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Things to do, events and entertainment in Melbourne

Melbourne this week

  • (Kids)

    Mon 04 Aug Kids aged one to six will be given free rein of Scienceworks with no interference from big kids! They will have the chance to... More details
  • (Comedy)

    Mon 04 Aug Australian comedy heavyweights Doug Chappel and John Burgos join forces in a night of good food and big laughs. There'll be... More details
  • (Film)

    Mon 04 Aug Some like the outlandish cover art. For others VHS represents a last frontier in terms of cult cinema unreleased on DVD. “I... More details
  • (Comedy)

    Tue 05 Aug The Imperial hotel is hosting Puggs in Space every Tuesday! Featuring a fantastic lineup each and every week, the Puggs are... More details
  • (Sport & Outdoor)

    Tue 05 Aug On Tuesday mornings in Special Workouts And Tough Training (SWATT) expect kettlebells, battle ropes, slam and medicine balls,... More details
  • (Comedy)

    Tue 05 Aug Every Tuesday night the Comic's Lounge opens the stage to starry-eyed hopefuls taking to the stage for the first time (or, at... More details
  • (Clubs)

    Fri 08 Aug They've barely hit 21 and already Scottish duo Calum Macleod and Liam Robertson are making the kind of intelligent, hypnotic... More details
  • (Music)

    Fri 08 Aug Neurosis have been an influential presence on the heavy music scene, having transcended limitations in both their own oeuvre... More details
  • (Museums & Attractions)

    30 Jun-08 Aug Still not quite sure what to make of steampunk? If you've ever seen men and women sporting Victorian-style top hats and metal... More details

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