden ticket to enjoy this 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'-themed dessert and cocktail bar.
Salute the sun first thing on a Tuesday morning.
Make a trip to Geelong and catch a film under the stars — beer in hand.
Spend a balmy night browsing stalls with a beer and vegan gelato.
Spend four evenings listening to free live music and downing sangria at Dandenong's new night market.
Stare up at the full-dome screen with a drink in your hand.
Summer is officially here with the return of Melbourne Zoo's gig program.
The godfather of 90s dance music returns.
Check out the gallery's Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition after hours — with the added bonus of live music, performances and G&Ts.
Watch Stanley Kubrick's sci-fi masterpiece complete with a live orchestra.
The Ascot Lot is dedicating a day to two Aussie boxed favourites: chicken nuggets and goon.
Stock up on lembas bread to make it through all three films, back to back, on the big screen.
El Camino Cantina is doing two hours of endless tacos every Sunday in January.
American Express Openair Cinema St Kilda 2019
Friday, November 22 - Friday, December 20, 2019
St Kilda Sea Baths, St Kilda
Embrace the outdoors this December, with movies, live music, good food and adorable doggos.
Yhonnie Scarce and Edition Office: In Absence
Friday, November 22, 2019 - Thursday, April 30, 2020
Grollo Equiset Garden, NGV International, Melbourne
The striking piece is the NGV's 2019 Architecture Commission.
Four Pillars Myer Pop-Up Gin Store
Thursday, November 7 - Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Various Melbourne venues, Melbourne
Shop for gin while sipping G&Ts.
Bar Humbug 2019
Wednesday, November 27 - Sunday, December 1, 2019
Space 338, North Melbourne
Live out your festive dreams at this tinsel-filled pop-up Christmas bar.
Lucy McRae: Body Architect
Friday, August 30, 2019 - Sunday, February 9, 2020
The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia, Melbourne
The self-proclaimed 'body architect' fuses sci-fi and art in this survey of her boundary-pushing work.
High Cheese 2019
Friday, May 24 - Tuesday, December 31, 2019
The Westin Melbourne, Melbourne
Swap cucumber sandwiches for gooey camembert this winter.
Coburg Night Market 2019
Thursday, November 28 - Sunday, December 1, 2019
Bridges Reserve Coburg, Coburg
Spend four nights listening to free live music and downing ice-cold beer in Coburg.
Petrina Hicks and Polixeni Papapetrou
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - Friday, March 20, 2020
The Ian Potter Centre is hosting dual exhibitions from two of Australia's most celebrated photographers.
Flight — Realscape Productions
Wednesday, October 30 - Sunday, December 8, 2019
Queensbridge Square, Southbank
Strap yourself into a section of a real airplane, and prepare for an eventful and immersive experience.
Friday, October 18, 2019, Friday, October 25, 2019, Friday, November 1, 2019 and Friday, November 8, 2019
Lido Cinemas, Hawthorn
Step through the inimitable actor's career every Friday night — from the original 'Bill and Ted' to the first 'John Wick' flick.
Japanese Film Festival 2019
Thursday, November 21 - Sunday, December 1, 2019
Select cinemas in Melbourne, Various locations
Melbourne's annual celebration of Japanese cinema returns.
Martha: A Picture Story
Thursday, November 28 - Wednesday, December 18, 2019
As vibrant as its engaging subject, this Australian-made doco explores the life and legacy of New York-based street art photographer Martha Cooper.
Paris to Provence 2019
Friday, November 29 - Sunday, December 1, 2019
Como House, South Yarra
A French festival in the gardens of Como House.
Thursday, November 7 - Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Various cinemas in Melbourne
Inspired by the 80s Wham! song, and starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding, this festive rom-com is a contrived but sweetly engaging seasonal affair.
Friday, November 1 - Saturday, November 30, 2019
Mamma's Boy Trattoria, Brunswick
All-you-can eat meatballs with three different sauces and crusty bread for dipping — all for $30.
Judy & Punch
Thursday, November 21 - Wednesday, December 11, 2019
This subversive fairytale turns a problematic puppet show into a feisty delight — complete with fantastic performances by Mia Wasikowska and Damon Herriman.
New Breed 2019
Thursday, November 28 - Saturday, December 7, 2019
Witness groundbreaking original works by four emerging Australian choreographers.
Thursday, November 28 - Wednesday, December 25, 2019
Starring Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis and Toni Collette, this highly amusing whodunit is like Agatha Christie for modern-day America.
Returning to Stephen King's famous book and Stanley Kubrick's masterful horror movie, this moody sequel works best when it finds its own ways to shine.
Starring Keira Knightley as a government employee-turned-whistleblower, this ripped-from-the-headlines thriller couldn't be more relevant.