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The Art Gallery of NSW's summer exhibition will showcase the works of two monumental Japanese artists: Takashi Murakami and Katsushika Hokusai.
This pop-up beach bar in Port Melbourne will be here for a good time, not a long time.
A heap of Melbourne restaurants are offering half-price meals for eight weeks.
JK Rowling's acclaimed two-part West End play has landed in Melbourne.
Explore the aquarium's luminous jellyfish exhibition after dark — and with a cocktail in hand.
Thornbury Picture House is hosting a film festival that pairs double features with gin cocktails.
Watch a rom-com from a 39-degree geothermal pool at the Peninsula Hot Springs.
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.
Summer is officially here with the return of Melbourne Zoo's gig program.
This openair cinema will take over a Melbourne park for three weeks of free films.
The NGV is hosting a one-off mass meditation underneath Kaws' seven-metre-tall bronze sculpture.
This series of dog-friendly pilates classes are completely free.
Meet a koala, listen to live music.
Catch psychedelic acts across three stages, including Alan Fitzpatrick, Carl Cox, Ann Clue, Hidden Empire and Reinier Zonneveld.
All of the molluscs you can stomach.
11 The Esplanade, St Kilda
The Melbourne music institution has made its long-awaited return with an incredible refurb featuring 12 bars, two restaurants and three live music stages across its six levels.
East Brunswick Hotel
280 Lygon Street, Brunswick East
The historic three-level pub has reopened with live music and an underground dining space.
121 Great Alpine Road, Bright
This out of town brewery has a 24-tap selection and a big outdoor terrace nestled in the mountains.
Little Creatures Geelong Brewery
Corner Fyans And Swanston Streets, Geelong
This Fremantle-born brewery's east coast home features three bars and lots of booze.
Northcote Social Club
301 High Street, Northcote
Some things never change at NSC, but the menu is not one of them.
The Local Taphouse St Kilda
184 Carlisle Street, St Kilda East
This Carlisle Street institution boasts 19 taps, two fireplaces and an indoor bocce court to boot.
29 Lygon Street, Carlton
This long-running live music venue also has a great menu of fried chicken and burgers.
The Hawthorn Hotel
481 Burwood Road, Hawthorn
Students of the eastern suburbs, this community-minded pub has you covered.
The Corner Hotel
57 Swan Street, Richmond
A Richmond live music institution with a rooftop.
The Spotted Mallard
314 Sydney Road, Brunswick
Great burgers in a classic Brunswick grunge-pub.
Grace Darling Hotel
114 Smith Street, Collingwood
A Collingwood institution with great pub fare and lots of live music.
Village Belle Hotel
202 Barkly St, Saint Kilda
St Kilda's old-meets-new pub with a standout Sunday roast.
The Rainbow Hotel
27 Saint David Street, Fitzroy
Toast your outsides by the fireplace, while warming your insides with any of 100 different beers.
425 Church Street, Richmond
Glide in and grab a pint or dance away the night in this classic Richmond bar.
Forester’s Beer & Music Hall
64 Smith Street, Collingwood
50 beers on tap and 32 different craft brews from around the world, and around the corner.
289 Wellington Street, Collingwood
A Collingwood gem serving up great pub food and true Americana.
39 Dukes Walk, South Wharf
There's nothing common about this pub, from an ice-skating rink to raging fire pit, it's full of surprises.
34 Inkerman Street, St Kilda
Top-notch pub classics, exciting architecture and a dedicated gig space — the Newmarket Hotel is a triple threat.
Golden Gate Hotel
238 Clarendon Street, South Melbourne
Head to this South Melbourne pub during its $5 happy hour — or for its vegan Sunday roast.
The Post Office Hotel
229-231 Sydney Rd, Coburg
A refined gastro-pub experience in bare bones Coburg.