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The Smitten Guide – Show 1.07 20th March


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

Re – capping the events we mentioned during the show:

ART-Town: the unique live-art making experience sees artists working in public spaces of the Chapel Street Precinct over two weekends, 2–3 April and 9–10 April. The exhibition of ART-Town artworks will be held at Chapel Off Chapel from 26th April – 14th May.

Labyrinth of Lies: coming soon to Cinema Nova, release date is March 31st.

Victoria: now showing at Cinema Nova

Spear: now showing at Cinema Nova

A Bigger Splash: now showing at Cinema Nova

 Events around Melbourne, Victoria and Australia:

Cherchez La Femme are hosting a public discussion on FEMINISM AND CLASS at the Melba Speigeltent on April 5th 6.30 – 8.30pm.  Panellists will include: Alicia Sometimes, Kara Keys and Natasha Smith

Boiler Room Lecture: André Lepecki, Associate Professor at the Department of Performance Studies at New York University: The Future of Disappearance  – Reflections on the ephemeral and the precarious at the 20th Biennale of Sydney Monday 21 March 2016, 6.00pm-7.30pm /// FREE Village Roadshow Theatrette 179 La Trobe Street, Melbourne

NGV – From the vast expanses of Antarctica to labyrinthine Melbourne cityscapes, more than five decades of Australian artist Jan Senbergs’ prolific oeuvre will be revealed in the major retrospective Jan Senbergs: Observation – Imagination. 18th March – June, Free Entry at The Ian Potter Centre

Join some of Melbourne’s finest independent theatre performers this school holidays, as wit incorporated presents a brand-new, laugh-out-loud Australian comedy Fairy Tale News. 2-8th April, Bluestone Church Arts Space, Foostcray.

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL – commences this week March 23rd and runs until April 17th. So many comedians so little time! Art Smitten will be getting amongst the comedy action with reviews and interviews from the festival in the following weeks.

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