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News You Can Use: Eight Things That Happened in Melbourne This Week

Here's what caught our attention over the last seven days.
By Sarah Ward
August 12, 2022
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By Sarah Ward
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  • Food & Drink

    Melbourne's 48h Pizza e Gnocchi Bar Was Just Crowned the Best Pizzeria in the Asia Pacific

    The South Yarra eatery has earned a spot among the upper crust of the pizza elite — and now it'll head to Naples to compete against the rest of the world.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Always Live Just Dropped Its Blockbuster Spring Live Music Program Featuring Over 150 Artists

    Names like Dua Lipa, Sampa the Great and Crowded House are coming to town, as part of a stacked lineup playing more than 90 shows across the state.

  • Food & Drink

    Convoy Is the New Moonee Ponds Cafe From the Terror Twilight and Hi Fi Team

    You'll find this bright daytime-only spot overlooking Queens Park, dishing up okonomiyaki, cinnamon scroll pancakes and brekkie mai tais.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Almost Summer Is the New Three-Day Music Fest Hitting Bendigo This November

    Cruise into the warm season dancing to tunes from Bananagun, Black Cab, all-female First Nations act Kardajala Kirridarra, plus more.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    K-Pop Group BLACKPINK Is Headed Down Under During Their World Tour Next Year

    The hugely successful K-Pop group are headed to Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland in June next year.

  • Design & Style

    An Art-Clad Replica of Greece's Parthenon Will Pop-Up Outside the NGV for Summer

    The colourful structure will grace the NGV's Grollo Esquiset Garden for the duration of summer.

  • Food & Drink

    Melbourne Has Scored a New Japanese Ice Creamery From a Rising Star Chef and LuxBite's Bernard Chu

    Hawthorn's vibrant newcomer Kōri is scooping innovative flavours ranging from hojicha hazelnut to strawberry shortcake.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Iron Throne Is Touring Australia to Celebrate 'Game of Thrones' Prequel 'House of the Dragon'

    Take your rightful place on the new-look chair, which is covered with 1000 swords and weighs 226 kilograms.

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