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Student stories: Live like a local explore like a tourist

IN her time in Melbourne, UK exchange student Catherine May shares her experience of living like a local and exploring like a tourist – and loving every minute of it, unpredictable weather included!

Artists from Japan and Melbourne create Pika Pika Panic!

YOUNG Japanese and Australian artists collaborate to create Pika Pika Panic! at Signal on the city’s Northbank.

The Weekender: 29 June – 1 July

ANOTHER weekend of fun awaits with the Oz Comic-Con, open air ice skating in St Kilda, and the chance to be Barbie doll for a day.

The Weekender: 22 – 24 June

COMICS market, high tea at the movies, animation, and food glorious food. What better way to celebrate the end of exams! Catherine May fills you in.

India’s perspective of Australia: Dumb, Drunk and Racist?

IS Australia full of dumb, drunk and racist people? The ABC’s new documentary will flush out the truths and untruths of the Aussie stereotype with the help of four Indian tourists.

The Weekender: June 15 – 17

MUSIC, film festivals and a day of events to support a local institution. It’s all going on in Melbourne this weekend. Catherine May fills you in.

The Weekender: June 8 – 11

SPEND this three-day weekend unwinding from exam stress. Listen to a Symphony in a Day, pamper yourself at the Mind Body Soul Festival, have a spot of tea at A Right Royal Indulgence, or maybe even splurge at the Wonderfully Pretty Market. Catherine May has all that and more.

The Weekender: June 1 – 3

TOP picks this weekend include the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, the quest to find Mrs/Ms India, Napolean at the NGV, and Graveyard Train at The Hi-Fi.

The Weekender: May 25 – 27

WHETHER you’re feeling charitable, arty or musical, Catherine May has something for you to do and see in Melbourne this weekend.

Buddha Day & Multicultural Festival 2012

EXCHANGE student Catherine May may not have attained enlightenment at the Melbourne Buddha Day & Multicultural Festival on the weekend, but she certainly had fun.

The Weekender: May 18-20

ENGAGE your body, mind and spirit this weekend at the Buddha’s Day and Multicultural Festival, the Human Rights Arts & Film Festival and the Next Wave Festival. Plus don’t miss Owl Eyes at the Toff in Town.

The Weekender: May 11 – 13

IT’S all about shopping, food and drink this weekend with the Victorian Fair Trade Festival, the Great Australian Beer SpecTAPular and more. Catherine May has the scoop.

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