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David McDiarmid: When This You See Remember Me - Friday 09 May 2014 to Sunday 31 August 2014 - Exhibitions

David McDiarmid: When This You See Remember Me

9 May 2014 - 31 Aug 2014, The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia
Experience the vibrant, provocative and pioneering work of Australian artist, designer and gay activist in a retrospective exhibition at the NGV.
The Internment Diaries of Mario Sardi - Wednesday 07 May 2014, 6:30pm to 8pm - Talks & workshops

The Internment Diaries of Mario Sardi

7 May 2014, Museo Italiano
Attend a talk on the internment of Italian civilians during WW2 based on the book 'The Internment Diaries of Mario Sardi' by Ilma Martinuzzi O'Brien.
Jet Set Melbourne - Thursday 20 February 2014 to Tuesday 29 April 2014 - Exhibitions

Jet Set Melbourne

20 Feb 2014 - 29 Apr 2014, City Gallery
Jet Set Melbourne is an exhibition that recalls the moment in 1970 when the new Tullamarine Airport brought the world closer to Melbourne.
Dutch TV Launch - Tuesday 29 April 2014, 10am to 11am - Community events & fundraisers

Dutch TV Launch

29 Apr 2014, Federation Square
Watch the launch of the Dutch TV series on the big screen at Fed Square.
Fashion Detective - Friday 09 May 2014 to Sunday 31 August 2014 - Exhibitions

Fashion Detective

9 May 2014 - 31 Aug 2014, NGV Australia: Ian Potter Centre
More than 70 unattributed garments and accessories from the NGV Fashion and Textiles collection to go under the microscope in Fashion Detective.
Craft Markets at Queen Vic - Sunday 18 May 2014, 9am to 3pm - Markets & pop-up shops

Craft Markets at Queen Vic

18 May 2014, Queen Victoria Market
Browse a showcase of quality arts, craft and gourmet packaged food from the Craft Markets Australia team.
World Laughter Day - Sunday 04 May 2014, 11am to noon - Community events & fundraisers

World Laughter Day

4 May 2014, Federation Square
Laughter Clubs of Victoria invites everyone to Federation Square to enjoy World Laughter Day.
Lunch Beat - Tuesday 06 May 2014 to Tuesday 27 May 2014 - Community events & fundraisers

Lunch Beat

6 May 2014 - 27 May 2014, The Toff in Town
Embrace your inner Beyoncé and shake it. In an Australian first, Melbourne hosts Lunch Beat; a one-hour lunch time dance event.
Open Late at the Potter - Wednesday 07 May 2014, 5pm to 7pm - Exhibitions

Open Late at the Potter

7 May 2014, The Ian Potter Museum of Art
Enjoy an evening of music, words, art and culture at the Potter museum's late night opening.
Intrepid Travel's Bia Hoi in Melbourne - Wednesday 30 April 2014, 6pm to 8pm - Food & wine

Intrepid Travel's Bia Hoi in Melbourne

30 Apr 2014, 1000 £ Bend
Sip on a Vietnamese brew and chow down on street food at Intrepid Travel's free Bia Hoi event at 1000 £ Bend.

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