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The Smitten Guide – Show 1.03 21st February


The Smitten Guide – a summary of arts and culture events happening around Melbourne, Victoria and Australia

  • Another Other by Chamber Made Opera finishes tonight at 8pm, tickets still available. Performed at the Meat Market in North Melbourne
  • Lungs by Melbourne Theatre Company is playing at the Fairfax Studio at the Arts Centre Melbourne until 19th March
  • Phantom Ride by Daniel Crooks is exhibiting at ACMI until the 29th May
  • The Adelaide Festival of Arts commences the February 26th and goes until the 14th of March – an event that looks of particular interest is the National Theatre of Scotland’s production of ‘The James Plays’ trilogy, a political thriller about the evolution of Scottish nationhood – runs for 7 hours! 
  • Celestial Empire – Life in China 1644-1911 is exhibiting at the National Library of Australia in Canberra, running until the 22nd May
  • Encounters – revealing stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander objects from the British National Museum – currently on show at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra until the 28th March
  • Tacit Contemporary Art in Abbotsford present ‘Editions 16’ – the annual printmaking exhibition, now showing until the 28th February
  • Malthouse Theatre present’s Picnic at Hanging Rock at the Merlyn Theatre, opens 26th February and runs until the 20th March
  • Melbourne Fringe Festival 2016 – Victoria’s most vibrant independent arts showcase – open for applications Monday 4th April to Monday 23rd May. (If you have something in the pipeline, start getting your show and application together!)
  • Cinema Nova – TRUMBO film starring ‘Breaking Bad’ star Bryan Cranston is now showing 

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