December 5, 2013 Leave a comment
Just a quick one this week, the city seems to be exploding with markets in the lead up to christmas, but there's still lots to do in the lead up!
Their website describes it a celebration of the latest art, architecture, design, performance and cultural practice in Melbourne. I just say its a cool grab bag of all the different kinds of art forms that make this city great. It's held at the Ian Potter Centre, NGV Australia and NGV International and while it is in till March next year, don't wait till the last minute to get in on it. Details here.
Melbourne Town Hall Christmas Projections
Watch a cute little animated story play itself off across our town hall via projections. It's a simple idea, but they've executed it perfectly. It's on from dusk till 11pm till Christmas. Details here.
The Big Design Market
Held at the Royal Exhibiton Centre this weekend, this will be THE place to pick up designer, cutesie or just plain old awesome Christmas gifts for the special people in your life. As well as shopping you'll be able to pick up a feed and a craft beer from some pretty interesting venues, AND participate in workshops for both yourselves and any little ones you happen to own. Details here.
From their site
From breakin’ street dancers to eccentric and unconventional fashion and art, the influence of contemporary Asian cultures on Melbourne has undoubtedly influenced the city’s reputation as a leader in the avant-garde and provocative. Melbourne will celebrate this hybridity and culture collision through a cacophony of FREE events throughout the 5th-8th of December as Multicultural Arts Victoria (MAV) presents Mapping Melbourne – an off-the-wall four day festival of contemporary Asian arts and culture
Ho-lee Crap. You should be there already. Details here.
Mandatory Film Festival
The Japanese festival is still plowing on, and the muscly dude with the panties on his face on the poster says more about the fest that anything I can do. Program here.