TICKET TUESDAY!

We have two double passes to give away to Moon Broken at ArtPlay Feb 23, 12pm (x 2 tickets) and Feb 24, 12pm (x 2 tickets)! Come to the rescue to heal a moon back to fullness in this new performance work for 3 to 5 year olds by School With No Walls.

To enter, like this post and email us on competitions@artscentremelbourne.com.au before 11.59pm 21/02/17 with the subject line...
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The name Betty Amsden may not be familiar to you, but if you’re one of the millions of people who has attended a show here in the last 30 years, chances are you’ve already been touched by her generosity!

Miss Betty Amsden AO is one of Melbourne’s most treasured philanthropists and we're so happy to be able to present the fourth event in the Betty Amsden Participation Program this March - Fun...
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We guarantee that this show will make you feel better about your lives or at least help you accept the rut that you’re in. Judith Lucy Official Page and Denise Scott Official Page will help you embrace your mediocrity along with your shattered dreams and what’s more you’ll walk out feeling proud! [ Bit.ly Link ]
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"We would like to continue our decades-long love affair with Australia by bringing the rock to the regions. We will be playing old favourites and new with our usual shambolic splendour.” – Brian Ritchie

Catch Violent Femmes when they make a pit-stop on the Hamer Hall stage as part of their Australia All Over tour, Mar 16. [ Bit.ly Link ]

Violent Femmes | Mar 16

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Sundays are spent best enjoying a deliciously fresh sashimi plate from Sake Restaurant & Bar. See you riverside!
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Cheeky and loud, black and proud! This national comedy competition unearths the freshest, fiercest and funniest new Indigenous performers from around the country. In this, the National Grand Final & Showcase, comedy competitors perform alongside the deadliest professional comedians. Who will take out the big prize? [ Bit.ly Link ]

Deadly Funny | April 8

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“O Briain has a laser eye for the absurd and the spurious” – The Guardian

See him live on our stage April 4. Tickets here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

DARA O BRIAIN - LIVE | Apr 4

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Together with The Push Inc we are looking for 10 dedicated and enthusiastic young people aged 15 - 17 to lead the organisation and programming of New Slang and become members of our events team for 2017! Last year's team had such a great time and some fantastic results so don't miss this opportunity to be involved! More info here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

New Slang – Application for 2017 | Open Now!

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Here's a sneak peek of Satan Jawa in rehearsal! You can see this magnificent piece performed on our stage as aprt of Asia TOPA Feb 24. [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Political Acts presents a selection of films, photographs and installations by some of the innovative pioneers of performance art in Southeast Asia. See it for free in Gallery 1 until May 21. #asiatopa
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Hold onto your nose for this touching, twisted and very smelly adaptation of World Of David Walliams’ award-winning children’s book, live on stage! [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Sir Andrew Davis will lead the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Chorus through the best of British classical music, in a dazzling flag-waving celebration, when the Last Night of the Proms comes to Hamer Hall! [ Bit.ly Link ]

Last Night of the Proms | 24 & 25 March

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delicious. Australia recently spent the day in the kitchen with Chef David Moyle (LongSong at Longrain Melbourne), who showed off how to make lightly smoked oysters with roast chicken sauce and pickled horseradish, one of his signature dishes you can find on The Barre menu during Asia TOPA!

Along with David, we've also partnered with Victor Liong (Lee Ho Fook) and Jerry Mai (Phở Nom) who...
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TICKET TUESDAY!

Win a double pass to see National Gallery of Victoria's David Hockney exhibition! The exhibition, curated by the NGV in collaboration with David Hockney and his studio, features over 1200 works from the past decade of the artist’s career – some new and many never-before-seen in Australia – including paintings, digital drawings, photography and video works.

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When is a Fun Run not a fun run? When someone else does all the running for you! Our fearless hero is Melbourne artist Tristan Meecham, who will run a gruelling 42 km on a treadmill live on stage, supported by a sizzling soundtrack, hundreds of performers and participants drawn from a multitude of Melbourne communities, dancers from Indigenous Hip Hop Projects and special guests. Find out how...
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Hear directly from Javier Pena and Steve Murphy, the inspiration for the hugely popular Netflix crime series, Narcos, which tells the story of Colombia’s infamous drug cartels and Pablo Escobar's fight to maintain his position as the most powerful player. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Melbourne fashion label Alpha 60 are fans of China’s hottest contemporary dance company, TAO Dance Theater 陶身体剧场, and are offering a $1,000 Alpha60 wardrobe to one lucky ticket-buyer to their Asia TOPA season, 22 - 24 Feb.

For your chance to win, enter the promo code ALPHA60 when booking before 5pm Tuesday 21 February: [ Bit.ly Link ]
We're still dreaming of the delicious dishes served up at the launch of our Asia TOPA food and drink collab with chefs Victor Liong (Lee Ho Fook), David Moyle (LongSong at Longrain Melbourne) and Jerry Mai (Phở Nom). Luckily for us (and you!) all of these items will be available at our venues from 14 Feb to 5 Mar! More info: [ Bit.ly Link ] #asiaTOPA
Dr Hook Live in concert at Hamer Hall, May 28.
Lead singer Dennis Locorriere will be doing a live Q&A session just for you guys on Facebook on February 15 at 7pm.
Simply go to DR HOOK Starring Dennis Locorriere and hit ‘Like’ then log on to watch and participate on Wednesday.
Tickets selling fast go to: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Dr Hook Starring Dennis Locorriere | FaceBook Live | New Zealand & Australia 2017

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Comedy Club for Kids brings buckets of school holiday fun and LOLs to kids aged six to 12! Featuring a supersized selection of performers from stand-up and sketch to musical comedy and circus, there’s something for everyone and lots of laughs to be had.
Hosted by Josh Earl and Grandma (Nikki Britton).
Why should the adults have all the fun? 1 – 16 Apr. [ Bit.ly Link ]