Newsletter | #327 | What's On this Week

Newsletter | #327 | What's On this Week

MELBOURNE | Tuesday 9th April to Monday 15th April 2013

This week there's the Koorie Pride Festival where some of Melbourne's most talented youth take the stage. Also making some noise, there's the return of the St Kilda Busking Festival with a program of free performances.

Further afield for foodies, there's the Yarra Valley Food & Wine Festival, while women can celebrate without the bother of men at the Seven Sisters Women's Festival. There's also a weekend long celebration of the 110th Anniversary of the very iconic Harley-Davidson motorcycles.

Have a great week in Melbourne!

Melbourne Sights

 The Esplanade Vaults The Esplanade Vaults, dating back to the 1890s when they once housed shops on St Kilda's Lower Esplanade across from the St Kilda sea baths, will be opened to the public as part of the upcoming Open House Melbourne program, offering a chance to view historic displays and explore one of the lesser known secrets of Melbourne.
More About Esplanade Vaults
Open House Melbourne - July 27 & 28

School Holiday Guide

 Check out our School Holiday Guide Check out our School Holiday Guide for some of the latest highlights on what to do with the kids during Autumn Holidays. The holiday guide offers a great range of activities for the young and young at heart with events workshops, concerts, holiday programs and much more.. all in marvellous Melbourne!
School Holiday Guide | March 29 to April 14

Once, I Busked a Railroad...

 St Kilda Busking Festival St Kilda Busking Festival celebrates and showcases the colourful spirit of busking with entertainment from some of Melbourne's best, quirky and boldest artists. Performances are held Sundays from 1pm to 4pm with free entertainment that offers a colourful, bizarre and often hilarious afternoon for the whole family.
Fitzroy Street: Sundays, April 15 & 22
St Kilda Sea Baths: Sundays, April 29 & May 6
St Kilda Village: Sundays, May 13 & 20

 Koorie Pride Youth Festival Koorie Pride Youth Festival showcases the work of young aboriginal performers with a free celebration held at Preston's Ray Bramham Gardens. Along with headline acts The Last Kinection, Koorie Tiddas and other guests, there'll also be a live graffiti performance, food, dance workshops and stalls from the Koorie Night Market.
When: Saturday April 13 - 2pm to 6pm

 Seven Sisters Women's Festival Seven Sisters Women's Festival is an intimate event that allows women time and space to gather together to learn, heal and celebrate their feminine Nature. Held at Bay Park in the Mornington Peninsula, the women-only festival offers a wide range of workshops, performances and activities that celebrate the female spirit.
When: Friday to Sunday, April 12 to 14

 PAVE Festival PAVE Festival, held each year in the township of Emerald in the scenic Dandenong Ranges, offers a great program of entertainment that celebrates music and arts with free and low priced events for people of all ages with concerts, art exhibitions, live theatre performances, cinema, workshops, tours and much more.
When: April 13 to 21

Yarra Long Way from Home, Foodie...

 Yarra Valley Food & Wine Festival Yarra Valley Food & Wine Festival celebrates Victoria's world class food and wine region with the signature event showcasing the best of the region's quality local produce and producers. With special dinners, wine tastings, live entertainment and more, highlights include the Garden Party at Healesville Racecourse.
When: Friday to Sunday, April 12 to 14

 POP-UP at The Merri POP-UP at The Merri, held at CERES in Brunswick East, presents an exciting series of one-off events with some of Melbourne's most aspiring Cooks and celebrity Chefs sharing their culinary passions in a night of food and fun. Their next guest for the series will be French Chef Younes Khazour from Asterisk Kitchen.
When: Friday April 12 - 7pm

Hogging the Limelight

 Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary will celebrate with an epic event held at Williamstown's Seaworks Maritime Precinct. With a grand showcase of vintage motorcycles, there'll also be live entertainment with Jimmy Barnes and other guests, the Harley-Davidson Dyno drag race simulator, limited edition merchandise and more.
When: Friday to Sunday, April 12 to 14

What the Hoff?

 Supanova Pop Culture Expo Supanova Pop Culture Expo brings together fans of sci-fi, anime, fantasy and comics to celebrate their inner geek at Melbourne Showgrounds. With attractions like collectable card games, Cosplay competitions, signings, film screenings and more, this year's guests include the Knightrider himself, David Hasselhoff.
When: Friday to Sunday, April 12 to 14

 Baby & Toddler Show Baby & Toddler Show, held at Carlton's Royal Exhibition Building, offers great attractions for parents-to-be, parents and even little ones. Showcasing the latest must-have brands, there's also advice from on-hand experts and a program of amazing entertainment with special guests and fun activities just for kids.
When: Friday to Sunday, April 12 to 14

Can You Duldig It?

 Open Day at The Duldig Studio Open Day at The Duldig Studio, located in Malvern, invites the public into the former residence, sculpture garden and artists' studio of the internationally renowned sculptor Karl Duldig and his artist-inventor wife, Slawa Duldig, where an extensive collection of sculptures, paintings, drawings and decorative arts are displayed.
When: Saturday April 13 - 1pm to 4pm

 Peter Corrigan: Cities of Hope Peter Corrigan: Cities of Hope, held at Melbourne's RMIT Gallery, celebrates the creativity of award-winning architect, set and costume designer Peter Corrigan, designer of RMIT's iconic Building 8. Showcasing Corrigan's extensive collection and library, the exhibition includes colourful responses from other prominent architects.
When: April 12 to June 8
Opening Night: Friday April 12 - 6pm to 8pm

Lyrical Killers

 Assassins Assassins, performed at Melbourne's fortyfivedownstairs, is the bold and darkly comic musical from Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman, which bends history and time with political assassins that include Lee Harvey Oswald, who meet likeminded villains and inspire each other to darker acts than they're known for.
When: April 11 to 21 - Wed to Sun

 Other Desert Cities Other Desert Cities, presented by Melbourne Theatre Company, is the hit US drama from West Wing contributor Jon Robin Baitz. Featuring one of Australia's premier stage actors, Robyn Nevin, an intriguing family drama unfolds when a Former Republican Senator's daughter reveals she's written a tell-all memoir.
When: Until April 17

Battle Royale

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Melbourne Rebels v Kings

Saturday April 13 - 7:30pm

AAMI Park, Melbourne

 AFL Premiership | Round 3 AFL Premiership | Round 3
Melbourne v Westcoast Eagles
Saturday April 13, 2:10pm - MCG
Geelong v Carlton
Saturday April 13, 7:40pm - Etihad Stadium
Richmond v Western Bulldogs
Sunday April 14, 1:10pm - Etihad Stadium
Collingwood v Hawthorn
Sunday April 14, 3:15pm - MCG

 Community Raceday Community Raceday, held at Flemington Racecourse offers a great day out for the family while also raising the profile of local community organisations and charities. Along with racing excitement on the day for the adults, there'll also be great activities for kids with outdoor games, crafts and free pony rides.
When: Saturday April 13 - Gates Open 10:40am

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