What's On

What’s On This Week / Monday 2nd Jan – Sunday 8th Jan

January 2, 2017
Whats On Melbourne

Our Top Picks

Abbotsford / Brunswick / Carlton / Collingwood / Fitzroy / Parkville / Northcote / North Melbourne

There is so much happening on a daily basis in Melbourne’s inner north it’s often hard to keep track of all the exciting and wonderful events taking place in this glorious region. We here at Inner Circle Magazine are constantly on the look out for new and engaging happenings – be they gigs, comedy shows, art installations, product launches or independent community events – and to help you find the best our region has to offer, we’ve complied a list of our top picks and suggestions of things to do each day this week.


Mon / 2nd Jan / 2017

Sister Corita’s Summer of Love
Melbourne Uni, Parkville / Now until 26th March

Sister Corita’s Summer of Love is a remarkable journey through the life and work of Corita Kent, better known as Sister Corita. Sister Corita’s work borrowed magpie-like from signs and slogans, popular song lyrics, billboards, product packaging and magazine advertising, transporting messages of joy, faith, love, the power of God, and protest against the political crises of the times.The exhibition also includes two films about Sister Corita: Mary’s Day (1964) directed by Bayliss Glascock; and Alleluia: The life and art of Corita Kent: the ‘60s (1967) directed by Thomas Conrad.  Event Link


Tue / 3rd Jan / 2017

Culte + Weatherboards + LARSØN
The Workers Club, Fitzroy / 7:30pm

The official event description is as follows:

‘Culte’s first headlining gig! A Surf/Lofi/Pop/SadGirlBadGirl2k17 what have you kind of band. Pro smoking darts, anti breaking hearts (disclaimer: smoking is bad for you don’t do it)’

We are suitably intrigued!

Culte will be supported on the night by Weatherboards and LARSØN. Event Link


Wed / 4th Jan / 2017

Shimmerlands
Melbourne Uni, Parkville / Opens Jan 4th until Feb

From the creators of Shadow Electric comes two months of high-quality programming throughout the daylight and night hours, featuring an outdoor cinema, outdoor music amphitheatre, multiple bars and an outdoor dining area hosting an extensive range of Melbourne’s finest restaurants. Wednesday’s opening night screeing is ‘American Honey‘. Event Link

Art Summer School
Abbotsford Convent / 4th – 6th Jan / 9am – 5:30pm

Feed your creativity with like-minded people in the fabulous Abbotsford Convent and its gardens on Melbourne’s Yarra River. Be curious, try new things, feel freedom in your art and learn from the open studio process. Try ‘Drawing from Life’ each afternoon, make bespoke brushes or expand your detailed sketches into larger than life-sized works. Art Summer School 2017 captures and celebrates exploration and creativity, bringing out your inner artist and fueling your passion to make art. Event Link


Thurs / 5th Jan / 2017

Club Voltaire Thursday Night Sessions
Voltaire, North Melbourne / 8:30pm

Voltaire is all about artistic expression and entertainment. The ground floor is a fantastic gallery space, but it’s the first floor where the fun really happens. Each week you have the chance to be entertained by music, dance, comedy, magic, plays, performance art, cabaret, burlesque, and the list goes on. On Thursday nights, Voltaire hosts live music performance and intimate acoustics acts. Event Link

Lemaitre Falls Festival Sideshow
Howler, Brunswick / 8:00pm

Lemaitre is a Norwegian indie electronic duo hailing from Oslo. The duo consists of members Ketil Jansen and Ulrik Denizou Lund, who met originally as schoolmates in Lillehammer, in southeastern Norway. On Thursday Lemaitre will be hitting up Howler in Brunswick for a Falls Festival Sideshow! Event Link


Fri / 6th Jan / 2017

Turmoil at the Tote
The Tote Hotel, Collingwood / 7pm

If you’re a metal fan, particularly of the 80s variety, you won’t want to miss Turmoil At The Tote this weekend. Motorhead cover band Ace Of Spades get the action underway, with Metallica meets Iron Maiden giants Envenomed, thrash metal locals Atomic Death Squad, heavy hitters Espionage, and hard rockers Espionage bringing the heat for what is sure to be a night of crunching riffs and head splitting vocals. Event Link

Supper Market 2017
Abbotsford Convent / 6th Jan – 24th Feb / Fridays 5pm – 9:30pm

Celebrating eats, beats and treats, the family-friendly Supper Market offers top food trucks, great music and a range of market stalls each Friday night for seven weeks this summer, commencing 6 January through to 24 February 2017. Event Link


Sat / 7th Jan / 2017

Carlton Farmers Market
Carlton Primary School / 8am – 1pm

Carlton Farmers’ Market is held in the grounds of Carlton Primary School on the first Saturday of every month. This inner-city accredited market operates with around 35 stall holders offering ethical, local food from meat, fruit and vegetables to nuts, eggs and cheese. Event Link

Dan Poets Photo Day and Open Mic
The Dan O’Connell, Carlton / From 2pm

Join the Dan Poets at The Dan O’Connell for their annual tradition, a group photo of poets taken by Michael Reynolds for the first Dan gig of the year.

The Dan is Melbourne’s longest running weekly poetry venue is now in its 22nd year. Every Saturday between 2pm-5pm, The Dan O’Connell Hotel becomes, The Home of Poets. Event Link


Sun / 8th Jan / 2017

The Rose Street Artists’ Market
Fitzroy / 9am

The first Rose St. Market of 2017, returning after a short Christmas & New Year break. After 14 years providing up and coming artists a place to showcase their wares, The Rose Street Markets are back this Sunday for another year. The weekly weekend market features a massive line-up of creative’s selling their handmade products. You can find everything from art, clothing, jewellery, photography, collectables, food and vintage pieces, with the eclectic nature of the stalls meaning there’s always something new and fresh to discover. Event Link

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