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Two decades of jazz

Two decades of jazz

Celebrate the 20th birthday of the Melbourne International Jazz Festival from June 2-11. Since 1997, the Melbourne International Jazz Festival has showcased the best jazz acts from all around the world and this year is no different. With such an extensive program this year it will be hard to narrow down your show choices, but

Food and Wine Festival

Celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival from March 31 – April 9 at various locations across the city. From humble beginnings in 1993 with just 12 events, the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival has grown to now include a program of more than 200 events. The festival attracts more than

Melbourne Fashion Festival

The famous Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) is back this year from March 1 – 19 and, while the runways take place at the Melbourne Museum, there’s a whole range of events you can attend around the CBD too! Well Made Clothes and Ethical Clothing Australia have partnered up to present A Good Evening:

Let The Lonely Sock do the work for you

Father and son-in-law duo Kevin Bevans and Danny Wheeler understand the fast pace of the CBD and its residents. So when it comes to after-work laundry duties, they’re happy to do the work for you. The Lonely Sock at 11 Rose Lane, opposite Southern Cross Station, is a brand new purpose built laundrette that Mr

Cold comforts from a welcoming city

The glacial cold-fronts that have swept across Melbourne this winter haven’t deterred the city’s food and wine enthusiasts in the slightest. With more delicious reasons to head out into the winter night than ever before, it’s simply a matter of rug up or deal with a severe case of FoMO. And as the promise of

A literary residency

The Wheeler Centre is hitting the town for the month of July, as their event spaces undergo a casual makeover. This month, the Wheeler Centre will be heading south down Swanston St to take up residency at The Toff in Town, whilst the performance space at the Little Lonsdale St headquarters is renovated. They’ll be

The New Art Loop

Have you been stopped in your tracks by Melbourne’s latest public art installation yet? Challenging the social construct of the daily commute and the distinction between cultural and commercial, the Melbourne Central Art Loop offers patrons an immersive art experience in an exhibition space unlike any other. Art Loop is a new permanent gallery space

Date night reimagined

April is as good a time as ever to expand your horizons so why not swap out your local tried-and-tested for something a little different on date night this month? Think of it as an opportunity to tick off the unfailing “try something new” annotation on your new year resolution list. Instead of dinner and

A global feast

The Queen Vic Summer Night Market The Summer Night Market is back! The Queen Victoria Market will host the Night Market every Wednesday from 5pm – 10pm until March. More than 50 street food traders will cook up a global feast. If that doesn’t get the taste buds tingling, then perhaps the new barbecue pit

A musical November

Melbourne Music Week is set to captivate audiences from November 13-20. More than 100 events will take place over the six-day period. Half of the events are free, which makes it even better! The majority of the artists are also Victorian. Here are some of the events that are taking place in inner-Melbourne: Play it

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