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Music - Thu 18 Sep

There's a fiddler in our midst. A good one at that. Well, there will be when Casey Driessen arrives on Australian shores in September for the first time with his five-string fiddle and pedal board....

Comedy - Thu 18 Sep

Five Boroughs Comedy (formerly Softbelly Comedy) has been attracting weighty bills for the past three years, usually with a trilogy of cult legends with a smattering of extra local heroes and touring acts....

Clubs - Thu 18 Sep

Around 70 years ago, a dusty Missisippi bar known as the Juke Joint was the thriving hub for end-of-the-week celebrations. Workers traded in their dirty garb for flashy Friday outfits and danced until sweat...

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T-Roy Browns

T-Roy Browns

T-Roy’s literal hole-in-the-wall café in Banana Alley has moved to a bigger hole

Café Di Stasio

Café Di Stasio

The St Kilda Legend where the long lunches of the '80s never quit

Brothl

Brothl

Sustainability hero Joost Bakker has turned Silo into a broth shop

Mr Scruff's

Mr Scruff's

Collingwood gives you another reason to stay up late

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Take a selfie

Take a selfie

Melbourne has received its own unique wings at Southern Cross Lane

Escapism

Escapism

Strike Bowling has opened three new escape rooms at QV

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Beaches

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Pimp your picnic

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Rooftop bars

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Ice cream

Ice cream

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