Posted by The Events Editorial Team
12. Sep, 2011
|September 15, 2011 5:00 pm||to||September 18, 2011 10:00 pm|
High Noon on High
Unlike the Gary Cooper classic, this High Noon won’t be featuring a lone sheriff, scumbag bandits on horseback and tumbleweeds (though that would be pretty great). Instead High Noon on High is a good old fashioned street party. It kicks off this Sunday at 10am with the High Breakfast, where the strip’s traders will transform the street into a massive al fresco dining area/beer garden. Then there’s music, art, fashion and more food, but only for eight hours. It’s kind of like going to work, if the world was a perfect place. This Sunday it might be.
What: Street Fiesta
When: Sunday 18 Sept 10am – 6pm
Where: High Street, Northcote
Rat Vs Possum Single Launch
Wow, what a lineup. With a new album on the horizon Rat vs Possum are launching their first track ‘Fat Monk’ at the Buffalo Club. They’ve booked a whole night to party, choosing some of the finest beat-makers such as Horse Macgyver and Time Shield (AKA Faux Pas) to join them. NO ZU, Toy Balloon and Nick Rave & the Bad Speed will be providing a tight tag-team of DJing the best rave, pop, disco etc you can imagine!
What: Single Launch and Shakin’
When: Friday 16 September
Where: ROAB GAB The Buffalo Club, 22 Sutherland Place, Melbourne
Taste of Melbourne 2011
The festival with the bestival of culinary delights is back! Taste of Melbourne returns in 2011 bigger and better than ever, showcasing some of Melbourne’s best chefs, restaurants, and food and drink producers. Sample gourmet food, pick up some local produce and watch the experts at work. No matter what floats your culinary boat you’re sure to have the wind fill your sales at the Exhibition Building this weekend.
What: Culinary Overload
When: Thur 15 – Sun 18 September
Where: Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton
Cost: $25.00 – $100.00 (depending on ticket type)
Go Go Gocco Go Exhibition
Outre Gallery is celebrating the ingenious invention of Gocco – the home-use, lo-fi mini screen print system. This exhibition will see local and international artists – who love the unpredictable and unique quality of the process – in all their Gocco glory.
What: Go Go Gocco Go Exhibition
When: Friday 16 September
Where: Outre Gallery, 249 Elizabeth St, CBD.
Montsalvat Jazz Festival
If you missed out on the Melbourne Jazz Festival, or you did attend but are craving more, now is your chance to get another jazz injection. Montsalvat is Australia’s oldest artist colony, and set on 12 acres is home to many cool events all year round. This Sunday marks the return of the Montsalvat Jazz festival, which features some of Australia’s finest jazz performers showing us how it’s done. BYO beret.
What: Awesome Jazz Festival
When: Sunday 18 September, 12noon – 8pm
Where: Montsalvat, 7 Hillcrest Avenue, Eltham
Cost: $40 for the day ($30 concession) or $30 Single Concert ($20 concession) + bf
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