Our Top Picks for February 2018
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. This time, we’ve compiled a special list of our top picks and suggestions of things to kick off February!
Mon / 5th February / 2018
Superbowl at The Kodiak Club
The Kodiak Club, Fitzroy / 10am
The US is taking over The Kodiak Club for a day of Superbowl Fever! Up on the big screen, the game will be in full swing as you can experience “the best wings in Melbourne,” as well as various other American feasts. Cheap bevs, great food, and all the excitement of the game…is it too late to call in sick today?
Monday Night Hip Hop Yoga/ Hip Hop Yoga, Brunswick
Tue / 6th February / 2018
Melbourne Museum, Carlton / 10am – 5pm
This curious collection at Melbourne Museum will entrance you into an immersive, one-of-a-kind audio-aesthetic adventure. Transport yourself into this playful world where show birds dance, miniature civilisations rise and fall, and heartbeats pump over hundreds of millions of years. This abstract environment features a glossy sushi, which invites you backstage to a mysterious night-time scene. History will come to life in this silently thrilling experience, be sure to catch a glimpse before it ends!
Kirkis tote residency feb / The Tote, Collingwood
Wed / 7th February / 2018
Sunset Series race 1 – The Zoo
Royal Melbourne Zoological Gardens, Parkville / 6:50pm – 9pm
Remember those New Year Resolutions? They might stick with you again once you try out Sunset Series’ races! This first one will take place at the Zoo, so after running a lap outside the gates, enter to continue your pace, passing by the meerkats, seals, giraffes and gibbons. You can choose between a 4km or 8km. Get ready to challenge yourself!
Opening Night: Jarrow x Cool Sounds x Lubulwa / Evelyn Hotel, Fitzroy
Music Industry Crowdfunding Workshop – Melbourne / Pozible, Collingwood
Valentine’s Gay / Francesca’s Bar, Northcote
Thu / 8th February / 2018
Melbourne Fabulous Ladies Wine Soiree with Wine Unplugged
Cromwell STREAT, Collingwood / 6:30pm – 10pm
Raise your glasses to Nina Stocker and Callie Jemmeson of Wine Uplugged as they join FLWS founder, Jane Thomson, to discuss their favourite wines, including their origins, flavour properties and style – but don’t be intimidated. This non-formal event will allow you to take in as much information as you’d like. Accompanied by this will involve a five-course dinner with eight matching wines from Wine Unplugged. This culinary experience will jazz up your wine night with the girls. There will also be a giveaway on the night, so be sure to book tickets pronto!
Emma Rusak and Soda Eaves / Fitzroy Library, Fitzroy
Arnsdorf Store Launch / Arnsdorf, Fitzroy
Fri / 9th February / 2018
Chester Brix, Jimmy Harwood, Davy Simony at the EV
Evelyn Hotel, Fitzroy / 8pm – 11pm
The Alt-Rock Queenslander boys of Chester Brix are playing their first gig of the year at the Evelyn Hotel, supported by our favourite 18-year old Sticky Finger’s inspired musician, Jimmy Harwood. Davy Simony will also be opening the night up with a killer live-looping reggae set. For a measly $10, clock off work and head straight to the EV to bob your head along to Fitzroy’s hottest local sounds.
Sudo Girls Talk! A Night of Poetry & Music / Afro Hub, Carlton North
Gunnas Writing Masterclass Melbourne / La Luna Bistro, Carlton North
Sat / 10th February / 2018
New Exhibitions at Brunswick Street Gallery
Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy / 10am – 6pm
The newest rounds of exhibitions will be kicking off this week at Brunswick Street Gallery. Solo exhibitions feature artists like Elly-Louise Tyquin, Ray Fritz, Natalya Stone, Timothy Coad, just to name a few. The group exhibition, Threads, will showcase the diversity of contemporary embroidery practice, contributed by artists such as Amandeep Kaur, Regi Cherini, Romy Jankie, Judith Roberts, and many more. Immerse yourself in the creative likes of talented artists this Saturday! Showing from 9th – 25th of February.
Sun / 11th February / 2018
All Gender Speed Dating at NSC
Northcote Social Club, Northcote / 6:30pm – 11:30pm
Instead of frantically swiping to get the perfect date before Valentines Day, try your chances to find like-minded individuals at Northcote Social Club’s speed dating night. Hosted on the weekend before Valentine’s Day, let yourself test the waters before setting up your next date. Drink-slinging, love doctor, Joe will be hosting four rounds for straight, gay, lesbian and GSD (gender and sexuality diverse) people so there’s a shot at love for all! Be sure to book in advance (free) as spaces are limited.
Feature Image Credit: Natalya Stone, ‘River Delta’ ; Brunswick Street Gallery Facebook Page