Pop Up Patch
Pay a visit to these luscious vegetable lots, or better yet, start up your own. Experienced staff are available to help you get started, leaving you no excuse to not acquire that green thumb you always wanted. Check out The Little Veggie Patch Co’s YouTube channel for tutorials and more info. Also click here for Couturing’s interview with one of the founders, Mat Pember.
Location: Car park at the rear of Federation Square
Dates: Open 7 days a week
Price: Looking is FREE, to rent a plot visit the website for their price list.
Always wanted to learn to Salsa? Well this is the year of doing! Join The Salsa Foundation’s FREE Salsa class this summer, beginners are welcome and you don’t even need a partner. Put on your dancing shoes and shimmy on down. Book prior.
Location: St. Pauls Court
Dates: Every Tuesday from 16th Jan until 26th March, 5.30-7pm
Graphic Novels! Melbourne! Screening
Creative geniuses Bernard Caleo and Daniel Hayward, screen their documentary Graphic Novels! Melbourne! before taking it over to France for the Angouleme Festival. Catch it this Wednesday, exclusively at Nova Cinema in Carlton. To view Couturing’s interview with Bernard Caleo click here.
Location: Cinema Nova, 380 Lygon St. Carlton
Dates: 23rd January, 8:30 Start
Price: $20 Tickets
Midsumma: The Pilot
This is the first solo exhibition by artist Peter Eglezos, his exhibition showcases a series of collected mass-media images that he uses to distort and rupture.
Location: Off the Kerb Gallery and Studios, 66B Johnston St, Collingwood
Dates: 18th January- 1st February. Thursday, Friday 12.30-6pm, Saturday and Sunday 12-5pm
Appsolutely Melbourne Challenge
Think you know Melbourne like the back of your hand? Test your knowledge and download the APPsolutely Melbourne Challenge on your iPhone. Explore the city whilst answering multiple-choice and short answer questions about locations, laneways, venues and things on in Melbourne.
Location: Across Melbourne, using your smartphone.
Australia Day and Survival Day
Celebrate this year by heading down to Federation Square for its special Australia Day Fed Square Live; enjoy the sounds of Australian born and bred hip-hop musicians Diafrix and Chance Waters.
Location: Federation Square
Dates: 26th January- Australia Day Special, Fed Square Live runs again on Thursday 31st January
Belgrave community hosts its 6th annual Survival Day concert. With entertainment, crafts, live music, traditional dance and art, there’s plenty to see and do.
Location: Benson street, Belgrave
Dates: 26th January 12-4pm
Brunswick Mess Hall
Having just opened last Wednesday, wind down the week at the Brunswick Mess Hall; try out their array of ciders, beers, exotic cocktails, and their delicious ‘made to share’ menu.
Location: 400 Sydney Road, Brunswick