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New13
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Contact: 9697 9999 or info@accaonline.org.au
Venue: 111 Sturt St, Southbank Victoria
Date(s): From Sat 16 Mar 13 To Sun 12 May 13
NEW, ACCA's annual commissions exhibition, offers rising Australian artists the chance to make a bold, brave new work for ACCA's large exhibition spaces. The 2013 NEW artists , this year selected by ACCA's Associate Curator Charlotte Day, are Benjamin Forster, Jess MacNeil, Alex Martinis Roe, Sanne Mestrom, Scott Mitchell, Joshua Petherick and Linda Tegg.. www.accaonline.org.au/Current Read more

NEON Festival of Independent Theatre
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Contact: 8688 0800 or info@mtc.com.au
Venue: 140 Southbank Blvd, Southbank Victoria
Date(s): From Thu 16 May 13 To Sun 21 Jul 13
Neon sees us open our doors for the first time to the independent theatre community. We are excited to invite five of Melbourne's top independent companies to stage their work, their way. Neonfeatures original works from Daniel Schlusser Ensemble, Fraught Outfit, The Hayloft Project, The Rabble and Sisters Grimm, each for a ten-day season, as part of this inaugural festival in the Lawler at Southbank Theatre between May and July 2013. Running alongside the five performance seasons, NEON EXTRA is a diverse program of free events ranging from in depth forums for all, to workshops, networking and mentoring opportunities for independent theatre makers. The Productions: Daniel Schlusser Ensemble Menagerie 16 - 26 MayFraught Outfit On The Bodily Education of Young Girls 30 May - 9 JuneThe Haylof... Read more

MTC presents 'True Minds'
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Contact: 8688 0800
Venue: Southbank Theatre, The Sumner, 140 Southbank Boulevard Southbank Victoria
Date(s): From Tue 23 Apr 13 To Sat 08 Jun 13
Alive with her characteristic wit and needle-sharp social observation, this MTC Commission is Joanna Murray-Smith's most glittering comedy to date. 'True Minds' is not only a hilarious battle of the sexes and political polarities, but also a deeply rewarding exploration of the triumph of modern love.

For bookings visit the website or call the theatre.. www.mtc.com.au/tickets/production.aspx?performanceNumber=5298 Read more

MTC presents 'The Crucible'
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Contact: 8688 0800
Venue: Southbank Theatre, The Sumner, 140 Southbank Boulevard Southbank Victoria
Date(s): From Sat 22 Jun 13 To Sat 03 Aug 13
MTC presents an indisputable masterpiece of twentieth century theatre is revisited in this landmark production, with David Wenham tackling one of the most challenging roles in the dramatic canon.

Arthur Miller wrote The Crucible at the height of the McCarthyist witch-hunts, but as the decades roll on it has emerged as a timeless classic - the notions of 'accuser' and 'accused' burning as fervently today as when it was written.

For bookings visit the website or call 03 8688 0800..... Read more

MTC presents 'The Cherry Orchard'
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Contact: 8688 0800
Venue: Southbank Theatre, The Sumner, 140 Southbank Boulevard Southbank Victoria
Date(s): From Sat 10 Aug 13 To Wed 25 Sep 13
Taking the nation's theatres by storm, Helpmann Award-winning director Simon Stone makes his long-awaited MTC debut with a unique adaptation of one of Chekhov's most magical and tender plays.

Starring Pamela Rabe, this boldly original Australian interpretation of the Chekhov classic is not to be missed.

For bookings visit the website or call 03 8688 0800.. www.mtc.com.au/tickets/production.aspx?performancenumber=5302 Read more

MTC presents 'The Book of Everything'
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Contact: 8688 0800
Venue: Southbank Theatre, The Sumner, 140 Southbank Boulevard Southbank Victoria
Date(s): From Wed 27 Nov 13 To Sun 22 Dec 13
Few Australian productions take New York by storm, and fewer are created especially for young people. The Book of Everything has changed all that.

Funny and touching, 'The Book of Everything' is MTC's Christmas treat for you and your family. Playwright Richard Tulloch and director Neil Armfield - along with designer Kim Carpenter - have turned a classic children's story into an enchanting play for all ages.

For bookings visit the website or call 03 8688 0800.

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ACO Brandenburg Concertos
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Contact: 1800 444 444
Venue: 31 Sturt Street , Southbank Victoria
Begin the festive season with the most celebrated music of the Baroque, Bach's Brandenburg Concertos.

To perform this extroverted, colourful music, the Australian Chamber Orchestra assembles a remarkable ensemble of Baroque specialists from around the world. Richard Tognetti, winner of three ARIA Awards for Bach recordings, directs, and plays first violin.. www.aco.com.au/whats_on/event_detail/brandenburg Read more

True Minds
By ATDW Database

Contact: 8688 0800
Venue: Southbank Theatre, The Sumner, 140 Southbank Boulevard Southbank Victoria
Date(s): From Tue 23 Apr 13 To Sat 08 Jun 13
Alive with her characteristic wit and needle-sharp social observation, this MTC Commission is Joanna Murray-Smith's most glittering comedy to date.Being introduced to your future mother-in-law is an anxious time for a young woman - everyone knows first impressions die hard. Especially for Daisy, whose fiancé's mother is a conservative Boadicea, Australia's Iron Lady. The meeting will require careful planning and patient manoeuvring. The last thing Daisy needs is her own leftist parents turning up unexpectedly, or her alcoholic ex-boyfriend opening the cellar door. True Minds is not only a hilarious battle of the sexes and political polarities, but also a deeply rewarding exploration of the triumph of modern love.Photography by Marcel Aucar . www.mtc.com.au/tickets/production.aspx?performan... Read more

Chocoholic Tours
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Contact: 9686 4655 or suzie@chocoholictours.com.au
Chocoholics, sweet tooths and travellers can discover Melbourne's world of chocolate, and experience the charm of the city's streets, lanes and arcades, all in one tour! The tours are for all ages and take place throughout the year, in all weather conditions (nothing can stop us from eating chocolate!). Special tours can be arranged for groups on weekdays. Chocolate and historical treats afternoon walk - Friday, 2pm History and chocolate combine in a melting pot to give a delicious taste of Melbourne. This tour visits Haigh's Chocolates, Déva, Chokolait, Koko Black and Laurent Boulangerie Patisserie. Chocoholic brunch walk - Saturday, 10am Start the day of indulgence at Laurent with petit-fours, drinks and a delicious chocolate tasting session, then visit Haigh's Chocolates and finish at... Read more

Venice on the Yarra Pty Ltd
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Contact: 9399 1991 or paul@veniceontheyarra.com.au
Venice on the Yarra Luxury Gondola Cruises provide a unique opportunity to enjoy a relaxing journey along Melbourne's beautiful Yarra River. Based on Venetian boat plans and built in Melbourne, our gondolas are a luxurious way to cruise the river. Each Gondola takes up to four passengers and is opulently appointed with upholstered velvet seats, plush cushions, warm rugs and a fold over canopy to keep customers warm and dry if the weather is cool. A cosy romantic ambience is created with soft music and gentle lighting. When you step into the boat a bottle of quality champagne will be ready on ice. You can now just relax back with a glass of champagne and take in the sights and sounds of Melbourne s Yarra river. Your gondolier will row the boat for you from a separate section at the rear o... Read more

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