WEL­COME TO MELBOURNE

Where Melbourne - - Contents - Roshan Sukhla Pub­lish­ing Ed­i­tor

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!

St Kilda Pier. Photo: Josie Withers Photography/visit Victoria.

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