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The Best Things to Do in Melbourne This Week

Stroll through this wintry night market and sip a negroni while watching a Wes Anderson classic.
By Concrete Playground
March 16, 2020
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The Best Things to Do in Melbourne This Week

Stroll through this wintry night market and sip a negroni while watching a Wes Anderson classic.
By Concrete Playground
March 16, 2020
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    NGV Channel

    The Melbourne art gallery is launching virtual tours of all its current blockbuster exhibitions.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Live Stream: Playtime with Pig the Dugong

    The Sydney aquarium is live-streaming playtime with its resident dugong.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Isol-Aid

    A live-streamed music festival series raising money for Aussie artists who've had gigs cancelled during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The IsoLate Late Show — The Little Red Company

    Catch a star-studded cabaret show from your couch — and support performing arts professionals.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    MSO Online

    While Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is suspending all concerts with audiences for a month, it's now hosting an online concert series.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nightly Met Opera Streams

    Stream a different opera from the famous NY institution every night.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Room 2 Radio

    Cut some serious shapes in your bedroom with this virtual dance party.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bloodshot

    This Vin Diesel-starring comic book flick is supposed to start a new cinematic universe, but it couldn't be more generic.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Queen & Slim

    Sleek, superbly performed and passionate, this "lovers on the run" crime drama is steeped in the reality of US race relations today.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Couch Choir

    Pub Choir's communal singing events are affected by the mass-gatherings ban, so it's bringing the sing-along into your home.

  • Food & Drink

    Kanzi U-Pick at Sanders Apples

    Celebrate the start of apple season by picking your own haul of crunchy kanzi apples, followed by a picnic in the orchard.

  • Food & Drink

    Boatshed Cheese Sale

    With events being cancelled across Victoria, this Mornington Peninsula cheese shop has dairy to spare.

  • Design & Style

    Jungle Collective 'Pet-Friendly Focus' Indoor Plant Warehouse Sale

    Fill your home with new green babies from this warehouse sale.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Honeyland

    Nominated for two Oscars and picking up multiple Sundance awards, this compelling and fascinating doco follows Europe's last female wild beekeeper.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Dark Waters

    Involving and infuriating, this Mark Ruffalo-starring legal thriller is based on a compelling true story.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Downhill

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell can't save this flat American remake of 2014 Swedish hit 'Force Majeure'.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Guns Akimbo

    This OTT action-comedy promises Daniel Radcliffe with guns bolted to his hands — and that's about all it delivers.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ride Your Wave

    Japan's latest animated standout spins a sensitive and perceptive story about love, life and coping with loss.

  • Design & Style

    Vintage Clothing Sale at Como 2020

    Score discount vintage Armani, Alexander McQueen, Valentino and more at this vintage sale at South Yarra's Como House.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Honey Boy

    Shia LaBeouf stars as his own dad in this fiercely personal, cathartic and revelatory drama based on the actor's experiences as a child star.

  • Food & Drink

    $8 Pappa Rich

    Eat laksa, nasi lemak and toasted hainan sandwiches for just $8 across two weeks in March.

  • Food & Drink

    Das Brunch

    Tuck into two hours of pretzels, schnitzel, käsespätzle and apple strudel.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020

    Direct from London's Natural History Museum, the best nature photographs from the past year are coming to Geelong.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Invisible Man

    Elisabeth Moss is at her tormented best in this smart, stylish and supremely relevant Australian-shot remake of a monster movie classic.

  • Design & Style

    Tipsy Terrarium Workshops 2020

    Create your own tropical plant oasis while sipping craft beer and eating Korean-style fried chook.

  • Food & Drink

    Pink Champagne & Ploughmans Boards at Junction Hotel

    Elevate your next evening out with French bubbly and a lavish spread.

  • Food & Drink

    The Smith x Bistro Morgan Brunch

    Bistro Morgan and The Smith are teaming up for a doughnut-heavy bottomless brunch session.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bong Joon-ho Retrospective

    Revisit the 'Parasite' director's past hits — and catch his huge latest flick on the big screen again.

  • Food & Drink

    Summer in Italy

    State of Grace's rooftop has been transformed into a Euro summer oasis, complete with aperitivo snacks and spritzes aplenty.

  • Food & Drink

    Bottomless Gnocchi

    Eat as much of this cheesy, pillowy pasta as you can over two hours.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Blue Lotus Water Garden 2019–20

    The sprawling Yarra Valley garden is opening its doors to the public for lotus flower season.

  • Food & Drink

    Black Star Pastry Pop-Up

    The Sydney bakery has brought the "world's most Instagrammed cake" to Melbourne for summer.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Shrek the Musical

    The production, which originally opened on Broadway in 2008, will bring its green-hued nostalgia to Her Majesty's Theatre.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Classic Rooftop Cinema

    Melbourne's newest rooftop bar is located at its oldest cinema.

  • Design & Style

    Yhonnie Scarce and Edition Office: In Absence

    The striking piece is the NGV's 2019 Architecture Commission.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Moonlight Cinema 2019–20

    Summer has arrived with the return of the Royal Botanic Gardens' always-popular outdoor cinema.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines

    This dual exhibition will feature 300 of the two influential artists' pieces and collaborations with Andy Warhol, Madonna and Grace Jones.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    NGV Friday Summer Nights 2019

    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.

  • Design & Style

    MPavilion 2019

    This year's white lantern-like structure will be lit from within — and host over 400 free events throughout summer.

  • Food & Drink

    The Wizard's Cauldron

    This Harry Potter-themed event will see you attend a boozy Hogwarts-style potions class.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Petrina Hicks and Polixeni Papapetrou

    The Ian Potter Centre is hosting dual exhibitions from two of Australia's most celebrated photographers.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Kaws: Companionship in the Age of Loneliness

    The world-renowned artist is bringing his vivid murals and large-scale pop culture sculptures to the NGV.

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