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The Weekender: December 9 – 11

EXPERIENCE cinema under the stars, catch a One Day game of cricket, drink your way around Melbourne or get a taste of African culture this weekend! Grace Kang has your highlights.

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The Weekender: December 2 – 4

SHOP around early for Christmas gifts, get a sense of the arts and culture around town or buy comics for $1.00 at Kathleen Syme Library. Tam Tran has your highlights for this weekend!

Photo: Kat Trinh

The Weekender: November 25 – 27

HAVE some Ben & Jerry’s at an Open Air Cinema, enjoy the near-end of year fun at Coburg Night Market, find out what’s on at the Japanese Film Festival or travel to Yarra Valley and bask in lavanders. Lunnie Gan has your choices this weekend!

Image: via Gasworks Arts Park

The Weekender: November 18 – 20

GET gifts early for Christmas, learn about the great epics of Homer, shop around Etsy’s market IN REAL LIFE or treat Sunday like Funday with Gasworks. Samantha Chew has your picks this weekend.

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#PeopleofPAX: Your words, your stories

FROM cosplayers to exhibitors and gaming geeks we spoke to the different people who made up PAX Australia 2016, many of whom traveled from other states to experience the convention! April Dudgeon shares their stories.

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The Weekender: November 11 – 13

SEE and hear some free music gigs, get shopping up in Chelsea Heights, eat your way around the Night Noodle Markets or learn how you can end animal cruelty. Stevi Lee has your choices for this weekend!

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The Weekender: November 4 – 6

CHECK out the Melbourne Design Market, choose to go vegan for a day, attend a musical for everyone of all ages, or watch models strut their stuff wearing haute couture at the Viktor & Rolf exhibition. Vondra Tay has got you covered this weekend.

The Legend of Zelda cosplayers at PAX Australia 2015. Image supplied.

PAX Australia 2016: What to expect from one of gaming’s biggest events

PAX your bags, geek world! The biggest video gaming event in the Southern Hemisphere is here! April Dugeon has the highlights of PAX Australia 2016.

Photo: Richard Munckton via Flickr

The Weekender: October 28 – 30

IT’S a spooktacular weekend ahead as Halloween festivities run wild across the city. Hieu Chau has you covered with this weekend’s events.

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The Weekender: October 21 – 23

SAMPLE Melbourne’s best dumplings, celebrate India’s festival of lights, go on a three-day shopping spree and find cute designs at the Little Sparrow Market. Hieu Chau has you set for the weekend.

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First-ever festival Asia TOPA to celebrate creative arts in Asia like no other

THE National Ballet of China, Circa, AR Rahman… World class talent from Asia’s creative arts scene will launch the four-month long Asia Triennial of Performing Arts. Vondra Tay has your highlights from this can’t miss event early next year.

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Highlights from the 2016 Japanese Film Festival

NOW entering its 20th year, the 2016 Japanese Film Festival yet again is bringing a slate of some of the best films Japan has on offer both old and new. Vondra Tay has your highlights on what to see.

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Meld Magazine was incorporated as an independent not-for-profit media outlet in September 2008 to reach out to international students in Melbourne, and provide students the opportunity to gain real work experience.

Many international students live in or around the city because of the proximity to their colleges and universities, and that was where we decided to focus our efforts first. Many of us live, work and study locally too. Our editorial team is made of both local and international students, and it has worked to our advantage in providing local content in every sense of the word.

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