WRECK YO'SELF

What's on this week, its soooo busy, we hope you are all rested and ready to WRECK YO'SELVES! WE ♥ ABATTOIR starts today Wednesday 30 April – 8 June at the Substation and 19 other venues, including portraits displayed in public areas around the city.  Download the Next Wave app to find out the different locations.

Bone Marrow Theatre presents La Peste at Revolt Melbourne Art Space, opening  1 May and running until 11 May.  Tickets through the Facebook page.

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NWF 2014_MR We(Heart)Abattoir by Georgie Mattingley_Image Isaac CarneWE ♥ ABATTOIR Photo - Isaac Carne

WEDNESDAY 29 APRIL

Bus projects opens Double Holiday in Collingwood at 6pm.

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Next Wave Festival hub opens at Shebeen in the city and will be the place to find stuff and other things until the end of the festival on 11 May.

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Rubicon ARI opens Holy Shit by Nicholas Ives.

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NWF 2014_MR Shift by bomb collective_Image Anny Duff (HI)Shift Bomb Collective. Photo -Anny-Duff

THURSDAY 30 APRIL

3RRR program Smart Arts is broadcasting live from the State Library for the start of the Bomb Collective's Shift, a performance art piece for the Next Wave Festival.

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Screen Space opens The Blaktism by Megan Cope for Next Wave Festival 

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Colour Factory opens Geoffrey H Shorts show Towards another theory from 6pm in Fitzroy.

Untitled Explosion #6CPImage courtesy of Colour Factory

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 Fort Delta opens The Testosterdome part of Next Wave Festival.

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Hello There, We've been waiting for you opens as part of Next Wave Festival at ACMI.  Stay tuned for Melbourne Arts Club's review of this baby.

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The Compound Interests hosts the book launch of In the Folds of Hills by Kristian Laemmle-Ruff to be opened by Robert McFarlane, Auatralian Photographer and Writer.

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NWF 2014_MR Blaktism by Megan Cope_Image Michael Iglesias (HI) The Blaktism by Megan Cope photo - Michael-Iglesias

FRIDAY 2 MAY 

Backwoods Gallery opens Stick Folk by Tom Civil

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Fawn Gallery opens Convergence from 7pm in Collingwood.

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Degenerate Magazine launch their first issue at Brunswick Street Gallery from 8pm – 10 pm.

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Five Walls Projects opens The Other Side by Kubota Fumikazu.

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NWF 2014_MR Hello there... by Louris van de Geer_Image Sarah Walker (HI)

Hello There, We've been waiting for you  Photo - Sarah-Walker

SATURDAY 3 MAY

THEATRE DATE NIGHT 

La Mama continues Patient 12 starting William Ewing.

Arts House, North Melbourne is showing A Wake: Kids Killing kids, stay tuned for our review.

LONG DISTANCE DATE NIGHT

Know anyone is Mongolia?  We do!  Stay tuned for a review from former MAC editor Karla O'Connor on Tiimuu, an arts and poetry discussion.

East Van Studios opens Duality, a project started by Melbourne-born photographer Shannyn Higgins.

SUNDAY 4 MAY

Footscray, meat, butchers and bifo is a family picnic put on by Footscray Community Art Centre, all welcome.

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Photonet Gallery opens Pure Record photography from the Farm Security Administration in the 1930’s.  The opening runs from 4pm – 6pm and will be opened by Tim Lee from ABC’s show Landline.

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The Tote Footy Club fundraiser kicks off at 4pm Sunday to raise money for this years season.  Bands, handball comps, raffles and a BBQ are more than enough to entice us, surely it will entice you!

BROTHER JAMES MY DYNAMITE TELESCOPES McBAIN THE BEEGLES

MC Crispi Malthouse (PBS - Breakfast Spread) DJ Love Hertz

Screen shot 2014-04-30 at 1.56.11 PMImage courtesy of Footscray Community Art Centre