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Bell Shakespeare presents

The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant Of Venice is a play of dark comedy and provocation. Immeasurably relevant, it explores familial relationships and ingrained prejudices. Melbourne audiences will be amongst the first to experience this production ahead of its national tour.

19–30 July, Arts Centre Melbourne

Win one of three double passes to see The Merchant of Venice on Saturday 22 July at 2:00pm. Enter using the promo code VENICE. Competition closes Monday 17 July.
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Sydney Piano Competition presents

Andrey Gugnin National Recital Tour

Winner of the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition, Russian born Andrey Gugnin is returning to Australia for an acclaimed National Recital Tour to celebrate 40 years of the Sydney International Piano Competition.

29 July at 7:30pm, Sydney Conservatorium of Music

29 August at 7:30pm, Camberwell Grammar School, Melbourne

Receive 10% off full price tickets by entering the promo code OFFER.
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Musica Viva presents

Sitkovetsky Trio 

Experience big emotions and grand masterworks with the Sitkovetsky Trio this July. Enjoy an outpouring of love and loss with classics by Shostakovich, Rachmaninoff, Mendelssohn and Lachlan Skipworth’s homage to the ‘pounding wave’. 

6–24 July, touring nationally

Receive 25% off full price tickets using the promo code STRIO25.

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Opera Bites presents

Opera Wine and Dine Series

Experience Opera Bites, Sydney’s boutique opera company, in a stunning heritage listed dining room, complete with a bespoke menu and select fines wines to match.

Join Falstaff himself and revel in the hilarity of Otto Nicolai’s operatic delight The Merry Wives of Windsor.

21 July, The Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, Sydney

Receive 10% off standard tickets using the promo code ALLERTA.


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Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre presents

Hunter: the migration

A rising star in modern jazz, Australian producer, pianist and composer Stu Hunter’s music has a trace of dynamite about it, such is its passion and smoulder. Hunter produces his latest work, the migration, a hard-grooving, soul-searching and cascading response to modern life, love and cultural complexity, performed with a masterful ten-piece band.

30 July at 5pm, Joan Sutherland Entertainment Centre, Penrith

Win a double pass to Hunter: the migration on Sunday 30 July at 5pm. Enter using the promo code SUTHERLAND. Competition closes Monday 17 July 2017. 

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National Theatre Live presents


Jude Law stars in the new stage production of Obsession, live at London's Barbican Theatre. Gino, a handsome drifter, begins an affair with a married woman, and they plot to murder her husband. But, in this chilling tale of passion, the crime only serves to tear them apart.

In selected cinemas from 29 July 

Win one of five double passes to a screening of Obsession at the Dendy Newtown on Wednesday 19 July at 6pm. Enter using the promo code OBSESSION. Competition closes Monday 17 July 2017.



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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra presents

Thaïs — Opera in Concert

Conducted by Sir Andrew Davis, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra performs Thaïs – Opera in Concert at Hamer Hall this August.

Saturday 26 August at 8pm, Hamer Hall

As fellow lovers of opera, the MSO is offering Allerta! readers $20 off* Platinum, Gold and Silver reserve seats. Receive your Allerta! discount by entering the promo code OPERA


*Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer, available until allocation is exhausted.

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Posing as a mysterious Spanish noblewoman at the insistence of her wealthy boss, a maid accidentally endears herself to a dandy British art broker at a luxurious French dinner party. Can this budding romance survive jealous interference? Starring Toni Collette, Harvey Keitel and Rossy de Palma. 

In selected cinemas from 17 August

Win one of 10 double passes. Enter using the promo code MADAME. Competition closes Monday 17 July 2017.

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Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences presents

Love is – Australian Wedding Fashion

From the simple to the stunning, this exhibition features over 50 wedding gowns covering nearly 200 years of Australian weddings. Trace wedding traditions past and admire breathtaking gowns worn by famous Australians including Tara Moss, Terry Biviano and Nicole Kidman.

Win a double pass to Love is…Australian Wedding Fashion. Enter using the promo code WEDDING. Competition closes Monday 17 July 2017.

Open now until April 2018, Powerhouse Museum


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Win a double pass

The Black Prince

Written and directed by LA-based filmmaker Kavi Raz, it's a historic drama with an international cast, which carefully captures the tragic yet fascinating true story and legacy of the Maharaj, illustrating the story of one of India’s noblest kings and his fragile relationship with Queen Victoria, who was godmother to his children

In selected cinemas from 21 July

Win one of 10 double passes. Enter using the promo code PRINCE . Competition closes Monday 17 July.

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Madman Films presents

The Trip to Spain

See comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, in what is arguable one of the funniest films of The Trip trilogy as they offer up a satisfying new course of witty banter, hilarious impersonations and gorgeous Spanish sights.

In selected cinemas from 3 August

Win one of 20 double passes. Enter using the promo code TRIP . Competition closes Monday 17 July.