What’s happening in Melbourne this weekend?
Chinese New Year Parade Sunday Feb 22nd, Little Bourke Street
Celebrate the year of the sheep with the dragon’s awakening ceremony, roving entertainers and, of course, plenty of food, at this grand parade.
[SummerSalt Festival] Peter Hook and the Lights Friday Feb 20th, Testing Grounds
Watch this legend of music come to life on stage with his signature baselines and overall class. He was s founding member of both Joy Division and New Order, which are some pretty damn impressive feathers to have in your cap.
[SummerSalt Festival] Pixel Mountain Feb 20/21, Melbourne Recital Centre
Pixel Mountain blends elements of dance, circus and digital art including performers from both Australia and South Korea. Aerialists will dance on the side of buildings lit up by digital projections. Not something you want to miss.
White Night Melbourne Saturday Feb 21st, All Over Town
Inspired by the Parisian Nuit Blanche, the summer solstice, White Night is a one day celebration that extends all over the city. See the website for the full program which boasts an impressive array of performance, art and feasts.
Mambo: 30 Years of Shelf Indulgence All weekend, NGV Studio, Federation Square
One of Australia’s most iconic brands has just turned 30 and in celebration, the NGV Studio is hosting the largest collection of Mambo works ever assembled. Ranging from 1984 until today, the collection includes some original works. This is your last chance to see it!
The Beatles La Boheme Feb 21/22, the Prince Bandroom St Kilda
Puccini’s La Boheme opera will be playing side by side with the Beatles iconic blend of rock in this story about the life and times of the 20th century’s most prolific music group.