Don’t miss a beat with the best events around town
French ¨ Keep film all the Alliance culture up genres, à with Film Feb with France’s and 28-Mar Française Festival all all the 27. the fabulous stars, award winners. Melbourne ¨ Virgin Australia Fashion Festival Find from out the what’s runway about at Australia’s to take off largest à ¨ Mar Brunswick 1-18. sartorial extravaganza. Music Festival For the 30th year, Brunswick venues days of local and streets and international erupt in 15 music à Mar 4-18. acts. ¨ The Moomba big family weekend Festival is Australia’s community largest festival. free à Mar 9-12. ¨ Human Flow Artist Ai Weiwei has made the definitive documentary on the world refugee crisis. à From Mar 15. ¨ Marvel Avengers STATION This immersive experience bringing you into the world of Marvel superheroes takes place at Fed Square. à Mar 16-Apr 22. ¨ Melbourne Food and Wine Festival The World’s Longest Lunch is just one of more than 300 food and wine events over ten days. à Mar 16-25.
¨ Melbourne International Comedy Festival It’s the happiest time of the year as the world’s funniest people flood into the city (meet some on p25). à Mar 28-Apr 22. ¨ Vikings: Beyond the Legend See incredible artefacts about the Norse warriors at Melbourne Museum. à Mar 23-Aug 26. ¨ Wonderland Find out how Lewis Carroll’s Alice tales have been adapted on film and have influenced pop culture in ACMI’S curious new show. à Apr 5-Oct 7. ¨ Isle of Dogs Wes Anderson has a new film on the way, and it’s an animation with an all-star voice cast set in a dystopian Japan. à From Apr 12. ¨ Right Now This surreal Canadian play at Red Stitch will blow your mind. à Apr 17-May 20 ¨ Alex Lahey We’re pretty sure we like people like this Melbourne songstress. à Wed Apr 18. ¨ The Field Revisited The NGV International’s very first exhibition, a 1968 show of Australian abstraction, is recreated for the 50th anniversary. à Apr 27-Aug 26. ¨ Next Wave Festival New generation artists take creative risks in this festival of live visual art. à May 3-20. ¨ Dog Lovers’ Show In the Year of the Dog, head to the Royal Exhibition Building for one poochtastic weekend. à May 4-6. ¨ The Killers Smile like you mean it: Brandon and the gang are playing Hisense Arena. à May 4-6. ¨ Wild Anna Lise Phillips stars in a take on the Edward Snowden story, by UK playwright Mike Bartlett ( King Charles III). à May 5-Jun 9. ¨ Good Beer Week All things amber fluid are celebrated, explored and drunk this May, right across town. à May 11-20. ¨ The Wizard of Oz The two witches from Wicked, Jemma Rix and Lucy Durack, join Anthony Warlow (the Wizard) and Samantha Dodemaide (Dorothy) in the stage version of the 1939 MGM movie. à May 15-Jul 1. ¨ Solo: A Star Wars Story Alden Ehrenreich steps into Harrison Ford’s shoes in this standalone Star Wars film about the early years of the smuggler Han Solo. à Opens May 24.
Dog Lovers’ Show
Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival