Briggs live and lights after dark

Must-do this weekend

Fed Live with Briggs – Briggs is in town and ready to knock your socks off. Make your way down to Fed Square to hear his best tunes for free, thanks to Art After Dark. Friday 13 May.

Buddha’s Day and Multicultural Festival – celebrate the multiculturalism of our city at this year’s Buddha’s Day, with an impeccable showcase of digital and illuminated art, food, meditation, traditional ceremonies and more. Friday 13 until Sunday 15 May.

narrm ngarrgu: Melbourne Knowledge Week – there are just two more days left! Be sure to check out Alt-Ctrl Construction, Indigenous Knowledge Film Festival, How the City Sees, and Kensington Community Solutions. Until Sunday 15 May.

Josh Muir: This Place – pay respects to the shining light of Melbourne’s art world as Josh Muir’s never-before-seen works pop-up in an exhibition at Fed Square. Until Sunday 22 May.

– Girl From The North Country – watch an all-star cast as they play out an uplifting story of American life in 1934 Minnesota. At the Comedy Theatre until Sunday 29 May.

Botanical Wonderland High Tea – indulge in a whimsical high tea in the depths of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Garden House. Complete with tables of sweets and giant lawn games. Sundays until the end of August.

Constellations – in a twinkling tribute to our marvellous city, head down to Fed Square for an evening showcase of illuminative art, thanks to Art After Dark. Until Monday 16 May.

Next week’s action

Darling Boy – presenting a realistic vision of life as a teenager, Darling Boy makes his way to the stage for an innovative showcase of what it means to grow up. At The Butterfly Club, Monday 16 until Saturday 21 May.

Magic Beach – bring the kids and watch Alison Lester AM’s book come alive in a hilarious interpretation of the humble family beach holiday, with a magical twist. At Playhouse from Thursday 19 until Sunday 22 May.

– Writing workshop: Jax Jacki Brown – get your notebooks and pens ready to join disability and LGBTIQA+ activist, writer, and educator Jax Jacki Brown OAM for a workshop exploring writing as a means for vulnerable people to tell their stories. Thursday 26 May.

The City of Melbourne is working hard to Reignite Melbourne. Check out What’s On for all there is to see and do across our wonderful city.