Peter Corrigan: Cities Of Hope
Noted architect, artist and designer Peter Corrigan, famously known for designing RMIT’s Building 8, brings us another insight into his geometric world. In his latest exhibition, hopes to bring the public’s attention to aspects of Melbourne’s unique architecture previously overlooked.
Location: RMIT Gallery
Dates: 12th April- 8th June
Dazzle Strands Pop-Up Salon
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Dazzle Strands is taking over a newspaper stand in the CBD and turning it into a pop-up hair salon. Exchanging headlines for hairstyles and highlights.
Location: News Stand, cnr Bourke and Elizabeth Street
Dates: Tuesday- Sunday, 6th April- 5th May
Price: prices vary
Emerging Writers’ Festival Program Launch: The Discomfort Zone
Melbourne’s Emerging Writers’ Festival begins next month, but the fun starts early at the Wheeler Centre. Four writers have been given the challenge to write outside of their genres, will they sink or swim? Book now and find out.
Location: The Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale Street
Dates: 6:15- 7:15pm
Price: free (bookings are recommended)
Campari House- Taste and Tipple
Famous for its wine tastings, Campari House invites you to taste Chandon’s finest sparkling wines, some considered the best in the world. Bookings essential.
Location: Campari House, 23-25 Hardware Lane, Melbourne
Dates: 18th April
Are We Alone? The Hunt For ET
The age old question, ‘are we alone in the universe?’ The Age columnist Peter Spinks hosts a night with keynote speakers, astrophysicists and astronomers, along with video interviews from NASA and CSIRO.
Location: The Edge at Federation Square
Dates: 6:30pm- 8pm, 19th April
Price: $30 or $20 for The Age subscribers
Chinese Painting in a Day: Centre for Adult Education
Want to ‘brush up’ on your drawing techniques? Join Chinese illustrator Thanh Duong and learn basic brushstroke techniques. Experiment with different inks, colours and paper and create your own piece of art.
Location: Centre for Adult Education
Dates: 10:30am-4pm, 20th April
Baklava Bake Off
Think you can bake Baklava better than anyone else? Want to put your family recipes to the test? Federation Square is hosting a Baklava bake-off, head down for some tasty treats and healthy competition.
Location: The Atrium, Federation Square
Dates: 11am-2pm, 21st April