WELCOME TO MELBOURNE
Melbourne proves again why it’s the musical capital of Australia this month, bringing the award-winning musical “The Book of Mormon” to town. This production continues to be a smash-hit on Broadway and is proving to be a sell-out here too! From the creators of “South Park”, this hilarious show is not to be missed (page 22).
White Night lights up both Melbourne and Ballarat this year (page 10). White Night Melbourne is being held in the streets, laneways and gardens of Melbourne’s CBD from dusk till dawn on Saturday 18 February. The 12-hour event includes installations, lighting, exhibitions, street performances, film, music and dance transforming the city into a hub of creativity.
Jenny Burns takes a look at Melbourne’s microbrewery scene and discovers the best places to get a local brew when you’re thirsty (page 14).
Discover seven iconic things to do in St Kilda with Mary O’brien (page 16). From strolling down St Kilda Pier to shopping at the Esplanade Market, there’s so much to see and do.
Turn to the Where Now guide (page 18) for this month’s must-see musicals, events, exhibitions and performances, including Usain Bolt in the Nitro Athletics competition, Chinese New Year celebrations and the award-winning Australian musical “Ladies in Black”.
However you choose to spend your time here in Melbourne, we hope you have a marvellous stay!